Contrary to popular belief, life goes on in the city of Athens, and that includes a special treat during the month of November when the Athens Philharmonic Orchestra will be offering free concerts throughout the downtown area.

So don’t be surprised if you stumble upon them as you explore the city, and if you want to know where to see them, watch for them performing at noon (12:00 pm) on the following dates at the following locations:

Saturday November 5, 2011 at Ermou – Kapnikarea

Tuesday November 8, 2011 at St Demetrios – Panormou

Wednesday November 9, 2011 at 9 / 11 Amerikis Square

Thursday November 10, 2011 St. Sostis Square

Friday November 11, 2011 at Monastiraki

Saturday November 12, 2011 at  Thissio (St. Paul )

Tuesday November 15, 2011 at  Plyta Square

Wednesday November 16, 2011 Petroulas  Square  (Lenorman & Epidaurus)

Friday November 18, 2011 at Klafthmonos Square

Saturday November 19, 2011 along the boardwalk on Areopagitou

Wednesday November 23, 2011 in Ano Patisia (St. Barbara)

Thursday November 24, 2011 along Aeoliou St (St. Irene) – Kotzia Square

Monday November 28, 2011 at. Thomas Square in Goudi

Saturday November 26, 2011 at the Zappeion

Tuesday November 29, 2011 at St. Andrew’s Square (Lambrini)