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Citlalli Perez-Antillon applies her makeup during the Celebracion Dia de los Muertos in Boulder in 2012..
Citlalli Perez-Antillon applies her makeup during the Celebracion Dia de los Muertos in Boulder in 2012..
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Viva Arts-Dia de los Muertos — Join us for our closing celebration. Lively traditional dance by Latir de Mexico Folklorico and Mayan dance by Balam Na. Enjoy the bright costumes and energetic dancing of these local troupes, which celebrates Mexican and Mayan heritage. Dancers will several times throughout the evening. Free and open to the public. Wine available for purchase; 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, The Collective, 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette.

Day of the Dead Bash — The Mighty Twisters Halloween/Day of the Dead bash is moving ot License No. 1. Join us in costume for food, drink and no cover charge; 9 p.m., Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder.

All Saints Day Celebration — A Halloween Celebration with live music, delicious food and a costume contest; 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, Asher Brewing Company, 4699 Nautilus Court, Suite 104, Boulder; free.

Games at Meadows — Enjoy board games, Wii and Xbox; 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder.

First Friday Food Lab: Pumpkin Spice — Do you have a discerning palate? Or do you just like to eat? Either way, join us at First Friday Food Lab to try out new flavors. Good, gross or in between — vote for your favorites; 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, George Reynolds Branch, 3595 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder.

Calaveras Facepainting — Sign up required for face painting. Stay for the free Dia de los Muertos Celebration. Calavera (skull) makeup is a modern interpretation of the ancient Aztec calavera mask, used in rituals of communion with spiritworlds and celebration of the cycle of life. Face painting by artists Jessica Quintanilla, of Boulder Face Painting; 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, The Collective, 201 N. Public Road, Lafayette.

UPCOMING

CU Wizards “Baking Bread, Gluten & Gummy Worms !” — Professors Niels Damrauer and Tarek Sammakia present bread Come learn about molecules and energy that make bread possible. Join us for a fun, educational, free show; 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, University of Colorado Boulder, Cristol Chemistry 140, University of Colorado, Boulder; free; 303-492-5011.

Sugarloaf Craft Fair — The Sugarloaf annual Craft Fair raises money for our local volunteer fire department. Find ceramics, photographs, honey, jewelry, pine beetle-kill wooden vessels, fabric art turned into up-cycled clothes. There will also be yummy baked goods and coffee to enjoy while browsing or to take home; 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, SLFPD Firehouse #2, 1360 Sugarloaf Road, Boulder; free.

Spanish/English Storytime: Día de Muertos Celebration — Please join us for an all-ages Spanish/English storytime celebrating Day of the Dead at the NoBo Corner Library. Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and refreshments. Skull face painting begins outside at 9:30 a.m., with a musical, bilingual storytime at 10:15 a.m., featuring live music performed by the Colorado-based Mexican trio, Las Dahlias; 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, NoBo Corner Library, 4600 Broadway, Boulder.

Rhythm Planet with the Boulder Concert Chorale — The centerpiece of this uplifting concert will be “Missa Latina” by Bobbi Fischer, a celebration of Latin music from around the world, featuring soprano Julianne Davis. And we’ll explore music from India, Brazil, Haiti and the Native American culture with some of the finest percussionists on the Front Range; 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder; $5-$20; 303-554-7692.

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