MCC Halloween and Day of the Dead Events

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Come celebrate Halloween and Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) during the last week of October with MCC.  Día de los Muertos is a celebration to honor friends and family members who have passed away. Celebrated on November 1st and 2nd across Mexico, it has grown popular in the southwest U.S. due to the growth of the Latino population. Learn about the celebration, and share your loved ones’ story.

Below are the various events happening during the week of Oct. 26-30, including a pumpkin carving contest that includes a $500 scholarship, gift cards, and other fun prizes.


What: Pumpkin Decorating Contest

When: Oct. 26-30

Four $500 scholarships and other prizes will be awarded, submit your entry by October 30 to win a prize. For more information and to enter the contest head to Mohave.edu/MCCPumpkin


What: Día de los Muertos – Art Show

When: October 27, 6:00 p.m.

Where: https://mohave.zoom.us/j/3065324072

College Student Art Club & the student psychology club Psyched Out will be hosting an art show.  For more information contact Art Club Advisor Ann King at aking@mohave.edu and Psychology Club Advisor Sierra Stewart at sstewart@mohave.edu


What: History and Art Día de los Muertos – Presentation

When: October 28, 6:00 p.m.

Where: https://mohave.zoom.us/j/92989865658

Learn about the history of Día de los Muertos, ofrendas/altar building and the elements. Presented by Consuelo Flores and Moderated by Dr. Carolyn Hamblin.


What: A Virtual Autopsy – Open Mic

When: October 29, 6:00 p.m.

Where: https://mohave.zoom.us/j/92075070430

Celebrate Día de los Muertos and share your original poetry, short stories, music and more with the community. Bullhead City MCC Arts Club open mic event. Moderated by Instructor Jacob Crawford.


What: Something Wicked This Way Zooms – Reading

When: October 30, 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. (kids) & 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (adults)

Where: https://mohave.zoom.us/j/96032541726 

Join us for scary stories the night before Halloween. Costumes optional but encouraged. Presented by MCC community members and moderated by Dr. Tara Williams. This event is a collaboration of MCC and Real Toads Poetry Society.

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