Everyone welcome to attend celebración del Día de Muertos


Ximena Bobadilla Ortiz, left, gets her face painted by Belen Marquez before the Catrinas parade down Mexico City’s iconic Reforma avenue during Day of the Dead celebrations, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Family-friendly activities for all ages are being hosted this weekend to commemorate celebración del Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and are celebrating life and honoring memories.

Those with the Bentonville Public Library and MONAH are welcoming anyone interested. The event began Friday, Nov. 1 and will continue all day Saturday, Nov. 2.

The Saturday event will be at the Museum of Native American History. Music, dances, food, face painting, a movie, a community “ofrenda”, crafts and vendors, story time and mask-decorating will be offered.

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