ART, TASTE AND GOOD VIBES
The month of March arrives with great events to commemorate International Women's Day, which add to great proposals and festivals that offer visitors various alternatives to enjoy this month in Querétaro.
Woman in culture
The Ministry of Culture of the State prepared a series of activities throughout the month to celebrate International Women's Day, on March 8. If you are in Querétaro this weekend, you can enjoy for free the inauguration of plastic exhibitions at the Centro de Artes de Querétaro (Ceart), huapango dance and orchestra concerts in Plaza de Armas during the first weekend (6, March 7 and 8), as well as a collective painting exhibition, for Saturday 14, in La Redonda Vineyards, not to mention the workshops, conferences and book presentations that will be held in different museums and cultural venues in the city and municipalities. You can check schedules and places at: culturaqueretaro.gob.mx/iqca/sitio/Eventoscontroller/evento/1408
In addition, every Friday and Saturday in March, the Latex Theater Laboratory group will stage mystery stories and legends at the City Museum, a place that was formerly the convent of the Capuchin nuns. ‘Voices on the Walls’ will be a journey of suspense through time.
It is well known that handicrafts are a tourist pillar in the Magical Town of Tequisquiapan, that is why the Tourism Directorate of the municipality prepared the First Magical Hands Handicraft Festival as an exhibition and sale space for the more than 160 guest artisans, where There will be craft workshops, cultural events and a gallery of paintings to set this first edition of a project that seeks to position itself alongside wine and cheese as a tourist attraction in Tequisquiapan. It is undoubtedly the perfect opportunity to know, admire and acquire the innumerable variety of objects and ornaments made of wand, wicker, ceramics, metals, stone, opals or wood, which are the basis of an important part of the local economy.
If you are passionate about photography, you have the opportunity to show your talent and at the same time know part of the splendid nature of the municipality of Amealco. The Photo Meet 2.0 will take you on a walk through the community of Laguna de Servín, as well as the municipal head of the last Magic Town of Querétaro, to give free rein to your talent with the camera to capture the best of Amealco: its nature and the tradition of his people. The appointment is March 14 and 15 with a starting point at the Doll Museum. It is recommended to bring your own car for your transfer and your camera - regardless of resolution or brand - for the event. There will be conferences, exhibition of images, food and rock concert for attendees. Do not be discouraged by your long or short career in photography; It is for all levels of experience, from a simple fan to the most professional has space in the event. Just wear comfortable clothes to go without problems between the forest ...
Festival for the palate
As every year, Bodegas de Cote holds its most important event after the harvest festival, the Raices Festival, a true gastronomic exhibition that takes place in one of the most prestigious wine houses in the state. As an assistant, you not only have the opportunity to rediscover Mexican cuisine through the seasoning and innovation of the different guest chefs, from different parts of the country, but you can live with them, talk about the dishes and listen to the occasional Expert kitchen hand advice. Make space on your agenda for this Saturday, March 21, and encourage yourself to live a culinary experience in this event full of flavor, handicraft and cheese market in the region, set by traditional music shows that give a special touch to this festival gastronomic.
The celebrations of the equinox are already a tradition in places like Bernal or the Pyramid of the Great Cué, in El Pueblito, municipality of Corregidora; However, some municipalities take the opportunity to create alternative options that continue this festive ritual that people attend to “charge themselves with energy” according to certain beliefs of pre-Hispanic origin. Thousands of people dressed in white go every year to the old ceremonial centers such as the Peña de Bernal or the Pyramid of El Pueblito to “receive the energy of the sun”, surrounded by a great atmosphere generated by cultural events and dances of concheros that They organize to make this day a great party, which has been replicated in other places in the state. This Saturday, March 21, this “ritual” will also be performed at Gruta Los Herrera, in San Joaquín; the Cerro de la Cruz in San Juan Del Río, and the Cerro Grande, community of Magdalena, in Cadereyta; some alternatives that are the ideal pretext to know other places in the state.
Cheese, wine and beer
In San Juan del Río, the Festival of Cheese, Wine and Craft Beer will be lived once again, on April 3, 4 and 5, at the Rio Challenge Forum, where, in addition to the gastronomic and artisan variety that will be promoted, the great musical shows attract visitors for a weekend of pure fun. Admission to the event is completely free and ‘pet friendly'.