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Writerday! is a new, free online group for kids ages 5–14 throughout the world who like to write. It is being organized by Lyla Spath, a Merida Writers Group member and children's writer, to encourage kids to write on a regular basis and interact with other young writers in a safe, supportive forum. Each Saturday, Spath will announce a topic for kids to write about (maximum number of words ranging from 100–500, based on age group). Parents/guardians will send their…
On a stage erected at the foot (remate) of the Paseo de Montejo, colorful costumed singers and dancers perform traditional entertainment that celebrate's the nation's heritage. Among the food and crafts kiosks, look for Sabrina's Tacos.
Watch reenactments of this ancient tradition with costumed players at the Cathedral every Saturday.
Every Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., selected Mérida streets are closed to cars and trucks, giving way to bicycles.
Local producers of various goods are featured in the Mercadito Santiago. Go to the top floor to see the Mercadito Santiago, hosted by the Ayurdowntown yoga studio.
Artists set up shop every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the east side of the Paseo de Montejo.
St. Luke's offers a Christian worship service in English at 10 a.m. A second service, in Spanish, is at 11:15 a.m.
That means Conversations with Friends, and if you didn't know that, then get to the Merida English Library and brush up your Spanish!
A local dance, the Vaquería, is performed every week in the street in front of the Palacio Municipal, facing the Plaza Grande.
An informal meet-up with expats and locals every Tuesday morning at 10 gathers at Estación 74.
The Merida English Rotary Club meets every Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at Rotary HQ.
NOTE: Costs are in pesos. Events are occasionally postponed or canceled, or a listing could contain an error, so confirm with the organizer when possible.