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24th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration

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Oakland Museum of California

1000 Oak Street

Oakland, CA 94607

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Join us as OMCA comes alive for the 24th annual community celebration honoring Days of the Dead traditions. Craft activities, tasty food, dance and music groups, colorful ofrendas, and ceremonia bring the community together for this healing tradition. Watch demonstrations of traditional Mesoamerican arts and cooking, and browse Days of the Dead merchandise by local artisans for your home altar at our garden mercado. Enjoy performances ranging from contemporary popular music to folkloric dance to mariachi. Join in the opening procession led by Aztec dancers and Days of the Dead committee members. View community-created altars throughout the OMCA Gardens paying homage to loved ones lost.

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12-12:30 pm Opening ceremony, procession to garden and dedication of Central Ofrenda led by the Días de los Muertos Committee and Concord Panquetzalitzil y Fuego Nuevo Ballet Folklorico

GARDEN STAGE Mistress of Ceremony, Maricela Gutiérrez and Naty Rodriguez


1:00–1:30 pm Fuego Nuevo Ballet Folklorico

1:45-2:15 pm Mariachi Los Cachoros de San Pablo

2:30-3:00 pm Marimba Band Ana Nitmar

3:15-4:00 pm Angeles de la Banda

4:00-4:30 pm Closing Ceremony with DMC Ritualist Committee Members

1OTH STREET AMPHITHEATER, LEVEL 1

12:30 pm – 12:55 pm Concord Panquetzalitzil

1:00-1:30 pm Mariachi Los Cachoros de San Pablo

1:40-2:10 pm Marimba Band Ana Nitmar

Photo: 2012 DOD celebration by Toni Gauthier

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