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(Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

(Elizabeth Lewis – Daily Press)

Maegan Lemon, a sophomore at Artesia High School, decorates a sugar skull to resemble her face paint Saturday afternoon at the Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center. The museum’s annual event celebrating the Day of the Dead featured a variety of activities for both young and old, from beading to chalk art to custom ornaments, all adorned with grinning calaveras (skulls).

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    Shawna Braswell colors a Day of the Dead coloring page. (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

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    Colette Marrufo smiles for the camera while constructing a Dia de los Muertos-themed bracelet Saturday at the Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center’s annual event. (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

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    Demi Marrufo creates a bracelet out of skull beads. (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)

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    Savannah Miller has a temporary tattoo applied by Kim Kafton, museum registrar. (Elizabeth Lewis - Daily Press)