Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Great Events in October 2016

It seems like just yesterday we were enjoying October favorites like Entijuanarte, Halloween, and the Baja Beer Fest. And here we are, October 2016, time to get out and celebrate Fall Tijuana style! I can’t lie, it’s one of my favorite months.

Backing me back are a myriad of fun, cultural, foodie and entertainment opportunities all throughout Tijuana. This is definitely a month to clear your schedule and allow all Tijuana to show you her best face.

So, Let’s Enjoy Tijuana!

Specific Date Events and On Going Events

Specific Date Events:

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo vestibule

Information: “Slavic Passions” is a musical performance inspired by Slavic sounds and themes.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Multi-purpose room, Via Rapida Oriente 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel. +664-104 0273.

Information: Guitar concert by Rafael Elizondo

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Saturday with the Youth Symphony”, a musical concert.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:00am and from 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Pasaje Rodriguez– Ave. Revolucion and 3rd Street (entre Constitucion), #51.A, for more information you can call tel. +664-251-6775.

Information: Yoga (10-11am) and Belly Dance (11-12pm) are offered through this collective in Tijuana. Classes will be held October 1, 8, and 29.

Price: call for price information.

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Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm (event will be held again on October 8, 15, 22 and 29).

Location: Galerias Hipodromo, Blvd. Agua Caliente, 11999, Colonia Hipodromo, CP 22195, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: “Pop Art Walk” is an art exhibit of local artists held throughout the Galerias Hipodromo Mall complex. Enjoy the art as the kids play or in between shopping and enjoying a meal at one of the many restaurants.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: Come out and enjoy the Tango- both observing someone performing and becoming a part of the performance!

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT IMAX

Information: “Window into the Universe: Meteors and Interplanetary bodies”. Come out and enjoy a screening, a Q & A session with local astronomers, and using the Astronomy Club’s telescopes to look out into the stars.

Price: $22.00 M.N. (pesos) per admission fee.

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Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 (workshop will also be held on October 11, 18 and 25) from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Children’s narrative workshop “The DevourBooks”. Suitable for kids ages 7-11 years old.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Piano concert for all to enjoy

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 (until October 10) starting at 10:00am

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum, Libramiento los Insurgentes s/n, Rio Tijuana, 3era Etapa, 22226, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., + 52 664 634 3476.

Information: El Trompo Science museum will be celebrating “World Space Week” from October 4-10th throughout the museum with special conferences, workshops and videos about space exploration and advances.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT Theatre

Information: The stories of Don Quixote will come alive in both human and marionette form during this special show.

Price: $200.00 M.N. (pesos) admission fee

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Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273

Information: Musical concert offered by the Red Cerro Colorado Orchestra

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 (and October 27) from 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Pasaje Rodriguez, Revolution Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues, Zona Centro, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: This special event is three rolled into one opportunity: an art class will be held from 4-5pm, a belly dancing class from 5-6pm, and yoga from 6-7pm. Come out and enjoy the evening with like minded new friends.

Price: call to check on individual prices

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Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 and Friday, October 7, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum, Libramiento los Insurgentes s/n, Rio Tijuana, 3era Etapa, 22226, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., + 52 664 634 3476.

Information: “Expo Ambiente” is a full on workshop, entertaining activities, learning opportunity for all to enjoy. Older kids and adults will enjoy the various exhibits while the younger kids can play and learn through hands-on demonstrations and movies. The whole program is devoted to teaching us about the earth and how we can be more ecologically friendly in our day to day lives. On a personal note, we were there last year and everyone enjoyed themselves!

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, October 7, 2016

Location: CECUT, front courtyard

Information: Nightly concerts begin Friday, October 7th during and after Entijuanarte- Tijuana’s art exhibit in the open space of the CECUT central courtyard. There will be art on display from throughout the Mexican Republic as well as workshops and individual tents with demonstrations and artists willing and excited to talk about their own inspirations and creative modes. With many things to look at and enjoy, this is one event you don’t want to miss! For more information you can also look up the event website www.entijuanarte.org

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, October 7, 2016 from 7:00 to 10:00pm

Location: Pasaje Rodriguez, Revolution Avenue between 3rd and 4th streets, Zona Centro, Tijuana

Information: La Caja Fuerte, inside of the pasaje Rodriguez, is hosting the talent of Tatsuya nakatani (Osaka).

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Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016

Location: CECUT, front courtyard

Information: Another concert during the entijuanarte event weekend at the CECUT. For more information make sure to check out the event website: www.entijuanarte.org

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Come out and enjoy this musical concert where two traditions, flamenco and Celtic music, meet and fuse together to form an inviting sound all its own.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: This evening is dedicated to the piano and musician Francisco Hernandez Nakahara.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016

Location: CECUT, Front Courtyard

Information: Sunday is the last evening with a musical performance at entijuanarte. For more information please look up the event website: www.entijuanarte.org

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CEART Cinema 4D, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Come out and enjoy the play “The Story of the Intelligent Telephone”

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Exhibition Hall, Room 1

Information: This is the opening night for this new exhibit at the CECUT. The space will tell the story of contemporary Oaxaca artists and their culture.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART, Multipurpose room, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Visual Arts conference with Jezik

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CEART, Multipurpose room, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Come out and enjoy a classical music concert with the “Ensamble Ensenada Antigua”

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (until Sunday, October 16)

Location: Revolution Avenue and 8th street, Downtown Tijuana

Information: Tijuana’s Tequila Expo is an event not to be missed. This is not just about tequila. There will be dancers, music, live performances, and, yes, tequila. But this one event that can be enjoyed by the whole family! For more information you can look at the event website www.expo-tequila.com

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: “The Classics from the Baja California Orchestra”, a musical concert evening.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, IMAX vestibule

Information: Come out and enjoy live dancing and learning about the history and music that goes along with this art form.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, OCtober 14, 2016

Location: CECUT IMAX Theatre

Information: “Wild Africa” is the newest IMAX film at the CECUT.

Price: $48.00 M.N. for general admission, $27.00 M.N. for children’s admission, and $29.00 M.N. for special Wednesday admission

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Date: Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CECUT, Front Courtyard

Information: Sonora Santanera will be playing favorites and classics from their 61 year musical history

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: This musical concert will play a little bit of everything: jazz, classical music, pop, rock, and many more to delight the audience.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CEART- Multipurpose room, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Two young artists will delight their audience with a Violin and Piano concert.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CECUT Theatre

Information: “Paco de Maria and his Big Band” returns to the CECUT theatre.

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Date: Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: Guitar Sundays continues this October with this concert titled “Virtuous music for the Guitar”

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART- Conference room, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Concert with the Emsemble Cuerdas Allegro

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6:00pm and again at 8:30pm

Location: CECUT Theatre

Information: The “Ballet Folklorico de Mexico” gives an amazing performance with music, dancing, traditional steps, mariachi, and the sounds and sights that we love from Mexico. We personally recommend this performance!

Price: $600.00 to $800.00 M.N. admission fee

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Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART, Multipurpose room, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: A guitar concert with Michael Chapdelaine

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 2:00pm

Location: Caliente Casino complex, Blvd. Agua Caliente, Hipodromo, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: The TJ Beer Fest will have live music, entertainment, food for purchase, and, of course, a wide selection of specialty made and commercially available beer products. This is one event that many of the locals attend year after year.

Price: $300 M.N. if you pre-order tickets, $380.00 M.N. at the door

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Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: Concert by groups Valise Blu and Nino Van.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: A musical concert with classic and contemporary sounds and themes

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016

Location: Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Blvd. Agua Caliente, 11999, Colonia Hipodromo, CP 22195, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Come out to the Chess Match held at Galerias Hipodromo

Price: $100.00 M.N. per participant with the possibility of wining one of the three first prizes.

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Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: Come out to enjoy a Jazz concert

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Video Room

Information: “Electrical Guitar” is a film that will explore the sounds and inspiration of the electrical guitar

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6:30pm

Location: CEART, Multi-purpose room, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: “Visions of Dali”, a collective lecture read aloud.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 8:0pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Exhibition Hall Vestibule

Information: A musical concert by two recognized figures throughout the Jazz world will delight attendees this evening

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Starting Tuesday, October 25, 2016 (until November)

Location: CECUT, infront of the fountain

Information: Come out to the CECUT to enjoy a look at the Ofrenda Monumental for the upcoming Day of the Dead festivities. Located by the fountain, the miniature details, coupled with the large piece itself, make for an impressive art and cultural exhibit.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: Come to learn about and explore Mexican traditional cuisine in this presentation titled: “The extinction of traditional kitchens?” This one is sure to be a hit with foodies and those who love to cook up a traditional meal.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Carlos Monsivais room

Information: Come see the beautiful cave paintings of Baja California in a way that only the CECUT can present them.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: Come out and enjoy this musical concert and entertainment

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016 (until Sunday, October 30)

Location: CECUT, Main Counrtyard

Information: Baja Culinary Fest is a celebration all things food. Foodies will enjoy the tents that are set up by various establishments throughout the CECUT central courtyard and chefs will enjoy the workshops and talks by prominent locals.

Price: Free Admission to open area, some activities may require a fee

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Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 starting at 4:00pm

Location: Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Blvd. Agua Caliente, 11999, Colonia Hipodromo, CP 22195, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Come out to enjoy, and participate in if you like, a costume contest for the best Catrina and Catrin in Tijuana! If you are not familiar with the Day of the Dead you are in for a treat. If you are familiar, you are sure to enjoy the sights.

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Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: IMSS Theatre

Information: “Jack the Musical” will be presented for all to enjoy

Price: $200.00 M.N. admission fee

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Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 4:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Exhibition space vestibule

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 10:00am to 7:00pm

Location: Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Blvd. Agua Caliente, 11999, Colonia Hipodromo, CP 22195, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Come out and enjoy a family friendly day at Galerias hipodromo to create, play, enjoy some fellowship, and have some Halloween fun.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Price: Free Admission

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On Going Events:

Date: Every Monday to Thursday in October 2016 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Oh! Zone Family Entertainment Complex, Blvd. Agua Caliente, 11999-208, Colonia Hipodromo, CP 22024, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 608 4436.

Information: Enjoy unlimited fun at On! Zone from Monday to Thursday! With rock climbing, sky jamboree, bowling and roller skating there is more than enough to keep everyone in the family happy and active.

Price: $169.00 M.N. (pesos) for unlimited play

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Date: Event dates throughout October 2016

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: CEART has outdone itself this October with plenty of musical, theatre, and workshop opportunities!

Price: Free Admission

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Date: October 2, and Saturdays, October 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2016 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Blvd. Agua Caliente, 11999, Colonia Hipodromo, CP 22195, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Come and take a walk around Galerias Hipodromo as you enjoy local art and talent.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Every day from October 1 to October2 8, 2016

Location: CECUT

Information: “The Flyers of Papantla” are in town and can be seen at the CECUT throughout October 2016. Take a look at the poster for their times and presentations.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in October 2016 at 11:00am

Location: CECUTi, CECUT’s Children Area

Information: CECUTi offers a myriad of opportunities for children. From workshops that are hands-on, to a reading library and classes, stop by any day of the week, and even better yet on the weekends, to learn about how to get the kids involved in this children’s section of the CECUT.

Price: $17.00 M.N. (pesos) per child

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Date: Throughout October 2016

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum

Information: El Trompo is a big, clean, interactive and hands-on science museum not to be missed! The exhibits are always clean and well stocked, the workers are helpful and knowledgeable, and the learning opportunities are endless. This is truly one place where you can spend hours with the kids and don’t even feel it. Most of the times we have been there we have had no problems with crowds or anything else. A definite must if you have children and are passing through or spending time in Tijuana.

Price: Exhibit included with museum admission

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Date: Every Tuesday in October 2016

Location: Mini City, Blvd. Paseo de los Heroes #95, Local C4, Zona Rio, 22010, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 200 2112.

Information: Mini City is a child centered world where kids interact and simulate the everyday life of the adults that surround them. Through play and simulation, kids learn the responsibilities and benefits of working in a dairy farm, a medical clinic, a futbol team, a firehouse, a supermarket, and several other work spaces. Truly a fun experience for both children and adults.

Price: Every Tuesday is 2 X 1 special, $89.00 M.N.

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Date: Every Tuesday and Saturday in October 2016 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: CEART- Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana. Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio 3era Etapa, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-104 0273, ext,. 108.

Information: String instrument class twice a week at CEART

Price: $1,500 M.N. per semester tuition fee

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As always, the amazing thing about this list is that it is but a small sample of all the fun events planned around Tijuana. This list does not even begin to talk about the Casa de la Cultura, Pasaje Gomez, Mercado Hidalgo, or all the fun you could have in a Mexican candy store! So don’t hesitate and come to visit Tijuana- you wont regret it. And, if you get hungry, the kid and family friendly Telefonica Gastro Park (food trucks from heaven) has you covered.

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