Tue. Oct 4th, 2022

Calacas Day of the Dead art exhibit

Santa Ana’s Calacas store has announced an opening reception for a new Day of the Dead art exhibit coming up this Saturday, Oct. 3, from 7 pm to 10 pm.  The festivities will include an appearance by “La Catrina.”  The exhibit will run through October 7. 



Calacas is located at 324 W. 4th St., in downtown Santa Ana.  There is free parking at the structure at 3rd and Birch.  You can find out more about this event by calling Calacas at 714-662-2002 or by visiting their website.

La Catrina

La Catrina

Calacas is also presenting a fundraiser for the Day of the Dead festivities, in conjunction with El Centro Cultural de Mexico, at Zocala Steak House, located at 301 N. Tustin Ave., in Santa Ana, on Friday, Oct. 15, from 7 pm to midnight.  Tickets cost $20 and include food, music and entertainment.  Call Calacas to buy your tickets.

Zocalo Fundraiser

A friend of mine asked me the other day why I had not written about the upcoming Day of the Dead festivities in Santa Ana.  He must not be paying attention because we have in fact written several posts about this, including:

Noche de Altares

Click here to read about how you can enter your own Dia de los Muertos Altar in a Santa Ana art exhibit.

Click here to read about the upcoming Santa Ana Dia de los Muertos celebration.

Click here to find out about workshops being held here in Santa Ana regarding how to make sugar skulls.

Click here to read about an article that Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido’s wife Laura Saari wrote about Santa Ana’s Day of the Dead festivities.

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Art Pedroza started Orange County's first political blog, the Orange Juice, back in 2003. He now publishes the top civic blog in Orange County - New Santa Ana, plus other blogs including New Anaheim, New Fullerton and the Irvine News Blog, as well as the OC Politics Blog.

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