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Events Not to Miss This Week in Vallarta-Nayarit

Team Angels - PVAngels
March 7, 2016

Following is just an overview of all the events and festivities happening this week in Vallarta-Nayarit.

Adult Bingo at The Palm - Monday

Come play Bingo with us at The Palm Cabaret on Monday, March 7.

Newcomer to the Vallarta entertainment scene Zoe Lewis will be calling the numbers! Known as a “A Band in a Body,” Zoe plays jazz, jump jive, Latin grooves, swing, international folk, and funk originals on everything from the piano to the spoons! Her show “Vaudeville to Vallarta” is now showing at The Palm.

Bingo cards go on sale at 3:30 pm and the fun starts at 4:00.

We have special "adult" prizes, free popcorn, a 50/50 raffle and cash bar.

Proceeds benefit the 150+ cats residing at PuRR Project, a no-kill feline sanctuary north of Puerto Vallarta.

Ceviche & Aguachile Market at the Pier - Tuesday

Every Tuesday there is a Ceviche and Aguachile Market taking place on Francisca Rodriguez, the walk-street leading to the Los Muertos Pier in Old Town Puerto Vallarta.

Come and enjoy a variety of ceviche and aguachiles prepared by neighbors, merchants and restaurateurs of the region in this culinary and cultural weekly event.

Enjoy an amazing variety of culinary delights such as coconut shrimp ceviche and return each Tuesday throughout the season between 12:00 and 4:00 pm to sample all the delicious selections while being entertained by live music.

Spring Concert & Dinner Fundraiser - Wednesday

Vallarta’s popular mixed voice show choir presents "Higher Ground" a Spring Bouquet of Music and Song featuring exuberant numbers by special guest students of Alas Escuela de Canto (Alas Singing School).

The SYNG! Choir lets their voices soar with a wide range of entertaining choral music including Gospel, Broadway, and Classical.

“Higher Ground” is a fundraiser for Boutique Theatre's renovations, Puerto Vallarta’s only community dinner theatre.

We hope you'll join us on Wednesday, March 9 at the Boutique Theatre with dinner at 5:00 and the concert beginning at 6:00 pm. You can opt for the show only.

Patsy Cline Dinner Show Fundraiser - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Join Amigos de La Cruz on March 9, 10 and 11 for an evening of fun at the Dinner Show Fundraisers, a Benefit for FREE 3-week Summer School for the La Cruz children.

The evening begins at 5:00 with a Prix Fixe Pre-Theater Dinner at Octopus's Garden. You don't need a reservation so just show up with 200 pesos to enjoy Tossed Salad with Mango-Peach Dressing, Arrachera Fajitas with Zucchini Parmesano, and Bread or Tortillas.

Then, we'll wander across the street for the 6:30 pm show at the former La Cascada Restaurant (61 Coral Street) where your donation tickets of 150 pesos will include the show and 1 wine/beer/or soda. Pastries, Cakes, Spiked Coffee Drinks, Beer, Wine will be available for purchase.

"A Glimpse of the Real Patsy Cline" will star LaDonna Schmidt and Sherry Jacobs.

Banderas Bay International Regata - Wednesday through Sunday

Like to race? Like to party? Enjoy great scenery? You Are Invited to Banderas Bay Regatta XXIV.

It is with great pride that I announce that the 24th Annual Banderas Bay Regatta is scheduled to take place March 9-13, 2016.

Join us for this fun filled week of music, good food, great camaraderie, and great racing.

Chacala Music and Art Festival - Thursday through Sunday

Something Magical & Musical is happening at the heart of Riviera Nayarit, in the crown jewel village of Chacala-by-the-sea … a four day & night celebration of music … a festival … an unforgettable bringin’-in-the-spring fling!

One night in March, 2012 at a Friday night roof-top reception, a group of attendees began to break out in song, regaling the crowd spontaneously with music from Broadway Musicals. The group began to realize that Chacala might just be a perfect place to celebrate music and other arts: thus was borne the Chacala Music Festival.

This year, the Chacala Village Festival will take place from March 10-13, 2016.

Diva by Kim Kuzma at The Palm - Friday

Kim breaks out of her standard show design for the first time in an absorption in the music of Annie Lennox. Never before in her long successful career has Kim taken the stage with an accompanist and delivered a solid show of one singer's work. She revealed that since she was a little girl, this singer was her idol and she fashioned herself after her career. This wonderful singing star was her role model since Kim was a child in a trailer park in Dawson Creek, Canada. Annie unknowingly made Kim a singer, not a waitress or office worker. She grew to learn that her inner core was filled with the desire to sing tunes of varying types, though soulful blues was front and center.

Kim Kuzma will be performing "Diva" at the Palm Cabaret at 9:30 on March 11 & 18 with the final performance at 4:00 on March 22.

Bohemia Viva at the Palm Cabaret - Saturday

Puerto Vallarta’s favorite Argentinian singers, Luis Lujan and Andrea Mottura of Bohemia Viva! helped launch our 16th season at the Palm Cabaret with their signature sizzling Latin rhythms and sensual acoustic harmonies. Whether playing classic hits, or modern favorites, in both English and Spanish, Bohemia Viva! always brings the house down!

Bohemia Viva opened at the Palm Cabaret in Old Town Vallarta on November 19 with only two shows remaining for this season on March 12 and 19 at 7:00 pm.

Giselle Ballet Spring Concert - Sunday

The Puerto Vallarta Chamber Orchestra and the Youth Orchestra will join forces with the local Ballet School to bring the Spring Concert 2016.

Save the date of Sunday, March 13 at 7:00 pm for the Spring Concert presentation of the Giselle Ballet.  

The classic and romantic ballet of Giselle is a masterpiece of the romantic era and written by Adolphe Adam and is a beautiful story of love and tragedy which was first performed in Paris in 1841.

Farmers Markets in Vallarta-Nayarit - Every day of the week

There's a lot more going on in Vallarta-Nayarit this week, so check out our Events Calendar.

Another way to spend some very worthwhile time in Vallarta-Nayarit is to volunteer at one of the Banderas Bay non-profits that will welcome you with open arms. It will make you feel good too! You will see the tabs above for all the categories.

  Learn more about PuRR Project No Kill Feline Shelter/Adoption

  Learn more about Amigos de La Cruz

  Learn more about Boutique Theatre Performing Arts Centre

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