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Laguna Chapalac - August 05, 2023

Open Circle

Marianne Carlson presents  the “Feria Maestros del Arte” at Open Circle Sunday, August 20, 10:30 a.m. at the Lake Chapala Society.

Lakeside’s 2023 Feria Maestros del Arte - one of Mexico’s finest folk art events - is in its 22nd year.  Feria founder and director Carlson will talk about the history of this amazing three-day fair and explain all the exciting things happening this year, especially the featured state of Oaxaca.



The Centro para la Cultura y las Artes de la Ribera (Auditorio de la Ribera) will hold a showing of short films, nominated for best fiction by the 65 anniversary of the Mexican Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences, Wednesday, August 16, 6 p.m. Showing will be “Agustina” by Luciana Herrara Caso; “Aire” by Kenya Marquez; “El Grillo” by Carlos Hernandez Vazquez; “En Cualquier Lugar” by Minerva Rivera Bolaños; and “Pitbull” by Fabian Leon Lopez.

Yard Sale

American Legion Post 7 hosts a Cases in Crisis Yard Sale fundraiser Friday, August 25, and Saturday, August 26, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The proceeds benefit the Legion’s home repair program for Mexican homeowners. Donations can be dropped off at the Legion.

Gay Games Guadalajara

The Lake Chapala Society has scheduled a planning meeting to participate in the World Games of Diversity Friday, August 25, 3 to 4 p.m. Open to all communities regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.  Information: Victor Camarena at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mexican Fiesta

The Lake Chapala Society will hold a Mexican Party, Friday, September 1, 3 p.m. at the LCS grounds, as a fundraiser for Ajijic’s 2023 public patriotic celebrations.


From 3 p.m. you can enjoy traditional Mexican food, mariachi and a sayacas show. From 5 to 6 p.m., the kids from the Ballet Folklorico Son de Mexico Infantil perform. Tickets are 500 pesos at the LCS office.


The Army, Navy & Air Force Veterans Association, ANAVETS Mexico Unit 19, will hold its third anniversary party at Torcello Restaurant in San Antonio, Saturday, September 2, 1 to 5 p.m.

An Italian buffet and live music by Mary’s Island are on the docket. Tickets, available until August 25, are 300 pesos for members and 350 pesos for non-members. Call Richard Palmer, 331-263-1161 for more information.

Workers Unite!

American Legion Post 7 Chapala celebrates Labor Day with a meal Monday, September 4, 2 to 6 p.m.

Enjoy 1/3-pound hamburgers, coleslaw, stuffed potato salad, mac and cheese and berry crisp. A 50/50 raffle and a liquor basket will be held. Music by Renee and Kiki. Tickets are 300 pesos at the Post.

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