A jam-packed program of special events will be going on at different venues in the Chapala area through the Holy Week vacation period. Most are wrapped into the Festival of Traditional Mexican Music.
Activities will take place along the Chapala waterfront unless otherwise specified. CCAP refers to Chapala’s former town hall.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19
Urban Art Fest, noon; Bogota theater troupe, 5 p.m.; Chila Jam jazz group, 6 p.m.; Havana music and dance, 8:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, MARCH 20
Primavera parade, Avenida Madero, 10 a.m.; Havana dance and music, Centro Cultural Ajijic, 1 p.m.; traditional band, Ajijic Plaza, 9 p.m.
MONDAY, MARCH 21
Orquestas Típicas encounter, 2 p.m.; Music Fest inauguration and Revolution era music, CCAP, 6 p.m.; Orquesta Típica Autlán, CCAP, 7 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 22
Festival guest groups, 1 p.m.; old fashioned Serenade, Chapala plaza, 7 p.m.; Festival guest groups, San Antonio plaza, 7 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
Festival guest groups, 1 p.m.; Festival guest groups, Ajijic Cultural Center, 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 24
Festival guest groups, 2 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 25
Chapala Air Festival, 2:30 p.m.; Blue Velvet jazz; Ajijic malecón; Homage to Fray Bolonia-minuets, San Francisco Church, noon; Triqui dances, Ajijic malecón, 8 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26
Music show, Noon; Andador musicial walkabout; Ajijic plaza, 1 p.m.; Andador musicial walkabout, CCAP to waterfront, 6 p.m., and Tamarindo Latin music, 7 p.m.; Mexican traditions show, 7 p.m.; Noche de Fandango party, 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, MARCH 27
Car Fest, San Antonio malecón, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sonajeros dance, Ajijic malecón, noon; Purépecha music, Ajijic malecón, 1 p.m., Festival closing, 6 p.m.; Los Cachicamos, Latin music, Ajijic plaza; 8 p.m.