February 2013: Mid-month Update of Special Events in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

There are so many special events and activities happening in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo during February and March that we are providing this special mid-month update.  Mark your calendar and be prepared for more enjoyable days and evenings in paradise!

All Month, Tuesday thru Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., ART, CULTURE AND TRADITION FESTIVAL:  Enjoy spectacular shows, music, dancing, art, food and crafts at this annual festival.  Admission is free!

  •  Tuesday and Thursday in Zihuatanejo at the Municipal Basketball Court (Cancha Municipal)
  • Wednesday and Friday in Ixtapa on the main boulevard in across from Emporio Hotel

Oldies but GoodiesSaturday, February 16, 8:00 p.m., 60s, 70s & 80s OLDIES BUT GOODIES MUSIC DISCO PARTY at Holiday Inn Ixtapa:   Come and enjoy a night full of fun!  Dance to the “oldies but goodies” music.  Drinks and food will be available.  Minimum charge of $200 Pesos for men/ $100 Pesos for women.

Friday, February 22, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., BARRA DE POTOSI WOMEN’S CO-OP LUNCH & HANDCRAFT BAZAAR at “Enramada Rosita” Restaurant in Barra de Potosi:  The Barra de Potosi Women’s Co-op invites you to come and enjoy the day in beautiful Barra de Potosi, dine in one of our many “enramadas” (restaurants), play in the waves and then support the women by shopping for hand-made treasures.

The “Espatulas Rosadas” Women’s Co-op is a group of 20 local women who joined together to work and make their lives better, even in small ways. They are dedicated to creating their own designs and products and are united in their desire to work and to share their successes. They consider themselves more than a co-op, they consider themselves a family.  They make a variety of hand-made jewelry and crafts.  Business profits are divided: 50% to the artist; 20% to the co-op; 30% to replenish materials.  Come out and support this economic development project!

Womens Co op Group

Directions to Barra de Potosi: Take HWY 200 South to Acapulco.  Turn right to the beach at Los Archotes (about 30 minutes).  Take this road to the beach.  Turn LEFT and proceed almost to the end of the road. “Enramada Rosita” Restaurant is located almost at the end of the road in Barra de Potosi, at the edge of the lagoon.

Sunday, February 24, 6:00 p.m., BIG JOSE LUIS COBO CONCERT! at El Pueblito Restaurante in Zihuatanejo. $100 Pesos.  Zihua Fans – LISTEN UP!  Mark your calendars and PLEASE purchase your tickets early! Many great musician friends of Jose Luis Cobo have already committed to play at this concert to support the new CD for Jose Luis.   Please come and consider buying an extra ticket for someone who is less financially fortunate.  Your help is needed to raise funds for the top quality CD of Jose’s music – already in production. Help create this treasure! Buy your tickets at: Canto de Las Sirenas, Restaurante El Pueblito, Bar La Playa, Flop House Bar, Bar Barracuda, Metztli Clothing, Arts and Crafts.

For March:  Check our March issue for details, on-line March 1st

Friday – Sunday, March 1-3, A FUSION OF FLAVORS FROM GUERRERO AND MICHOACAN at Capella Resort in Ixtapa.   You are invited to enjoy a gastronomic treat with Chef Alexander Branch of Capella Ixtapa and Chef Miguel Baltazar from Morelia.  Don’t miss this event!

Capella Cooking Event - March 2013

  • March 1:  Cocktail Party.  8:00 p.m.—10:00 p.m. Enjoy an evening full of textures and flavors with exquisite cocktails.   Poolside.  $50.00 USD* per person
  • March 2:  Cooking Expositions
    • 11:00 a.m.: The flavors of Guerrero with Chef Alexander Branch. Cost: $40 USD*/person
    • 3:00 p.m.: The flavors of Michoacán with Chef Miguel Baltazar. Cost $40 USD*/person
    • 8:30 p.m.: Chef’s Table Gourmet Dinner. Enjoy a gourmet dinner hosted by the Chefs.  Cost: $65.00 USD*/person
  • March 3: Brunch. 11:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.  Traditional flavors from Guerrero and Michoacán.  Cost: $35.00 USD* /person
    • Additional Charge for Tax: 15%

For reservations, contact:  fbsupervision.ixtapa@capellahotels.com

March 3 – 10, ZIHUATANEJO GUITAR FESTIVAL:  See www.zihuafest.info for updates.

March 10, SECOND ANNUAL HELENE KREBS 5K WALK for the local animal shelter.

March 12-17, CARNAVAL!  Plan for a terrific time with floats, parades, shows, dancing and much more!  Look for the schedule in our March edition!

March 25 to April 6, PETATLÁN FAIR: Live music, regional food, rodeo, Flying Men from Papantla, crafts, comedians, singers, dancing, flea market, cockfights, rides and many fun activities!

For more information about the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo area, see:

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