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Dia de los Muertos in Petworth


Oct 28, 2017

SOURCE: Petworth Arts Collaborative

WHAT: Dia de los Muertos in Petworth

WHEN: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9 AM to November 3, 2017 9 PM

WHERE: Petworth, Washington, DC 20010, 20011

Petworth Arts Collaborative presents a 3-day celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) along Upshur St & Georgia Ave.

SAT OCT 28 // 9AM-1PM
Altar Making Workshop
Where: Petworth Community Market – 9th St & Upshur St NW
– Participate in an altar making workshop honoring loved ones and learn about the history of this rich Mexican holiday. Bring a momento of a loved one, we will supply the altar-making materials!
* Coffee & Mexican hot Chocolate samples provided by Ruta del Vino.
*** Collaborating with us is Lalalu Mexican Art and Events by David Rosa who will have a table with us selling tickets for their awesome Dia de los Muertos DC Benefit Festival on NOV 4 at 3pm at 100 Florida AVE NE / Femme Fatale Pop-Up (100% of proceeds go towards natural disaster relief for the United States & Mexico).


SAT OCT 28 // 5:30PM
Day of the Dead Movie Screening (family friendly)
Where: CrossFit Petworth – 1240 Upshur St NW
– Bring a blanket and a friend, or family for a 6:00PM screening of the family friendly movie, The Book of Life.
* Mini empanada samples provided by Taqueria del Barrio
* Preview the movie Book of Life on our business page.

WED NOV 1 // 5PM
Calavera Traditional Mexican Face Painting
Where: Qualia Coffee – 3917 Georgia Ave NW
– Join us on the back patio of Qualia Coffee for calavera face painting and snap a photo in front of a special Altar Art Installation piece. Qualia coffee & treats available for purchase to fuel you during our Street Procession directly following!

WED NOV 1 // 6-7:30PM
Dia de los Muertos Street Procession
Where: Outside Qualia Coffee & Homestead Food & Bev – 3917 Georgia Ave NW
– Street Procession starting outside Qualia Coffee and Homestead moving up towards the 800 block of Upshur St NW.

FRI NOV 3 // 6-9PM
Student Themed ART Shows & Performances
Where: At venues along Upshur St & Georgia Ave NW
– Join us for a special themed Petworth First Fridays showcasing loca DC Student works honoring their loved ones through performance and visual arts.

Want to get involved? Email petwortharts@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you soon!
Sara Herrera and Maria Mandle

*design by Creativecouch Designs


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