Sallie Ann Glassman,
The Island Of Salvation Botanica and Magical Pharmacie,
La Source Ancienne Ounfo
Present the 35th Annual*
DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION
Wednesday, November 1st
Ceremony for Gede: 7 p.m., in Rosalie Alley, off of Rampart, between Piety and Desire.
Followed by: Pot Luck supper & procession to the cemetery to feed the Dead.
Please wear white with a purple headscarf, or black and purple for Gede. Bring a dish (not a blond) for the people, and an offering for the Dead or Gede.
Gede’s tastes tend towards peppers, flat breads, rum, cigars, goat stew, crosses, grave-digger’s tools, black cock feathers, skeletons, sunglasses with one lens, hot Creole foods, money, the colors black, mauve, and white. He is syncretized with St. Gerard.
Or you can bring something that your ancestors or loved ones enjoyed in life.
More info. and R.S.V.P.: (504) 948-9961
*This is a wild guess as I have completely lost track of how many years we’ve done this…