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Oaxaca Spanish Magic
A Spanish language school where you will discover the magic and joy of learning Spanish in a personalized setting.
Dr. Angel Gomez
is an English speaking dental specialist trained in the U.S. He has a modern clinic and onsite lab. Consider dental work during your next visit to Oaxaca.
Amigos Del Sol

Learn Spanish and Oaxacan culture in an intimate family like setting.

We offer individual attention in classes of 3 or fewer.

Dependable, professional, courteous driver can take your group of up to 8
on tours of the Oaxaca valley

Educational Excursions

Visit Oaxaca's quaint distilleries and learn about mezcal and pulque with skilled professional
Alvin Starkman.
Oaxaca Culinary Tours

Custom gastronomic food & drink tours for
groups of 4-16

Market Visits Cooking Classes Mole, Mezcal & Más

Quaint eateries to high end restaurants

Canadians in Oaxaca financially assisting local NGO's.
CRA tax receipts are available for your donations.
Advertise on the Oaxaca Calendar!

For more information
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Recurring Events

AA Meeting (English)
Daily - Monday and Thursday - 7 pm Free

Also Saturday at 1 pm - All 12 step groups welcome.

518 Colon

Baseball: Guerreros de Oaxaca
7pm weekdays; 5pm weekends when in town $50 pesos for men in Centro, $25 pesos for women
Vasconcelos Stadium

Oaxaca's own AAA baseball team always includes a couple of players who had brief moments in the major league. Go for the baseball and/or go for the entertaining crowd. This is real Oaxaca! The season is April to August.

Niños Heroes and Vasconcelos

Bridge Game
Weekly - Tuesday - 12 noon to 3:30 $20 pesos
eMax School

All levels very welcome! No partner necessary. Chicago scoring with a new partner every four hands.

Hidalgo 804, Barrio Jalatlaco

Margie's Pick

Weekly - Wednesday - 6:30 pm Free

A tradition imported from Cuba, the danzón is a stately dance with syncopation. The citizens of Oaxaca gather weekly to dance and watch the dancers.

Ethnobotanical Garden Tours in English
Weekly - Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - 11 am $100 pesos
Entrance Reforma and Constitutión.

The only way to see this wonderful garden is on a tour. The tour is two hours long so come with water and sunscreen. There are also tours in Spanish which last one hour and cost 50 pesos daily at 10, 12 and 5pm. There is a tour in French on Tuesdays at 5 pm and one in German on Wednesdays at 5pm.. Arrive ten minutes before the tours to purchase tickets.

Garden Club
Monthly - 1st Wednesday Free

The Oaxaca Garden Club is dedicated to: learning, sharing and education about gardening, agriculture and nature, primarily in Oaxaca. It is achieved by regular meetings, field trips, outreach to the community and by parties. To receive the monthly notices of activities, send an email to oaxaca.garden.club@gmail.com.

Click here for the Facebook page

Weekly - Tuesday & Friday 9 am - November thru March Minimal cost for transportation
Oaxaca Lending Library

“Hoofing It In Oaxaca” is a program of weekly hikes for adventurous gringos who hanker to explore this part of Mexico on foot. Individual outings fall into three categories: rambles through the open countryside in the Valles Centrales; visits to archeological sites in the area; and more vigorous hikes in the mountains surrounding Oaxaca City.The Oaxaca Lending Library is the rendezvous point for all of the weekly hikes. All information and a full schedule of hikes is on the Hoofing In Oaxaca website. REservations required.

Pino Suárez 519
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Holy Trinity Anglican Episcopal Church
Weekly - Sunday - 11 am -
Crespo 211 (between Morelos and Matamoros)

Liturgy followed by coffee hour. Information 951-514-3799

Introduction to Oaxaca
Mondays at 11 am Free
Oaxaca Lending Library

Presented by a full-time resident and member of library. They will answer questions and give their perspective on what it's like to live in Oaxaca.

Pino Suárez 519

Oaxaca is More Beautiful on a Bicycle
Weekly - Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 9 to 10:30 pm Free
Meet in front of Santo Domingo Church

Rental bicycles available at Mudo Ciebo, Qunitana Roo 2011 (between Humbolt and Gómez Farias) You must bring a passport or Oaxacan credentials. They have tandems, too!


Permaculture Roundtable
2nd Thursday of every month - 10 to 11:30 Free
Oaxaca Lending Library

Pino Suárez 519

Religious Society of Quaker Friends Meeting
Weekly - Saturday - 10 am Free

This is the winter schedule. All are welcome. For more information and location contact jaynelyons@hotmail.com.

Spanish English Intercambios
Weekly - Saturday - 10 to noon Free
Oaxaca Lending Library

An opportunity to practice your Spanish and help a Oaxacan learn English. Just arrive at 10 and you will be paired with someone. All levels of Spanish accommodated - including beginners!

Pino Suárez 519

Sunday Tradition - Music and Food
Weekly - Sunday - 1 pm Free
San Pablo Cultural and Educational Center

Hidalgo 907, Antiguo Callejón de San Pablo

Textile Museum - Guided Visit in Spanish and English
Weekly - Wednesday - 5 pm $10 pesos
Textile Museum

Hidalgo and Fiallo

Tour to Teotitlan del Valle
Weekly - Thursday and Saturday - 9 to 5 pm $750 pesos
Instituto Cultural Oaxaca

Travel, Learn, Fight Poverty Fundación En Vía is a non-profit microfinance organization providing tours to communities around Oaxaca where participants visit women in need of small loans to improve their lives. 100% of the tour fees are given to the entrepreneurs as an interest-free micro loan.

Av. Juárez 909

Weekly - Sunday - 9 to 11am $15 pesos
LLano Park (Parque Juárez) - southeast corner

Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout sysem.

Upcoming Events

Thursday February 18 
11th International Organ and Early Music Festival

to the 24th of February - register early as this is a very popular series of events.
Click here for the schedule and registration information

Saturday March 05  12:00pm $120-150 pesos
Music: Manon Lescaut from the Met Opera Live in HD

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Saturday April 02  11:00am $120-150 pesos
Music: Madame Butterfly from the Met Opera Live in HD

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Thursday April 07 
Coloquia on the Otomangue Languages

until the 10th - see poster for details

Saturday April 16  12:00pm $120-150 pesos
Music: Roberto Devereux from the Met Opera Live in HD

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Saturday April 30  12:00pm $120-150 pesos
Music: Elektra from the Met Opera Live in HD

Teatro Macadonio Alcalá
Independencia & 5 de Mayo

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Tuesday June 14  5:00pm Free
Lecture: Proyectos de desarrollo de la sericicultira en el ámbito rural de Oaxaca

Welte Institute
Emilio Carranza 203, Colonia Reforma

Friday June 24  4:00pm $100 pesos
Music: The Cheap Seats - rock

Casa Colonial
Miguel Negrete 105, Ex-Marquesdo

Monday July 25 

Monday August 01 

Wednesday October 12 
2nd Encounter of Mesoamerican textiles

Textile Museum
Hidalgo & Fiallo
Goes to the 16th

Festivals & Holidays

I do my best to be accurate but festival dates are subject to change from year to year.