What's on in Lithuania this weekend: History comes to life

There is a diverse selection of events throughout Lithuania in this week's roundup, but the highlight is a live history festival at Kernavė, one of the most important sites in ancient Lithuanian history. Take a look!

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Live architecture days in Kernavė – 7/8-7/10
Every year, archeaologists, scientists, reenacters and traditional craftsmen gather at the ancient castle mounds in Kernavė to organize a festival with live historical performances, music, crafts, wares and other displays of live Lithuanian and regional history. Kernavė can be reached from Vilnius by bus.
For more information, click here.

MTB Mud Challenge 2016 – 7/10, 10:00
This mountainbike challenge will take participants though mud, forests, water and man-made obstacles on a race to the finish line.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

Dominic the Horse story festival – 7/10, 12:00
This family event near the White Bridge will feature live musical performances, sports, and a story-making workshops from which children can take home their own stories as books.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

Jacques Lipschitz sculpture exhibition: Life in Sculpture
The Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum will be displaying the work of Litvak sculpture Jacques Lipschitz until the end of September. Not to be missed!
For more information, click here.

KAUNAS

Wake Up Sunday – 7/10, 9:00-22:00
This all-day wakeboarding event will feature water activities for all ages and skill levels as well as live music.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

Sunset Evening with saxophone music – 7/9, 20:00-22:00
This event near Kaunas Castle will feature free saxophone music for guests and passers by.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

KLAIPĖDA

Memel Tattoo Convention – 7/8-7/10
The Memel Tattoo Convention will feature tattoo artists, tattoo art, live music, and other activities to help lift some of the old taboos surrounding this art form.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

M. K. Čiurlionis Music Festival – 7/8-7/14
This festival will celebrate Čiurlionis, one of Lithuania's most prolific and famous composers, painters and writers. Performances of other composers' music by various artists will also be featured.
For more information, click here (Lithuanian).

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