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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Día De Los Muertos Exhibit at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center

Sugar Land, TX (October 22, 2018) - There’s a celebration right around the corner and you’re invited! This year marks the centennial of San Isidro Cemetery, located on the north bank of Oyster Creek in present-day Sugar Creek subdivision in Sugar Land, Texas. The Sugar Land Heritage Museum is celebrating with a Día de los Muertos exhibit at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center. From October 22 to November 3, we invite you to learn about the significance of All Saints Day in Hispanic cultures across North and Central America. Let yourself wander in the museum and admire personalized altars created by local families honoring their loved ones and lives in Old Sugar Land. 


SPECIAL EVENTS: 

  • Delight in complimentary refreshments, presentations, and other elements to explore our communal past.
    • Event time: Oct. 27 & Nov. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Enjoy a vibrant musical performance with local musician Leticia Rico.
    • Event time: Oct. 27 & Nov. 3 at 1 p.m.
  • Listen to speaker Agustin Laredo discuss the significance of Día de los Muertos.
    • Event time: Oct. 27 & Nov. 3 at 2 p.m.
  • Sugar Land native Eleno Flores, Jr. will speak on the San Isidro Cemetery and its place in Sugar Land’s history.
    • Event time: Oct. 27 & Nov. 3 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Get blown away with a rhythmic performance by Sugar Land musician Vince Ramos.
    • Event time: Oct. 27 & Nov. 3 at 3 p.m.
  • Craft Día de los Muertos marigolds and sugar skulls masks.
    • Event time: Nov. 3 at 1 to 3 p.m. 

WHERE:  Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center, 198 Kempner St. Bldg. B – 2nd Floor Sugar Land, TX  77498


HOURS/COST:  

  • MUSEUM HOURS:  Mon. 12- 5 p.m. and Tues. – Sat.:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • General Museum admission:  Free
  • For more information, visit www.visitsugarlandtx.com or call (281) 275-2333.


ABOUT THE SUGAR LAND HERITAGE FOUNDATION 

The mission of the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is to research, collect, preserve, and communicate the history, culture, and values of the Sugar Land community, to help guide the community for the future. 


ABOUT VISIT SUGAR LAND

With a vibrant mix of history, performing arts, sports, shopping, dining and accommodations both luxurious and affordable, Sugar Land is a destination more cosmopolitan than cities many times its size.  Every day, every weekend, there is always a new event to enjoy, a new green space to discover and a new experience to remember.  Just a few minutes away from the largest city in the Lone Star State, Sugar Land’s culture, amenities, and attractions are uniquely its own.  Plan your visit to Sugar Land and experience Texas a little differently from what you might expect. To learn more, visit www.VisitSugarLandTX.com


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