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Los Mangos Library 20° Annual Art Auction February 20
It's time for the yearly 'Subasta de Arte' at the Puerto Vallarta Public Library, Biblioteca Los Mangos. Set to take place from 6-9 pm on February 20, 2020, this will be the 20th annual art auction & sale - and the library's biggest fundraising event of the year.
Casa Vaquera: A Great Source of Mexican Sombreros
It is always nice to see folks opening businesses that address a specific niche, particularly when there are not many local sources for a particular line of products. When I learned that an acquaintance had opened a Mexican sombrero store in Pitillal, I had to go take a look!
Mexico City, a Megalopolis' War on Plastic Bags
Paper cones have been traditionally used by shoppers in Mexico City for carrying spices and grains. Now these plastic-free alternatives are making a comeback, along with straw baskets and reusable cloth bags, after a ban on plastic bags entered into effect in the megalopolis on Jan 1.
RISE for Fashion: Di Vino Dante, Deja New, and You!
Make plans now to attend the RISE for Fashion event on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Di Vino Dante. This fabulous ladies' luncheon and Deja New fashion show will benefit the Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (R.I.S.E.) children's shelter in Puerto Vallarta.
Shopping for Oaxaca Textiles in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Walking down Aquiles Serdan on Vallarta's south side, a new shop beckoned me in with floor to ceiling shelves laden with multi-colored rugs & tablecloths and pillows in rich earth tones. I was in the new showroom of Casa Oaxaca, where art and home decor reign.
June Rosen Lopez Valentine's Jewelry Party, Feb 8 & 9
June Rosen Lopez is opening up her home gallery in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta on Feb 8 and 9 from 1-7 pm for her Annual Valentine's Day party! Everyone is invited to stop by and see her new jewelry collection, visit with friends, and find a Valentine's Day gift or two.
Historic El Centro with Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours
Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta as you walk the historic district with a native English speaker and resident whose love of the city is evident through the fascinating insights you hear. Walk the cobblestone streets while absorbing the sights, smells, and sounds of daily life.
February FUNdraisers for R.I.S.E. Children's Shelter
Last weekend's bazaar was a huge success. Thank you, Puerto Vallarta, for supporting the children at Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza! February will be fantastic, with two fun events planned: the Int'l Food Festival at Fidencio's and the RISE for Fashion luncheon at Di Vino Dante.
Exploring the Saturday Market on Vallarta's Libramiento
Several open air markets take place in Puerto Vallarta on different days of the week, but perhaps the most noticeable is the Saturday tianguis that takes place along the Libramiento. It may not look like much as you are driving by, but the tianguis extends around an entire block.
Online Auction Benefits PV's Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic
PEACEAnimals is raising money for the continuation of free mobile spay/neuter clinics in Puerto Vallarta via an online auction. Approximately 50 items are being auctioned off, from art and collectibles to gift certificates for hotels, restaurants, tours and salon services.