Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos At Birmingham’s Pepper Place On Nov. 2

| November 2, 2017 @ 5:00 am

By Donna Cope

Celebrate a cultural extravaganza at Pepper Place in Birmingham on Thursday, Nov. 2, featuring traditional Dia de los Muertos festivities.

Many residents look forward to Dia de los Muertos – or Day of the Dead – each year. The 15th annual celebration of remembrance and life gives attendees a chance to honor the lives of those loved and lost. Sponsored by Bare Hands Inc., a nonprofit art gallery in Birmingham, the event began in 2003 and has grown yearly as the community has embraced the meaning behind the event.

This cultural experience includes the traditions of Mexico’s sacred day of remembrance. Guests can celebrate through live music, a memorial roll call, a jazz street parade, a Frida Kahlo Ceremony and art. Enjoy authentic Mexican food and the Corona beer garden, as locals join together in sharing their stories and memorials.Those who attend can wear colorful festival garb and bring their own memento of a lost loved one.

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