Calendar of Events

January 23, 2017

Monday to Saturday. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Rancher’s market in Todos Santos. Featuring home made products from rural areas. Artisanal cheeses, organic chicken and eggs, liqueurs and virgin honey, as well as handicrafts such as furniture made with regional woods, leather goods and clay pottery all made by ranchers’ hands. The Mercado (market).Todos Santos on Calle Morelos between Rangel and Cuauhtemoc inside the San Diego Feed StoreEvery Monday, 8.30 am Pickleball in San Jose. Contact rondumbarton@gmail.com

Mondays, 4:30 p.m. Paint Party at Pez Gordo gallery with painting lessons and more art-focused activities. Fee includes all materials and guided instruction. www.paintcabo.com for more information. Every Tuesday at 8 a.m. Rotary Club at the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar resort. In the Chapel. RSVP: 172-0009 y 172-0010

Every Tuesday 9am to 1pm at El Chamizal (Paseo de Los Marinos St. almost on the corner of Calle Goleta) in San Jose. Liga MAC’s used bookstore and thrift shop. All the way through until April.

Every Tuesday and Saturday 8 am to 1 pm. La Paz organic market. Postal Park, Constitucion and Madero streets. Free.

Every Wednesday. 7:00 am – 12:30 pm. The Organic Market at Pedregal. Fresh, organic produce, coffee, fish, seafood, eggs, whole lambs, (Little Bo Peep!) pigs, (Porky? Is that you?) handicrafts, plus breakfast and lunch at Penny Lane’s Café.

Every Wednesday. 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Bike ride in San Jose. Free if you bring your own bike, or rent from Sportia bike store. Form up at Plaza del Pescador in San Jose, across from the Royal Solaris hotel at 7:15 pm. (624) 130-7159. info@sportia.mx

Every Wednesday. 5:00 to 10:00 pm. Art Day. At El Merkado, the Koral Center in Cerro Colorado. Art, paintings, books, live music. 

Every Wednesday until April. Organic and artisans market. 9:00 am to Noon. At La Esquina.Organic eggs, honey, locally made jewelry and beauty products, traditional baskets and more! Info: Paula, ballenatito@yahoo.com.mx, www.facebook.com/laesquina Todos Santos.

First Thursday. Yo Reciclo sets up tents to receive clear glass bottles, metals, plstics (except Styrofoam), thick cardboard, computer equipment (except monitors), small home appliances (except TV's of all kinds), cellphones and accessories, edible vegetable oil, ink cartridges and toners of HP, Samsung and Xerox only. please. In San Jose at Centenario corner with Ildefonso Green. In Cabo San Lucas at the parking lot off the baseball stadium. 8 am to 2 pm. info@yoreciclo.org.mx

Every Thursday, 8:00 a.m. Rotary Club breakfast. At the Playa Grande Resort, Restaurant Brigantine, Cabo San Lucas.  

Every Thursday. 12:00 – 8:00 pm. Artisans Market at Maco Raspado (Vegetarian restaurant). On the road to the Hacienda beach resort (behind the Puerto Paraiso mall), across from the Marina Fiesta hotel.

Every Thursday. 5:00 to 11:00 pm. After Office. Live music and special promotions. At El Merkado, the Koral Center in Cerro Colorado.

Every Thursday from 6pm to 9pm. Art Walk. Historic downtown, San Jose. Visit galleries, many serve wine, they close down the street.

Every other Thursday. You guess which one. Los Cabos Tomatoes, ladies’ social group. All women who aspire to be a tomato are welcome. loscabostomatoes@gmail.com.

Every Friday through April. 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Farmer’s Market. At the Shoppes at Palmilla. Information: 624-144-6999 www.theshoppesatpalmilla.com

Every Friday 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Todos Santos Farmers Market. At The Distillery. Music and fun stuff. James Black, merlo4u@earthlink.net, www.facebook.com/Todos-Santos-Farmers-Market- (612) 134-8728, Todos Santos. It moves around, so check where it is this week.

Every Friday night from 5:00 - 9:00 pm at the Amelia Wilkes Plaza in downtown Cabo. Arts and crafts market “El Colibri.” Original handmade jewelry, homemade food, arts, crafts and original live music. For more info or if you are a vendor please contact in Spanish: Max - 624 108 2250, or in English: tomyrosa@gmail.com Nothing made in China here.

Every Friday 11:00 a.m. Al-Anon Family Group. Next to Calvary Chapel Corner of Degollado and Margarita Maza de Juarez in San Jose. Info:Cell 624-165-3333

Every Friday. 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Mexican Friday. Live music and special promotions. At El Merkado, the Koral Center in Cerro Colorado.

Every Saturday 9am to 1pm at El Chamizal (Paseo de Los Marinos St. almost on the corner of Calle Goleta) in San Jose. Liga MAC’s used bookstore and thrift shop. All the way through until April. Also MAC lady books at the San Jose Organic Market.

Every Saturday. 7:00 am – 12:30 pm. The Organic Market at Pedregal. Fresh, organic produce, coffee, fish, seafood, eggs, whole lambs, (Little Bo Peep!) pigs, (Porky? Is that you?) handicrafts, plus breakfast and lunch at Penny Lane’s Café.

Every Saturday and Tuesday 8 am to 1 pm. La Paz organic market. Postal Park, Constitucion and Madero streets. Free.

Every Saturday.  The granddaddy of all the markets. In addition to the organic produce there are handicrafts, books, critters to adopt, food to eat and who knows what on any Saturday of the season. All day. Behind the town of San Jose. Go to their website and study the map. www.sanjomo.com

Every Saturday. 10 am to 1 pm. Children’s library open. Story tellers at 10:30 and 12:30. Looking for gently used books. theranchkidz@yahoo.com, Todos Santos. Spanish.

Every Sunday. 7 - 11 am. Bicycle, walk, skate or drag your pet around downtown Cabo. The main drag in Cabo San Lucas closes to vehicle traffic. Great opportunity to exercise and mingle with local families. Each week a different activity, like spinning, aerobics, zumba lessons.

clubcactusbike@gmail.com

Every Sunday. Noon to 4:00 pm. Sunday in the park. Secured 6,000 sq mt. Dog Park. Open to

the public. Providing a safe location to enjoy your dog off leash. www.cabok9corral.com, and Facebook.

January 31, Tuesday. 11:00 am. Winter Piano Concert by Christian Schleifer. At the music museum in El Triunfo. 100 peso donation per person at the door.

February 3 to 5. International Gray Whale festival. At Puerto Adolfo Lopez Mateos

February 11,12, 10 am to 4 pm.8th annual Todos Santos Open Studio Tours. Benefit for the children’s art programs. Advance ticket sales $10 at the Tecolote Book Store, or ordered online at ts.studiotour@gmail.com or purchased atwww.brownpapertickets.com/event/2621609.

February 18th, Saturday. 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Distillery, Todos Santos. A plant-based food night. Fermentation class, dinner at 6:00 pm. RSVP with Paul Van Vleck on Facebook or eMail: pvanvleck@mac.com, 612 204 4432, Todos Santos.

February 22, Wednesday. Baja SAFE Humane Society 10th Anniversary. At Flora Farms, San Jose. Live music, silent auction. Baja SAFE focus is helping families with their dogs and cats in the Barrios and educating people on how to treat their animals.

February 22 – 24. The Baja Surf Stomp 3. As part of the Surf IMusic Festival. In La Ventana, La Paz, and Todos Santos. On Cover charge of 50 pesos, includes a cold beer. Music starts at 8:00 pm. For more information look up on Facebook: Baja Surf Stomp Vol. III 

February 25. Saturday. 2:00 to 7:00 pm. Gypsy Night. At El Minero Café Bar, El Triunfo. To launch the restoration of the historic old broken down but cool La Ramona chimney. Wines, ors d’oeuvres, live music. 250 pesos p/p, for sale at Costa Baja in La Paz and Villa Valentina in San Jose.

February 26. Sunday 11 am. The 2017 Los Barriles dog competition. At the Hotel Palmas De Cortez.  50 pesos entrance.  Under 10s free.  $40 pesos per dog per event. Prizes. Beer, food, fun. Information: www.bajakennelclub.com/  Your dog could earn you a beer. Start him on tricks now.

March 10-11.  Rancho Pescadero. Guest Chef series with cooking demo and lunch with atequila and mezcal tasting, and dinner with wines from Baja.  RSVP: 52 1 612 135 5849, www.ranchopescadero.comMarch 12-16.  Mind, Body & Soul yoga retreat at Rancho Pescadero, RSVP: 52 1 612 135 5849, www.ranchopescadero.com

March 14 Liga Mac 20th anniversary Hilton Hotel .  No prices announced, but this is an elegant sit-down dinner, don’t expect cut rate. More info at ligamac20@ligamac.org

March 12 & 13. Cabo Music Fest. Featuring 14 DJ’s. At the sculpture garden of Puerto Los Cabos (think San Jose marina). For more information keep looking up www.cabomusicfest.com as it is not complete yet.

March 13, way next year. Monday. Liga MAC’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. At Hilton Los Cabos. Information: (624) 120-1060, www.ligamac.org

April 1st. Saturday. Paws 'n Claws Golf/Dinner. To benefit the Los Cabos Humane Society. More information to follow at a later date.

April 7-8.  Rancho Pescadero. Guest Chef series. Cooking demo and lunch with  tequila and mezcal tasting, dinner with wines from Baja.  RSVP: 52 1 612 135 5849, www.ranchopescadero.com

July 7-8.  Rancho Pescadero Guest Chef series. Cooking demo, tequila and mezcal tasting, and Saturday tasting menu dinner with wines from Baja.  RSVP: 52 1 612 135 5849, www.ranchopescadero.com

May 5-6.  Rancho Pescadero Guest Chef series. Cooking demo and lunch with  tequila and mezcal tasting. Tasting menu dinner with wines from Baja.  RSVP: 52 1 612 135 5849, www.ranchopescadero.com

June 9-10.  Rancho Pescadero Guest Chef series. Cooking demo tequila and mezcal tasting, and Saturday  tasting menu with wines from Baja.  RSVP: 52 1 612 135 5849, www.ranchopescadero.com

July 12-16.  Mind, Body & Soul yoga retreat at Rancho Pescadero, RSVP: 52 1 612 135 5849, www.ranchopescadero.com

July 15, 2017. Saturday. 13th annual East Cape Dorado Shoot Out. At Hotel Palmas De Cortez,  Los Barriles on the East Cape. The entry fee is $500 per team and the winning team will walk away with a brand new, fully loaded, 4x4 pickup truck. The tournament also offers optional side jackpots of $200, $300, $500 and $1,000. Look up www.vanwormerresorts.com for more information and to sign up.

August 1 – 5. Bisbee's East Cape Offshore fishing tournament. Information: www.bisbees.com

October 20 – 22. Bisbee's Los Cabos Offshore fishing tournament. Information: www.bisbees.com

October 24 – 28. Bisbee's Black & Blue fishing tournament. Information: www.bisbees.com

November 30 – December 3. Extreme Sailing Series. Information: www.extremesailingseries.com/events/2017

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