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Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead 2019

Saturday, November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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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.

Details

Date:
Saturday, November 2
Time:
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Casa Guanajuanto
Phone:
610-335-6327
Email:
casaguanajuatoks@yahoo.com
Website:
https://www.casagks.org/

Venue

American Legion Hall
208 East Street Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States
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