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City/Town: Cressier, Neuchâtel
Event Type: Exhibition
Location: Cressier place du village

Hi all,

I guess this goes in the commercial section, though I'm not working for the fête or anything! There's a wine festival in a village near Neuchâtel called Cressier this weekend coming. Lots of activities, wine tasting etc, goes on until late (so somebody from the village tells me). Plus, to top it off, I will be playing in a marching band on the Saturday (I have never marched and played simultaneously in my life, so that could be funny to watch) and even funnier, I will be playing a tenor horn rather than what I actually play (a French horn), so I might sound like a big, walking fart.

Details are here if anyone's interested!
RSVP'd Yes: 2 (1 members and 1 guests) RSVP'd Maybe: 9 (3 members and 6 guests)
  • amaraya + 2 guests - ahh, thought it was last saturday! we may make it if we get finished with baseball!
  • MusicChick + 2 guests - Depends on highways...
  • Belgianmum + 2 guests - We'll probably cycle along there to see you play.
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Old 25.04.2011, 23:10
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Re: Fête du vin

Hi Kamarate, are you in the Fanfare or the Guggenmusik band? I will try and come by, which time would be best to share a glass with you?


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Old 26.04.2011, 00:33
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Is that tenor-horn something like this



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Old 26.04.2011, 09:17
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Re: Fête du vin

Ittigen - I'm in the fanfare (as I say, normally I play the French horn so this is something a little different!).

Wolli - That is indeed a tenor horn. To be honest, I'm not much of a fan, but it's much easier to march with (the French horn is made up of a whopping 4 metres of tubing, so it's pretty heavy).

The fanfare is meeting at 2:30, so I guess playing around 3. We're only playing 3 pieces as far as I'm aware, and I'll be staying there all night on Saturday, so any time mid-late afternoon or evening I should be free.
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Old 26.04.2011, 09:20
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I wish I could see you! Sounds like a splendid event, wine and horns. Bummer I am not around.

Do you guys have an outfit?
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Old 26.04.2011, 09:39
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Yes, and it's super-sexy.

Edit: OK, that photo was massive, so here is a link.
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Old 26.04.2011, 09:45
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Oh, and I should probably clarify I'm in the Fanfare de Cressier, playing as part of the cortège at 3pm on Saturday.
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Old 26.04.2011, 09:45
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Which one are you? Are these the sexy uniforms!?
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Old 26.04.2011, 10:03
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I'm not in that photo, it's from 2006 and I only moved 7 months ago. But yes, those are indeed the extremely sexy uniforms.
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I'm not in that photo, it's from 2006 and I only moved 7 months ago. But yes, those are indeed the extremely sexy uniforms.
Actually, they look way sexier than some of the choir ugliness I had to wear

If we make it back from hols, we shall not miss this event!
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Old 26.04.2011, 11:00
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Won't make it but good luck!
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I reckon we'll be down there at some point in the afternoon. If we cycle I'll be the one out of breath with the big red face.
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Old 26.04.2011, 11:31
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It would be nice to see you, it's been ages!
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Old 27.04.2011, 09:53
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Great uniform by the way!
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Old 27.04.2011, 13:42
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Yes, it's very flattering. I especially like the way the trousers are too big at the top and taper in towards the bottom, making my legs look about a milllion times fatter than they actually are.

Looking forward to seeing your clan there!
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Yes, it's very flattering. I especially like the way the trousers are too big at the top and taper in towards the bottom, making my legs look about a milllion times fatter than they actually are.

Looking forward to seeing your clan there!
Can't wait to see you in it!
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Old 30.04.2011, 02:34
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Re: Fête du vin

I should of course have said that, if you plan on coming and want to meet for a drink, you should send me a PM to get my number. Hope to see some of you there tomorrow! I'm leaving around lunchtime, so a PM any time before then should be ok.
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Old 01.05.2011, 15:07
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Ok, so none of you came, and you missed out! It was great, really, really enjoyable. Try and make it to the next one.
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Old 01.05.2011, 15:13
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I am glad you had a good time, wine festivals can be real fun!

Yes I am sorry to let you down, I sent you an SMS at 8pm.

I was invited to the Dutch club's celebration, and the 1,5 hour train journey to Cressier was not very attractive!

The problem with wine and beer festivals is that you cannot drink and drive!

Please keep posting, and I will keep on looking for a teatotal driver!

I have organised 2 things on EF and nobody came, so I do know the feeling!

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Old 01.05.2011, 15:30
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Ok, so none of you came, and you missed out! It was great, really, really enjoyable. Try and make it to the next one.
Sorry too, will try hard to come to the next one!

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Yes I am sorry to let you down, I sent you an SMS at 8pm.

The problem with wine and beer festivals is that you cannot drink and drive!
Yeah same here, would have happily come in the car, but I was in a mood to have a few drinks.. The train times were rather poor for returning too, either 8 pm (yeah right) or the early hours of the morning!
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