There’s so much going on this weekend. Here are some ideas to consider.
The Centro Diurno El Tejar is having its Grand Christmas Bingo on Saturday at 4 pm. There will be cash and items for the home as prizes. The price for two cards is ₡3,000. The event will also have a musical show and food sales.
The Catrinas Festival is on the 23 and 24 at Campo Lago. The Mexican inspired festival is based on the day of the dead. You are welcome to arrive in costume. Tickets are on sale at yappexperience.com and cost ₡5,000 for general admission at ₡10,000 for VIP which includes a beer, tequila or chile tasting.
The gastronomic festival in Heredia is being organized by the Universidad Hispanoamericana for Saturday, from 9 am to 9 pm. It will consist of seven spaces offering a variety of food as well as dancing exhibitions, concerts, and a fireworks show.
Toys for Tots is organizing a toy collection for underprivileged children at the Tap House restaurant in Escazú. Toys should be new and unwrapped and appropriate for children ages 2 to 10 years old.
The Arenal Volcano Water and Peace race will be on Sunday at 8 am. Funds collected go to help the children in the San Juan Bosco Orphanage. Details at 8988-6389.
Coexistence: living in harmony is a show that will combine dance, theater, and magic at the Humbold Auditorium in Pavas. It’s brought to us by the Nai Conservation organization and CRWildlife Foundation. It features Dantita, a Tapir who has been orphaned and asks other forest animals to join with humans to preserve animal life. The ticket is ₡10,000 and the show starts at 6 pm.