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Día de los Muertos

Friday, November 2, 2018 by Elizabeth Pagano

Today begins the two-day celebration of Día de los Muertos at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. On Friday evening, altars on the grounds of the center will be illuminated, as the community is invited to remember loved ones, decorate sugar skulls, see musical performances and see work from local artisans. On Saturday, the celebration continues, with a focus on families and youth. There will be presentations on the history of Día de los Muertos as well as face painting, piñatas, music, and sugar skull decorating. The celebration runs Friday from 5 until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 1 until 4 p.m. More information is online here.

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