Sugar Skull Decorating Class | Berkeley Farmers’ Market
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Submitted by the Event Organizer
Halloween/Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos) Celebration – a cross-cultural event sponsored by the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets. Day of the Dead Altar – The public is invited to bring an offering, photograph, or craft to add to the altar and celebrate with us as our community honors life, farmworkers and farmers, and those that have sacrificed their health and lives for our well being and for food justice.
- Aztec Dancers – Cuauhtli Mitotiani Mexica Aztec dancers will be dancing and blessing the Altar.
- Pumpkin Carving Contest – prizes (at 5pm) in many categories; either bring your pre-carved pumpkin from home or carve one on the spot.
- Free Costume Making – table by the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse. Pumpkin Patch.
- Pies by Mission Pie — a San Francisco pie shop that connects urban people with local farms.
- Champurrado (sacred Aztec hot chocolate drink) by Flacos.
- Free (Day of the Dead) Sugar Skull Decorating Activity 5pm-6pm – by Longfellow Middle School Cultural Art Class Instructor/Visual Artist, Rita Pettit.
Where: Tuesday Berkeley Farmers’ Market/B-Tech Academy, 2701 MLK, Jr. Way, Derby St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way. Near Ashby BART and buses on MLK and Shattuck / street parking.
Tags: Dia de los Muertos, Halloween
Categories: *Top Pick*, East Bay, Lectures & Workshops