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Things to do this Week in Buenos Aires, August 30th to September 5th


By | August 30, 2011 | 2 comments

Cowboys and Indians party, Independiente vs Boca Juniors, Chopin-mania, Art Fair, a new wine tasting, live jazz jam session and more!

Good day, Buen dia to all. Here’s your weekly summary of what is going on, things to do, activities, tours, freebies, events and all that is Buenos Aires. For a more general list of activities, tours and events that are not time sensitive check out our article Things You Must do in Buenos Aires
Random Thing You Should Do This Week:

Check out the artistic exposition (oils and acrylics) “Movements Enveloped” by Skye Brannon and Bea Ferretti. Open and running until September 7th from 12 noon to 9:00 pm. Entry is free. Location: Scalabrini Ortiz 573, Galeria Zorz El Tunnel.
Weather Forecast

Expect the following “wintery” weather for this week in Buenos Aires:

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*Suggestions for Activities, Tours and Events this Week*:

Wednesday, August 31st:

-Join BAFA Football Amigos and play with travelers, expats, students and locals alike on Wednesday. Five-a-side football matches organized by BAFA. Matches starting at 7pm and 8pm at Soler 3231. Cost is $25 pesos per game.

-A special series of concerts will be taking place in the beautiful Palacio Paz on Santa Fe 750 in downtown Buenos Aires. Raphael Lutschevsky will present Partita in B Flat Major (Bach) – Legend / Nocturne in B Flat Major; Concert Paraphrase “Krakowiak Fantastic” (Paderewski) – Polonaise in A Major, Op.40 (Military; Four Impromptus and the Polonaise in A flat Major, Op.53 (Chopin). Tickets for the first 5 rows are $120 pesos, rows 6-20 are $80 pesos and all back sections are $50 pesos. Reservations can be made at telephone 4311 – 1071 in Spanish or you can show up 45 minutes before the show to make purchases.
Thursday, September 1st *Discount Day*:

tango in buenos aires

Cafe de los Angelitos Dinner and Tango show is offering their executive service (transportation to and from, 3 course dinner, bottomless wine glass and 1.5 hour tango show) for $115 USD discounted from the public price of $125 USD. For your discounted tango show contact us directly at or mention your discount in the tango reservation form.

-The Expotrastiendas Art Fair begins at La Rural exhibiting both professional and up and coming artists. 12 noon to 9 pm September 1-5, tickets sold at the door for $38 pesos.

wine tastings in buenos aires

-Fierro Hotel, located at Soler 5862 has quietly begun to hold small group wine tastings for up to 7 people in their cellar room Thursdays at 6:00 pm. $25 USD per person for 6 wines from Salta, San Juan, Mendoza, Rio Negro and Neuquen Argentina are served along with light snacks and hors d’oeuvres. Wines selected by Andrés Rosberg, President of the Argentina Sommelier Association and foods selected by Chef Hernán Gipponi. Reservations required*:
Friday, September 2nd:
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You dig jazz, cat? Head over to Club Notorious on Callao 966 in Recoleta for free entry at midnight. 2 for 1 Warsteiner beers and a jazz jam session. Good way to start your Friday night.

Saturday, September 3rd:

Outdoor artisan market in Buenos Aires

-Flea markets, outdoor artisan markets, hand made goods- check out one of Buenos Aires’ many ferias on Saturday or Sunday. Everything from antiques and collectables to modern leather purses and silver work. Here’s a link to our list of the best outdoor markets and ferias in Buenos Aires.

-The Buenos Aires Pub Crawl will be throwing their first Cowboys & Indians Pub Crawl. Come dressed up to win the costume contest and get VIP treatment to Terrazas del Este. There will be dueling games throughout the night including bow n’ arrow accuracy contests, whiskey pistols, and horse races. The Pub Crawl Includes: Free Pizza (10-11), Free Wine and Beer (10-11), Free Shot in Every Bar (3 bars), Drink Discounts specifically for Pub Crawlers, VIP Skip-the-line Entrance to Terrazas del Este all for AR$ 100
Sunday, September 4th:

things to do in buenos aires

-Go get a tasty Sunday morning/early afternoon Buenos Aires brunch before visiting the San Telmo Sunday fair.

-Independiente vs Boca Juniors football game. One of the derby or classic match ups, this will be a great football match to see. For football tickets and reservations please contact us. Game details and pricing below.
Monday, September 5th:

-We are continuing the promotion for Verde Manzana, Urban Spa for $25 USD 1 hour massages. Feel free to schedule an appointment directly and mention the promotion or if your Spanish skills are lacking or you just have “fiaca” request a reservation for a massage through LandingPadBA.

-Jack and Cinema: Every Monday at 9pm, from August 8th to October 10th, 878 (Thames 878, Villa Crespo) in partnership with Jack Daniels, will project a series of cult movies you’d associate with bourbon drinking characters. The series kicks off with Easy Rider, followed by All Tomorrow’s Parties, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and more.

Football Games This Weekend
Buenos Aires Football Soccer

Independiente vs Boca Juniors, Sunday September 4th
Kick off: 18:10 (6:10 pm)
Pick up from meeting points starts at: 2:30 pm
Seating, Tour and Pricing Options:
Popular (General entry, lower deck behind goal with bench seating), $93 USD
Includes: Transportation to and from the game from meeting points in Palermo and Centro, bilingual guides, ticket to Popular section and pre-game snacks
Platea Alta Lateral(Upper side deck, with individual seats), $114 USD
Includes: Transportation to and from the game from meeting points, bilingual guides, ticket to Platea Alta and pre-game snacks

To make a reservation please email us at or visit the Buenos Aires Tickets and Tours section

Get up, get out and do something in Buenos Aires this week!

The LandingPadBA Staff

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  1. Skye Brannon

    31/08/2011 - 2:21 pm

    (Movements Enveloped) Movimientos envolventes – Bea Ferretti & Skye Brannon was extended until September 7th! It’s mostly acrylic & oil paintings.

    Come on by!

    Skye Brannon & Bea Ferretti

  2. webmaster

    31/08/2011 - 8:42 pm

    Updated*, thank you Skye.