News from Around Banderas Bay | October 2009
|The BanderasNews Entertainment Report|
October 23, 2009
On October 19th at Galerias Vallarta, Chef Oropeza, one of the most popular chefs in all of Mexico, hosted a cooking demonstration of some of his tasty dishes. Nicole Martin, Puerto Vallarta's Sarcastic Gourmet, was there to check out all the sights and smells of the event. Watch for Nicole's interview with Chef Oropeza, which will be featured in next month's episode of The Sarcastic Gourmet, right here on BanderasNews.
|In this edition of The BanderasNews Entertainment Report, host Nicole Martin shows us some of this week's upcoming events and some great things to do in Puerto Vallarta next month.|
November 4th to 6th from 11 am to 9 pm the Puerto Vallarta Convention Center will be hosting Expo Vallarta 2009 where businesses from all over Mexico will be showcasing their products. Precision Productions will have a booth at the event and will be showing businesses how television and Internet video advertising is the future here in the Bay of Banderas.
The Expo will also feature a Gold Chef Contest, along with many other different contests and prizes. To reserve your FREE tickets, please call (322) 223-9528 or email elsayadira(at)exprotur.com.
On October 23rd to 25th at 4 pm Galerias Vallarta will be hosting Festival Movie International & Visual Art of Puerto Vallarta 2010. Come appreciate and learn about silent Classic Feature Films as experts on the field meet in this once-in-a-lifetime event on Silent Movies. For more information please contact Martha Valdez at (322) 229-1520 ext 109, or email mlvaldezl(at)liverpool.com.mx.
In celebration of Halloween, Galerias Vallarta will be presenting "Scary Events" all next week.
On October 26th at 7 pm the Galerias Vallarta Theater will have someone telling "Horror Stories" for all the children. This is presented by: Corto Cirkito, on the mall's ground floor.
On October 30th at 7 pm the Galerias Vallarta Theater will be having an arts and crafts class with the theme being "Fun Skeletons." This will also be held on the ground floor.
On October 31st at 5 pm the Galerias Vallarta Theater will be hosting a Halloween Costume Contest, where you can be terrified and win by participating in the "Funny Costume Contest." You could win some chilling prizes! Contestants must be between 1 and 12 years of age and must register at the Customer Service Desk prior to participating in the Contest.
On November 1st, at 6 pm the festivities for the week will conclude with a Music and Dance Show entitled Thriller Alike. This will also be held on the Ground Floor.
For more information on any of these events, please contact Martha Valdez at (322) 229-1520 ext. 109 or email mlvaldezl(at)liverpool.com.mx.
Gourmet Festival International Vallarta
Prepare your palate for the Gourmet Festival International Vallarta, the annual food and wine event that has been tempting the taste buds of Banderas Bay residents and visitors for the last 14 years, returns to Puerto Vallarta from November 12th through November 22nd.
A Puerto Vallarta Tradition, the Annual Gourmet Festival features renowned International chefs, who come to share their best recipes with talented local chefs at some of the finest restaurants around Banderas Bay.
Those who are familiar with Puerto Vallarta's annual Gourmet Festival can expect some of the same spectacular festivities you've come to know and love - like the Chefs Table and Winemaker Dinners, the fantastic Sunday Brunch and the spectacular Final Gala - and a few new events.
Nicole will be covering this event from start to finish and will bring you all the gastronomical creations on future episodes of The Sarcastic Gourmet. Do your palate a favor and visit this year's Gourmet Festival in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. You won't regret it. In fact, you'll never forget it. Spaces go quickly, so early reservations are advised.
For more information, or to make your reservations for the 2009 Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival, visit FestivalGourmet.com, call (322) 222-2247 or send an email to inform(at)festivalgourmet.com.
Puerto Vallarta International 5K and Half Marathon 2009
The Puerto Vallarta International 5K and Half Marathon 2009, will be held Sunday, November 8th. The half marathon will start at 6:50 am and the 5k will start a 7 am.
Make Puerto Vallarta your best half marathon or 5K destination for a fast time and a good time. Run a great Half Marathon or 5K in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico where you will enjoy the Sierra Madre Mountains and the Mexican Riviera Beaches in an ideal altitude and perfect weather.
The Start and Finish lines will be at the Municipal Stadium. Total Prize money will be $250,000 pesos. Prizes will be awarded after the completion of the race, at approximately 11 am in the Municipal Stadium. Registration must be completed no later than Saturday, November 7th, 2009. You may register at active.com or during the Expo Health 2009 at the Municipal Stadium near the Sheraton Hotel. Entry fee is $30 USD per person.
Please Help! If you have used clothes or household items that you're going to throw away, please donate them to the Mama Vallarta Free Kitchen. This Puerto Vallarta charitable organization feeds 50 to 80 children daily, so any help you can give would be a blessing. We will feed anyone but, our focus is on the kids. For pickup of large loads of donated goods please call (322) 221-5074 or 044-322-101-6936 or send an email to mamavallarta(at)yahoo.com for more information.
If you have an upcoming event that you would like us to report on or cover, drop me a line at nicole(at)precisionproductions.tv.
As one of the largest production companies in the Bay of Banderas, Precision Productions' video services range from a multi-camera high end production to a single camera short video promo to put on your website.
Click HERE to learn more about the Puerto Vallarta video services provided by Precision Productions.