12th Annual Festival de Otoño
— Saturday, Nov. 2 from 1-5 pm
— Edison Language Academy
— 2425 Kansas Avenue, Santa Monica
The Edison Language Academy will celebrate the 12th Annual Festival de Otoño and Día De Los Muertos gallery in Santa Monica this Saturday afternoon.
The event combines art, theatre, music, food, poetry, games, and a multi-cultural celebration of the season. Admission is free.
The event, which attracts more than 1,500 people every year, features a creative collaboration of altars by Edison students, teachers, and parents in the Mexican and Central American tradition of remembering deceased loved ones.
The event also features cultural traditions designed to commemorate those who have passed away including a series of “alfombras,” beautiful displays made of dust, flowers and other native materials that are traditionally communally designed and prepared on the streets of villages and towns in many countries in Latin America.
For more information, call 310.828.0335 or visit edison.smmusd.org.