EVERY Thursday the popular night market beneath Loubejac's church tower takes place and runs throughout July and August.
The first one takes place on 5 July, starting at 18h30, and remember to bring along your plates, as well as glasses for a dash of wine and knives and forks.
Local food and drink producers offer duck, breads, soups, salads, wine, fruits of all types and you can sit down with friends to enjoy a leisurely evening.
There will be live music on 2 and 9 August, with the last night market taking place on 30 August.
This southern corner of the Dordogne will host similar events, sometimes featuring live music, but always offering a slice of real French life.
There is a farmers market every Tuesday during the summer season in Villefranche-du-Périgord, it takes place under the village halle and starts at 18h30. On Friday there is a farmers market in Besse this one starting at 19h.
DESPITE protests from many, the legislation covering the reduction in the speed limit from 90 km/h to 80 km/h on routes départementales in France has been published and will come into force from 1 July.
Work is already underway to change the 11,000 road signs that will have to be replaced at a cost of around €12 million, with the the road safety department of the interior ministry claiming the measure should save between 300 and 400 lives every year.
Opponents say that the lower speed limit is unnecessary, based on incorrect analysis, and will make day-to-day life more difficult, others believe it is just a way for the government to raise more money through fines.
In 2017 there were 3,684 lives lost on French roads.
A MAN fantasies about his best friend's new girlfriend. He is willing to throw caution to the wind to fulfill his wildest dreams.
The film showing, in French, takes place in the foyer rural of Villefranche-du-Périgord on Friday 29 June from 20h30, with tickets priced 6€.
Daniel est très amoureux de sa femme, mais il a beaucoup d'imagination et un meilleur ami parfois encombrant.
Lorsque celui-ci insiste pour un diner "entre couples" afin de lui présenter sa toute nouvelle, et très belle, amie, Daniel se retrouve coincé entre son épouse qui le connaît par coeur et des rêves qui le surprennent lui-même.
A NUMBER artists will be displaying their work on Sunday 15 July in the foyer rural of Villefranche-du-Périgord, here in the southern tip of the Dordogne.
Potters, painters and many other artists will be showing off their passion for their work, and explaining to visitors how they make what they make.
Also on the same day under the halle from 9h will be the popular salon des livres with a fine collection of antique books on display, but there will also be a chance to find more common titles and bandes dessinées.
WORLD music, jazz and Blues are on the menu for the Fête de la Musique in Villefranche-du-Périgord on Friday 22 June.
The Blues trio Vanguy Terra will be playing outside the Café de la Poste at the top of la rue Notre Dame, a little further down close to the chestnut museum, Issijaz (pictured) will be playing and at the Café du Commerce in the Place de la Halle you can listen to the group Mehaye.
It is free entry, and should the weather turn wet then the groups will play indoors, and the evening starts at 19h with the fête coming to a close around 22h.