The Centro Cultural Ajijic (CCA) is pulling out the stops for a jam-packed program of activities marking its 17th anniversary.
The celebration kicks off Saturday, August 20, 5 p.m., with the opening of Original Selfie, a collective show of self-portraits created by local artists.
Sunday, August 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a painting workshop for children will be held on the esplanade outside CCA on the north side of the plaza.
Tuesday, August 23, 6:30 p.m., features a performance by the music trio La Pura Piña.
Wednesday, August 24, an art auction starts at 3:30 p.m., followed by a poetry reading by Oskar Santoscoy at 6:30.
Thursday, August 25, 5 p.m., guests from Lagos de Moreno will lead a workshop on popular songs and poetry.
Friday, August 26, 5 p.m., the Camerata Juvenil youth orchestra from Lagos de Moreno’s Centro Cultural Manuel González Serrano will appear in concert.
Saturday, August 27, 6 p.m., the Chapala government´s Ballet Folklórico troupe takes the CCA stage.
Sunday, August 28, 6 p.m., the spotlight turns on a concert by Coro Redes y Cantos de Chapala, the dynamic choral group coming off the 42nd anniversary of its founding and 36 years performing under the wing of Jalisco’s Culture Secretariat.
Friday, September 2, 5 p.m., the program picks up again with a concert of operatic music by tenor Ezequiel Ojeda, which has a 100-peso admission charge.
Saturday, September 3, 4 p.m., brings the opening of a new collective art exhibit featuring watercolors by members of the Sociedad Jalisciense de Acuarelistas.
Sunday, September 4, noon, the CCA calendar closes across town with the inauguration of the second exhibit of legacy art at the Ajijic Museo de Arte, Privada Flores Magón 3.