Día de Muertos Ofrenda Workshops, Saturday, August 31, 2019

(Rancho Dominguez, CA)—The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will host two Día de Muertos/ Day of the Dead Workshops in preparation for the 3rd Annual Día de Muertos event on November 2nd, 2019. The public is invited to attend one of the two workshops to learn about the history of ofrendas and learn how to make a traditional ofrenda.

Rooted in Mexican tradition, Día de Muertos is a festive time of remembrance in which families decorate the tombs of deceased relatives and install memorial ofrendas where special offerings are laid out that would be appealing and comforting to the returning souls. Ofrendas– include candles, Pan de Muerto/sugar-coated bread, photographs, water glasses, musical instruments and other gifts.

The workshops will take place on Saturday, August 31st and Saturday, September 28th from 1:30PM to 3:00PM. These workshops are free and open to the public.

Space is limited, please RSVP with Mercedes Hernandez, Educational Coordinator at 310-603-0088 or by email at mercedes.hernandez@dominguezrancho.org.

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum is located at 18127 South Alameda Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220.

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