Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at HRM

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November 02, 2013

12-5pm.

Hudson River Museum

Yonkers

All Ages

Free with museum admission: $5; $3 seniors and children

Description: Enjoy arts projects, music, food, face painting, and other traditional holiday fun at the Museum's Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration.

At 3pm, hear Banda de los Muertos, a 14-piece group with a heavy-metal, brass-driven sound rooted in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Brass-band Parade at 3; performance at 3:30.

From 1-4pm, take a guided Spooky Walk in haunted Glenview, the Museum's river mansion, in English and Spanish. View the altar, a place for memories decorated by Yonkers artist, Zafiro Romero Acevedo. (On view Oct. 26-Nov. 4.)

From 1-4pm, make scary prints with artist Pepe Coronado. Turn the skull, a Day of the Dead symbol, into a print. Make Day of the Dead face masks, tissue-paper flowers, or mini skull pillows.

Mexican food will be available for purchase from Tacos El Poblano.

Address: 511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-963-4550
Website: hrm.org

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