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Chapala to publish tome of local legends

In the interest of preserving local folk history, Chapala’s Historical Archives recently sponsored a contest to compile a written collection of tales that have been passed down orally from generation to generation.

Tapatios relish summer’s day at the lake

A crowd of approximately 150 people made up primarily of day trippers from Guadalajara enjoyed a serene day of activities at the edge of Lake Chapala during the Tarde de Verano held June 22 at the La Floresta home of longtime lakeside resident Alejandra Collignon.

Lively harp fest draws full house

The Harps, Psalteries and More music festival, held on Tuesday, June 28 at Chapala’s Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo, attracted an enthusiastic full-house audience for more than eight hours of uninterrupted, unbridled song and dance.

Celebrations for San Juan Bautista

Traditional festivities honoring patron saint St. John the Bapitist will be in full swing this weekend in San Juan Cosala, continuing through Monday, June 24.

Benefit concert at Technical School

The Tecnologico Chapala (technical school) on the Libramiento will host a performance by the Orquesta Tipica de Autlan on Wednesday, June 19 to raise funds for students with limited economic resources.