Duluth All Souls Night!
Contact me to volunteer!
Donations gratefully accepted!

Mary Plaster
Duluth All Souls Night
        All Souls Night!
  Duluth's Dance of Death and Honoring of the Ancestors, 
Annually since 2008 
Many world grieving traditions  shared, including Dia de los Muertos
Saturday, Nov. 4th, 2017, 5 - 9 p.m.
 in and around the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St.

Calling ALL Souls - EVERYONE is invited (living or dead!), Volunteers needed!

Dream up your attire, wear black 

or whimsical skeleton motifs are greatly encouraged!

Invite your friends, Decorate everything and yourself, Make art to display, Sing, Share a loss and a hope, Write a poem, Listen to music and Spoken Word, Dance!

Contact Mary Plaster to volunteer, face-painters, crowd wranglers and puppeteers needed!

Set-up Depot Great Hall: Decorating and Displays Saturday 9:00 a.m., Oct. 28th

Take-down: Outdoors after fire festivities Sat. night, Nov. 4th and Depot on Sun., Nov. 5th 9 a.m.

 Thank you dedicated volunteers! 

2016 Schedule

5:00 Train Museum: Face Painting begins at 4:00

 Spoken Word with local poets: MC Kathleen Roberts 

Richie Townsend: guitar riffs

6:00 Great Hall: Displays, Indoor Ceremony
 Sara Thomsen, Echoes of Peace and Kako Choir  
Jillian Forte & friends ceremony
Alex Loch, aerialist
LadySlipper American Tribal Style Dance

 7:00 Around Public Library to Pavilion: Funeral March

 Children of the Wild ensemble theatre

 Magic Smelt stilt walkers, Mary Plaster & friends' puppets
 The Brass Messengers of Minneapolis street band 

Community spiral dance for transformation
 Calling out of Rotten Ideas
Spin Collective fire dancing and drumming


8:00 Train Museum music & dancing
The Brass Messengers 
 lesser planets band debut

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund and the State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment.

$10 donation suggested. Thank you sponsors! Duluth Depot and Train Museum, Play House, Art Institute, Public Library, Children's Museum, At Sara's Table/ Chester Creek Cafe, Duluth Grill, Dan King Properties, Paper Hog, UMD and CSS students and Multicultural Clubs, Lake Superior Zoo,