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    Upcoming for Oct 24, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Oktoberfest Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • Ethiopian food and culture at 'La Playa' Oct 25,
    • The Truth about Water Oct 25,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Horse Whisperers for Leonardo Oct 26,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 26,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 26,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27,
    • Day Of The Dead Open House October 26-27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1,
    • 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
    In San Miguel de Allende we honor the memory of the faithful departed on the occasion of the day of the dead, a tradition that brings together crowds and revives the city by filling with colors, culture and joy. It teaches us that death is part of life and we should celebrate it. We invite you to celebrate with us, here the calendar of activities...
    Day of the dead in San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    If you are planning to come to San Miguel de Allende to live the feast of the dead, we warn you that there are plenty of options so that in addition to remembering your deceased, you enjoy the celebrations that are part of the traditions of this San Miguel land.
    The party among the living to worship the Dead from San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    See what is happening for Dia de los Muertos in San Miguel!


    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    Presenting Germany: Oktoberfest, a taste of Germany in our Cultural and Gourmet event. Great beer from a German artisan manufacturer en Queretaro. Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel from Esmeralda Brinn, local restaurant La Querencia in Colonia Guadalupe. Beef Sausages and Pretzels from local manufacturers.

    Thursday 24th. 5 to 8pm.

    Tickets 800 Mx Pesos.
    Advanced tickets (from Monday 14th) at ...
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24.

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).

    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25
    In spanish, a conversation between Benjamin Beckhart ( lidera con carácter) and Checo Hernández “El Barbón” ( Eres Tu Marca)
    Octubre 25: 7pm Centro Cultural “El Nigromante” Hernández Macias #75
    Free
    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25.

    Ethiopian food and culture at "La Playa" Oct 25
    It’s time for another Ethiopian feast at “the beach,” and this time we’re making rack of lamb in addition to other traditional Ethiopian dishes (including several vegetarian/vegan options). Tickets include a welcome appetizer and drink, salad, six kind of Ethiopian food, and dessert.
    Ethiopian food and culture at .

    The Truth about Water Oct 25
    Caminos de Agua believes that access to safe, healthy drinking water should be a fundamental human right. This is a massive global public health challenge.

    Dylan Terrell
    Caminos del Agua

    5:00-6:30 PM
    Salon en Nectar
    The Truth about Water.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10 - Nov 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.
    Casa Europa Exhibit Encourages Viewers to Engage with the Sociopolitical.

    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

    Horse Whisperers for Leonardo Oct 26
    Horse Whispering Demonstration at Rancho del Sol Dorado.
    Silent Auction, Café de Olla, “Cowboy Coffee,” Music by David Mendoza, Food.
    9 am - 3 pm.
    Proceeds go to Leonardo Tapia, Jr.'s cancer treatment.
    Horse Whisperers for Leonardo Oct 26.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 26
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Oct 26
    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.

    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.

    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27
    Vivos y Muertos children’s festival
    October 27, 10am-6pm
    Centro Cultural “El Nigromante “
    Hernandez Macias #75
    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos.

    Day Of The Dead Open House October 26-27
    Galería Atotonilco.

    In the 1930s, Pedro Linares invented both the term “alebrije,” which came to him in a dream, and the fanciful monsters that this word describes.

    Many Linares family members still create the colorful, captivating paper maché sculptures, superb examples of high quality Mexican folk art. The gallery will feature them for Day of the Dead.

    The Linares family will be at Galería Atotonilco between 1:00 and 3:00 pm each day during this Open House if you would like to meet them!
    Day Of The Dead Open House October 26-27.

    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.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday October 30 & 31, November 1.
    1:00 PM--Talk on Traditions of the Day of the Dead Altar.
    1:30 – 4:30 PM--Oaxaca Rug Weaver Exhibit & Sale, Open House at Mask Museum.
    No Charge.
    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta.

    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.

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    The works will be carried out simultaneously, so we request your understanding so that the works are developed positively, in addition to recommending that you schedule your travel times and consider alternate routes.

    The Infrastructure and Public Works Department continues with pothole work in some areas of the municipality, so partial street closures will be carried out.

    These works will be executed from Monday 21 to Friday 25 October, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    The places where partial closures are carried out are in the Callecer de Alcocer (SAPASMA section) where the rehabilitation of the street with ball stone in tepetate and access to the Santa Teresita community of Don Diego is carried out.

    Also, night bump works will be carried out on San Antonio Abad Street, rehabilitating with mortar ball stone, from the section of Canal to Calzada de la Luz, starting at 9:00 p.m.
    There Will Be Partial Closures For Works In Some Streets Of San Miguel De Allende (sp).

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    IMPORTANT Thursday, October 17-25. STREET CLOSURE: Street: Orizaba. Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    We continue with the work of replacing the drinking water line in Ancha de San Antonio street, in order to ensure the supply of drinking water in our homes. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    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).

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    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.
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    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).

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    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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