12th annual Celebraciones de la Gente opens to the public on Oct. 24 for two-day celebration of Día de los Muertos

Click on the photo above to see a slideshow of the preparations and member’s preview on Oct. 23 at the 12th annual Celebraciones de la Gente. Above, one of the nearly two-dozen altars / ofrendas in the courtyard at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Click on the photo above to see a slideshow of the preparations and member’s preview on Oct. 23 at the 12th annual Celebraciones de la Gente. Above, one of the nearly two-dozen altars / ofrendas in the courtyard at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

FLAGSTAFF — Final preparations were completed by Friday afternoon with the hanging of strings of papel picado and the adornment of nearly two dozen altars at the Museum of Northern Arizona as Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces prepared for the 12th annual Celebraciones de la Gente to be held Oct. 24-25. In partnership with the Museum of Northern Arizona, the celebration opened with a member’s preview on Friday evening with the lighting of candles throughout the historic Jaime Major Golightly Historic Courtyard. The public is invited to attend Celebraciones at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25.

Click here to see a slideshow of the preparations and member’s preview at the 12th annual Celebraciones de la Gente.

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Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces is dedicated to promoting Hispanic culture and history through events, gatherings, the performing and visual arts. To further this purpose the Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces draws on the Arizona Hispanic family stories, history, traditions and talents as tools for cultural transmission. For more information, send an email to lagente@flagstaffnuestrasraices.com
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