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MONDAY OCTOBER 1ST
Gabo Journalism Festival

Description
The  Gabo Journalism Festival is a festival open to other types of works. This festival celebrates journalistic works. Over three days, the festival takes on topics like literature, music, film, and politics. It also offers workshops for journalists, students, and professionals. The main event is the award ceremony for the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Journalism contest in the text, image, coverage, and innovation categories as well as the acknowledgment for excellency to an exemplary Colombian editor

Place | Time | Cost
Locations Vary (Medellin)  I Oct 1st-5th,  I Free
Medellin Flamenco Festival

Description
"Open Door" is the theme for this year's Flamenco Festival. Singing, dancing, playing, and a passion for all things Flamenco.

Place | Time | Cost
Casa Teatro El Poblado (Poblado) I Oct 1st-14th;  I cost depends on event
Chicharrón Festival 

Description
9 unique chicharron dishes for a limited time only at La Hacienda.

Place | Time | Cost
La Hacienda I All month I Free entry
Rooftop Yoga in Laureles

Description
Ivy Laureles Rooftop Yoga weekdays 

Place | Time | Cost
Ivy Coworking-Co-living (Laureles)  I Oct 1st, 5:30 p.m. I First class Free
TUESDAY OCTOBER 2ND
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 3RD
Unseen Parque Arvi

Description
The best way to know Arvi Park, hiking through different types of forest and trails. Includes coffee and snack bar.

Place | Time | Cost
Parque Arvi (Santa Elena)  I Oct 3rd, 9:30 a.m. I Free
Live Tattoo and Art Exhibit

Description
Entre figuras y colores: an exhibit by artist and tattoo artist Alex Scalbert who will present his work and tattoo live.

Place | Time | Cost
Casa Prado (CIty Center)  I Oct 3rd, 9:30 a.m. I Free
Somoloco Jam Sesh

Description
An event to share music that's based on a social life. Join our community at Naturalia, the first Wednesday of every month. 
You can come watch, listen, play, share, improvise, karaoke, whatever you like. 3 songs per performer, arrive early if you want to share!

Place | Time | Cost
Naturalia Cafe  (Laureles)  I Oct 3rd, 7 p.m. I Free

Female Singer-songwriter Show

Description
Female singer-songwriters from different places getting together in Medellin this Wednesday.
Lineup
Carla Merchant (Mexico)
Lunalé (Bogotá)
Ana Maria Vahos (Medellin)
Felisa (Medellin)
Gabriela Guánchez (Venezuela)
La Muchacha (Manizales)


Place | Time | Cost

Siete Ovejas (City Center)  I Oct 3rd, 7:30 p.m. I Donation

Live Gypsy Jazz at Zorba

Description

Your favorite pizza paired with live Gypsy Jazz? Das right.

Place | Time | Cost

Zorba  (Poblado)  I Oct 3rd, 8 p.m. I 5,000

THURSDAY OCTOBER 4TH

Medellin Bird Festival

Description

Outings for bird watching in the best areas of Medellin.

Place | Time | Cost 
Locations Vary  (Medellin)  I Oct 4th-5th  I sign up here

Yogaté

Description

Carolina Daza &  Carolina Rios, the founder of  Amarillo Chocolate, will be co-hosting an afternoon of tea, yoga, and sweets. Yin Yoga, meditation and floral tisana.

Place | Time | Cost

Humanese (Poblado)  I Oct 4th, 5:30 p.m. I 70,000

Digital Nomad Meetup

Description

We know a lot of 7in7ers are starting to land in Medellín & we have new friends to meet who are already here so we thought it'd be great to get everyone together for a casual evening of drinks and good conversation!

Our friends from the Digital Nomads Medellín group are co-hosting with us :)

Place | Time | Cost

Selina (Poblado)  I Oct 4th, 7 p.m. I Free

Erotic Party

Description
The Casa de Papel has sexy hostages that are ready to give you a show. Each visitor will be taken hostage by the characters and will take part in games and dynamics directed by their Erotic team. Lots of red outfits, masks, and fun.


Place | Time | Cost

The Secret Garden (City Center)  I Oct 4th I 40,000

FRIDAY OCTOBER 5TH

Women Who Travel Alone (Or Want to)

Description
A meetup for any woman in Medellin and surrounding areas that 
-travels around the world
- wants to travel
-wants to meet foreign women in Medellin
-wants to go on group trips
-wants to find a travel buddy


Place | Time | Cost

Buenavida Cafe  (Poblado)  I Oct 5th 6 p.m.;  I Free

Live Tropical Music Downtown

Description
Meridian Brothers is a band that's pausing their European tour to play at La Pascasia. Come shake it.


Place | Time | Cost

La Pascasia (City Center)  I Oct 5th I 27,000

Afrokuisi Music 

Description
Afrokuisi  Viento Suelto is a group that wants to create music inspired by Afrocolombian tradition and rhythm. 

Place | Time | Cost
Siete Ovejas(City Center)  I Oct 5th 8 p.m. I 10,000 includes one beer

Friday Night Swing

Description
A special night to listen to Swing and Jazz from the 30s and 40s, to have a beer or even a nice Cuba Libre, all while dancing of course. Come at 7 for a special introductory class. 

Place | Time | Cost
La Casa Centro Cultural (City Center)  I Oct 5th; 7 p.m. I Free

Mexican Night at La Vecindad

Description
Live Mariachis, Dj's , actors, and more 

Place | Time | Cost
Fonda la Vecindad (Laureles)  I Oct 5th; 8 p.m. I Free

SATURDAY OCTOBER 6TH

Basic Gardening Workshop

Description
Learn basic concepts about gardening and apply them in your home or your finca. It's important t know how to take care of our plants and give our soil good use. 
This workshop is taught by the Botanical Garden and includes a snack!

Place | Time | Cost
Jardin Botanico (Sector Norte)  I Oct 6th; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. I 70,000

Los Patios Barbecue

Description
Our main weekend event! 
LOS PATIOS BARBECUE �������� AT LOS PATIOS BOUTIQUE ROOFTOP! 

Place | Time | Cost
Los Patios (Manila)  I Oct 6th; 8 p.m. I 20,000   sign up here

Singles Night 

Description
Meet new people in a safe environment. Young single professionals looking for a special someone. 
No hay nada como conocernos en vivo y en directo. Será un espacio para compartir, conocer nuevas personas y porque no encontrar tu alma gemela en un ambiente sano y seguro.
Limited spaces available. 

Place | Time | Cost
Borneo (Poblado)  I Oct 6th; 6-9p.m. I 60,000 includes 2 drinks; 90,000 includes dinner + two drinks

SUNDAY OCTOBER 7TH

Collaborative Market in Poblado

Description
Support Local products! Veggies, flowers, plants, soaps, and more organic, artisanal products!

Place | Time | Cost
Restaurante El Aguacate (Poblado)  I Oct 7th; 8 a.m.-12p.m. IFree

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