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Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony

Date/Time

Nov 29, 2020
04:00 PM until 05:30 PM

Description

Join Tesoro Cultural Center in ushering in the holiday season with a Farolito Lighting & Pinecone Ceremony from 4-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29. A unique alternative to the typical tree-lighting ceremony, Tesoro Cultural Center reenacts holiday traditions of the 19th century by lighting farolitos: paper bags filled with sand and illuminated with candles. Each year, an honoree is chosen who has “lit the hearts and minds of us all” in our community, and this individual will turn on the holiday lights and farolitos. As a part of the pinecone ceremony, guests are given a piece of paper, and invited to write a message to someone who lives far away or has passed. The message is tucked inside the pinecone and tossed into a bonfire; 19th century ancestors believed that as the fire burned, the messages were transported to the heavens. This event is free and open to the public; registration is encouraged.

Cost

Free

Location

View map The Fort
19192 Hwy. 8
Morrison, CO

Additional Information

Phone

303-839-1671

Contact email

info@tesoroculturalcenter.org

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