This popular annual fundraiser for Fundación BAI A.C. (Brazos Abiertos Yucatán), now in its 7th year, offers a unique opportunity to see behind the façades of seven beautiful architect-designed historical homes in Mérida Centro. Featuring Arq. Gabriela Cornelio, Arq. Adi Perez, Robert and Pari Stix, Arqs. Victor Carrillo Alayola & Ingrid Peón Escalante, Deborah La Chappelle, Remixto, and World Studio International, you have an extra half an hour for your self-guided tour this year, with the doors open from 1:30 pm – 5 pm on Sunday, November 8th, 2016.

Fundación BAI is a registered non-profit organization that’s been reaching out to the people of Yucatán since 2007. Their goal is to decrease teenage pregnancies, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections through carefully tailored peer to peer educational programs, free HIV testing events, and support. They’ve touched the lives of over 20,000 youths, empowering them to make better life choices. All funds raised will be used for their programs in Yucatán.

Tickets: $400 pesos, and $150 pesos for students. Tickets include a complimentary drink during the tour at La Negrita Cantina, and at the end of the tour at Hennessy’s Irish Pub or SoHo Galleries. Tickets are available in advance at Hennessy’s, La Negrita Cantina, Bollicine Aperitivo-Bar, and Robert Abuda Salon, or by calling (999) 292 8436. More information at:

VOLUNTEER WITH US TODAY?  “We welcome new volunteers, as part of our Fundraising Committee, or working on a specific event or project. We are very flexible and can adapt to the time you have available. While helping to make a difference, you can also have fun and make new friends at the same time.” To get involved please call Mark Callum at (999)128 9605.


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