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    ICYMI Sept 8, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Baby Mary’s Birthday Party Sep 8,
    • Our Lady of Loreto Sep 8,
    • The Orchid Market Sep 8,
    • Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel,
    • “Ambulante” documentary Exhibition Circuit Sep 6 - 12,
    • Erik Vance: Suggestible You Sep 10,
    • San Rafael Meet-Up Sep 12,
    • Why Eat Vegan? And The World Refugee Crisis Sep 12,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 14,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 14,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Mexico Independence Day Sep 16,
    • Climate Action Rally Sep 20,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Sep 22,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events

    Weekend events
    Sunday, September 8:
    At 10:00 AM there will be a civic event commemorating the CLXXII Anniversary of the Battle of Molino del Rey in the Main Garden.
    From 10:00 AM, the painting of the mural referring to music on the bridge of CBTis No. 60 will continue for 12 graffiti artists from San Miguel.
    Weekend events (sp).

    Baby Mary’s Birthday Party Sep 8
    Baby Mary is an image of Mary that appeared to a nun in Mexico City in 1840. Baby Mary stressed it was important to celebrate her birth in much the same way we do Jesus’ on Christmas. The image of Mary as a baby is particularly helpful with babies and pregnancies. Each year there are women in the procession that have babies my age, yet they come back yearly to show appreciation to Mary in her long ago miracles.
    Baby Mary’s Birthday Party.

    Our Lady of Loreto, the Grand Patroness of SMA Sep 8
    This Sunday, a tradition dating back 300 years will be held: the fiesta of Our Lady of Loreto.

    Activities start at 6 am and the fiesta begins in the evening! As with any good fiesta, there will be folkloric dancing, music and food and drink for sale. It all takes place near the corner of Loreto and Insurgentes at the Santa Casa de Loreto.
    Our Lady of Loreto, the Grand Patroness of SMA.

    The Orchid Market
    The Orchid Market is here in San Miguel NOW and is being sponsored by the Orchid Growers of San Miguel, a group of people whose love of orchids has brought them together not as a formal club but as a fun, social group with one common denominator: everyone’s personal love of orchids. The Orchid Market will have 20+ vendors from all over México who will be selling orchids, orchid supplies, succulents, and cacti. Admission to the Orchid Market is free.
    Sat–Sun, Sep 7–8, 10am–5pm
    Ancha de San Antonio 32
    Inside the Instituto, almost to Cardo
    The Orchid Market.

    “Ambulante” documentary Exhibition Circuit Sep 6 - 12
    From September 6 to Thursday, September 12, the "Ambulant" Documentary Exhibition Circuit will be held at the Miguel Malo Auditorium of the Ignacio Ramirez Cultural Center. Admission is free.

    Documentary Ambulante AC is a non-profit organization, founded in 2005 by Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Elena Fortes, dedicated to supporting and disseminating documentary cinema as a tool for cultural and social transformation. Ambulante travels to places that have little offer of exhibition and training in documentary cinema, in order to create a participatory, critical and informed audience, and open new channels of expression and reflection in Mexico and abroad.
    They invite the “Ambulante” documentary Exhibition Circuit (sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    Erik Vance: Suggestible You Sep 10
    Presentation with Q&A at 5:00 PM in La Casona Event Center. Informal reception to follow, with complimentary botanas and beverages available for purchase.
    ERIK VANCE: Suggestible You – The Mind’s Power to Deceive & to HealTuesday, September 10, 2019.

    San Rafael Neighborhood Weekly Coffee Meet-Up
    What: Coffee / breakfast and conversation with your neighbors! Learn what's happening in 'our hood', where to source all kinds of things on this side of town and meet and make new friends!
    When: Every Thursday at 10 am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    San Rafael Neighborhood Weekly Coffee Meet-Up.

    Why Eat Vegan? And The World Refugee Crisis
    On September 12, the Literary Sala invites you to join two committed individuals working to save the world through nutrition and humanitarian relief.

    Michael Dorfman: The Thriving Vegan and Kim Malcolm: Country Within: A Journey of Love and Hope During the Refugee Crisis in Greece.

    September 12 2019 5:00–7:00 p.m.
    $100 pesos ($50 pesos for Literary Sala members).
    Why Eat Vegan? And The World Refugee Crisis.

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

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Mexico Independence Day (paid holiday) Sep 16
    September 16 is celebrated as Mexican Independence Day.
    Mexico Independence Day (paid holiday)

    Worldwide Climate Action Rally Sep 20
    The public is waking to the fierce urgency of addressing climate change. Extreme weather events, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, floods and droughts, wildfires, and intense heat waves all herald a global climate system out of balance that threatens human civilization as we know it. July was the hottest month in human ...
    Atención The Fierce Urgency of Now: San Miguel Joins September 20’s Worldwide Climate Action Rally.

    La Pulga Flea Market Sep 22
    Sunday Sept 22, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.

    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    The Directorate of Municipal Transit in coordination with the Municipal Sports Commission, report that due to the Women's Pedestrian Race of National Holidays and the Old Guard there will be eviction of vehicles in streets of downtown. (Saturday evening through Sunday evening). Click the tweet below for more details.
    Eviction Of Vehicles In The Center Of The City By Pedestrial Races (sp).

    Sapasma Suspends Works in Zacateros for Eventos Patrios
    The Municipal Government, through the San Miguel de Allende Drinking Water and Sewerage System (SAPASMA), reports that the rehabilitation works of the potable water network, replacement of pipes, change of intakes in poor condition and downloads, which are carried out in Zacateros street will be stopped by the national celebrations in the city.

    From September 7 to October 6, at the request of the addresses of the Municipal Sports Commission (COMUDE), Directorate of Culture and Traditions and the Tourist Council of San Miguel de Allende to the contractor of the work, José Luis González Cano, it suspends the work in order not to affect the roads due to the sporting, religious and traditional events that take place this month, mainly in the historic center of the municipality.
    Sapasma Suspends Works in Zacateros for Eventos Patrios (sp).
    During the weeks of August and September, there will be partial and total closures in some roads, derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program
    SAPASMA interventions in the Rural and Urban Zone of SMA
    (Affecting Macias, Zacateros and Canal.)
    Information on rural and urban areas where jobs are being carried out or will be carried out by @ChaakSapasma in matter of repair and maintenance of water and sewage networks. #SanMigueldeAllende Check the note for all the info!
    The Municipal Government, through the San Miguel de Allende Drinking Water and Sewerage System (SAPASMA), carries out works in communities and urban areas of the municipality as part of the commitment made by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal, of execute the most ambitious program of infrastructure and water care.
    SAPASMA interventions in the Rural and Urban Zone of SMA (sp).
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (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).
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