Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and by Mexican Americans living in the United States and Canada. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration occurs on November 2 in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Saints' Day(November 1) and All Souls' Day (November 2). Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves offer these as gifts
Special ceremony will be hosting at Hecho De Mano, in celebration of the setup the Altars for the Day of the Death please call to make your reservation., and how to get involved. All the items for the Altars will be available at the time. Thanks we hope to see you all.
Sponsored by: Gabriela Zapata Acrylic Paint exhibition, Ocar de Salcaja Muralist, Mujeres Abriendo Caminos, Red Por La Paz y Desarrollo de Guatemala.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 to Saturday, November 10, 2012
11:00AM to 6:00PM
Hecho De Mano Folk and Garden 308 North First Ave. Arcadia, CA 91006
Ages: any age Price: Free! Discount: 10% all sales.