WVC celebrates Día de los Muertos Nov. 1

Oct. 26, 2021

Media Contact:
Marichuy Alvízar, diversity and inclusion coordinator, 509-682-6865
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436 (Mon.-Thurs.)

In celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) WVC will host an event in Van Tassell Center at Wenatchee Valley College on Monday, Nov. 1 from 12-2 p.m.

This free event will feature skull decorating, tissue flower making and traditional Mexican food. Participants should RSVP by Friday, Oct. 29. This event is closed to the public.

The Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, Central and South America. This day involves family and friends gathering to remember loved ones who have passed and honor them through celebration and decorating altares (altars).

There will be altares in Van Tassell Center until Nov. 1, including a main altar for anyone to place pictures and items of their loved ones.

Everyone attending the event must be masked, ensure a distance between people of at least three feet and complete a system attestation form before arriving (wvc.edu/Visitor). Questions about COVID-19 protocol for this event can be directed to the WVC Public Health group (publicheath@wvc.edu).

Daily parking passes on the Wenatchee campus cost $2. Parking permit machines are available in the Wells Hall/Music and Art Center, Smith Gym, Brown Library and Sexton Hall lots. Students must have valid WVC parking permits.


Wenatchee Valley College enriches North Central Washington by serving educational and cultural needs of communities and residents throughout the service area. The college provides high-quality transfer, liberal arts, professional/technical, basic skills and continuing education for students of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. Visit our website, wvc.edu.

Wenatchee Valley College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment and student enrollment. All programs are free from discrimination and harassment against any person because of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, age, parental status or families with children, marital status, religion, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status or any other prohibited basis per RCW 49.60.030, 040 and other federal and state laws and regulations, or participation in the complaint process. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and Title IX compliance for both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses:

  • To report discrimination or harassment: Title IX Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2322M, (509) 682-6445, title9@wvc.edu.
  • To request disability accommodations: Director of Student Access, Wenatchi Hall 2133, (509) 682-6854, TTY/TTD: dial 711, sas@wvc.edu.