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Friday, December 5th at 10:00am
Corazon de Niña Breakfast at the Marriott $250pesos

Saturday, December 6 at 11 am
Toys for Tots Golf Scramble on La Vista Weiskopf Course.
Lots of prizes along the course and delicious Mexican buffet in the clubhouse after the game during the awarding of prizes. Make your own foursome with your favorite golfers or show up and take a chance on our pairings! Come for a day of fun!! Cost pp: 1300 pesos or $100 USD. Proceeds support Toys for Tots. Contact for info and tickets: Fred and Dorothy 322 209-0064

Saturday, December 6 at 11 am
PeaceAnimals 9th annual pet picnic
Includes lunch, costume and obedience contests (only for dogs – not cats or humans); at Daiquiri Dick´s on Los Muertos beach (Olas Altas 314) $275 pesos in advance or $300 pesos at the door with funds benefiting PeaceAnimals free mobile spay/neuter clinics

Saturday, December 6 from 4-8pm
2nd Annual Taste of Nuevo Vallarta & 14th Annual Chili Cook-off at the Marina Nuevo Vallarta malecon
Using a ticket system ($10 pesos each) you can sample the offerings (over 40 booths last year) as well as purchase beverages. Net proceeds will all go to charity, evenly split between Families at the Dump and the Navy League.

Sunday, December 7 at 6:30 pm
Gala Dinner/Dance on at Marriott CasaMagna Resort and Spa.
Featured this year: Children’s Mariachi during cocktail hour, Patron Tequila in live auction, and a live band! And, as always, a delicious dinner with wine! Cost pp: 1,000 pesos or $80 USD. 10% discount if you buy a table for ten.
Proceeds support Toys for Tots. Contact for info and tickets: Fred and Dorothy 322 209-0064

Sunday, December 7th from 12-6pm
3rd Annual Paso Ancho Art Show
More than 30 artists at El Rio BBQ with proceeds benefiting Colina Free Spay/Nueter Clinic.

Monday December 8 from 2 – 6pm
Bucerias Children’s Christmas Program Fundraiser
at the Drunken Duck, Donation $200 pesos. Live music. Food and Drink Specials. Over 1200 gifts delivered each year to children around Bucerias.

Wednesday, December 10th
4th Annual Chili Cook Off fundraiser for John Ozzello Food Bank
Bring your best chili to 62 Lazaro Cardenas, in Bucerias. Live music and adult beverages. Register

Thursday, Dec 11 from 4:30 to late
Pro Sayulita Fundraiser Dinner and Entertainment
Ruben of Ruben’s Deli and Calypso restaurant in Sayulita is hosting a fundraiser dinner at his ranch out on Manuel Plasencia. Tickets at the Farmers Mkt in Sayulita or at Ruben’s Deli.

Friday, December 12th at 5:30pm
Purr Project Pig Roast & Beach Luau at Sea Monkey
$250 pesos tickets include dinner, two margaritas or beer and Polynesian dancers from Academia de Danza Moorea. Raffle prizes. Proceeds support the 150+ cats and kittens at the Purr Ranch, a no-kill shelter for cats in Banderas Bay. Tickets call Marcia at 322-159-9675

Monday, December 15th at 10am
Fairways to Heaven Charity Golf Outing at Vista Vallarta Golf Club
$150usd includes lunch, cart, prizes. Fundraising for DIF
Tickets and more info at

Tuesday, December 16th 5-7pm
Expats in Vallarta at Lagostina’s Restaurant
Wine and Appetizer evenings are scheduled for Friday, December 12th in the Marina area and on Saturday, December 27th in the Hotel Zone. For more info and to rsvp
Friday, December 19th 5 -10pm
Sunset Christmas Party at Mango’s Beach Club
Enjoy buffet dinner, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails (Open Bar from 5:30 to 6:30 pm) along with door prizes and raffle items and the best music mixed by the winner of the PV DJ Fest 2014.
Celebrate the Christmas spirit with Mango’s Beach Club & Stratos Media at the most beautiful tropical paradise. Cost $250 pesos or call 322-199-5081

December 26 – 31st, 2014
International Fireworks Festival
This fireworks festival will play host to five countries as well as five states.
Each nightly display will last 20 minutes and be launched from three locations to ensure optimal viewing across the bay.

January 24th, 2015
Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 3-7pm TASTE OF LA CRUZ will feature restaurants, businesses, artisans and musicians from Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta.

Wednesday February 4th, 2015
John Ozzello memorial food bank fundraiser
Enjoy a day of Whale Watching as well as helping to support the local food bank. $650pp 9am-4pm leaving Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta Tickets: Sandi or Randy Nystrom 322-103-2828