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Welcome to oaxacacalendar.com where you will find up-to-date information about the wonderful events happening in Oaxaca, Mexico. Contact Us    

Oaxaca Spanish Magic
A Spanish language school where you will discover the magic and joy of learning Spanish in a personalized setting.
Dr. Angel Gomez
is an English speaking dental specialist trained in the U.S. He has a modern clinic and onsite lab. Consider dental work during your next visit to Oaxaca.
Amigos Del Sol

Learn Spanish and Oaxacan culture in an intimate family like setting.

We offer individual attention in classes of 3 or fewer.
ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER

Dependable, professional, courteous driver can take your group of up to 8
on tours of the Oaxaca valley

044-951-507-2383
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MEZCAL
Educational Excursions

Visit Oaxaca's quaint distilleries and learn about mezcal and pulque with skilled professional
Alvin Starkman.
Oaxaca Culinary Tours

Custom gastronomic food & drink tours for
groups of 4-16

Market Visits Cooking Classes Mole, Mezcal & Más

Quaint eateries to high end restaurants
CANFRO

Canadians in Oaxaca financially assisting local NGO's.
CRA tax receipts are available for your donations.
Place your Ad on the Oaxaca Calendar!

For more information
Contact us here

Recurring Events


AA Meeting (English)
Daily - Monday and Thursday - 7 pm Free


Also Saturday at 1 pm - All 12 step groups welcome.

518 Colon

Baseball: Guerreros de Oaxaca
7pm weekdays; 5pm weekends when in town $50 pesos for men in Centro, $25 pesos for women
Vasconcelos Stadium

Oaxaca's own AAA baseball team always includes a couple of players who had brief moments in the major league. Go for the baseball and/or go for the entertaining crowd. This is real Oaxaca! The season is April to August. Opening Day in 2015 will be April 5th (starts at 4).

Niños Heroes and Vasconcelos

Bridge Group
Weekly - Tuesday - 1 to 4 pm $20 pesos
Oaxaca Lending Library

No partner necessary. Chicago scoring with a new partner every four hands. Bridge lessons before starting at 12:15.

Pino Suárez 519

Margie's Pick

Danzón
Weekly - Wednesday - 6:30 pm Free
Zócalo

A tradition imported from Cuba, the danzón is a stately dance with syncopation. The citizens of Oaxaca gather weekly to dance and watch the dancers.


Ethnobotanical Garden Tours in English
Weekly - Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - 11 am $100 pesos
Entrance Reforma and Constitutión.

The only way to see this wonderful garden is on a tour. The tour is two hours long so come with water and sunscreen. There are also tours in Spanish which last one hour and cost 50 pesos daily at 10, 12 and 5pm. There is a tour in French on Tuesdays at 5 pm and one in German on Wednesdays at 5pm.. Arrive ten minutes before the tours to purchase tickets.


Garden Club
Monthly - 1st Wednesday Free


The Oaxaca Garden Club is dedicated to: learning, sharing and education about gardening, agriculture and nature, primarily in Oaxaca. It is achieved by regular meetings, field trips, outreach to the community and by parties. To receive the monthly notices of activities, send an email to oaxaca.garden.club@gmail.com.


Click here for the Facebook page

Hiking
Weekly - Tuesday & Friday 9 am - November thru March Minimal cost for transportation
Oaxaca Lending Library

“Hoofing It In Oaxaca” is a program of weekly hikes for adventurous gringos who hanker to explore this part of Mexico on foot. Individual outings fall into three categories: rambles through the open countryside in the Valles Centrales; visits to archeological sites in the area; and more vigorous hikes in the mountains surrounding Oaxaca City.The Oaxaca Lending Library is the rendezvous point for all of the weekly hikes. All information and a full schedule of hikes is on the Hoofing In Oaxaca website. REservations required.

Pino Suárez 519
Click here for more information

Holy Trinity Anglican Episcopal Church
Weekly - Sunday - 11 am -
Crespo 211 (between Morelos and Matamoros)

Liturgy followed by coffee hour. Information 951-514-3799


Introduction to Oaxaca
Mondays at 11 am Free
Oaxaca Lending Library

Presented by a full-time resident and member of library. They will answer questions and give their perspective on what it's like to live in Oaxaca.

Pino Suárez 519

Oaxaca is More Beautiful on a Bicycle
Weekly - Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 9 to 10:30 pm Free
Meet in front of Santo Domingo Church

Rental bicycles available at Mudo Ciebo, Qunitana Roo 2011 (between Humbolt and Gómez Farias) You must bring a passport or Oaxacan credentials. They have tandems, too!

M.Alcalá

Religious Society of Quaker Friends Meeting
Weekly - Saturday - 10 am Free

This is the winter schedule. All are welcome. For more information and location contact Lorena Cassady at lcassady@gmail.com. Para informacion en espanol: Cara Smiley: csmiley@integratedorganic.com


Spanish English Intercambios
Weekly - Saturday - 10 to noon Free
Oaxaca Lending Library

An opportunity to practice your Spanish and help a Oaxacan learn English. Just arrive at 10 and you will be paired with someone. All levels of Spanish accommodated - including beginners!

Pino Suárez 519

Sunday Tradition - Music and Food
Weekly - Sunday - 1 pm Free
San Pablo Cultural and Educational Center



Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Sustainable Living Roundtable
4th Friday of every month - 10 to 11:30 Free
Oaxaca Lending Library



Pino Suárez 519

Textile Museum - Guided Visit in Spanish and English
Weekly - Wednesday - 5 pm $10 pesos
Textile Museum



Hidalgo and Fiallo

Tour to Teotitlan del Valle
Weekly - Thursday and Saturday - 9 to 5 pm $750 pesos
Instituto Cultural Oaxaca

Travel, Learn, Fight Poverty Fundación En Vía is a non-profit microfinance organization providing tours to communities around Oaxaca where participants visit women in need of small loans to improve their lives. 100% of the tour fees are given to the entrepreneurs as an interest-free micro loan.

Av. Juárez 909

Zumba
Weekly - Sunday - 9 to 11am $15 pesos
LLano Park (Parque Juárez) - southeast corner

Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout sysem.


Upcoming Events


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I've added a new page where you'll find restaurant listings, galleries and Internet resources.

To view it click the button at the top left of the page.

Enjoy!
Margie
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Saturday September 05  10:00am $500 pesos
4 Saturdays Workshop: Lacemaking by Tamara Rivas

Textile Museum
Hidalgo & Fiallo

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Saturday September 05  10:00am ?
4 Saturdays Workshop: Bookbinding

Espacio Alternativo
Porfirio Díaz 413

Saturday September 05  4:00pm Free
Movie: Salón México

Children's Library
José López Alvarez 1342, Xochimilco

Click here for more information

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Saturday September 05  7:00pm Free
Music: Abraham Hernández, piano

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Saturday September 05  7:30pm Free
Art Opening: Sr. González - Still Life

Biblioteca Henestrosa
Porfirio Díaz & Morelos

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Saturday September 05  8:00pm Free
Music: Olivia Gorra, soprano in Bésame mucho en España

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Margie's Pick

Saturday September 05  12:00pm Free
Movie: La misma luna

Children's Library
José López Alvarez 1342, Xochimilco

Click here for more information

Sunday September 06  1:00pm Free
Music: Youth Band of Ayutla

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Monday September 07  4:00pm $300 pesos
Workshop: Basic Drawing

Gabinete Grafico
M.Bravo 216

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Monday September 07  6:00pm Free
100,000 Poets for Change

Textile Museum
Hidalgo & Fiallo
Embrioder blanket squares with a poem or line from a poem

Tuesday September 08  6:00pm Free
Discussion Group: Music of the Romantic Era

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Tuesday September 08  7:00pm Free
Movie: Cutie and the Boxer

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Tuesday September 08  7:30pm Free
Movie: Latinamérica Suena

La Jicara
Porfirio Díaz 1105

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Wednesday September 09  6:00pm Free
Movie: Juchitán, Lugar de las Flores

Bravo Photography Center (CFMAB)
M. Bravo & García Vigil

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Wednesday September 09  7:00pm Free
Art Opening: Illustrations by Shinzaburo Takeda

Ex Convento de San José
next to the Plaza de la Danza

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Wednesday September 09  7:00pm Free
Book Presentation: Mujeres, Feminismo & Arte Popular

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Thursday September 10  6:00pm Free
Movie: Visión

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Click here for more information

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Thursday September 10  7:00pm Free
Art Opening: Maricela Romo Padilla

Casa de la Cultura Oaxaqueña
González Ortega No. 403

Margie's Pick

Thursday September 10  8:00pm Free
Music: Concert Dedicated to Brahms

Biblioteca Henestrosa
Porfirio Díaz & Morelos
With Sócrates Juárez, violín; Ulises Juárez, violín; Gwendolyn Matías-Ryan, viola; Úrsula Topete, piano

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Friday September 11  5:00pm Various but not expensive
Sports: Alebrijes soccer game

Benito Juárez Stadium
Cardenas & Cuidad de las Canteras

Margie's Pick

Friday September 11  7:00pm Free
Music: Concert Dedicated to Brahms

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo
With Sócrates Juárez, violín; Ulises Juárez, violín; Gwendolyn Matías-Ryan, viola; Úrsula Topete, piano

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Friday September 11  7:00pm Free
Lecture: NAAFI

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Saturday September 12  7:00pm Free
Music: Evangelina Reyes, flute; Mario Roberto Escoto Campos, violin & Jorge Ilich Aguilar, piano

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Saturday September 12  7:30pm Free
Music: Gypsy Project, jazz

Biblioteca Henestrosa
Porfirio Díaz & Morelos

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Saturday September 12  12:00pm Free
Reinauguration of the Photography Salon

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Sunday September 13  7:00pm Free
Dance: Voz Amorfa by Tadashi Endo

Teatro Juárez
Av. Juárez at LLano Park

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Tuesday September 15  5:00pm Free
Lecture: Intro to Literary Criticism by Guillermo Santos

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507
Every Tuesday and Thursday for five weeks (10 sessions)

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Tuesday September 15  7:00pm Free
Movie: Él by Luis Buñuel

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Click here for more information

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Tuesday September 15  7:30pm Free
Movie: Cine Cosmovisión

La Jicara
Porfirio Díaz 1105

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Wednesday September 16  6:00pm Free
Movie: Mirando Hacia Dentro, La Militarización en Guerrero

Bravo Photography Center (CFMAB)
M. Bravo & García Vigil

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Thursday September 17  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Dólores de Arena (Sand Dollars)

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Thursday September 17  8:00pm Free
Movie: El hogar al revés

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Click here for more information

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Friday September 18  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Café

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Friday September 18  7:00pm Free
Lecture: Lapiztola - Urban Art

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Friday September 18  7:30pm Free
Movie: Videoartivismo Latinoamericano

Biblioteca Henestrosa
Porfirio Díaz & Morelos

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Friday September 18  8:00pm Free
Movie: Light Fly, Fly High

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Click here for more information

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Saturday September 19  8:00pm Free
Movie: Je ne suis pas féministe, mais

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Saturday September 19  12:00pm Free
Exhibition and Book Presentation: María Santibáñez

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Sunday September 20  8:00pm Free
Movie: Inside Her Sex

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Click here for more information

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Margie's Pick

Monday September 21  $250 pesos
Restaurant Week

best restaurants of Oaxaca

Special $250 peso prix fixe 3 course menus - goes to September 28th. If you have four meals you can attend the closing vela for free! The poster shows all the participating restaurants.

Sunday September 20  12:00pm Free
Music: Alejandro Córdova, guitar

Santo Domingo Cultural Center
to the left of the Santo Domingo Church on the Alcalá

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Monday September 21  10:00am $460 pesos
5 Day Workshop: Backstrap Weaving

Textile Museum
Hidalgo & Fiallo

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Monday September 21  4:00pm Free
Language Course: Mandarin Chinese

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Monday September 21  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: El Regreso del Muerto

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

Click here for more information

Monday September 21  8:00pm Free
Movie: Un film de chasse de filles Bande

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Click here for more information

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Tuesday September 22  5:00pm Free
Language Course: Zapotec of Teotitlan del Valle

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Tuesday September 22  7:00pm
Soccer: Alebrijes de Oaxaca

Benito Juárez Stadium
Cardenas & Cuidad de las Canteras

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Tuesday September 22  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: La Tiresia

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Tuesday September 22  7:00pm Free
Movie: Del olvido al no me acuerdo

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Click here for more information

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Tuesday September 22  7:30pm Free
Movie: Cine Comunitario

La Jicara
Porfirio Díaz 1105

Tuesday September 22  8:00pm Free
Movie: Art Connect

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Click here for more information

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Wednesday September 23  5:00pm Free
Movie: Las ventajas de ser invisible (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Wednesday September 23  6:00pm Free
Movie: Un Día en Ayotzinapa

Bravo Photography Center (CFMAB)
M. Bravo & García Vigil

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Wednesday September 23  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Memoria Oculta

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo
We follow the filmmaker's struggle to reconstruct a period of her life when she lost her memory.

Wednesday September 23  8:00pm Free
Movie: Kanraxël - The confluence of Agnack

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Thursday September 24  6:00pm Free
Book Presentation: Apuntes de creatividad by Susanne Brass

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Thursday September 24  8:00pm Free
Movie: Olya's Love

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Friday September 25  7:00pm Free
Lecture: Natali Toledo

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Friday September 25  8:00pm Free
Movie: India's Daughter

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Click here for more information

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Saturday September 26  5:00pm Various but not expensive
Sports: Alebrijes soccer game

Benito Juárez Stadium
Cardenas & Cuidad de las Canteras

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Saturday September 26  6:00pm Free
Music: Lidium Guitar Quartet

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Saturday September 26  7:00pm
Ayotzinapa E




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Saturday September 26  7:00pm Free
Ayotzinapa Event

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

Saturday September 26  8:00pm Free
Movie: The Supreme Price

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Sunday September 27  8:00pm Free
Movie: Ghost Empire & Singapore/Ghost Empire & Cyprus

San Pablo Cultural Center
Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

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Monday September 28  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Las Busquedas

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Tuesday September 29  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Al Final del Dia & El señor de las tres caidas

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo
Al final del dia: Three friends meet after 5 years. Although it seems that they have nothing in common, there are situations that bring them together more than they can imagine.

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Tuesday September 29  7:00pm Free
Movie: Japón

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Tuesday September 29  7:30pm Free
Movie: Cine Resistencia

La Jicara
Porfirio Díaz 1105

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Wednesday September 30  5:00pm Free
Movie: Little Miss Sunshine

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Wednesday September 30  6:00pm Free
Movie: Octubre Negro en Oaxaca

Bravo Photography Center (CFMAB)
M. Bravo & García Vigil

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Saturday October 03  5:00pm Various but not expensive
Sports: Alebrijes soccer game

Benito Juárez Stadium
Cardenas & Cuidad de las Canteras

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Wednesday October 07  5:00pm Free
Movie: Súper

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Margie's Pick

Friday October 09 
Festival Gastronónico Oaxaca 2015

until the 14th

Chefs from Spain and Guadalajara - restaurants with special menus

Friday October 09 
Oaxaca Film Fest

through October 17


Click here for more information

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Monday October 12 
International Festival of the Guitar

Escuela de Bellas Artes
until October 17th

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Wednesday October 14  5:00pm Free
Movie: Juno

IAGO- Graphic Arts Institute
M. Alcalá 507

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Saturday October 24  9:30pm Various but not expensive
Sports: Alebrijes soccer game

Benito Juárez Stadium
Cardenas & Cuidad de las Canteras

Sunday October 25  2:00am
Daylight Savings Time ends

move clocks back one hour


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Sunday November 01  7:00pm Free
Homage to José Agustín

Book Fair
Alameda de León, Zócalo

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Saturday November 07  5:00pm Various but not expensive
Sports: Alebrijes soccer game

Benito Juárez Stadium
Cardenas & Cuidad de las Canteras

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Margie's Pick

Wednesday November 11 
Instrumenta Oaxaca 2015



Goes until November 22 - A classical music festival with teachers brought from all over the world. During the day are classes and every evening concerts all over Oaxaca. Not to be missed!
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Monday November 30 
Instrumenta Oaxaca 2015 - Jazz



A week of jazz performances! All free!
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Festivals & Holidays


I do my best to be accurate but festival dates are subject to change from year to year.



Ceremony: El Grito de Dolores
Zócalo
Oaxaca

The governor of Oaxaca shouts the traditional ‘grito’ from the balcony of the Governor’s palace in commemoration of Independence Day. Massive fireworks follow. No alcohol is sold so the crowd is very family friendly.


Holiday: Independence Day
Mexico

National Holiday - most stores and all offices are closed. Parades in the morning.

Margie's Pick






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