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Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead 2019
Friday, November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm
The community is invited to the American Legion from 6:15p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, November 1st to visit the colorful and elaborately decorated altars representing the different states of Mexico and to enjoy a celebration with musicians, traditional dances, and art exhibitions. This event is preceded by a processional in Anson B. Nixon Park from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
On Saturday, November 2nd, from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Casa Guanajuato will offer a variety of bilingual workshops in which participants can learn to make papier-mâché Catrinas; cook the famous “Pan de Muertos,” or Day of the Dead bread and traditional sweets; and write “Calaveras Literarias” (Literary Skulls),or poems. There will also be a workshop on Mexican cinema exploring “Macario” by director Roberto Gavaldón—one of Mexico’s most iconic films about Día de los Muertos. Please visit Casa Guanajuato Kennett Square’s Facebook page a complete schedule of workshops and pre-registration information.
The Kennett Square Day of the Dead festival will end on a joyful note with a celebration of music, dance, and food at 8pm on Saturday, November 2nd.