• Glenn Wilson
    Upcoming for Oct 9, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Literary Sala Readings Oct 10,
    • The Thriving Vegan Oct 11,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 12,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 12,
    • Galería Atotonilco Open House Oct 12-13,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • 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,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Literary Sala Readings Oct 10
    Brooke Axtell: Beautiful Justice and Eight authors from Solamente En San Miguel, the Literary Sala anthology. Thursday, October 10, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
    October 10, 2019: Literary Sala Readings.

    The Thriving Vegan Oct 11
    Michael Dorfman Presents The Thriving Vegan.
    Book Signing afterwards.
    The Thriving Vegan Book at Amazon.

    Michael Dorfman's Personal Guide to Optimal Nutrition and Wellness Go Whole Food Vegan.

    5:00-6:30 PM
    The Thriving Vegan Oct 11

    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

    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12
    The date Columbus arrived in the Americas is celebrated in some countries of Latin America. The most common name for the celebration in Spanish (including some Latin American communities in the United States) is the Día de la Raza ("day of the race" or the "day of the [Hispanic] people"), commemorating the first encounters of Europeans and the Native Americans.
    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day.

    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.

    Galería Atotonilco Open House Oct 12-13
    Galería Atotonilco
    José Juan Aguilar is the son of one of the legendary Aguilar sisters of Ocotlán, Oaxaca, who made their figurative ceramic work famous over the last forty years.

    José Juan’s work is distinctive in the variety of his subject matter, his exquisite craftsmanship, and the beautiful, soft colors he uses to complete his pieces.
    Galería Atotonilco Open House Oct 12-13

    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).

    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

    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.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    The official notice is now online:
    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.


    For this purpose, there will be alternative routes for the circulation of vehicles from neighbors and local merchants in the streets Hernández Macías, Tenerías, Suspiros and Nemesio Diez.
    Sapasma Resumes Work on Zacateros and Ancha De San Antonio (sp).
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works in #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Thanks for your understanding.
    Oct 7 - 11


    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).
    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
    The #SemaforizaciónInteligente came to #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Know the basic signals of traffic lights and the meaning of each color: green, amber and red.
    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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