Día de Muertos in Waukegan

When:
November 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Where:
Jack Benny Center for the Arts
39 Jack Benny Drive Waukegan
IL 60087
Cost:
Free
Contact:
ACADEMIA CULTURAL XILOTL
(224)255-3900

Academia Cultural Xilotl & The Jack Benny Center for the Arts present the 9th Annual DIA DE MUERTOS CELEBRATION 2019! Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a popular celebration of Life, Death, and Rebirth that originated in Mexico, and honors the lives of the deceased by celebrating with food, drinks, parties, and activities the dead enjoyed in life. Enjoy this family fun filled cultural festivity where you will learn about Dia de Muertos and its Sugar Skull symbolism. Bring the family and friends! There will be altar exhibits, Loteria, art vendors, Mariachi, Folkloric dancing, decorated sugar skulls, face painting, Aztec danza, Pan de Muerto, and food/drink for purchase. If you would like to be a sponsor, exhibit your art, set up an altar, be a vendor, or need more info, e-mail [email protected] or call (224)255-3900

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Tracy dreams of someday being considered a “cool” mom and she can still remember the days when she had time to put on makeup in the morning. She is a young, single, stay-at-home mom to an awesome little boy named Jayden. She recently graduated college with a degree in Early Childhood Education and has lived in various parts of Lake County her whole life. Every day, she and her son set off in her Jeep, rocking a pair of oversized sunglasses, in search of a new and exciting adventure to go on. In her free time she enjoys photography, reading, dancing, yoga, shopping, and pinning kid’s activities on Pinterest. She truly believes that if she was given enough Starbucks that she could rule the world.

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