Dia De Los Muertos & Halloween Party @ Beth's

  • November 2, 2013 · 3:00 PM
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Dia De Los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to remember loved ones who have died.  People build private altars containing the favorite foods and beverages, as well as photos and memorabilia, of the departed. Celebrations can take a humorous tone, as celebrants remember funny events and anecdotes about the departed.

Please bring your favorite dish from a family member that has died.  This can be a dish that they used to make which you loved or a dish which you'd make and they loved. 

We will also be giving out prizes for our Halloween craft a long contest (I'm "borrowing" the idea from the KnitGirlls videocast).  The basic rules are:

• Any project started September 1st, 2013 or later and finished by October 31st, 2013 will be eligible to win a prize.

• You sell the item as Halloween and it counts.  It does not have to be orange!  It can be red, green, purple… any color you can sell as Halloween-ish. Just make sure it is finished and you bring it with you to the party.

EXTRA CREDIT FOR COMING IN COSTUME!!!!

Let me know if you have any questions and I’ll answer them below :) Happy Crafting!

Note: The address will be emailed to "Yes" RSVP's through meetup.  

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  • sharron s.

    sorry i couldn't make on saturaday my sister had a small family aprty to welcome home her first grandson

    November 4, 2013

    • beth s.

      Hi Sharon. Congratulations on your new nephew. Hope to see you soon.

      November 4, 2013

  • carlyq

    Hey Beth, don't know what happened with the part of my message that thanked you for opening your home up to us--but thank you--delicious food and company!

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Daria R.

    Thanks, Beth, for a wonderful get-together. Your warmth and generosity make for a great time.

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Petrina H.

    Thanks Beth for hosting the Dia De Los Muertos & Halloween Party. I had a great time. I loved the knitting fashion show. Everyone in this group is so talented. You guys really inspire me to pick up my needles.

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Christine

    Thank you Beth for hosting a lovely gathering!

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Susan M. (.

    I had a wonderful time! Especially the surprise star of "Cats" Shelly who amused us with her fabulous moves! Rum Tug Tugger would have jumped on her big time! XD

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Patricia

    What a wonderful group!

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Shelley W.

    I had a wonderful time, lots of fun!

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Jackie

    Thank you so much Beth for an awesome afternoon! I had a blast. You are the hostess with the mostest :)

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • beth s.

    Thanks to everyone for making this event so special. I had a great time and hope everyone did too.

    1 · November 2, 2013

  • carlyq

    Dia de los Tejedoras Meuertas--que bravas!

    1 · November 2, 2013

  • beth s.

    Hi Wen-shaun. Sorry you cannot make it. Happy Birthday to your husband. See you soon.

    November 1, 2013

  • Wen-shuan

    Hi Beth, have fun at your party tomorrow. This weekend is my husband's birthday, so I'll be occupied with it. Happy Halloween!

    November 1, 2013

  • beth s.

    Hi Tiger, Sorry you cannot make it. Hope all is good with you.

    October 29, 2013

  • tiger

    I cannot go, but will be sending my entry without me. It's titled "If Arachnia knit instead of wove".

    October 29, 2013

  • Susan M. (.

    I will start on October 1st. My shawl wil be called " Deadly NightShade" in a Sparkley lace yarn in the color called " Witch Hazel flies by the seat of her pants". Muaahahaha!

    2 · September 26, 2013

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