Mahaska County Fine Arts and Cultural Events (FACE) will host the first-ever Osky LatinFest, May 7 in downtown Oskaloosa. Latin cuisine, music, dance, art and puppet shows will be presented as a celebration of Latinx culture.
The party starts at 11:00 a.m.
Tacos Jalisco will serve its authentic Mexican cuisine until 7:00 p.m. They will be parked in the Musco parking lot outside the Oskaloosa Art Center and Studios. A vendor’s market will be at the west end of the aisle, near the Penn Central Mall. It will feature an array of Latinx artists, craft vendors, and other local vendors.
Paintings by Des Moines-based Latino Sesó Marentes will be on display in the Main Gallery of the OskaloosaArt Center from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
To entertain the whole family, Eulenspiegel PuppetTheatre of West Liberty, IA will present traditional Mexican tales for free on the Main Alley Stage.
At 11 a.m., they will perform The Adventures of Uncle Rabbit, followed by a free make-and-take puppet project at the Oskaloosa Art Center for Kids. They will end their program at 1:30 p.m. with a performance of The Musical Ant.
Grab your dance partner or find one in The Alley for free Latin dance lessons with Wanda Meiaat at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Hone your dance moves before the festivities end with a community concert. Musical acts Trio de Colores and Ritmo Latinos will perform on The Alley stage from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with an adult refreshment bar sponsored by Eric Palmer and FACE of Mahaska County.
Rain locations will be inside the Penn Central Art Center and Mall. Come and enjoy the festivities offered by FACE of Mahaska Co
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