Visit the Butterfly House at The Gardens to enjoy hundreds of monarch butterflies (mariposas) and cempazúchitl - Mexican marigold flowers. These flowers figure prominently in Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations. Click here to learn more about the importance of monarch butterflies.
Regular Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10AM-5PM Community members will be creating altars to honor friends and loved ones.
Knowing, recording, and preserving your family history is a beautiful way to honor your ancestors. Join author Alda P. Dobbs in this intimate presentation of her book Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna, inspired by the experiences the author’s great-grandmother endured during the Mexican Revolution. In English with Spanish interpretation available. Free. Wolverine Farm, 316 Willow St. Conocer, registrar y preservar la historia de tu familia es una hermosa manera de honrar […]
Celebrate Day of the Dead with a Story Stroll in Library Park. Story Stroll is a free, do it yourself family friendly activity that showcases children's stories in a new way! Walk to each panel in order and read story along the way. Enjoy reading and spending time outdoors in your community. This Story Stroll […]
Community altar display by Trees, Water & People
Carla Gamboa, artista visual y gráfica, facilitará este taller bilingüe de maquillaje práctico del Día de Muertos. No sólo tendrás la oportunidad de aprender nuevos trucos y técnicas, sino que también aprenderás sobre el origen, historia e inspiración detrás del maquillaje tradicional de Catrina que se una en este día. Todo el material será proporcionado. Gartuito […]
A free workshop for ages 8-15. Youth are invited to design their own altar to honor a deceased loved one. All materials will be provided, although participants are encouraged to bring a photograph of their loved one. Reservations are not necessary, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please visit globalvillagemuseum.org or call […]
| October 31 - November 1 | November 5 Sugar skulls are a must-have for altars and decorations on the Day of the Dead. Read and Seed gardens story time will feature a Día de Muertos theme, including the creation of sugar skulls and is included with the cost of admission. Join us for garden story time, […]
One of the most visual parts of the Día de Muertos tradition is the altar, a carefully crafted centerpiece of the annual celebration. Each family or individual’s Día de Muertos altar is a complex and personal creation with incredible symbolism as each element included carries specific meaning. To learn more about the the most important […]
Have you ever considered getting an early start planning your funeral? Larimer Advance Care Planning will be here to discuss topics such as: What makes a “good” funeral? How can funerals be meaningful and personal? What are some of the most unusual funeral practices? Why is it important to plan your funeral ahead of time? […]
¡Celebra y aprende más del Día de Muertos en familia! En esta clase virtual bilingüe para niños y adultos, aprenderás a preparar pan de muerto con ceniza de hoja de maíz (conocida como totomoxtle) con el panadero mexicano Eliceo Lara. Los participantes deberán proporcionar sus propios ingredientes y herramientas y tener acceso a un horno. Gratuito. […]