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Come learn about and enjoy the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Medina on Thursday, November 1 from 3:00-8:00 pm.  Medina Main St. businesses will host crafts and tastings from 3:00-5:30 pm, including paper flowers, masks, face painting, sugar skulls, cookies, bread and a story hour.  A celebration follows from 6:00-8:00 pm one block away at 127 West Center St., at the farmer’s market site.  Activities (under a big tent!) include live mariachi music, dancing, traditional Mexican food and arts displays.  Bring a photo or memento to remember your loved one and help decorate the community ofrenda.

 This family-friendly event is co-sponsored by Mariachi de Oro Restaurant, the Medina Business Association, and GO ART!.   Visit  for full schedule of crafts workshops and more information about the Day of the Dead.  Phone: 585-343-9313.  This event is and made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature.

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