Dia de los Muertos celebration set Nov. 10
October 30, 2012
Nevada State Museum plans to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, in a multi-cultural event on Nov. 10.
The celebration of life through death is for entire families and will include various aspects in the museum, which is located at 600 N. Carson St. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that Saturday.
This eighth annual museum observance of Dia de los Muertos will feature ofrendas, videos, crafts, songs, dance and special exhibits.
Jesse Ortiz will present aspects of Latino cultural heritage through dance in two 45-minute Aztec performances, the first at 1 p.m. and the second two hours later.
Admission is $8 for adults, but museum members and children 17 and younger are admitted without charge.