Sugar Skulls

Sugar skulls marking Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, at Joey's Bakery on Jefferson Street in Napa.

Napa can honor the memories of loved ones who have passed on at Harvest Middle School's Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, on Saturday and Sunday.

The free event will feature music, crafts and dancing. Food will be for sale.

Attendees may make altars dedicated to deceased family members. Altars feature ofrendas, or offerings, of a collection of objects such photos of that person and their favorite food.

The event is at Harvest Middle School, 2449 Old Sonoma Road, Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

Informational booklets in Spanish and English will be available to educate attendees on El Día de los Muertos, according to event founder Juan Diaz.

The event is made possible by the Napa County Hispanic Network Latino Heritage Committee and school district.

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Courtney Teague is the Napa Valley Register public safety reporter. She can be reached at 707-256-2221. You can follow her reporting on Twitter and Facebook, or send her anonymous tip at: tinyurl.com/anonymous-tipbox-courtney.