Day of the Dead celebration set for Nov. 2

Ethnic Heritage Museum's 2009 Day of the Dead altar (at right) honoring deceased loved ones.

Ethnic Heritage Museum, 1129 S. Main St., presents special altar to honor deceased loved ones

From press release

A celebration of the Day of the Dead takes place at the Hispanic Gallery of the Ethnic Heritage Museum, 1129 S. Main St., at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 2.

A special altar will honor deceased loved ones, as is the tradition in Mexico. A description of the items on the altar and their meaning will be available.

Visitors will have the opportunity to bring a picture or something meaningful for the deceased to add to the altar prior to the ceremony. A special prayer will be conducted in Spanish.

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. The program will run 6-7 p.m. There is no charge for admission.

From the Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2010 issue

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