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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Nov 18, 2019

    Upcoming for Nov 18, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18,
    • El Buen Fin Nov 15-18,
    • On PACE with Better Health Nov 19,
    • Santa Ana Café Exhibit Nov 16-Jan 4,
    • San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21,
    • Scrap Collection Schedule Nov 14-24,
    • From Convicted Felon to Model Citizen Nov 21,
    • Learn how to save a life with your hands: CPR Nov 21,
    • Isabelle Mahnes' Spectacle of Fashion Nov 21,
    • One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • ROB DUNN: Unseen Life: In Us, On Us, and All Around Us Nov 20,
    • Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 23,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 23,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures with Overpass Update.

    What's Happening

    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18
    According to the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS), November 18 is considered a mandatory rest, commemorating the Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. Therefore, the Municipal Administration offices will remain closed.
    Mexico paid holiday. Revolution Day - Third Monday of November.

    Revolution Day is an official Mexican government holiday, celebrated annually in Mexico on November 20th, marking the start of what became the Mexican Revolution.
    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18.

    El Buen Fin Nov 15-18
    El Buen Fin seeks to revive the economy by encouraging consumption, but above all, improving the quality of life of all Mexican families.

    We call it "The Good End", not only because it is a weekend of spectacular discounts, but also because in doing so we pursue a good end: we want to use the power of consumption to revive our economy, while you as a consumer benefit Buying with the best prices of the year, everything you are always putting off.

    This year, again, the Government of Mexico and the private initiative are in solidarity with you. Take advantage of the Good End!
    The cheapest weekend of the year November 15-18

    On PACE with Better Health Nov 19
    Mr. Haywood Hall provides training in about ten different areas of emergency medicine, including American Heart Association training. Since January of this year, he has trained 1300 campesinos in emergency medicine as it can be applied in rural areas. He is responsible for putting defibrillators in San Miguel and training many citizens in CPR.

    Join the Midday Club of San Miguel de Allende this Tuesday, November 19th, to hear a fascinating success story by Haywood Hall. Doors open at 9 AM, the meeting begins at 9:30 AM with the speaker scheduled between 9:45 and 10:15 AM. We’re located at Los Arcos at #27 Stirling Dickinson
    On PACE with Better Health.

    Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity Nov 16-Jan 4
    On Saturday, November 16, the exhibit The Eyes of México, a series of large-format portraits, opens at the La Biblioteca in the Café Santa Ana. Self-taught artist Ana Ragá studied product design at Universidad Iberoamericana and textile design at the School of Design of Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. But, she ...
    New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity.

    San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21
    Today we start Playing Hearts by the @difsanmiguel where we will collect donations of blankets and new toys or in good condition for those who need it most. They will be received until November 21 at DIF facilities in San Antonio Abad.

    Scrap Collection Schedule
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    From Convicted Felon to Model Citizen: Insights on How to Think Like a Thief—By Henry David Flores Nov 21
    SANMIGUELENSES UNIDOS, a citywide security organization, invites all San Miguel de Allende residents to its next public meeting.

    TIME: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
    PLACE: Hotel Posada de La Aldea, Ancha de San Antonio #15

    GUEST SPEAKER: Henry David Flores — “From Convicted Felon to Model Citizen: Insights on How to Think Like a Thief”
    From Convicted Felon to Model Citizen: Insights on How to Think Like a Thief—By Henry David Flores.

    On November 21, everyone will learn how to save a life with your hands, in the CPR course at SMA
    From children to grandparents, it was time to learn how to revive the heart of a person in danger through the CPR course in San Miguel de Allende; the experts are going to train.
    On November 21, elements of the Red Cross, Civil Protection and Firefighters will meet to teach you how to apply first aid and help a person with heart problems, stay alive while specialists arrive. THE COURSE IS FREE Children, girls, dads, moms, grandparents, businessmen and representatives ...
    On November 21, everyone will learn how to save a life with your hands, in the CPR course at SMA (sp).

    Isabelle Mahnes' Spectacle of Fashion Nov 21
    Show/Performance/Sale
    4:30-8pm, Mixta, Pila Seca 3, $180, including catering
    Isabelle Mahnes' Spectacle of Fashion Nov 21.

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    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).

    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.

    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23
    For the first time, the Festival of Traditional Cooks of the State of Guanajuato will be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    It is important to highlight that in the event that will take place on November 23rd, in the “El Cardo”parking lot, from 11:00 to 18:00 hours, there will be 11 chefs from San Miguel and 10 invited from other municipalities, offering a great diversity of dishes and drinks.
    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 23
    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 23
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24
    Sunday Nov 24 , 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. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. We ask for collaboration and understanding. We also recommend you schedule transfer times and consider alternate routes. #Todos_Juntos today and always, #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

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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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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
    After almost 24 hours of maneuvering, the equestrian sculpture of General Don Ignacio Allende was removed, with the intention of completely restoring it. The works at the Glorieta Allende will continue. Take precautions!
    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
    ROAD ALERT We will protect and rehabilitate the sculpture of Don Ignacio Allende, today we begin the work to facilitate the maneuver of his retirement that will be tomorrow at 8 hrs. With this action the road circuit begins and traffic lights.

    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Nov 17, 2019

    Upcoming for Nov 17, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Audubon Bird Walk 7:45am Nov 17,
    • Questions of Community and Humanity Nov 17,
    • Kiss Me Kate’s Nov 17,
    • New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Nov 16-Jan 4,
    • El Buen Fin Nov 15-18,
    • San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21,
    • Jazz Festival Nov 13-17,
    • Scrap Collection Schedule Nov 14-24,
    • Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18,
    • On PACE with Better Health Nov 19,
    • Learn how to save a life with your hands: CPR Nov 21,
    • Isabelle Mahnes' Spectacle of Fashion Nov 21,
    • One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • ROB DUNN: Unseen Life: In Us, On Us, and All Around Us Nov 20,
    • Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 23,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 23,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures with Overpass Update.

    What's Happening

    Audubon Bird Walk Strolls the Rio Laja near Rancho Jaguar Nov 17
    Join Audubon de México on Sunday for a bird walk along the Rio Laja with leaders Luke Rich, Michael Burns, Norman Besman, and Bob Graham. If the water in the river is high, we might find waterfowl such as a wintering gadwall, or a resident least grebe or Mexican duck. Last year ...
    Audubon Bird Walk Strolls the Rio Laja near Rancho Jaguar.

    Unitarian Service Ponders Questions of Community and Humanity Nov 17
    At this week’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UUFSMA) service, Affiliate Minister Rev Tom Rosiello explores the importance of community in shaping us as human beings from the standpoint of Unitarian Universalist tradition and many other sources. The spiritual journey is often thought of as a journey of “finding yourself.” Some would say this ...
    Unitarian Service Ponders Questions of Community and Humanity.

    Kiss Me Kate’s Revival a Delight to Revisit with Shelter Theater’s “Broadway on Screen” Series Nov 17
    The first revival in nearly 50 years of the musical comedy masterpiece by composer Cole Porter enchanted critics and delighted audiences in 2000. Directed by Michael Blakemore, Kiss Me Kate won the Tony Award for Best Revival that year and went on to triumph as one of the biggest prize winners of ...
    Kiss Me Kate’s Revival a Delight to Revisit with Shelter Theater’s “Broadway on Screen” Series.

    New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity Nov 16
    On Saturday, November 16, the exhibit The Eyes of México, a series of large-format portraits, opens at the La Biblioteca in the Café Santa Ana. Self-taught artist Ana Ragá studied product design at Universidad Iberoamericana and textile design at the School of Design of Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. But, she ...
    New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity.

    El Buen Fin Nov 15-18
    El Buen Fin seeks to revive the economy by encouraging consumption, but above all, improving the quality of life of all Mexican families.

    We call it "The Good End", not only because it is a weekend of spectacular discounts, but also because in doing so we pursue a good end: we want to use the power of consumption to revive our economy, while you as a consumer benefit Buying with the best prices of the year, everything you are always putting off.

    This year, again, the Government of Mexico and the private initiative are in solidarity with you. Take advantage of the Good End!
    The cheapest weekend of the year November 15-18

    San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21
    Today we start Playing Hearts by the @difsanmiguel where we will collect donations of blankets and new toys or in good condition for those who need it most. They will be received until November 21 at DIF facilities in San Antonio Abad.

    Jazz Festival Nov 13-17
    This week the streets and alleys of San Miguel de Allende will be full of music with the arrival of the XXV International Jazz & Blues Festival. One more wonder of #Guanajuato, cultural destination of Mexico! See the full program: https://www.sanmigueljazz.com.mx.

    That is why this 2019, with the aim that the 25th anniversary does not go unnoticed, the organizers have prepared a spectacular program from November 13 to 17, because daily at 7:00 p.m. at the historic site From the Angela Peralta Theater of the American Capital of Culture 2019, San Miguel de Allende concerts will take place. ...

    In addition to the concerts, various free activities are carried out, such as the Jazz workshop, for all audiences, where the elements that make up this musical language and audio-visual a Film Series are approached, with a selection of projections alluding to the Jazz and the blues.
    The twenty-fifth edition of the Jazz & Blues Festival arrives in San Miguel (sp).

    Scrap Collection Schedule
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18
    Mexico paid holiday. Revolution Day - Third Monday of November.

    Revolution Day is an official Mexican government holiday, celebrated annually in Mexico on November 20th, marking the start of what became the Mexican Revolution.
    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18.

    On PACE with Better Health Nov 19
    Mr. Haywood Hall provides training in about ten different areas of emergency medicine, including American Heart Association training. Since January of this year, he has trained 1300 campesinos in emergency medicine as it can be applied in rural areas. He is responsible for putting defibrillators in San Miguel and training many citizens in CPR.

    Join the Midday Club of San Miguel de Allende this Tuesday, November 19th, to hear a fascinating success story by Haywood Hall. Doors open at 9 AM, the meeting begins at 9:30 AM with the speaker scheduled between 9:45 and 10:15 AM. We’re located at Los Arcos at #27 Stirling Dickinson
    On PACE with Better Health.

    On November 21, everyone will learn how to save a life with your hands, in the CPR course at SMA
    From children to grandparents, it was time to learn how to revive the heart of a person in danger through the CPR course in San Miguel de Allende; the experts are going to train.
    On November 21, elements of the Red Cross, Civil Protection and Firefighters will meet to teach you how to apply first aid and help a person with heart problems, stay alive while specialists arrive. THE COURSE IS FREE Children, girls, dads, moms, grandparents, businessmen and representatives ...
    On November 21, everyone will learn how to save a life with your hands, in the CPR course at SMA (sp).

    Isabelle Mahnes' Spectacle of Fashion Nov 21
    Show/Performance/Sale
    4:30-8pm, Mixta, Pila Seca 3, $180, including catering
    Isabelle Mahnes' Spectacle of Fashion Nov 21.

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    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).

    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.

    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23
    For the first time, the Festival of Traditional Cooks of the State of Guanajuato will be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    It is important to highlight that in the event that will take place on November 23rd, in the “El Cardo”parking lot, from 11:00 to 18:00 hours, there will be 11 chefs from San Miguel and 10 invited from other municipalities, offering a great diversity of dishes and drinks.
    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 23
    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 23
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24
    Sunday Nov 24 , 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. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. We ask for collaboration and understanding. We also recommend you schedule transfer times and consider alternate routes. #Todos_Juntos today and always, #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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
    After almost 24 hours of maneuvering, the equestrian sculpture of General Don Ignacio Allende was removed, with the intention of completely restoring it. The works at the Glorieta Allende will continue. Take precautions!
    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
    ROAD ALERT We will protect and rehabilitate the sculpture of Don Ignacio Allende, today we begin the work to facilitate the maneuver of his retirement that will be tomorrow at 8 hrs. With this action the road circuit begins and traffic lights.

    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).

    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Nov 16, 2019

    Upcoming for Nov 16, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 16,
    • New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Opens Nov 16,
    • Cano Vs Ortiz Nov 16,
    • Questions of Community and Humanity Nov 17,
    • Kiss Me Kate’s Nov 17,
    • El Buen Fin Nov 15-18,
    • San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21,
    • Jazz Festival Nov 13-17,
    • Scrap Collection Schedule Nov 14-24,
    • Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18,
    • On PACE with Better Health Nov 19,
    • Learn how to save a life with your hands: CPR Nov 21,
    • One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • ROB DUNN: Unseen Life: In Us, On Us, and All Around Us Nov 20,
    • Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures with Overpass Update.

    What's Happening

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16
    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 16
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity Nov 16
    On Saturday, November 16, the exhibit The Eyes of México, a series of large-format portraits, opens at the La Biblioteca in the Café Santa Ana. Self-taught artist Ana Ragá studied product design at Universidad Iberoamericana and textile design at the School of Design of Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. But, she ...
    New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity.

    Cano Vs Ortiz Nov 16
    Mexican World Boxing Champions Come Home to 10-Bout Event at Plaza de Toros By Breyton Méndez Mexican boxers, all with international standing, will be in San Miguel de Allende on November 16 for a 10-match boxing event at Plaza de Toros and will be streamed worldwide via Facebook. The approximately 4,000 fight fans expected to ...
    Cano Vs Ortiz.

    Unitarian Service Ponders Questions of Community and Humanity Nov 17
    At this week’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UUFSMA) service, Affiliate Minister Rev Tom Rosiello explores the importance of community in shaping us as human beings from the standpoint of Unitarian Universalist tradition and many other sources. The spiritual journey is often thought of as a journey of “finding yourself.” Some would say this ...
    Unitarian Service Ponders Questions of Community and Humanity.

    Kiss Me Kate’s Revival a Delight to Revisit with Shelter Theater’s “Broadway on Screen” Series Nov 17
    The first revival in nearly 50 years of the musical comedy masterpiece by composer Cole Porter enchanted critics and delighted audiences in 2000. Directed by Michael Blakemore, Kiss Me Kate won the Tony Award for Best Revival that year and went on to triumph as one of the biggest prize winners of ...
    Kiss Me Kate’s Revival a Delight to Revisit with Shelter Theater’s “Broadway on Screen” Series.

    El Buen Fin Nov 15-18
    El Buen Fin seeks to revive the economy by encouraging consumption, but above all, improving the quality of life of all Mexican families.

    We call it "The Good End", not only because it is a weekend of spectacular discounts, but also because in doing so we pursue a good end: we want to use the power of consumption to revive our economy, while you as a consumer benefit Buying with the best prices of the year, everything you are always putting off.

    This year, again, the Government of Mexico and the private initiative are in solidarity with you. Take advantage of the Good End!
    The cheapest weekend of the year November 15-18

    San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21
    Today we start Playing Hearts by the @difsanmiguel where we will collect donations of blankets and new toys or in good condition for those who need it most. They will be received until November 21 at DIF facilities in San Antonio Abad.

    Jazz Festival Nov 13-17
    This week the streets and alleys of San Miguel de Allende will be full of music with the arrival of the XXV International Jazz & Blues Festival. One more wonder of #Guanajuato, cultural destination of Mexico! See the full program: https://www.sanmigueljazz.com.mx.

    That is why this 2019, with the aim that the 25th anniversary does not go unnoticed, the organizers have prepared a spectacular program from November 13 to 17, because daily at 7:00 p.m. at the historic site From the Angela Peralta Theater of the American Capital of Culture 2019, San Miguel de Allende concerts will take place. ...

    In addition to the concerts, various free activities are carried out, such as the Jazz workshop, for all audiences, where the elements that make up this musical language and audio-visual a Film Series are approached, with a selection of projections alluding to the Jazz and the blues.
    The twenty-fifth edition of the Jazz & Blues Festival arrives in San Miguel (sp).

    Scrap Collection Schedule
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18
    Mexico paid holiday. Revolution Day - Third Monday of November.

    Revolution Day is an official Mexican government holiday, celebrated annually in Mexico on November 20th, marking the start of what became the Mexican Revolution.
    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18.

    On PACE with Better Health Nov 19
    Mr. Haywood Hall provides training in about ten different areas of emergency medicine, including American Heart Association training. Since January of this year, he has trained 1300 campesinos in emergency medicine as it can be applied in rural areas. He is responsible for putting defibrillators in San Miguel and training many citizens in CPR.

    Join the Midday Club of San Miguel de Allende this Tuesday, November 19th, to hear a fascinating success story by Haywood Hall. Doors open at 9 AM, the meeting begins at 9:30 AM with the speaker scheduled between 9:45 and 10:15 AM. We’re located at Los Arcos at #27 Stirling Dickinson
    On PACE with Better Health.

    On November 21, everyone will learn how to save a life with your hands, in the CPR course at SMA
    From children to grandparents, it was time to learn how to revive the heart of a person in danger through the CPR course in San Miguel de Allende; the experts are going to train.
    On November 21, elements of the Red Cross, Civil Protection and Firefighters will meet to teach you how to apply first aid and help a person with heart problems, stay alive while specialists arrive. THE COURSE IS FREE Children, girls, dads, moms, grandparents, businessmen and representatives ...
    On November 21, everyone will learn how to save a life with your hands, in the CPR course at SMA (sp).

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    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).

    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.

    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23
    For the first time, the Festival of Traditional Cooks of the State of Guanajuato will be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    It is important to highlight that in the event that will take place on November 23rd, in the “El Cardo”parking lot, from 11:00 to 18:00 hours, there will be 11 chefs from San Miguel and 10 invited from other municipalities, offering a great diversity of dishes and drinks.
    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    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. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. We ask for collaboration and understanding. We also recommend you schedule transfer times and consider alternate routes. #Todos_Juntos today and always, #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
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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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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
    After almost 24 hours of maneuvering, the equestrian sculpture of General Don Ignacio Allende was removed, with the intention of completely restoring it. The works at the Glorieta Allende will continue. Take precautions!
    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
    ROAD ALERT We will protect and rehabilitate the sculpture of Don Ignacio Allende, today we begin the work to facilitate the maneuver of his retirement that will be tomorrow at 8 hrs. With this action the road circuit begins and traffic lights.

    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Nov 15, 2019

    Upcoming for Nov 15, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21,
    • Jazz Festival Nov 13-17,
    • Scrap Collection Schedule Nov 14-24,
    • Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15,
    • El Buen Fin Nov 15-18,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 16,
    • Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18,
    • On PACE with Better Health Nov 19,
    • One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • ROB DUNN: Unseen Life: In Us, On Us, and All Around Us Nov 20,
    • Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Nov 24,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Dec 7,
    • Water Works,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures with Overpass Update.

    What's Happening

    San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14-21
    Today we start Playing Hearts by the @difsanmiguel where we will collect donations of blankets and new toys or in good condition for those who need it most. They will be received until November 21 at DIF facilities in San Antonio Abad.

    Jazz Festival Nov 13-17
    This week the streets and alleys of San Miguel de Allende will be full of music with the arrival of the XXV International Jazz & Blues Festival. One more wonder of #Guanajuato, cultural destination of Mexico! See the full program: https://www.sanmigueljazz.com.mx.

    That is why this 2019, with the aim that the 25th anniversary does not go unnoticed, the organizers have prepared a spectacular program from November 13 to 17, because daily at 7:00 p.m. at the historic site From the Angela Peralta Theater of the American Capital of Culture 2019, San Miguel de Allende concerts will take place. ...

    In addition to the concerts, various free activities are carried out, such as the Jazz workshop, for all audiences, where the elements that make up this musical language and audio-visual a Film Series are approached, with a selection of projections alluding to the Jazz and the blues.
    The twenty-fifth edition of the Jazz & Blues Festival arrives in San Miguel (sp).

    Scrap Collection Schedule
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15
    How to create your own vertical Eden.
    Pam and Jerry Rossing
    5 - 6:30 pm
    Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15.

    El Buen Fin Nov 15-18
    El Buen Fin seeks to revive the economy by encouraging consumption, but above all, improving the quality of life of all Mexican families.

    We call it "The Good End", not only because it is a weekend of spectacular discounts, but also because in doing so we pursue a good end: we want to use the power of consumption to revive our economy, while you as a consumer benefit Buying with the best prices of the year, everything you are always putting off.

    This year, again, the Government of Mexico and the private initiative are in solidarity with you. Take advantage of the Good End!
    The cheapest weekend of the year November 15-18

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16
    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 16
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18
    Mexico paid holiday. Revolution Day - Third Monday of November.

    Revolution Day is an official Mexican government holiday, celebrated annually in Mexico on November 20th, marking the start of what became the Mexican Revolution.
    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18.

    On PACE with Better Health Nov 19
    Mr. Haywood Hall provides training in about ten different areas of emergency medicine, including American Heart Association training. Since January of this year, he has trained 1300 campesinos in emergency medicine as it can be applied in rural areas. He is responsible for putting defibrillators in San Miguel and training many citizens in CPR.

    Join the Midday Club of San Miguel de Allende this Tuesday, November 19th, to hear a fascinating success story by Haywood Hall. Doors open at 9 AM, the meeting begins at 9:30 AM with the speaker scheduled between 9:45 and 10:15 AM. We’re located at Los Arcos at #27 Stirling Dickinson
    On PACE with Better Health.

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    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).

    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.

    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende Nov 23
    For the first time, the Festival of Traditional Cooks of the State of Guanajuato will be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    It is important to highlight that in the event that will take place on November 23rd, in the “El Cardo”parking lot, from 11:00 to 18:00 hours, there will be 11 chefs from San Miguel and 10 invited from other municipalities, offering a great diversity of dishes and drinks.
    Traditional cooks exhibition to be held in San Miguel de Allende.

    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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    Water Works
    (Yesterday) IMPORTANT: Neighbors of Col. San Rafael: it is reported that due to interconnection work. There is a lack of water in the area. Thanks for your understanding.
    (Our water is on this morning at our casa in San Rafael. I don't know if it never went off in this section or if it is back on.)

    (Yesterday) IMPORTANT: Neighbors of: San Luis Rey, Col. Insurgentes, Santa Cecilia and La Lomita, it is reported that work is being done to repair the leak in the main line of the San Luis Rey well. For this reason there is a lack of water in the area. Thanks for your understanding.

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    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. We ask for collaboration and understanding. We also recommend you schedule transfer times and consider alternate routes. #Todos_Juntos today and always, #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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
    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Nov 14, 2019

    Upcoming for Nov 14, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Jazz Festival Nov 13-17,
    • Scrap Collection Schedule,
    • San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14,
    • Anderson and Jones Joint Art Exhibit Nov 14,
    • Big Read Launch Nov 14,
    • Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15,
    • El Buen Fin Nov 15-18,
    • Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18,
    • One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 16,
    • 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

    Jazz Festival Nov 13-17
    This week the streets and alleys of San Miguel de Allende will be full of music with the arrival of the XXV International Jazz & Blues Festival. One more wonder of #Guanajuato, cultural destination of Mexico! See the full program: https://www.sanmigueljazz.com.mx.

    That is why this 2019, with the aim that the 25th anniversary does not go unnoticed, the organizers have prepared a spectacular program from November 13 to 17, because daily at 7:00 p.m. at the historic site From the Angela Peralta Theater of the American Capital of Culture 2019, San Miguel de Allende concerts will take place. ...

    In addition to the concerts, various free activities are carried out, such as the Jazz workshop, for all audiences, where the elements that make up this musical language and audio-visual a Film Series are approached, with a selection of projections alluding to the Jazz and the blues.
    The twenty-fifth edition of the Jazz & Blues Festival arrives in San Miguel (sp).

    Scrap Collection Schedule
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14
    Join to touch the hearts of those who need us these December dates.We are waiting for you this Thursday at Plaza de Los Insurgentes from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM!

    Thursday, November 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Plaza de los Insurgentes, the System for the Integral Development of the Family of San Miguel de Allende will be receiving donations of blankets or toys new or in good condition to deliver them to the most vulnerable communities.
    Google Map Link
    San Miguel DIF will start collecting toys and blankets

    Anderson and Jones Joint Art Exhibit Nov 14
    Symbolism is one aspect that joins the disparate works of Ri Anderson and Bryan Jones, two artists who will be opening a joint exhibit of their latest works at an art space on calle Hernández Macías. In many ways, the two artists’ work couldn’t be more different: Anderson’s medium is photography, while ...
    Iconic Symbols and the Bewitchment of Childhood Infuse Artists’ Joint Exhibit.

    Big Read Launch Nov 14
    Each year, the Writers’ Conference selects a book by one of the upcoming keynote speakers to be featured for the Big Read. ...

    Big Read Launch at the Regular Literary Sala Event:
    Thursday, November 14, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
    Big Read Launch Nov 14.

    Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15
    How to create your own vertical Eden.
    Pam and Jerry Rossing
    5 - 6:30 pm
    Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15.

    El Buen Fin Nov 15-18
    El Buen Fin seeks to revive the economy by encouraging consumption, but above all, improving the quality of life of all Mexican families.

    We call it "The Good End", not only because it is a weekend of spectacular discounts, but also because in doing so we pursue a good end: we want to use the power of consumption to revive our economy, while you as a consumer benefit Buying with the best prices of the year, everything you are always putting off.

    This year, again, the Government of Mexico and the private initiative are in solidarity with you. Take advantage of the Good End!
    The cheapest weekend of the year November 15-18

    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18
    Mexico paid holiday. Revolution Day - Third Monday of November.

    Revolution Day is an official Mexican government holiday, celebrated annually in Mexico on November 20th, marking the start of what became the Mexican Revolution.
    Revolution Day (paid holiday) Nov 18.

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    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).

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16
    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 16
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    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. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. We ask for collaboration and understanding. We also recommend you schedule transfer times and consider alternate routes. #Todos_Juntos today and always, #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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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  • Brief News and Views Nov 13, 2019

    Nov 13, 2019:
    • Scrap Collection Starts in SMA,
    • Four Mexicans selected for MET Opera contest,
    • Areas studied for vine planting in GTO,
    • Blade the police dog,
    • Whitney Shay blues and jazz,
    • Extortion attempts in bars and canteens in GTO,
    • Walmart says grocery baggers are not employees,
    • Mexico certified free of dog-transmitted rabies,
    • Hackers demanded $ 4.9 million from Pemex to release their information,
    • Alarming homicide figures,
    • Man dies in Venice's worst floods for 50 years as city calls for state of emergency,
    • A US federal court finds suspicionless searches of phones at the border is illegal.

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    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
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    Scrap Collection Program Starts in SMA
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    San Miguel de Allende was the headquarters to choose 4 Mexicans towards the MET Opera in New York
    Last Thursday, the Church of San Pablo was the venue to receive opera singers from Mexico who among its goals is to be part of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York (Met Opera). After listening to 46 applicants at the end 4 Mexicans managed to reach the goal ...
    San Miguel de Allende was the headquarters to choose 4 Mexicans towards the MET Opera in New York (sp).

    Study areas for vine planting in Guanajuato
    In #SanMigueldeAllende they talked about the study to determine which areas of #Guanajuato they are more viable for vine planting #Comonfort #SanMigueldeAllende #SanDiegodelaUnión #DoloresHidalgo #SanFelipe Y #Ocampo It is where there is more presence of vineyards.
    "We are going to make a study, precisely of the aptitude of the land to be able to understand what we have in that strip ( San Miguel de Allende, San Diego de la Unión, Dolores Hidalgo, San Felipe and Ocampo ) comparing it with the different varieties that they already have "said Juan José Alvarez Brunel.
    Study areas for vine planting in Guanajuato (sp).

    Blade the police dog that helped the FSPE find drugs in a car
    #Estatal Blade, the police dog of the new canine unit K9 of the @FSPE_Gto , achieved his first arrest of a narcomenudist by tracking 33 doses of drugs in San José de los Naranjos street in Salamanca.
    Blade is the name of the police dog that is part of the new Canine Unit (K9) of the State Public Security Forces. His specialized training for drug detection, allowed him to achieve the first arrest in this city of a man who was in possession of 33 doses of drugs known as ...
    Blade the police dog that helped the FSPE find drugs in a car (sp).

    Whitney Shay blues and jazz will arrive at the Juárez Theater in Guanajuato
    The State Institute of Culture in collaboration with the International Jazz & Blues Festival, presents on November 14, at the majestic Juarez Theater, the four-time winner of the "San Diego Music Award", Whitney Shay, Blues Band. The singer with a trajectory of more than 6 years, will interpret songs ...
    Whitney Shay blues and jazz will arrive at the Juárez Theater in Guanajuato.

    They also extort money from bars and canteens in Guanajuato
    Owners of bars and canteens in Celaya, Salamanca and municipalities that border on Michoacán, have been victims of attempted face-to-face extortion, so the guild organized a forum where they will be advised on how to act in these cases.

    This was announced by the president of the Confederation of Bars and Canteens of Guanajuato, Javier Quiroga López, who said that, in the last two months, three of the members of the said municipalities reported that criminals appeared in their establishments for the purpose of extorting them, although in no case was money given and only one decided to file a formal complaint.
    They also extort money from bars and canteens in Guanajuato (sp).

    Grocery baggers are not Walmart employees, company says
    Walmart Mexico has clarified that senior citizens who bag groceries are not company employees.

    The statement came in response to President López Obrador’s call last week for an investigation into what the grocery baggers are paid.

    The retired senior citizens are engaged through an agreement with the National Institute for the Elderly (Inapam) which states that they are volunteers.
    Grocery baggers are not Walmart employees, company says.
    See also: Walmart washes its hands on senior packers (sp).

    Of all Mexico’s dangers, dog-transmitted rabies is not among them
    Mexico has become the first country in the world to be certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as free from human rabies transmitted by dogs.

    The WHO and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said in a joint statement that the last cases of rabies in the country were those of two people in México state who were attacked by dogs in 2005 and presented symptoms in 2006.

    Mexico began the process to obtain rabies-free certification in December 2016.
    Of all Mexico’s dangers, dog-transmitted rabies is not among them.
    See also: Mexico, the first country free of human rabies transmitted by dogs in the world: WHO (sp).

    Hackers claimed $ 4.9 million from Pemex to release their information
    Pemex suffered a computer attack on November 10, and now hackers are asking for a ransom in exchange for releasing their information.

    The computer forensics team MalwareHunter Team tracked the screenshots shared by the company's employees on social networks, and revealed that they managed to open a negotiation and payment window, where cyber attackers requested 565 bitcoins, or 4.9 million dollars, to release the affected computers of the oil company. ...

    The hackers gave Pemex 48 hours to make the payment. However, MalwareHunter Team warns that this negotiation window is empty, indicating that the payment was not made.
    Hackers claimed $ 4.9 million from Pemex to release their information (sp).

    Homicide figures are alarmed, but deeper analysis would reveal that they are worse
    Interview with Edgar Vielma, general director of Sociodemographic Statistics of INEGI; announces the creation of a death section classified as "events of undetermined intention". ...

    The main causes of death, in general, are those related to age, due to the aging of the population currently living in the country, and the epidemiological transition. The highest mortality burden has been in chronic degenerative diseases for at least a decade, displacing communicable diseases.

    Regarding accidental and violent deaths, which is the central issue of your interest for this interview, it should be noted that those who die from these causes are mostly men whose age is between 15 and 44, and This figure triples the number of deaths of women in this age range for the same reasons.
    Homicide figures are alarmed, but deeper analysis would reveal that they are worse (sp).

    Man dies in Venice's worst floods for 50 years as city calls for state of emergency
    An elderly man has died in the worst floods to hit Venice in more than 50 years, as local authorities in the Italian lagoon city called for a state of emergency to be imposed.

    The unnamed man was killed on Tuesday night while he was trying to run electric pumps at his home on the island of Pellestrina, Alessandro Bertasi, spokesman for Venice's mayor, told CNN.
    The popular tourist destination was struck by an exceptionally high tide on Tuesday night, which peaked at 187 centimeters (73.6 inches), according to a statement by Venice's government Wednesday morning.

    The historic crypt of St. Mark's Basilica was inundated for just the sixth time in 1,200 years.
    Man dies in Venice's worst floods for 50 years as city calls for state of emergency.

    A US federal court finds suspicionless searches of phones at the border is illegal
    A federal court in Boston has ruled that the government is not allowed to search travelers’ phones or other electronic devices at the U.S. border without first having reasonable suspicion of a crime.
    A US federal court finds suspicionless searches of phones at the border is illegal.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Nov 13, 2019

    Upcoming for Nov 13, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Scrap Collection Schedule,
    • San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14,
    • Anderson and Jones Joint Art Exhibit Nov 14,
    • Big Read Launch Nov 14,
    • Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15,
    • One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 16,
    • 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

    Scrap Collection Schedule
    This Thursday, the 14th, we will start the 2nd Campaign for the Collection of domestic garbage, electronic waste and special handling waste. The route starts 8 am from Col. Guadalupe to Infonavit Aurora. #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    On Thursday, November 14, the second stage of the 'Domestic Garbage Collection, Electronic Waste and Special Management Waste' program will begin, which are obsolete electronic items or for scrap and scrap.

    This campaign will be weekly and will start this Thursday at 10 am in Calzada de la Aurora, in the Guadalupe neighborhood.

    With the intention of boosting the culture of sustainability, brigades will participate in this campaign to collect disused or discarded electronic items, such as televisions, VCRs, radios, screens and computers, among others.
    Scrap Collection Program starts in SMA (sp).

    San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14
    Join to touch the hearts of those who need us these December dates.We are waiting for you this Thursday at Plaza de Los Insurgentes from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM!

    Thursday, November 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Plaza de los Insurgentes, the System for the Integral Development of the Family of San Miguel de Allende will be receiving donations of blankets or toys new or in good condition to deliver them to the most vulnerable communities.
    Google Map Link
    San Miguel DIF will start collecting toys and blankets

    Anderson and Jones Joint Art Exhibit Nov 14
    Symbolism is one aspect that joins the disparate works of Ri Anderson and Bryan Jones, two artists who will be opening a joint exhibit of their latest works at an art space on calle Hernández Macías. In many ways, the two artists’ work couldn’t be more different: Anderson’s medium is photography, while ...
    Iconic Symbols and the Bewitchment of Childhood Infuse Artists’ Joint Exhibit.

    Big Read Launch Nov 14
    Each year, the Writers’ Conference selects a book by one of the upcoming keynote speakers to be featured for the Big Read. ...

    Big Read Launch at the Regular Literary Sala Event:
    Thursday, November 14, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
    Big Read Launch Nov 14.

    Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15
    How to create your own vertical Eden.
    Pam and Jerry Rossing
    5 - 6:30 pm
    Salon en Néctar: Vertical Gardens Nov 15.

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    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).

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16
    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 16
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    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. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. We ask for collaboration and understanding. We also recommend you schedule transfer times and consider alternate routes. #Todos_Juntos today and always, #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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
    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Nov 12, 2019

    Upcoming for Nov 12, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14,
    • Anderson and Jones Joint Art Exhibit Nov 14,
    • Big Read Launch Nov 14,
    • One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Nov 21-Dec 21,
    • Organ Festival in SMA Oct 27-Dec 18,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16,
    • Chess Saturday Oct Nov 16,
    • 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

    San Miguel DIF collecting toys and blankets Nov 14
    Thursday, November 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Plaza de los Insurgentes, the System for the Integral Development of the Family of San Miguel de Allende will be receiving donations of blankets or toys new or in good condition to deliver them to the most vulnerable communities.
    Google Map Link
    San Miguel DIF will start collecting toys and blankets

    Anderson and Jones Joint Art Exhibit Nov 14
    Symbolism is one aspect that joins the disparate works of Ri Anderson and Bryan Jones, two artists who will be opening a joint exhibit of their latest works at an art space on calle Hernández Macías. In many ways, the two artists’ work couldn’t be more different: Anderson’s medium is photography, while ...
    Iconic Symbols and the Bewitchment of Childhood Infuse Artists’ Joint Exhibit.

    Big Read Launch Nov 14
    Each year, the Writers’ Conference selects a book by one of the upcoming keynote speakers to be featured for the Big Read. ...

    Big Read Launch at the Regular Literary Sala Event:
    Thursday, November 14, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
    Big Read Launch Nov 14.

    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse Nov 21-Dec 21
    “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary ...
    One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse.

    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel Oct 27-Dec 18
    From October 27 to December 18, the 4th Organ Festival will be held in San Miguel de Allende. This edition is dedicated to RP Socorro Govea, priest of the Temple of the Oratory and great organist, most events are free.

    The Festival was born in 2016, it is a 100% Sanmiguelense independent court event. The initiators are the Organist Masters, Josue Martinez and Ramiro Granados. In this edition Master Miguel Angel Espinosa is incorporated together with Master Ricardo Castro
    The 4th Organ Festival is held in San Miguel (sp).

    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).

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 16
    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 16
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella, New time from 11am - 1pm.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    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. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

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    Partial closures for works. We ask for collaboration and understanding. We also recommend you schedule transfer times and consider alternate routes. #Todos_Juntos today and always, #SanMiguelDeLaGente.
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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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  • Special Report: The Trees, The Protestors, The City, Foreigners Detained

    Background: How did we get here?
    Previously reported on SMAFAQ as a part of Brief News and Views or Upcoming Activities and Events.

    August 18
    Mayor proposes to merchants construction of an arcade on Guadalupe Avenue
    Luis Alberto Villarreal presented the project for the construction of an Arcade (series of arches) at Avenida Guadalupe, for which the sidewalks will be expanded and the central ridge will be eliminated. ...

    This work contemplates the extension of the two sidewalks that are located in the Guadalupe Avenida of the section of San Rafael street to Insurgentes, with the placement of San Luis cobblestone [update: another translation is paving stone], as well as the extension of the vehicular stream with the hydraulic cement location; the existing central ridge will be demolished to allow greater vehicular fluidity with designated parking places and the construction of the Arcade, with a length of 220 meters from the stretch of San Rafael street to Insurgentes street.
    Mayor proposes to merchants construction of an arcade on Guadalupe Avenue (sp).

    September 14
    The Natural Cost of Beautifying Avenida Guadalupe
    Some residents are raising objections to the city’s plans to replace the decades-old shade trees on Avenida Guadalupe as part of a major reconstruction plan that will significantly alter the appearance of that section of the avenue as well as the large makeshift vendor market stationed there. In the street’s raised median ...
    The Natural Cost of Beautifying Avenida Guadalupe.

    October 3
    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).

    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).

    October 9
    The trees of Av Guadalupe leave
    #SEVAN @GobSMA confirms that Guadalupe Avenue trees will be removed from the area to remove the ridge where they rest; they need space to place concrete and the arcade they project; they will invest $8 thousand in each transplant.
    The municipality announced through a statement that according to the study and in response to dozens of proposals received by inhabitants of different colonies, neighborhoods ..., the parks and the areas where Guadalupe Avenue trees could be located and the total number of specimens that could be transplanted in these areas (were identified).

    He said that so far the following locations that would allow receiving up to 8 copies are listed...
    The trees of Av Guadalupe leave (sp).
    The 33 trees that the members of Salvemos 41 Árboles have been defending for 3 weeks, leave the avenue. The constant protests, petitions, vigilance and manifestations of characters and environmentalists who requested that the project adapt to the trees and not the trees to the project, were rejected ...
    33 trees of Guadalupe Avenue leave; will invest 8 thousand pesos in each one to transplant them (sp).
    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., October 8, 2019.- In response to the request of the inhabitants of various colonies, neighborhoods and communities that seek to adopt the 33 trees that remain on Guadalupe Avenue, the Municipal Government announces the location of the transplants

    In an unprecedented event in the history of San Miguel de Allende, the Municipal Government will carry out - for the first time - an action of this nature, which will imply a cost of 8 thousand pesos per copy.

    Before the start of the work that includes the rehabilitation with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of the arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the removal of the vehicle ridge is necessary. However, in a professional manner a diagnosis of technique and procedure was prepared to correctly perform the transplant of the specimens.
    Defined Locations Of The 33 Trees Of The Guadeloupe Avenue That Will Be Transplanted (sp).

    October 14
    Thirteen Tree Protectors Arrested; Trees being Removed
    Tree transplant in #SanMigueldeAllende and the resistance of the activists their neighbors is early Monday.
    #SanMigueldeAllende they arrested 13 activists and citizens who protected @41Arboles for "particular resistance," said police director of San Miguel de Allende, Jorge Ignacio Luna.
    With violence they remove the first of the trees, between pulls they retired Protesters who protected tree # 2. Operator of retro excavator decided to leave the machine before the violence with which they are treating the Protesters.
    The municipality began to remove the trees that had been protected for more than 22 days by a group of environmentalists, and society in general.
    SMA: The 41 trees defenders are violently evicted and arrested on Calzada Guadalupe (sp).


    Special Report: The Trees, The Protestors, The City, Foreigners Detained
    Stories listed in the order published on October 14, 2019. Foreigners in Mexico should note the bolded text below at 2:33pm.

    6:55 am
    They prevent trees from being transplanted in SMA
    At 9:00 p.m., this Sunday, October 13, 2019, machinery of the company "Aegean environmental" entered with common excavators, to start the transplant to what Neighbors and protesters prevented begin with the work.
    They prevent trees from being transplanted in SMA (sp).

    8:42 am
    SMA: The 41 trees defenders are violently evicted and arrested on Calzada Guadalupe.

    8:54 am
    #TenemosQueHablar 13 activists arrested, 1 tree
    Good morning my dear and beloved readers! what a pleasure to have you here again, reading us and starting together this week so full of emotions and eventualities that midnight today they still had us in suspense and with the red eye, pending what ...
    #TenemosQueHablar 13 activists arrested, 1 tree (sp).

    9:07 am
    Government of San Miguel de Allende detains Movement activists Save 41 trees
    On Sunday and early Monday night several clashes were raised between the protesters of the Movement Save 41 trees and elements of the Municipal Police, fourteen leaders were surprised and arrested for "Resistance of individuals"

    At approximately 9 p.m., dozens of workers from the Aegean Environmental Company, hoppers and two retro excavators began arriving at Guadalupe Avenue.
    Government of San Miguel de Allende detains Movement activists Save 41 trees (sp).

    noon
    There are only 40 trees, they uprooted one
    Agitated night lived Sanmiguelenses in defense of 41 trees , the municipal authority and the company "Aegean environmental" uprooted a tree with luxury of violence. There are 13 detainees.

    It all started from 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019 with the eviction of vehicles and the entry of backhoes, to Guadalupe Avenue , where around 300 neighbors and activists managed to retire, after slogans and dialogue with the company.
    There are only 40 trees, they uprooted one (sp).

    12:20 pm
    The Aegean Environmental company has already prepared the site where some of the trees of Av Guadalupe will be placed, it is in the middle of a field and next to it (there they cut down a tree and two nopales) in the Bellavista fractionation.

    1:41 pm
    They demand that they release the 13 protesters
    They call for a peaceful demonstration today (yesterday) at 1:00 p.m., in the city center, after the arrest of 13 citizens in the early hours of today that protected 41 trees. ...

    The meeting will be in the main garden of San Miguel de Allende at 1:00 pm today Monday October 14, 2019.
    They demand that they release the 13 protesters (sp).

    1:49 pm
    13 Activists Forcibly Removed and Arrested, Tree Removal Begins
    Early this morning, a dozen activists protecting the 41 trees on Calzada de Guadalupe were forcibly removed from the area and arrested by police. For more than 22 days, a sizeable group of activists and local citizens have been protecting the trees around the clock from being removed. The local government stated, three weeks ago, that the trees would be transplanted, though no location as to where had been announced. They announced plans to do construction on the street and would remove the trees to do so.
    13 Activists Forcibly Removed and Arrested, Tree Removal Begins.

    2:33 pm
    City Statement: The works of Guadalupe Avenue will continue in the next hours
    Before the start of the transplant works of the 33 trees located on Guadalupe Avenue, the Municipal Government reports the following:

    At approximately 9:00 PM on Sunday, October 13, the company EGEOS, responsible for the transplant, began executing the necessary actions to carry out the work, however, some protesters prevented it by arguing to seek an agreement. ...

    Given this series of actions that violate article 259 of the State Criminal Code, 12 people, 10 Mexicans and two foreigners (one German and one Colombian) were arrested, for transferring their right to the demonstration and employing physical violence opposing the authority exercise its functions of execution to a public work.

    One of the detainees, Raik N, did not prove his legal stay in the country, for which he will be made available to the National Migration Institute. In addition, he along with the Colombian woman violate Article 33 Constitutional that prohibits foreigners from meddling in the political affairs of the country. ...

    Before these acts, the work was suspended at dawn on Monday, October 14 and will be resumed as soon as the operating conditions allow.

    Yesterday the successful transplantation of a tree that was placed in the Park of the Mexiquito fractionation was achieved, which is in the optimal conditions for its growth and development.
    The works of Guadalupe Avenue will continue in the next hours (sp).

    2:44 pm
    Before the start of the transplant works of the 33 trees located on Guadalupe Avenue, the Municipal Government reports the following:

    4:00 pm
    @GobSMA He requested the presence of all the police to protect Guadalupe Avenue and continue removing the trees. Without technique and in a hurry work continues.

    6:36 pm
    This is one of the first trees that arrives in Mexiquito, we thank the neighbors for receiving this species from Guadalupe Avenue, we are sure that it will be well taken care of by the citizens of #SanMiguelDeLaGente

    8:24 pm
    So far, 3 trees have been removed in Guadalupe Guadalupe, one of which was lifeless, the Public Security elements withdrew from the place but remain in the @dif_sma Waiting for orders. This is how Avenue was this afternoon.

    10:37 pm
    12 of the 13 citizens who were arrested for caring for trees in San Miguel de Allende de @41Arboles after a long day on Monday, demonstrations, confrontations, etc ...

    10:39 pm
    They release activists who defended the trees; they have them sign a letter not to return to Guadalupe Avenue
    Free! The activists who were arrested early Monday morning on Guadalupe Avenue, in their fight to defend the 41 trees are free. His release is given under the condition of NOT returning to Guadalupe Avenue to demonstrate and accept that the trees are transplanted
    They release activists who defended the trees; they have them sign a letter not to return to Guadalupe Avenue (sp).

    11 pm
    Villarreal imprisons and criminalizes protest of environmentalists who sought to avoid woodland removal
    The environmental protest that defended a "transfer" 41 trees threatened by a public work in San Miguel de Allende, was repressed and criminalized by the government headed by the panist Luis Alberto Villarreal, whose office issued a statement justifying the arrest of 14 people for the alleged "carrying of weapons", in addition to emphasizing the presence of "foreigners" in the demonstration.

    The activists defend the trees threatened by a municipal rehabilitation work on Guadalupe Avenue, and under the charge of "private resistance" they were arrested midnight on Sunday, after the local government sent the public force to remove these people from instead, while workers tried to remove these trees, and about twenty police and other Civil Protection elements were used to defend the work.
    Villarreal imprisons and criminalizes protest of environmentalists who sought to avoid woodland removal (sp).

    11:02 pm
    Detained environmentalists released
    Tonight were released 12 of the 13 protesters arrested the first minutes of this October 14 in Guadalupe Avenue, with the condition of signing a letter where they accept the work of the municipal government.

    Shortly after 9 pm, 12 of the 13 activists detained while trying to protect the trees on Guadalupe Avenue were released.
    Detained environmentalists released (sp).

    11:17 pm
    Apparently our partners were released from @41Arboles after signing a commitment letter with the municipal government of #SanMigueldeAllende The exhibits will not interfere with the work and will be waiting for the trees to be relocated. We feel frustrated.

    11:42 pm
    City Statement: : Free 9 Detained By Work Obstruction In Avenida Guadalupe
    Nine of the protesters who were arrested by the municipal authorities after carrying out different acts of obstruction against the rehabilitation and improvement works of Guadalupe Avenue, were already released .

    This action was possible in terms of civic justice that favors mediation and conciliation when administrative offenses are committed.

    Those released are María Xóchitl Granados, Ariel Garibaldi, Esthela Calderón, Martín Chávez, Pedro Granados, Victoria Delgado, Eréndira Edith Muñoz, Carlos Heredia and Maribel Arciniega.

    In the case of the two foreign persons detained (one Colombian and one German), their legal status was left to the National Migration Institute, an entity that will be responsible for determining what is conducive.

    The release of the ten protesters occurs less than 24 hours after being sent to the separators, this as part of the interest of the local authorities to strengthen the dialogue to which he always showed disposition.

    One of the leaders of the 'Save the Trees' Movement, María de Lourdes Guerrero Castro, explained that it must be clear that violence is nowhere to be reached and that dialogue must be privileged first and foremost.

    “The message I want to give everyone is that we please calm down, that we wait for the transplants to be carried out and be vigilant (…) The police chief made an offer to donate a thousand small trees for us to raise In several places. We thank you as a movement, that we can continue our work from this new panorama that is to plant, in many places in the city, different types of trees to improve our environment. ”

    Likewise, Adolfo Cervantes Segura, another of the activists, stressed that they agreed among all and together with the authorities, to commit themselves so as not to hinder the work of this important work.

    "We have the desire that this important work be completed on time for the benefit, mainly of all the merchants in the area and for our city, we consider it so," he concluded.
    Free 9 Detained By Work Obstruction In Avenida Guadalupe (sp).

    11:48 pm
    Leader of the 'Save the Trees' Movement, María de Lourdes Guerrero Castro, explained "that violence is nowhere to be reached and that dialogue must be privileged above all." After the release of 9 detainees of Ave. Guadalupe. + information in ...
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 15, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 15, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 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

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient Oct 16
    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.

    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).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    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).


    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

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    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 19
    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.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22
    Come and find out why so many expats and snowbirds trust SkyMed and how SkyMed covers so many more medical emergency evacuation needs than any other plan.

    SkyMed Seminar:
    When: Tuesday, October 22nd at 12 NOON.
    Where: Buen Dia Cafe, Hidalgo # 42, Centro
    SkyMed: October Seminar

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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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    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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    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.
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    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

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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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 14, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 14, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 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

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

    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

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient Oct 16
    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.

    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).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    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).

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    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 19
    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.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22
    Come and find out why so many expats and snowbirds trust SkyMed and how SkyMed covers so many more medical emergency evacuation needs than any other plan.

    SkyMed Seminar:
    When: Tuesday, October 22nd at 12 NOON.
    Where: Buen Dia Cafe, Hidalgo # 42, Centro
    SkyMed: October Seminar

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    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.
    9jeojd4ox0tlbu8u.jpg
    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

    sbj00pwd7d8ybih0.png

    mcl9m6ey0ep33wz0.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 13, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 13, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 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-Nov1,
    • 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

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

    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

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient Oct 16
    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.

    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).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    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).

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    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 19
    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.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    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

    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.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov1
    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    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.
    9jeojd4ox0tlbu8u.jpg
    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

    sbj00pwd7d8ybih0.png

    mcl9m6ey0ep33wz0.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 12, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 12, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 12,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 12,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • 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,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    • 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

    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.

    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

    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 Oct 16
    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.

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    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

    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    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.
    9jeojd4ox0tlbu8u.jpg
    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

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    mcl9m6ey0ep33wz0.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 11, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 11, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • The Thriving Vegan Oct 11,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 12,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 12,
    • 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,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • 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

    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

    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.

    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.

    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 Oct 16
    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.

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    (GW: From yesterday. I don't know if this is still continuing.)
    Thursday, October 10 SAPASMA informs: for substitution work of the well of the visitor's well located in the Calle Correo corner of Recreo, vehicular traffic will be affected, starting at 6:00 AM Please use alternate roads Thank you for your understanding.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    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.
    9jeojd4ox0tlbu8u.jpg
    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

    sbj00pwd7d8ybih0.png

    mcl9m6ey0ep33wz0.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

    More in the category Activities and Events and News and Views.

    Register or sign up for our daily email digest.
  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 10, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 10, 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,
    • 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.

    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Thursday, October 10 SAPASMA informs: for substitution work of the well of the visitor's well located in the Calle Correo corner of Recreo, vehicular traffic will be affected, starting at 6:00 AM Please use alternate roads Thank you for your understanding.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    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.
    9jeojd4ox0tlbu8u.jpg
    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

    sbj00pwd7d8ybih0.png

    mcl9m6ey0ep33wz0.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 9, 2019

    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.

    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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    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.
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    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

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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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

    More in the category Activities and Events and News and Views.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 8, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 8, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Literary Sala Readings Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 12,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 12,
    • 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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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

    sbj00pwd7d8ybih0.png

    mcl9m6ey0ep33wz0.png

    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 6, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 6, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Literary Sala Readings Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 12,
    • Chess Saturday 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,
    • 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

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    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).

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 5, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 5, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day 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,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    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).

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

    More in the category Activities and Events and News and Views.

    Register or sign up for our daily email digest.
  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 4, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 4, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day 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,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    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).

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 3, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 3, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day 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,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    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).

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

    More in the category Activities and Events and News and Views.

    Register or sign up for our daily email digest.
  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 2, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 2, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day 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,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Water outage,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    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).

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Water outage
    IMPORTANT: Neighbors of the Center: it is reported that due to valve change works. There is a lack of water in the areas: - Loreto - Hidalgo - Mesones - Calzada de la Luz - Quebrada - Insurgentes - Calzada de la Aurora - Infonavit Allende THANK YOU for your understanding.
    GW: Announced yesterday, maybe completed?

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 1, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 1, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • 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

    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).

    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

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    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.

    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.

    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
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    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
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    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
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    Calle Paloma partial closure:
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    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.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
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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).

    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 30, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 30, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • RBG US Supreme Court Justice Sep 30,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • 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).

    RBG Charts the Life of a US Supreme Court Justice Who’s Become a Pop Culture Icon Sep 30
    US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known to her fans as “RBG,” was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993 as only the second woman to be nominated and confirmed to the Court. At one time, she was its only female justice. Today she is the second of four ...
    RBG Charts the Life of a US Supreme Court Justice Who’s Become a Pop Culture Icon.

    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).

    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.

    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

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    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.

    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.

    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Monday, September 30, our offices will remain # CLOSED , you can make your #PAY online http: // sapasma.gob.mx or at OXXO The operational management staff will enable a guard brigade On Tuesday we wait for you at our usual schedule 8 : 00 AM to 3:15
    ATTENTION NOTICE. On Monday, September 30, 2019, the Municipal Administration offices will remain closed. On Tuesday, October 1 they will operate on a regular basis. Thanks for your attention.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 29, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 29, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • 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,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday 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).

    As every year, an extensive program of cultural and religious activities will be in the Parish, among the most prominent are the traditional ALBORADA ...
    GUIDE so you don't miss any celebration of the party in honor of San Miguel Arcángel (sp).

    Patron saint event program
    This weekend the streets of our city will be filled with dances, incense and events in honor of our Patron Saint and the founder of our city. We invite you to live our traditions always with order and respect.

    Sunday September 29
    • Traditional Burn Of The Castle Of Once 11:00 Hours.
    • Parade Of Dances, Mojigangas And Allegorial Cars.
    • Tribute To Fray Juan De San Miguel.
    • Presentation Of La Guelaguetza 18:30 Hours.
    • Serenata 20:00 Hours..
    • Burn Of Fireworks And Piromusical 21:00 Hours.
    Patron saint event program (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.

    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

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.

    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel
    This Saturday, September 28, the traditional entrance of the Xuchiles will be held in honor of San Miguel Arcángel through the main streets of the city, for this reason the Municipal Government, through the Directorate of Transit, informs the tour of the dance group and the eviction of streets for this event. ...

    For Sunday, September 29, the dance parade begins at 11 a.m. in Cardo, Ancha de San Antonio, Zacateros, Canal, continues through Hernández Macías, Mesones and Núñez, continues through San Francisco, Main Square and Portal Allende to finish at the monument to Fray Juan de San Miguel, where at about 1:30 in the afternoon begins the delivery of awards to the participating dances in homage to this illustrious character.
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 28, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 28, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • 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,
    • 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).

    As every year, an extensive program of cultural and religious activities will be in the Parish, among the most prominent are the traditional ALBORADA ...
    GUIDE so you don't miss any celebration of the party in honor of San Miguel Arcángel (sp).

    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.

    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.

    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

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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 .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel
    This Saturday, September 28, the traditional entrance of the Xuchiles will be held in honor of San Miguel Arcángel through the main streets of the city, for this reason the Municipal Government, through the Directorate of Transit, informs the tour of the dance group and the eviction of streets for this event. ...

    For Sunday, September 29, the dance parade begins at 11 a.m. in Cardo, Ancha de San Antonio, Zacateros, Canal, continues through Hernández Macías, Mesones and Núñez, continues through San Francisco, Main Square and Portal Allende to finish at the monument to Fray Juan de San Miguel, where at about 1:30 in the afternoon begins the delivery of awards to the participating dances in homage to this illustrious character.
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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.
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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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 27, 2019

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.
    xliz9neop5ig7u7j.jpg
    34ujaoqvi59jucit.jpg
    finh67idg1z74fjm.jpg
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 26, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 26, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26,
    • David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26,
    • 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,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • 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).

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26
    Thursday 26th of September our Thematic Evening will take us to South Africa, with the theme "Big Cats, conservation of endangered species".

    5 to 8 pm.
    $800 Mx pesos.

    Monthly Fundraising Event for benefit of Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C.
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26.

    David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26
    David Mendoza and Friends ...two concerts at Bellas Artes. Wednesday September 25th, 7 pm and Thursday September 26th, 3pm.
    Steinway series events.

    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.

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

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.
    xliz9neop5ig7u7j.jpg
    34ujaoqvi59jucit.jpg
    finh67idg1z74fjm.jpg
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 25, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 25, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • 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).

    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).

    David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26
    David Mendoza and Friends ...two concerts at Bellas Artes. Wednesday September 25th, 7 pm and Thursday September 26th, 3pm.
    Steinway series events.

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26
    Thursday 26th of September our Thematic Evening will take us to South Africa, with the theme "Big Cats, conservation of endangered species".

    5 to 8 pm.
    $800 Mx pesos.

    Monthly Fundraising Event for benefit of Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C.
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26.

    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

    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.

    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.

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

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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.
    xliz9neop5ig7u7j.jpg
    34ujaoqvi59jucit.jpg
    finh67idg1z74fjm.jpg
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    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).
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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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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 24, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 24, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • 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).

    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).

    David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26
    David Mendoza and Friends ...two concerts at Bellas Artes. Wednesday September 25th, 7 pm and Thursday September 26th, 3pm.
    Steinway series events.

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26
    Thursday 26th of September our Thematic Evening will take us to South Africa, with the theme "Big Cats, conservation of endangered species".

    5 to 8 pm.
    $800 Mx pesos.

    Monthly Fundraising Event for benefit of Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C.
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26.

    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

    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.

    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.

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

    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.
    Oktoberfest.

    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

    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.

    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 .
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    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.
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    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.
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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.

    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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