Join the Mission Historical Museum (MHM) on Saturday, October 29th, from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. as they celebrate their annual Día de los Muertos Festival. This year’s Day of the Dead festival will consist of various attractions.
Enjoy what locals have to offer as artisan and food vendors take over the street selling artisan crafts and traditional Hispanic meals and desserts. Entertainment featuring local and international talent will bring the festival to life. Featured attractions include an exhibition in the annex building including a community altar exhibit, and their first ever 500m callejoneada (a walking serenade) celebrating life and death.
The MHM is a non-profit organization that aims to not only preserve local history but to celebrate the local culture as well. Every year, the museum hosts folklife festivals that indulge in local traditions including the Día de los Muertos Festival (Day of the Dead Festival).
MHM collects, preserves, exhibits, and promotes the history and cultural heritage of Mission and its surrounding communities. MHM is located at 900 Doherty Avenue and is open Wednesday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and every second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information on this program or any upcoming events contact the museum at (956) 580-8646, check out the website www.missionmuseum.org and/or follow on Facebook.