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Events Not to Miss This Week in Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit

Team Angels - PVAngels
November 17, 2014

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

Gourmet Festival Vallarta-Nayarit - Monday through Sunday 

Every day is gourmet in Vallarta-Nayarit from Thursday, November 13 until Sunday, November 23 with special events happening every day.

We invite you to become a part of the most important Gastronomic Festival of Mexico.

Medicare Advantage Program for Expats - Tuesday 

The American Legion Post 14 of Puerto Vallarta invites you to attend the General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, November 18, 11:00 am, at Steve's Sports Bar.
Dr. Ian from Lakeside Medical will speak about various options for Veteran’s medical benefits along with Medicare Advantage program in Mexico.

Bucerias Seniors Fundraiser Dinner - Tuesday

Come out and enjoy Tercera Edad's first Mexican cooking demonstration and a wonderful dinner and support Bucerias’ needy senior citizens on November 18 at Buzzos Restaurant from 5:00 until 9:00 pm.

Buzzo`s is located in a beautiful private garden-like setting on the upper side of the highway.

PuRR Project Kitty Bingo - Wednesday 

Don't miss PuRR Project Bingo on Wednesday, November 19, where you'll hear (and sing along to) Patsy Cline's greatest hits, as sung by local chanteuses Mikki Prost and Polly Stephens Cooper.

Our muy excelente prizes include gift certificates to some of Vallarta's best shops and restaurants, bottles of adult beverages, beautiful jewelry, and our famous multiple-pull 50/50 raffle. Los Arcos has a special food and drink menu just for us bingo players - and if we play our cards right, $1 tequila shots!

Get there early for a good seat ~ cards go on sale at 4:30 pm; the fun starts at 5:00 pm.

Mariachi Festival - Thursday through Saturday 

If you like Mariachi music, you will enjoy this festival.

The Mariachi Puerto Vallarta Festival runs from November 20-22, 2014. It promotes the tradition of Mariachi and includes many concerts and gala dinners in celebration of Revolution Day festivities.

Thursday, November 20 at 8:00 pm – Free Event - Los Arcos de Malecon, downtown Puerto Vallarta

Friday, November 21 at 8:00 pm - 450 pesos - Plaza de Toros La Paloma, Puerto Vallarta Hotel Zone

Saturday, November 22 at 8:00 pm – 650 pesos - Oscar’s Restaurant on the Rio Cuale

Mercado del Pueblo in Sayulita - Friday

Opening day for the 6th season of Mercado del Pueblo in Sayulita, Riviera Nayarit was November 7th! We are so happy to be the inspiration for other markets and part of offering local, organic products in the Bahia de Banderas!

In addition to providing natural, organic, and unique products, the Mercado has become a critical, weekly event that brings together friends, food, live music, and education to its residents and visitors.

Join us in Sayulita every Friday from November through April at 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Half-Marathon & 10K in Nuevo Vallarta - Saturday

Whether you’re lacing up running shoes to compete or heading to the route in flip-flops as a spectator, you won’t want to miss the 6th Annual Touristic Half-Marathon and 10K slated for November 22, 2014, 7:00 am.

Aside from the scenic route, road race is appreciated for its field cap of 1,100 participants. In 2013, some 800 runners hit their strides in the globally recognized race that is fully supported by the Mexican Federation of Athletics Association.
Adult Bingo at the Palm Cabaret - Sunday

Join us for a wild night - the first Adult Bingo of the season with the cast of “Greater Tuna” (Tracy Parks and Chaz Weathers) calling the numbers and handing out some very special adult prizes.

Join us at the Palm Cabaret on Sunday, November 23. 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.

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 Banderas Bay American Legion Post 14

  Learn more about Bucerias Tercera Edad Senior Support

  Learn more about PuRR Project No Kill Feline Shelter/Adoption

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