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Tour: Travels In the Etla Valley
Tour: Travels In the Etla Valley

Tue, Dec 19

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Estacionamiento El Llano

Tour: Travels In the Etla Valley

The tour will feature a visit to the Xaguixe glassworks in Etla and La Cuna de Quesillo for a demonstration how string cheese is made. Then CASA, the Centro de las Artes to view the visual artist Victor Mortales exhibit, and objects from the collection of René Bustamante

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Time & Location

Dec 19, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Estacionamiento El Llano, Dr. Liceaga 117, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico

About the event

This Out & About Tour will feature a visit to the Xaguixe glassworks in Etla, founded by Christian Thornton as an environmentally friendly place that offers professional training in glass blowing to local residents. This will be followed by a visit to La Cuna de Quesillo, a home workshop in La Reye Etla where Sra. Patricia Narvaez Lopez will demonstrate how she makes the string cheese Oaxaca is famous for. Then we are off to CASA, the Centro de las Artes in San Agustin Etla to view the visual artista Victor Mortales exhibit “Todxs estamos en peligro,” and objects from the collection of René Bustamante ROSTROS ATEMPORALES, Evolución y Permanencia de las Danzas y Máscaras Mexicanas

Not included:  Lunch stop: either the Hacienda Santa Marta buffet restaurant or Mia Arroz - Asian-fusion dishes. Expect to pay 200-300 pesos for food and beverage..

Additional Costs:  Admission fee of 100 pesos at La Cuna de Quesillo. Xaguixe will have beautiful handmade products for sale.  If you are interested in purchasing for yourself or as gifts, bring cash for purchases of any of these items. 

This tour will depart on time at 9:00 am  from the parking lot across from the south side of Llano Park. Plan to arrive 15 minutes before departure time. Unclaimed seats may be re-sold at boarding time.

If this tour is sold out, you can take a chance that seats may be available and come to the boarding spot 15 minutes before departure. These seats must be paid for in cash.

No Refunds will be available. If you are not able to attend the event, you are welcome to sell your reservation to others. Please notify the library of change of name for reservation.

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