by: Jordan Figley
Day of the dead
Saturday, Nov. 1st, 1am to Sunday, Nov. 2nd, 11:45pm
The celebration takes place on October 31, November 1 and November 2, in connection with the Christian tridum of Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars called ofrendas, honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed, and visiting graves with these as gifts. They also leave possessions of the deceased.