Sunday, November 2, 2014 Bowers Museum FREE First Sunday will celebrate Dia De Los Muertos “Day of The Dead” Festival from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Schedule of events
Missions and Ranchos Exhibit Hall
10:00am – 4:00pm – View the beautiful Ofrenda (memorial altar) and leave a note for a departed loved one
JOHN M. LEE COURT
1:00 am – 3:30 pm • Joel Aceves, classical guitarist, plays the romantic music of Latin America
MARGARET AND CLEO KEY COURTYARD
11:00am – 4:00 pm Face painting, Sugar Skull decorating, Calavera magnets and Muertos art
12:00 – Ek Balam Dance Company, under the direction of Martin Espino and Rosa Garcia
1:00 pm Ballet Folklorico, Las Estrellas of Orange County School of the Arts
1:30pm OC Mariachi with the Mariachi Kids, under the direction of maestro Gabriel Zavala
2:45 pm Xipe Totec, Danza Azteca
Free admission to limited engagement exhibitions is limited to the first 1,500 people on a first come, first served basis. Each recipient must be present. Tickets can be picked up in the North Wing.
Free admission is also included to Bowers Museum permanent exhibitions including: Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachand; Spirits and Headhunters: Art of the Pacific Islands; California Legacies: Missions and Ranchos; Vision of the Shaman, Song of the Priest; California: The Golden Years; Ancient Arts of China.
2002 N.MAIN STREET
SANTA ANA, CA 92706
For more information, contact 714.567.3600.
Sorry for posting this one so late but this is great event and it’s there still time to get there. Located on the beautiful tree-lined streets of the Claremont Village, hundreds of booths filled with unique art, handmade crafts, international cuisine along with specific areas focusing on local businesses, this is Autumn’s Largest Arts & Crafts Fair in the Inland Empire!
Village Venture Arts & Crafts takes place on the Tree-lined streets in Claremont Village. Hundreds of booths filled with unique art, handmade crafts, international cuisine along with specific areas focusing on local businesses, this is Autumn’s Largest Arts & Crafts Fair in the Inland Empire! For over 30 years artists and craftspersons from near and far have participated — and over 20,000 visitors stroll the tree-lined streets enjoying the festivities.
The day begins with grins and laughter as children dressed in Halloween costumes parade in the streets beginning at 9:30am. Start with the parade and stay for the day.
Village business owners look forward to showcasing their unique shops and tempting visitors to taste the culinary delights prepared here.
Calendar of Events for 2014 Village Venture
Children’s Halloween Costume Contest
Parade begins at 9:30 a.m.
Sponsored by Moultrie Academy of Music, Voice & Dance
Assemble at the corner of Harvard and Bonita Avenues at 9:15 a.m.
Parade led by the El Roble Marching Band
Great Pumpkin Carving Contest
Sponsored by the Claremont Sunrise Rotary
-Bring your PRE-CARVED pumpkins to Shelton Park (N/E corner of Bonita and Harvard Avenues) between 8:30-9:30 a.m.
-Prizes awarded at 2:00 p.m. Winners must be present to win.
– Moultrie Academy of Music, Voice and Dance 11:30-1:30 at Claremont Depot
– Hank’s Cadillac 2-4:30 at the Claremont Depot
– Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra (s/e corner of Harvard and Bonita Ave)
– Folk Music Center in front of 220 Yale Avenue
Shuttle Service & Parking
Parking is available on streets surrounding the closed streets of Village Venture, however, you can eliminate the parking hassles by taking advantage of the free shuttle service offered by the Pomona Valley Transit Authority (PVTA).
FREE shuttle service is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Village drop off point will be the Metrolink Parking lot. Buses run every 10 -15 minutes from all three parking sites.
Parking for the shuttle pick-up will be located at:
• Claremont University Facilities on First St. (at Mills Ave/east of College Ave)
• Taylor Hall at Cahuilla Park on Scripps Ave at Indian Hill Blvd. (north of Claremont High School)
• St. Ambrose Episcopal Church on Bonita Ave at Mountain Ave (west of Indian Hill Blvd.)
Tomorrow, October 26th from 10:00 am.m – 4:00 p.m., come and explore the world of nocturnal animals and 8 legged insects at the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve .
FREE activities in the Muth Interpretive Center classroom once a month, each with a different educational theme to explore. The activities are self-guided and may include hands on exhibits, outside hikes, crafts and more. Then join Preserve staff for storytime at 11am and 2pm. Recommended for ages 3-12.
The Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center is located at 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. It is at the corner of University and Irvine Avenue.
Please note the building is not visible from the street.
Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos Celebration with a FREE day at Children’s Museum at La Habra on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 1:00 – 5: 00 p.m.
An indigenous observance dating back hundreds of years to the times of the Aztecs- Dia de los Muertos is a colorful day celebrated in Mexico in honor of departed loved ones. Visitors will enjoy the festivities while making decorated sugar skulls and whimsical calavera masks, and sampling sweet bread and Mexican hot chocolate.
*IMPORTANT NOTE-To allow for a more comfortable and enjoyable free visit, handstamps are issued for specified time slots, with a maximum of 250 per session. Session times: 1pm-2:45pm, and 3:15-5:00pm.
Children’s Museum at La Habra
301 South Euclid Street
La Habra CA 90631