Below is a list of a few of the many activities that took place on a recent weekend in Costa Rica.
More than 300 automobiles were on display at the Classic Car Expo in Escazú. The event was sponsored by the Club de Autos Antiguos de Costa Rica (Antique Car Club of Costa Rica).
At the Borbón Market in downtown San José there was a health fair which included free eye exams and hearing and blood sugar tests.
The second edition of the Dorado Fishing Derby was held at the Pez Vela Marina in Quepos located in the Central Pacific Region of the country. Teams from the U.S., Canada, Costa Rica and Guatemala competed for prizes.
The Courtyard Hotel in Escazú offered a Hamburger Fest with different varieties of burgers from which to choose.
The fourth edition of the Cartago Jazz Festival took place to promote this style of music among Costa Ricans and expats.
The Friends of Animals organization held an event in front of the Soledad Church in downtown San José. Live music and other activities for animal lovers were featured.
The German Beer Fest (Expo Feria Alemana) took place at the country’s new Centro de Convenciones (convention center) in Heredia. Attendees had the opportunity to savor authentic German food and drink.
The first edition of Mujeres Alcanzando Sueños (Women Realizing their Dreams) took place in the suburb of Hatillo. Forty small and mid-sized entrepreneurs put their hand-crafted merchandise on display at reasonable prices.