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    Upcoming for Nov 8, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Photofest Nov 7-10,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 9,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 9,
    • Galería Atotonilco Open House Nov 9-10,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Remembrance Day at St Paul's Nov 11,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • ROB DUNN: Unseen Life: In Us, On Us, and All Around Us Nov 20,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures with Overpass Update.

    What's Happening

    Photofest Nov 7-10
    From November 7 to 10, San Miguel de Allende will host PHOTOFEST, a meeting point to find renowned personalities of photography that seeks Mexican talent. EVERYTHING WILL BE COMPLETELY FREE With special guests who will hold workshops, forums, conferences and classes where you can listen, learn and live together ...
    Photofest Nov 7-10 (sp).

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

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Nov 9
    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 Nov 9-10
    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.
    Day Of The Dead Open House Nov 9-10

    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.

    Remembrance Day at St Paul's Nov 11
    For the sixth year in a row at St Paul’s Church, on Calzada del Cardo #6, there will be a service to commemorate Remembrance Day with a Memorial Service ...
    10:30 am.
    Remembrance Day at St Paul's Nov 11.

    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

    ROB DUNN: Unseen Life: In Us, On Us, and All Around Us Nov 20
    Microbes get a bad rap. Sure, some of them cause diseases, and for millennia before antibiotics, had been the scourge of humanity. But most that we encounter in our daily lives are benign, or even beneficial to our health. Recent advances have enabled us to detect the genetic signatures of this unseen underworld, revealing microbial life that is far more diverse, abundant—and stranger—than previously imagined.

    La Casona Convention Center, 5pm
    ROB DUNN: Unseen Life: In Us, On Us, and All Around Us.

    La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

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

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    #Todos_Juntos we improve our #SanMigueldeAllende with works for the benefit of all. Schedule your transfer times and consider alternate routes.
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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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    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).

    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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