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Saturday, November 1, 2014 | El Dia de Los Muertos Fall Festival

  • 1200 Forrest Park Dr Nashville, TN, 37205 United States (map)

Cheekwood’s 15th Annual
EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS 
Fall Festival 
Saturday, November 1, 2014
11:00am – 5:00pm

The festivals of Mexico and Latin America are world renowned for their colorful decorations, energetic music, and cultural significance. El Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is no exception! The holiday is one of the most important celebrations in Latin America and demonstrates the culture’s strong sense of love and respect for one’s ancestors while celebrating the continuance of life. Join in the festivities and learn more about this unique holiday as you tour the altars, shop in the marketplace, explore traditional arts and crafts, and enjoy live music and dance.


ART & ACTIVITIES

PAPEL PICADO
Take part in the Mexican art of paper cutting.

MONARCH BUTTERFLIES
Learn about the significance of the butterflies as you create your own colorful Monarch.

PAPER MARIGOLDS
Make a colorful marigold, the traditional flowerof the holiday.

MEMORY TREE
Add your thoughts to the colorful tree of memories.

CALAVERAS MASKS
Make a colorful skeleton mask to wear during the festival.

DANCING CALACAS PUPPETS
Make your own skeleton move and celebrate with this dancing and music-inspired craft!

SUGAR SKULLS
A Día de los Muertos tradition! Decorate a sugar skull to honor your ancestors.

POSADA PRINTS
Be inspired by legendary Mexican printmaker Jose Posada.  Draw and print your own design!

MOLD-A-SKULL
Learn the importance of the skull as a symbol of the holiday and mold your own out of clay.  



VENDORS

Colorful open air markets line the streets of Latin America during the celebration. Local merchants sell food, flowers, art, and handmade items which people buy to decorate their altars and tombs. Visit the vendors at the festival to discover the talent of local artists, shop for unique gift items, and taste traditional foods!

ART & GOODS    

AMANDA K DESIGNS
Original Mixed Media Art & Jewelry

CINDY DAVID DESIGNS
Handmade Jewelry

EL BAUL
Handmade Jewelry

EV MEX FOLK ART
Original & Imported Art & Jewelry

MYSTIC GYPSY
Jewelry, Apparel & More

LUCKY CHARM JEWELRY
Jewelry and More

PJ MURRAY DESIGNS
Handmade & Antique Jewelry

GIRL STUDIO 
Handmade Arts & Crafts

INCLINED TO IMPROVISE
Mixed Media & Collage Art

THE INTERAMERICAN 
HEALTH ALLIANCE, VANDERBILT
Handcrafted Textiles and Crafts from Guatemala

JACKIE CHEUVRONT ART
Original Paintings, Prints & Cards

JACQUELINE ALMAGUER
Day of the Dead Masks & Paintings

PURPLE SPINEY OYSTER
Meso-American Inspired Art & Jewelry

MAKE-UP NINJA
Sugar Skull Face Painting

NOVEDADES ARACEL
Original Art from Natural Materials

TERRY KORNMAN
Handmade Paper Arts

VERA’S INNOVATIONS
Mexican Arts and Crafts

FOOD

ACAPULCO BURRITO
Food Truck | Authentic Mexican Cuisine

CASA SEGOVIA-PAZ
Empanadas, Alfajores & More

CONEXIÓN AMÉRICAS
Café Rumba Roast Fair Trade Coffee

HAPPY BELLY
Food Truck | Authentic Mexican Food

KARLA’S CATERING
Food Truck | Empanadas, Churros, & More 


LA HACIENDA RESTAURANT
Traditional Mexican Buffet

LA HACIENDA BAKERY
Bread of the Dead | Pan de Muerto 

LAS FAJITAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Sopapillas, Tamales, Champurrado & Fajitas

LAS PALETAS
Gourmet Mexican Popsicles

MARIA’S SNACKS
Tamales, Nachos, Fruit Waters

MAS TACOS POR FAVOR
Food Truck | Tacos & More

NELLY’S HANDMADE SWEETS
Alfajores & Empanadas

SANTA NINO DE ATOCHA TORTILLERIA
Fresh Corn Tortillas & Chips

YAYO’S O.M.G
Food Truck | Original Mexican Gourmet






 
 
Later Event: December 5
CONCESSIONS @ BELCOURT THEATRE

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