Join the Artesanas Mexicanas as they demonstrate how they create traditional Corn Husk Flowers and celebrate as we transform of one Highlandtown favorite alleys into a party filled with art, music, dance, and more! Enjoy live Mariachi music, outdoor dining, games, and activities including, face painting, piñata breaking, and traditional folk dance.
Also at the event are the Jóvenes en Acción! A support group for teens interested in activating the community through dance! Alexandra Gonzalez is a phenomenal Mexican folkloric teacher and dancer, leading dance classes, choreography and team building expert. Octavio Colin is the coordinator and keeps the group active in the community by organizing public performances. Youth come together to discuss social issues and impact the community's wellbeing. The dance troupe and their families are active members of the community and lead service learning projects.
For more information about time and schedule of the festival please check their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2588452007892025/
FRI MAY 3 | 6-8PM | FREE | Location: Filippo's Restaurant And Lounge, 418 S. Conkling St.