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Day of the Dead festivities in Carbondale

November 1 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Day of the Dead festivities in Carbondale

The celebration of the dead will take place on November 1st in Carbondale for First Friday. Every year, community members and artists make altars honoring those they have lost and loved. The altars will be put up on Wed./Thursday, October 30th and 31st, and taken down on November 9th. Altars cannot be bigger than 6 ft by 4 ft, but they can be smaller. Reserve your space now by emailing [email protected] Carbondale Arts brings the community together on First Friday, November 1st for the annual celebration of Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Festivities start at 5pm at the Third Street Center (TSC) for altar viewing, face painting, Mexican hot chocolate, and traditional treats. The Que Viva will be held at 6pm, before the procession begins at 6:30pm. Bring your flashlights, candles, or glow sticks for the procession as it will be dark! Two viewings of Aspen Sante Fe Ballet Folklorico take place at 7:30pm and again at 8pm at the Thunder River Theatre Company. Dance of the Sacred Fire will finish the evening off with a fire and aerial silk performance at 4th and Main. All these events are free to the public. This event is a collaboration between Carbondale Arts, Valley Settlement, Thunder River Theatre Company, SOL Theatre, The Third Street Center, Mezcla Socials and Aspen-Santa-Fe Ballet Folklorico.

Amy Kimberly

Third Street Center

520 South Third Street
Carbondale, CO 81623 United States
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