Fiesta at the Surrey Museum highlights Latin music, food and dance

Honouring Surrey's varied Latin cultures are the focus of the next 'Discovery Saturday' event at the Surrey Museum.

In honour of Surrey’s varied Latin cultures, the Surrey Museum is hosting Discovery Saturday: Latin Fiesta on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. (all ages, by donation).

This colourful event is an opportunity for visitors to explore Latin music and dance performances, children’s take-home crafts, delicious traditional foods, and interactive displays hosted by local Latin community groups.

·         Explore calaveras, catrinas and other Mexican arts and crafts with Neo Herrera.

·         Discover the tastes of Latin American with El Corcal. Enjoy empanadas, pasteles, crispy tacos, tamales and sweets by donation.

·         Performances run from 1:00pm-4:00pm, and include traditional Latin trovadors singers, Mexican folk dancers, and traditional Peruvian singers and dancers.

·         Chat with Ana David, coordinator of ‘Latinos in Action’. Latinos in Action is local non for profit community group working towards Latin American community engagement in Surrey and unity.

·         Meet with the Peruvian Cultural Society of BC to discover Peruvian art and culture.

The Surrey Museum is located at 17710-56A Avenue, Surrey; B.C. Hours of operation are Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:30am to 5:30pm; and Saturdays, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Closed Sundays, Mondays and Statutory Holidays. Admission is sponsored by the Friends of the Surrey Museum Society. For more information, call 604-592-6956.  www.surrey.ca/heritage.  Twitter: @ASurreyMuseum

Just Posted

Survey finds SkyTrain extension has 85 per cent support in Surrey, Langley

TransLink says there has been record-level response in public engagement about the project

OPP looking for suspect after Best Buy credit-card fraud in Surrey

Ontario Provincial Police believe suspect has links to Surrey and Langley

B.C. premier hints at twin-tunnel plan for George Massey Tunnel

John Horgan cancelled plans for a 10-lane bridge to replace the 60-year-old tunnel shortly after taking office

Surrey residents voice disappointment with Surrey’s first public consult on policing plan

First ‘public engagement’ meeting on plan to swap out the RCMP for a city-made police force in Cloverdale Thursday

600 new campsites coming to provincial parks and recreation sites across B.C.

Tourism Minister announced half of the new spots to 13 most popular provincial parks

Spring rain needed as B.C. sees one of the lowest snowpack levels in 40 years

Snowpack levels in B.C. recorded on May 15 were similar to those in 2015 and 2016

Court to rule on B.C.’s pipeline permit law in crucial case for Trans Mountain

A panel of B.C. Court of Appeal judges has been mulling B.C.’s constitutional reference cas

Theresa May to quit as party leader June 7, sparking race for new PM

The new Conservative leader will become prime minister without the need for a general election

Vancouver man in serious condition after crash between motorcycle, transport truck

The man, 40, remains in hospital after a Thursday collision. Police believe speed was a factor

B.C. man who fell off cliff returns there to rescue eagle from vulture attack

Nanaimo’s James Farkas, who broke his hip in a fall, saves eagle on same beach months later

Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 to move within 1 game of NBA Finals

Leonard scores 35 as Toronto takes 3-2 series lead over Milwaukee

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses review around ferry workers’ right to strike

B.C. Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union collective agreement expires November 2020

Fraser Valley man dead after car hurtles from embankment west of Campbell River

Survivor of crash rushed to hospital by helicopter in serious condition

Most Read