Weekendtip: ‘Markt van 1001 Smaken’ @ Foodcenter Amsterdam


The Foodcenter Amsterdam is the wholesale market in food in- and for the region Amsterdam. They provide for the needs of restaurants and supply to care institutions and supermarkets. Meat, poultry and game, fish, potatoes, vegetables and fruit and general food from home and abroad are shipped here.  Every now and then the Food Center opens its doors…
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Weekendtip: Harvest Your Own Potatoes!


It’s that time of the year again, the potatoes are ready to be harvested! The farmer at the Parklanden in Nieuw-Vennep will open his doors to the public this Saturday, September 12th. You’re welcome to come and harvest your own potatoes. But first RSVP by sending an email (see below) and let them know when…
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West Beach Filmfestival ~ Free Open Air Movies


This month the 12th edition of the West Beach Filmfestival will be held at Hotel Buiten, located next to the Sloterplas. Each evening from September 10th – 20th there will be an outdoor movie and entrance is free! Want to enjoy a nice mail before the movie? Hotel Buiten will serve a 3-course diner for…
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New Dates: Learn How To Fix Your Bike

broken bike

Would you love to be able to fix your bike yourself? Well, here’s your chance to learn just that! During the workshop you’ll learn how to repair all of the small problems you’ll encounter when owning a bicycle, like a broken bicycle chain, a flat tire or broken spokes. The workshops will be given in…
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AmsterdamSeen ~ Free Photography Exhibition @ Kunsthal Citroën


For years and years the large white building at Stadionplein has been a home for car dealer Citroën. Earlier this year they left this building completely empty. The Kunsthal Citroën wants to use all that space to display modern art, a perfect way to use it! AmsterdamSeen is their first exhibition and it covers the…
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Buy a NS Day Travel Card for 14,95 euro @ Blokker


Why not explore the Netherlands by train? It is a great way to travel through the Netherlands. Trains are available on a frequent basis throughout the country and they are always a comfortable way of travelling from one place to another. On a regular basis you can buy an affordable NS Day Travel Card. But they…
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Come Pick Sunflowers, Pumpkins and more @ the Pluktuin


Starting this weekend the gardens of ‘Mijn Stadstuin‘ will open their doors to the public to come and pick sunflowers and vegetables like zucchinis and pumpkins. So choose and pick your own at the ‘Pluktuin’! And only 100 meters further you’ll find the Fruittuin van West where you can pick some apples or look for…
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Get Married For FREE @ Diemen @ Wedding Marathon


Considering to tie the knot? The city of Diemen has a great deal for lovebirds – in need of a wedding. On September 12th they will marry couples for free during a wedding marathon. So ladies & gentleman, be fast, and get on your knees for your loved one! Wedding MarathonDiemen City HallSaturday Sept 12th…
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Amsterdam International Art Fair ~ Free Entrance on Saturday!

Loes van Delft

This weekend the first edition of the Amsterdam International Art Fair is being held at the Beurs van Berlage. This amazing location will be filled by galleries from all over the world, showing modern art of artists they represent. Of course an art fair like this will attract the people with money looking to buy…
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Exhibition: Dick Bruna ~ Creator of Miffy @ Rijksmuseum

By Dick Bruna © copyright Mercis bv

As part of the 60th anniversary of Miffy the Rijksmuseum will host an exhibition dedicated to Dick Bruna, the creator of Miffy (Nijntje). This exhibition will show you the highlights of his work, but also the work by artists that inspired him (like Matisse and Léger). The work of Dick Bruna and the artists that inspired…
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