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Nov. 3 Puerto Vallarta News Brief & Weekend Events
Banderas News Team

There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Puerto Vallarta news, a few community announcements and a couple of this weekend's events that you won't want to miss.

Volcanes Kids Education Project Benefit at Casa Karma

On November 9, Casa Karma Boutique Hotel will host a a very special evening benefiting the Volcanes Project, a non-government funded English and computer program that helps poor Puerto Vallarta students develop key qualifications for future employment opportunities - free of charge.

'Kukur Tihar' - A Celebration of Dogs in Puerto Vallarta
María Francesca

Because they are loyal, bathe us with kisses, make us laugh and accompany us on our journey through life, the Puerto de Luna Pet Friendly & Family Suites will host Puerto Vallarta's second annual 'Kukur Tihar,' a festival of Hindu origin that pays tribute to dogs, on November 5 from 5-9 pm.

62nd Puerto Vallarta Billfish Tournament, Nov, 15-18
Richard Dangler

The 2017 Puerto Vallarta International Sailfish and Marlin Fishing Tournament is scheduled to take place November 15-18 in the waters of Banderas Bay. Now in its 62nd year, it is considered one of the city's most important yearly events, attracting fishermen from all over the world.

Winter is Watchable Wildlife Season in Riviera Nayarit
Cristina Ibarra

Riviera Nayarit, home to nearly 200 miles of beaches along the Pacific Ocean framed by the rainforest covered Sierra Madres, is brimming with carefully protected wildlife. From sea turtles & whales to crocodiles & birds, getting a look at the beautiful creatures is a must when visiting.

Mexico's Hot Spots are Open & Ready to Welcome You
Travel Pulse

Despite being impacted by multiple earthquakes and hurricanes in recent months, the Mexico Tourism Board reiterated Monday that all of its tourism destinations - including Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Cancun and the Yucatan, among others - are open for business.

TREG's Donna Davies Hosts Scala Residences Open House

Searching the Internet for just the right property can be frustrating, so Timothy Real Estate Group's Donna Davies will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 4th at Scala Residences, a fun, newly-renovated, urban style building in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Puerto Vallarta Observes Veterans & Remembrance Day

The American Legion Post 14 invites all American, Canadian, and Mexican citizens to join them in remembering and giving thanks to our veterans on November 11 at 11:00 am. This year, the service will be held at a new location: Parque Hidalgo in downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Amapas Neighborhood Association 'Welcome Home!' News
Tom Swale

The Amapas Neighborhood Association (ANA), a group of Mexican and ex-pat residents and business owners that work together to enhance the quality of life through improvements in security, streets and infrastructure, brings us up to date this summer's progress in Colonia Amapas.

Join Paddle Zone for a Full Moon Paddle to Los Arcos

Experience the fun and adventure to be had on the Southern shores of Puerto Vallarta this weekend! Join Paddle Zone on Saturday, November 4, for their first annual birthday party on Mismaloya Beach, then stick around for a full moon paddle to Los Arcos Marine Park.

Mexican Wine Shop & Concierge Service Comes to Vallarta
Banderas News Team

Uncork Mexico, a new wine shop and concierge service launched in 2017, offers residents and visitors of Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias the opportunity to participate in guided wine tastings, and to purchase delicious wines at reasonable prices with their wine concierge service.

Kaiser Maximilian's Vallarta Festival Gourmet Guest Chef
Laura Gelezunas

Fresh from his win as one of the best young chefs in Western Europe, Stefan Glantschnig will be preparing innovative cuisine at Restaurant Kaiser Maximilian during the 23rd Festival Gourmet International Vallarta. Don't miss his Chef's Table dinner on Tuesday, November 14 at 8 pm.

ExPats in Vallarta November Happy Hours and Events
Sara Wise

ExPats in Vallarta, a totally social group offering informal fellowship and assistance for Expat residents, or visitors considering living in the area, will be hosting three Happy Hour gatherings (Nov. 14, 21, 28) and two Special Event Dinners (Nov. 16 & 30) during the month of November. Join us!

International Friendship Club: A Warm Welcome to All

The International Friendship Club welcomes visitors and old friends back to Puerto Vallarta for another season of having a good time while doing good. Last year IFC members had a lot of fun while helping children in the Banderas Bay area, and we expect to do the same this season.

Vallarta Has Something Fun for Everyone in November
María Francesca

Last weekend marked the start of a series of activities taking place in Puerto Vallarta over the coming weeks. From the city's Dia de Los Muertos Festivities to cultural, culinary and sporting events, there is something for everyone to enjoy throughout the month of November.

State and Municipality Work Hand in Hand for Education
Lorena Sonrisas

During last week's EDUCA meeting, Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña reaffirmed his commitment to improving education in Puerto Vallarta where, hand-in-hand with the federal and state governments and private initiatives, his efforts to address the different needs of schools and students continue.

Charity Bingo at Nacho Daddy Every Other Wednesday
Marie Callan

Are you ready for some BINGO? A new season of Charity Bingo returns to Nacho Daddy on November 8, 2017, and will be played every other Wednesday at 4:00 pm to raise money for two Puerto Vallarta non-profit organizations: Pasitos de Luz and the Colina Spay & Neuter Clinic.

Vallarta Men Make a Stand Against Domestic Violence
Marie Callan

The organizers of What a Drag! are so proud of the #metoo movement that is sweeping the world. We are all better when women speak up against violence. If you want to go further, you can support the Banderas Bay Women's Shelter by attending 'What a Drag! 2018' on February 18.

International Friendship Club Improving Kid's Lives
John Warren

Puerto Vallarta's International Friendship Club (IFC) is a club of English-speaking residents and visitors who volunteer their time, their homes or their money to help kids around Banderas Bay. Learn how you can help the IFC improve the health, education and culture of Mexican children.

Día de Los Muertos Festival at Biblioteca Los Mangos
Paco Ojeda

Intent on preserving Mexico's traditions, Puerto Vallarta's Centro Cultural Biblioteca Los Mangos will host a Day of the Dead Festival on Saturday, October 28 at 7:00 pm. Come enjoy a host of family-friendly activities, including singing, dancing, music, storytelling, a Catrina contest, and more.

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