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    Upcoming for Dec 24, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Patronato Pro Niños Christmas Day Walking Tour Dec 25,
    • + Public Posadas Program Dec 16-24,
    • + The Christmas Eve Fair Dec 6-25,
    • + Christmas Bazaar December weekends,
    • + Model Train Exhibition December weekends,
    • + Santa Ana Café Exhibit Nov 16-Jan 4,
    • + Art that produces sounds Nov 29-Mar 15,
    • ETHIOPIAN DINNER: An Enchanting Night on La Playa Dec 27,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Dec 28,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Dec 28,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Jan 4,
    • Experiential Evening About Global Migration Jan 23,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Jan ??,
    • Scheduled Work and Closures.
    + = continuing activities.

    What's Happening

    16th Annual Patronato Pro Niños Christmas Day Walking Tour Dec 25
    A recipe for the perfect Christmas morning in San Miguel brought to you by Patronato Pro Niños!

    Enjoy a special 2 hour historical walking tour while learning about the meaningful local Christmas customs. Adding to the holiday spirit, the tour will end with complimentary coffee and treats in the Starbucks Courtyard. Tours will be led by knowledgeable volunteer Historical Walking Tour docents.

    Groups will be small, the walking is level, and the spirit is festive!

    Meet in front of the Jardin, across from the Parroquia by 9:45am, last groups leave by 10:00 am.
    16th Annual Patronato Pro Niños Christmas Day Walking Tour.

    Public Posadas Program Dec 16-24
    As tradition marks, there will be nine posadas that begin on 16 and end on December 24, all will begin their tour at 6:00 pm from the temple where they stayed the previous day.
    As is customary in the Municipality, the Directorate of Culture and Traditions has everything ready to carry out the traditional public inns, which will begin next Monday, December 16.

    As tradition marks, there will be nine inns that begin on December 16 and conclude on December 24, all will begin their tour at 6:00 pm from the temple where they stayed.
    Public Posadas Program (sp).

    The Christmas Eve Fair has a new venue: the Cardo parking lot
    #PorSiOcupas the Christmas Eve fair indicates tomorrow in San Miguel de Allende; This will be the 20th edition and will have a new headquarters.
    (Dec 6) begins the Christmas Eve Fair in San Miguel de Allende, but with a new headquarters: the Cardo parking lot. As Juarez Park is being remodeled, the headquarters were changed and now 6 exhibitors will take their plants and Christmas Eve to the parking facilities that are currently operated ...
    The Christmas Eve Fair has a new venue: the Cardo parking lot (sp).

    Christmas Bazaar December weekends
    On Saturdays and Sundays of December we invite you to #BazarNavideño , where the talent and dedication of the people of San Miguel are reflected in the products they have for you. We wait for you from 10 to 18 hrs. at El Cardo Parking in #SanMiguelDeLaGente

    Model Train Exhibition December weekends
    Visit the exhibition of the scale model of the main railway stations in the State, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., until next December 29 at the railway station of #SanMiguelDeLaGente.

    Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity Nov 16-Jan 4
    On Saturday, November 16, the exhibit The Eyes of México, a series of large-format portraits, opens at the La Biblioteca in the Café Santa Ana. Self-taught artist Ana Ragá studied product design at Universidad Iberoamericana and textile design at the School of Design of Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. But, she ...
    New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity.

    Art that produces sounds, the two exhibitions that from today you can appreciate in San Miguel de Allende Nov 29-Mar 15
    Free exhibition in @bellasartessma Where art becomes sounds. In San Miguel de Allende From today until March.
    "The Encounter with Sound Produces Images" and "Vibrations", the two exhibitions that you cannot miss going to see in Fine Arts of San Miguel de Allende. Today, the Ignacio Ramírez Cultural Center will open 2 exhibitions that will remain for the next few weeks ...
    Art that produces sounds, the two exhibitions that from today you can appreciate in San Miguel de Allende

    ETHIOPIAN DINNER: An Enchanting Night on La Playa Dec 27
    Join us for an Ethiopian feast / special menu on the Playa. $700 mxn per person if you reserve before Dec 21. Cocktails served at 7pm, Dinner at 8pm. Reservations Required and Limited space available.
    ETHIOPIAN DINNER: An Enchanting Night on La Playa Dec 27.

    TOSMA Organic Market Dec 28
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Dec 28
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Jan 4
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Experiential Evening About Global Migration Jan 23
    ... a most unusual, multi-media, audience participation special event about the global migration crisis. This experiential evening, inspired by this year’s Big Read selection, Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, will be held at the Instituto Allende.
    Experiential Evening About Global Migration.

    La Pulga Flea Market Jan ??
    Jan ??, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

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    Scheduled Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

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    Bicentennial bridge maintenance work
    IMPORTANT Wednesday, December 18 SAPASMA informs: due to maintenance work on the rain grid located on the Bicentennial bridge with the direction of the El Pípila roundabout to the Ventanas roundabout, traffic is affected. Please drive with caution.
    Google Maps: Puente Bicentenario.
    (Continuing?)

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    December 19 starts construction of El Pípila ("La Comer roundabout") overpass
    El Pípila ("La Comer") Roundabout Road Work
    ROAD ALERT
    By maneuvers for the start of the overpass El Pípila, road safety elements help in the roundabout. Take precautions and anticipate your transfer times.

    This Thursday, the president @VillarrealGTO and the governor @diegosinhue they start the Depressed Pass El Pípila with the removal of the sculpture. From 7 to 15 hrs., The roundabout will be reconfigured, since when arriving at Plaza Alhóndiga, it will advance until the 1st round in “u” towards Celaya.

    This Thursday begins the construction of the overpass in the Glorieta el Pipila of San Miguel de Allende. Know the alternate ways.
    On December 19, the Municipal Government, in coordination with the State Government, will begin the construction of the overpass in the El Pípila Roundabout.

    For this action, it is not considered to close this important crossing completely, informed the Director of Public Works, Antonio Soria. In addition, alternate routes will be enabled to expedite vehicular traffic at the exit to Celaya. ...

    It is important to highlight that in the El Pípila roundabout there will also be no traffic lights, as some publications have erroneously cited.
    December 19 starts construction of overpass (sp).

    Traffic Light Project
    We start the traffic light of the José Manuel Zavala Libramiento. Know the operation scheme of the first traffic lights of the road belt...
    With the aim of helping to control the vehicular flow of the José Manuel Zavala Libramiento, tomorrow, December 10, the placement of traffic lights will begin for the development of the road belt.
    Likewise, semaforized pedestrian crossings will be implemented at ground level to guarantee the safety of people who will be able to cross at certain times and in a responsible manner, in order to avoid fatal accidents.

    It is important to highlight that the traffic lights are intelligent, that is, their operation will depend on the vehicular flow coming from the other points to manage traffic along the route.

    In addition, this project will increase safety in San Miguel de Allende, as it will have a camera system with license plate recognition to control the arrival and departure of vehicles from the city; At the same time, traffic light synchronization will help to optimize the movement of emergency vehicles throughout the period.

    The system will be monitored by more than seventy cameras that will allow to program the traffic lights, at the same time that the city will be monitored to deal with situations that require the intervention of the security forces thanks to its link with the C4.
    Start This Tuesday The Placement Of Semáforos In The Libramiento José Manuel Zavala (sp).

    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    Call to build overpass El Pípila in San Miguel de Allende, Gto
    The overpass of the Exit to Celaya (Pipila) will be the most important work in our history. Today we formally begin the process. 18 Dec 2019 started. 11 Nov 2020 finished work. Elevated price contest. Thank you @diegosinhue For your commitment and support.
    The project will consist of the construction of a vehicular underpass with a length of 524.82 m, with 2 lanes per direction in two bodies and a road width of 13.60 m.includes urbanization, lateral roads and services.
    Estimated start of work: December 18, 2019.
    Estimated work termination: November 11, 2020.
    Call to build overpass El Pípila in San Miguel de Allende, Gto (sp).

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