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Wednesday—Nov. 5: Dia De los Muertos

Wednesday—Nov. 5: Dia De los Muertos

Oct. 18-Nov. 5

Mexico’s Day of the Dead originated 3000 years ago as an Aztec tradition and has spread worldwide with the Mexican diaspora. It’s a time to remember the departed, gather with family, and help ancestors on their spiritual journey by constructing and decorating altars in their honor. Starting on Oct. 18, the Creative Alliance is holding classes on altar-making and other Dia de los Muertos traditions led by Artesanas Mexicanas, a group of creative Mexican women living in Southeast Baltimore. Events are held at the Creative Alliance's space at the Patterson (Oct. 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 3134 Eastern Ave.), the Patterson Park Library (Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 158 N....

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