Christmas, Mexican style

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Posadas y Pastorelas, the fifth annual Mexican Family Celebration at the Museum of the City of New York, goes on this Sunday, Dec. 14, from noon to 5 pm.

They say: “Get into the holiday spirit a la Mexicana with an afternoon of crafts, music, and food. Highlights include a Posada, the traditional singing procession, and a Pastorela, the traditional shepherds’ play. The event culminates in a party with piƱatas and refreshments. Presented in collaboration with Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders in conjunction with Catholics in New York, 1808-1946.” The Catholics in New York exhibit, by the way, ends on Dec. 31.

The museum is on Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street; the event is free with museum admission.


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