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Museum of Texas Tech Hosts Day of the Dead Celebration

Heidi Toth

October 29, 2015

There will be food, music and other activities for people of all ages.

WHAT: The 6th annual El Día de Los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) celebration at the Museum of Texas Tech University. El Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that allows people to celebrate their relatives who have died.

The celebration will include live mariachi music, face painting, papel picado, skeleton masks, paper flowers and Mexican poetry, as well as a chance to learn more about the holiday. Mexican pastries, chips and salsa and other refreshments will be provided.

The event is free and open to the public.

WHEN: 2-4 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 1)      

WHERE: Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court, Museum of Texas Tech, 3301 4th St. 

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CONTACT: Jill Hoffman, Helen DeVitt Jones Curator of Education, Museum of Texas Tech University (806) 742-2442 or jill.hoffman@ttu.edu