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    Upcoming for Sept 27, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • 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 (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    This weekend we will celebrate the parties of #SanMiguelDeLaGente with the traditional Alborada, the entrance of the xuchiles and the festival of San Miguel Arcángel, celebrate them in family.

    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.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27
    We welcome you to share a delicious, traditional Ethiopian meal with us on Los Senderos' scenic "Playa"!

    Date: September 27th, 7pm

    Location: Los Senderos,Carretera 51, A, Dolores Hidalgo - San Miguel De Allende km 3.5, Nuevo Milenio, 37800 San Miguel de Allende, Gto

    Price: $700 MXN/person with reservation before 22/9. ($800 MXN/person thereafter.)
    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast.

    Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27
    “George...and Other Gershwins”
    Mark Hartman, pianist, singer, raconteur..with special guest Lady Zen
    Steinway series events...September 27.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    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).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    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 ...

    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (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).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    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.

    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.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    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

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    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.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program, we remind the population that different streets will have partial closure as of September 23.
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... 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).
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    Traffic Light Project
    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).
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