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

Team Angels - PVAngels
November 6, 2017


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

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

World Sailing Forum Live Stream - Monday

Hosted by broadcaster Alec Wilkinson in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the forum will be streamed live across the World Sailing Network on November 6.

The forum will be streamed live across the World Sailing Network. Wilkinson will welcome leading influencers before a panel session where followers will be invited to join the discussion and post questions to the panel using #UnitingOurSport on social media.

Follow live from 14:30 - 18:00 local time, 19:30-23:00 UTC on Monday 6 November.

Free Spanish for Seniors at CUCosta - Monday and Thursday

In this Spanish for Foreigners course you will be able to learn and practice Spanish. Classes will be taught at the CUC campus in Ixtapa (just north of the PV airport).

Intermediate level classes will be held on Monday from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm.

Basic level classes will be held on Thursday from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm.

Classes will begin on Monday, November 6, 2017 and will finish at Easter 2018 (April 1).

This is an opportunity for you to learn Spanish at no cost to you.

Brunch Tour at Corazon de Nina - Tuesday

The Corazon de Nina is a home for abused, abandoned, neglected children. The home receives no government support and is sustained through fundraisers and donations. We currently have 43 children including a 6 week old baby.

Every Tuesday in high season from November 7 until March 27, 10:00 am until 12:00 noon, visitors will enjoy a guided tour of the Corazón facility, hear the story of Corazón, and engage in discussion with the other visitors and staff.

A delicious brunch is offered as part of every tour.

Charity Bingo at Nacho Daddy - Wednesday

Join us on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 for our first seasonal CHARITY BINGO!

We hope you'll join us every other Wednesday. Cards go on sale at 3:00 and the games begin at 4:00.

Game dates are November 8 & 22, December 6 & 20, January 3, 17 & 31, February 14 & 28, March 14 & 28, and the final game of the season will be April 11.

All proceeds support Colina Spay and Neuter (free spay and neuter services for cats and dogs to those who are unable to pay) and the children of Pasitos de Luz (non-profit organization that provides care and rehabilitation for disabled children from low-income families in Puerto Vallarta).

Come play Bingo, have fun, support these amazing charities and enjoy the great atmosphere, food and beverage specials!

9-1-1 Calendar Launch Party - Thursday

Puerto Vallarta firefighters, lifeguards and police will set off some sparks Thursday night, November 9th at Paco’s Ranch (Ignacio L. Vallarta 237) in Colonia Emiliano Zapata.

Festivities begin at 7:00 pm (6:30 pm for sponsors) and will include 2-for-1 drinks, live entertainment by Amy Armstrong, raffle, mini-auction and, of course, appearances by our calendar models.

The sizzlin' 14-month calendar, featuring U.S., Canadian and Mexico holidays, will be on sale for just 250 pesos at the November 9th kick-off as well as at Saturday’s Farmers Market at Lazaro Cardenas Park.

This year’s donation will be earmarked for the purchase of state-of-the-art digital radios for the first-responders. Critical response time for 9-1-1 emergency calls will reduce greatly with this equipment. Organizers, Tim Longpre and Gary Green, anticipate raising over 400,000 pesos.

XXIII International Gourmet Festival - Friday thru Sunday

This festival celebrates 23 years of positioning Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Tepic at the top of the international culinary world. It will include the participation of internationally renowned chefs in charge of bringing in new ideas to the table. Over 30 restaurants and hotels will be involved, transforming the destinations into a showcase of Mexico’s gastronomy, entertainment, culture and tourism.

PuRR Project Garage Sale - Saturday and Sunday

PuRR Project’s 4th annual garage sale will be on Saturday and Sunday, November 11-12, with all proceeds benefiting the 180+ furry residents of the PuRR Project shelter.  

Among the items for sale are three HP printer/copier/scanners, two flat-screen TVs, Travel Ease Play Pen with bassinet, Laura Burch California King feather mattress, Krup coffee/espresso maker, Mr. Coffee 12-cup programmable coffee maker, luggage, tons of books, CDs and DVDs, decorator pillows, lamps, mirrors, artwork, lots of gently-used men’s and women’s clothing, purses, jewelry, mucho mucho mas! You name it,…we probably have it! Get there early for the best selection!

We welcome you to come and shop for your personal treasures on Saturday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm and on Sunday from 9:00 am until noon.

The location is Gaviotas #143 in Marina Vallarta (turn into the Marina at the whale statue; take the first right onto Pelicanos; the next right is Gaviotas).

Chris Kenny & MexiCanada - Sunday
    
The band consists of four Mexicanos and one Canadian. MexiCanada has taken the resources available to them to create a unique show of English with Spanish and Mexican additions.

You can catch Chris Kenny and MexiCanada on Sundays at Incanto on November 5, 12 and 19 at 8:00 pm.

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 about Corazon de Nina Shelter for Girls & Boys

  Learn about Colina Spay and Neuter Clinic for Dogs & Cats

  Learn about Pasitos de Luz Day Care for Special Needs Children

  Learn about Bomberos de Puerto Vallarta (Fire Department)

  Learn about PuRR Project No Kill Feline Shelter/Adoption

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