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Sunday, October 08, 2017

Fall Family Day 2017

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

October Free Second Sunday includes Halloween, El Dia de los Muertos and a special Smithsonian program on baseball in the Latino community.

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures Free Second Sunday for October focuses on Halloween, El Dia de los Muertos and a special edition of the institute’s popular baseball lectures.

Children and families can Trick-or-Treat through the museum galleries. Artist David Zamora Casas, who will build the institute’s altar for El Dia de los Muertos, will be available to discuss Dia de los Muertos traditions and honoring the dead.

As a special feature for Free Second Sunday, the institute will welcome Steve Velasquez, curator at the National Museum of American History, presenting "In the Barrios and the Big Leagues," a project with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center. The talk details the social and cultural influence of baseball on the Latino community. Free stadium fare, and baseball-themed activities will be offered.

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