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October 31, 2013 at 6:02 AM
Just can’t face that Halloween TP’ing job from the neighbor’s kids? Need to get out of town this weekend? Here are some more reasons to go:
Celebrate the dead in downtown Yakima, where the Yakima-Morelia (Mexico) Sister City Association sponsors its annual Altar Exhibit and Community Celebration in honor of Dia de los Muertos, a traditional celebration of remembrance in Latino cultures. It’s a blend of Aztec traditions of remembering the dead and the Catholic celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day, a tradition brought by Spanish conquistadors. Community groups from around Yakima have created altars in the festive tradition. Free; 106 S. Third St., Yakima.
Clap your hands, stamp your feet and celebrate another Hispanic cultural wonder: (more…)
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