Following is just an overview of all the events and festivities happening this week in Vallarta-Nayarit.
Movie Classics Film Series at IFC - Monday
The International Friendship Club of Puerto Vallarta continues its Monday Night Movies this season with an exciting “Hollywood Classics” Movie Series. All of these movies, stretching back to 1940, won “Best Picture” Oscars the year they were released.
The movies are only 40 pesos (with proceeds going to charity) and that includes free popcorn!
The cash bar will open at 6:30 with the movie beginning at 7:00 pm at the IFC Clubhouse.
Magic of Love by PV Mens Chorus - Tuesday and Saturday
The Puerto Vallarta Men's Chorus Valentine's gift to their audiences: Magia del Amor (Magic of Love).
This Magical Love Concert is being performed on February 8, 10 and 14, 8:00 pm, at ACT II Stages under the skilled leadership of Alfonso Lopez, the new Artistic Director of PVMC, whose debut concert Higher and Higher won acclaim in local media last December.
Kitty Bingo with Bohemia Viva - Wednesday
PuRR Project Kitty Bingo is back at the Margarita Grill and you are invited to join the fun on Wednesday, February 11.
We are very pleased to report that Andrea and Luis, the fabulous Bohemia Viva, have recovered from their recent bout with respiratory issues and will entertain us at halftime. This Argentinian couple's vocals simply sizzle with rich, sensual Latin rhythms in both Spanish and English.
Get there early for a good seat ~ tickets go on sale at 4:30 pm; the fun starts at 5:00 pm.
Lorna Luft at The Red Room - Wednesday through Saturday
Puerto Vallarta is pleased to welcome back Lorna Luft in four performances of her new show Accentuate the Positive.
Lorna will be entertaining us in the Red Room Cabaret of Act II Stages on February 11, 12, 13 and 14 at 7:30 pm.
She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and Sid Luft, and the half-sister of singer and actress Liza Minnelli.
Angeline Kyba Exhibition - Thursday
Angeline Kyba invites you to the Inauguration of "Obras Actuales" Exhibition at her Studio Gallery on Thursday, February 12 from 6:30 until 9:30 pm.
Angeline Kyba is an internationally celebrated artist whose work has been shown and collected in Canada, the United States, Germany, Great Britain, South America, France, and Mexico.
Academy Awards Screenings - Thursday through Sunday
Join the Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas Chapter for the series of Academy Awards nominated movies to begin on February 12 and continuing until February 21.
The venue for the screenings will be the International Frieldship Club in Downtown Puerto Vallarta.
Children with Cancer Breakfast Fundraiser - Friday
There is no better time to celebrate Valentine's Day than giving a child with cancer a smile and the much needed opportunity to continue his much needed treatment.
The children of CANICA in Puerto Vallarta are extending a cordial invitation to their annual breakfast to celebrate International Children with Cancer Day.
This group of 22 children with cancer are celebrating life and the fact that they have such good friends in Puerto Vallarta that always support them and help them with their medical expenses. The expenses are many and the children recognize that without their friends support they would have to interrupt their chemotherapy treatment.
The children of CANICA thank you in advance for your participation in this annual event. This annual breakfast it will take place on the 13th of February, 10:00 am, at Oscar's restaurant on the River Cuale with a beautiful view of the gardens, river and the ocean.
From the Heart by Time2Play - Friday and Saturday
Back by popular demand, Time2Play, Vallarta’s band of merry musicians announce their exciting eclectic show, "From the Heart," mixing pop, folk, blues and classical hits at the Boutique Theatre above Nacho Daddy on Friday, February 13 and Saturday, February 14.
Dinner at 5:30 and Show 6:30 pm. Get your tickets now (Dinner/Show package or Show only) for this exuberant toe tappin’ performance.
SPCA-PV High Tea at High Noon - Saturday
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you can share your love for our four-legged pals by joining us for “High Tea at High Noon” on Saturday, February 14, 2015 benefiting the SPCA de Puerto Vallarta sanctuary.
Last year's event was so successful and well attended.
Set in one of Vallarta’s most romantic locations, Puerta del Cielo - the chapel across from Hacienda San Angel, we will be dining on traditional English tea and scrumptious finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and desserts catered by the fantastic Kathy Overly. Everything was absolutely delicious last year.
Guayabitos Cultural Arts Festival - Saturday
Following tradition, this series of events will take place every Saturday during the month of February 2015.
The presentations begin at 8:00 pm on the dot at this seaside village’s main plaza and the invitation is open to all neighboring towns, as well as tourists and residents.
The Grupo de Danza Nayar kicked off the festivities on Saturday the 7th; the Falsa Orquesta Cubana will fill the night with music on the 14th; then on the 21st the Violines Internacionales Hermanos Aguascalientes will take over. Last but not least, the Circo Dragón will put on a show on February 28th.
2 K Walk & Roll 4 Kids Fundraiser - Sunday
Come join us for a leisurely 2 km walk, run or roll (bicycles, wheelchairs, etc) to benefit children in need at Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (RISE) and Sendero de Esperanza y Amor in Puerto Vallarta.
This is a definite WIN-WIN for everyone – a nice Sunday stroll with no concern for traffic since the street will be blocked off, PLUS you help can children-in-need here in Puerto Vallarta.
We'll meet at the sports stadium (across from the Sheraton) on Sunday, February 15 at 8:00 am where the registration tables will be set up and we'll have the street to ourselves until 11:00 am.
Pet Picnic Fundraiser Bucerias - Sunday
Join Amigos de Bucerias on Sunday, February 15, 3:00 until 5:00 pm, for our annual Pets Picnic Valentine Special.
We'll have light hearted competitions: dog obedience; best dressed dog; dog and owner lookalike. Entry fee for each competition is 10 pesos and we have prizes for the winners.
The event is Valentine themed and lovely hearts will be available by donation to decorate your darling – or wear your heart on your sleeve!
Food including hot dogs with all the fixings (of course!), cookies, beverages including wine and beer for sale and some lovely raffle prizes.
Farmers Markets in Vallarta-Nayarit - Every day of the week
You'll see on our Events Calendar that there is at least one Farmers Market every day of the week in different locations around the Bay.
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.
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