Just to whet your appetite, here are a few festivals to look out for in the area:
Cordes-sur-Ciel Chamber Music Festival – Musique sur Ciel – in July:
Lautrec Garlic Festival – Ail Rose de Lautrec, first weekend of August
Gaillac Wine festival – Fete des Vins, second weekend in August
La Ronde des Primeurs the third Sunday in November
Gaillac Organic Wine Festival – Le Petit Salon des Vins Bios, beginning of December
A small market selling local produce is held in the main square in Cahuzac every Wednesday morning and includes an organic fruit and veg stall. Gaillac Market every Friday morning. Cahuzac has its Fete de Vendange in October and a huge Vide Grenier (car boot sale) that takes over the entire village on the Sunday of the village festival in the middle of July.
This is just scraping the surface. Consult the links page for further links to information on events and activities.