Dia de Los Muertos
at the Snowdrift Art Space
located at 120 West Second Street in downtown Winslow AZ
November 2, 2013
Snowdrift Art Space, Nuestras Raices, and the Winslow Chamber of Commerce present Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday, November 2,from 1 to 9 pm. Join us at Snowdrift, for this family tradition that honors departed loved ones in a festival setting. (Please be advised that this is not a Halloween-related event.)
Día de los Muertos is celebrated throughout Latin America and the Southwestern United States from October 31 through November 2, when families celebrate and remember their departed ancestors and loved ones by placing ofrendas (offerings) at graves and altars. They also pray, dance, sing, and share memories of the departed, who are thought to briefly visit the earth at this time each year to make sure that all is well and that they have not been forgotten.
On Thursday, October 31, and Friday, November 1, Snowdrift will be open from 6 to 8 pm so that members of the public can come and set up their own individuals altars for departed family and friends (small tables provided if needed). Ofrendas on the altars may include flowers, candles, incense, sugar skulls, and statues of saints as well as pictures, personal items, and favorite dishes of the departed. The process of creating an ofrenda can often help transform grief into acceptance.
Northland Pioneer Folklorico Dancers
Sugar Skull Workshop
2 to ?
while supplies last
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