Caramoor: Celebrate dia de los Muertos


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Free Event

Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Sunday October 16, 2022 at 3:00 pm

No tickets are required, but we ask that you RSVP

In our second annual celebration of the holiday Día de los Muertos, Caramoor welcomes Calpulli Mexican Dance Company for a fun-filled afternoon of live music, dance, and stories, all capturing the colorful, passionate, inviting traditions of Latin America. Día de los Muertos combines the ancient Aztec custom of celebrating ancestors with All Souls’ Day, a holiday that Spanish invaders in the early 1500s brought to Mexico. Most strongly identified with Mexico, Día de los Muertos is celebrated throughout Latin America and in Latino communities everywhere! Bring the entire family to enjoy glorious costumes, contagious rhythms, and captivating performers who will share the meaning of this vibrant holiday honoring generations that have passed.

Schedule of Activities / Horario de actividades

2:00pm: Grounds Open

2:00pm – 5:00pm: Crafts and Activities

2:45pm: Performance by INTEMPO

3:00pm: Performance by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Arts & Crafts Tables / Mesas de Arts & Crafts

/ Design your own paper marigold and a special colorful headband and tie with INTEMPO’s Youth Facilitator, Nicole Rodas.

/ Let the arts ministry of Antioch Baptist Church guide you towards the rich tradition of creating your own family tree.

/ Try your hand at Lotería — bingo with a Mexican cultural twist — hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester!

/ Create a hand-held decorated sugar skull mask, with artist Tara Tomaselli and our friends from the Katonah Museum of Art.

Katonah, NY
United States

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