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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
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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
Alcalá and Constitución

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. **with the protestors in the zócalo the location may vary - listen for the marimba music**

next to the Pañuelta

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 $655 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.

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Margie
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Saturday May 23  7:00pm Free
Lecture: Avneturas de Ratón "zito"

La Jicara
Porfirio Díaz 1105

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Saturday May 23  7:30pm Free
Reading: Stories of Jaime Muñoz de Baena

Biblioteca Henestrosa
Porfirio Díaz & Morelos

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Monday May 25  4:30pm there is a fee
5 Day Workshop: Sculpting in Paper Maché

Zegache Tallers Comunitarios
5 de Mayo 412

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Monday June 01  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Pulp-A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

Click here for more information

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Monday June 01  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Cheatin

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Thursday June 04  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: 20 000 Days on Earth

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

Click here for more information

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Friday June 05  6:00pm Free
Lecture: La Guadalupana como modelo: Diseño divino, dechado humano

EthnoBotanical Garden
Reforma & Constitución

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Monday June 08  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Timbuktu

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

Click here for more information

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Tuesday June 09  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: Boyhood

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Wednesday June 10  7:00pm $30 pesos
Movie: HuicholesL Los Últimos Guardianes del Peyote

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Wednesday June 17 
Catapulta Festval

all over Oaxaca

Social Innovation. Forum. Music. Film. Talks. DJ Sets. Site Visits. Pitches. Street Art.
Click here for the schedule

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Wednesday June 17  6:30pm Free
Music: Chamber Orchestra of the Belles Artes (OCEBA)

Belles Artes School of UABJO
Morelos & Plaza del la Danza (second left as you go down the stairs from Morelos)

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Thursday June 18 
Catapulta Festval

all over Oaxaca

Social Innovation. Forum. Music. Film. Talks. DJ Sets. Site Visits. Pitches. Street Art.
Click here for the schedule

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Thursday June 18  8:00pm Free
Music: Chamber Orchestra of the Belles Artes (OCEBA)

Biblioteca Henestrosa
Porfirio Díaz & Morelos

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Friday June 19 
Catapulta Festval

all over Oaxaca

Social Innovation. Forum. Music. Film. Talks. DJ Sets. Site Visits. Pitches. Street Art.
Click here for the schedule

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Friday June 19  7:00pm Free
Music: Chamber Orchestra of the Belles Artes (OCEBA)

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

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Saturday June 20 
Catapulta Festval

all over Oaxaca

Social Innovation. Forum. Music. Film. Talks. DJ Sets. Site Visits. Pitches. Street Art.
Click here for the schedule

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Monday July 06  9:00am $10,000 pesos
2 Week Workshop: Slumping and Casting Glass

Xaquixe
Magdelana Apasco, Etla
Monday to Friday from 9 to 5pm - Sign up at their store 5 de Mayo 412

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Friday July 31  6:00pm Free
Lecture: Fray Andrés de Olmao

EthnoBotanical Garden
Reforma & Constitución

Sunday October 25  2:00am
Daylight Savings Time ends

move clocks back one hour


Festivals & Holidays


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



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Guelaguetza
Guelaguetza Stadium
Oaxaca

Another performance at 5 pm. Presentation of the traditional dances of the villages of Oaxaca danced by delegations from each village. There is an alternate Guelaguetza and other events during this period.
Click here for the promotional video

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Guelaguetza
Guelaguetza Stadium
Oaxaca

Another performance at 5 pm. Presentation of the traditional dances of the villages of Oaxaca danced by delegations from each village. There is an alternate Guelaguetza and other events during this period.


Margie's Pick


Ceremony: The Blessing of the Animals
Merced Church
Independencia & Miguel Doblado

Animals and their human keepers are there to celebrate the feast day of San Ramón de Nonato, patron saint of women in labor, persons falsely accused and keeper of animals. Expect to see many pets in costumes.


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.

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