ON Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October, 2011, Villefranche du Perigord will be hosting its popular festivities marking the chestnut, and if available the cèpe mushroom.
Over the two days there will be chance to try a variety of chestnut and cèpe delicacies, as well as take in local music and dance, and don't forget the chestnut spitting competition on Sunday - it always draws the crowds.
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