SONOMA COMMUNITY CENTER CONTINUES ITS ANNUAL TRADITION OF CELEBRATING DIA DE LOS MUERTOS THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF OCTOBER!

COME VISIT the gallery 212 ART EXHIBIT, JOIN US AT OUR PUBLIC ALTAR LIGHTING, AND/or PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF OUR culture-based ART CLASSES.

  THURSDAY, OCT 7

GALLERY 212 Exhibit

“MISS CALAVERA”   the art of FABIAN MARQUEZ

EXHIBIT OPENING & ARTIST TALK:  5:30pm            
EXHIBITION RUNS: OCT 7th – NOV 1st

   SATURDAY, OCT 9

IN PERSON:            ALTAR MAKING CLASS

1:00pM – 3:00PM 

Sliding scale:  $10 – $50

Instructor:  Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos

   SUNDAY, OCT 10

IN PERSON:            Papel PICADO CLASS

2:00pM – 4:00PM 

Sliding scale:  $10 – $50

Instructor:  GABO MARTINI

  SATURDAY, OCT 16

IN PERSON:       ALEBRIJE WORKSHOP

1:00pM – 3:00PM  

Sliding scale:  $10 – $50

Instructor:  GABO MARTINI

  SATURDAY, OCT 23

IN PERSON:       MEXICAN SUGAR SKULL CLASS

10:00AM – 12:00PM OR 1:30 – 3:30PM

Sliding scale:  $10 – $50

Instructor:  DIEGO RIOS

  SATURDAY, OCT 30

IN PERSON:           AZTEC DANCE WORKSHOP

1:00pM – 3:00PM PT 

Sliding scale:  $10 – $50

Instructor:  Ernesto Hernandez-Olmos

Dia de los muertos public altar LIGHTING CEREMONY

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Located in the Front Garden

FREE PUBLIC ALTAR LIGHTING CEREMONY

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST, FROM 5:30PM – 7:30PM

In following tradition, the Center will erect its 12’ Public Altar, designed by local sculptor Jim Callahan, at the end of October to be decorated in lights, golden butterflies, and portraits of Sonoma Valley’s passed loved ones and lost “heroes.” The community is invited to participate in our annual celebration of those who have passed.   Activities for all generations.

MUSIC / FOOD / DRINKS / CRAFTS

Costumes, Accessories, and Make-up encouraged.

The Public Altar will be available for viewing from Sept. 28 – Oct 3.

NOW ACCEPTING ALTAR PHOTOS:

Anyone who would like to contribute to the altar’s portraits can do so by submitting a scanned photograph, dates of the person’s birth and death, as well as a brief description of the person’s life and/or contributions to the Sonoma Community Center. Photographs submitted by the deadline of October 15th will be included in the installation of this year’s altar.

Photos can be dropped off at the main office, or addressed to “Sonoma Community Center / Public Altar, ℅ Eric Jackson” and mailed to 276 East Napa St., Sonoma, CA 95476. High resolution photos may also be submitted by email: [email protected]