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Chamber of Commerce Xmas bazaar

Although there are various Christmas markets dotted around the Guadalajara metropolitan area – the Refugio market on Avenida Federalismo being the largest – some shoppers may prefer to search for seasonal decorative items and other yuletide merchandise in more tranquil surroundings.

Priest with pastoral care background starts at St. Mark’s

When Michael Schirmacher greets people at St. Mark’s Anglican/Episcopal Church in Guadalajara, he is as likely as not to ask, “How are you?” He confirms that his propensity for this particular greeting, common enough in everyday life but perhaps a bit unusual for a priest, probably stems from his background in pastoral care at hospitals.

Traditional Mexican food in Metro Park

Fans of “traditional” Mexican food should make a bee line for the Parque Metropolitano this weekend, for the 6th Encuentro Regional de Comida Tradicional, organized by the Jalisco Culture Department.

Medieval goings-on at Centinela

A Medieval Festival sponsored by Zapopan city hall offers fun for all ages Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 in the Parque del Centinela to the north of the metropolitan area.

Pet Weekend at Expo Guadalajara

Animal lovers will get a kick out of Expo Pet Weekend, scheduled Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 at Expo Guadalajara.

Day of the Dead market gruesome as ever

As Guadalajara gears up for the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) celebrations next weekend, the traditional market in Parque Morelos is once again open for business, selling all manner of traditional foods, toys, trinkets and materials for altars.