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Crafts with Luna & Maya: Sugar Skulls

Join us on our Facebook page for a virtual holiday craft to make your very own Sugar Skuls in celebration of Día de Los Muertos this weekend.

During the celebration of Dia de Los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), sugar skulls are often used to decorate the ofrendas (offerings), and they are exactly what their name describes: skull-shaped sugar. Traditional Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls are decorated with a rainbow of colored royal icing.

Ingredients

  • Gel food color
  • 1/4cup meringue powder
  • 6cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3cup water
  • 7 1/2teaspoon meringue powder
  • 6teaspoons water
  • 1pound powdered sugar
  • Royal Icing
  • Sugar Skulls (makes 4 medium 3-D skulls)

This event is free and will premiere on the Center’s Facebook page on Thursday, October 29th at 4:00 PM.

Dia de Los Muertos Week Celebration Schedule

Tues. // Oct. 27 // 6:00 PM – Roar of the Monarch Butterfly with Bill Toone of Ecolife

Wed. // Oct. 28 // 4:00 PM – Crafts with Luna & Maya: Papel Picado

Thurs. // Oct. 29 // 4:00 PM – Crafts with Luna & Maya: Sugar Skulls

Fri. // Oct. 30 // 6:00 PM – Special Event TBA

Sat. // Oct. 31 // 8:00 PM – Drive-In at Cal State San Marcos: “Coco”

Sun. // Nov. 1 // 6:00 PM – Virtual Día de Los Muertos Event with host Jose Jaimes from Tierra Caliente Academy of Art

Sun. // Nov. 1 // 5:30 PM – Drive-In at Cal State San Marcos: La Santa Cecilia, with special guests Thee Sacred Souls & Los Montaño

 


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