Surrey Museum to host Latin Fiesta

The sights, sounds and tastes of Latin America are the focus of this weekend's Latin Fiesta, set for 1-4 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Surrey Museum.

The sights, sounds and tastes of Latin America are the focus of this weekend’s Latin Fiesta, set for 1-4 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Surrey Museum.

Highlights of the afternoon are to include dance performances, traditional foods, children’s take-home crafts and interactive displays hosted by local Latin community groups.

Visitors can discover Peruvian art and culture, try on colourful clothing from the Andean culture, and sample Argentinian dulce de leche, El Salvadorian pupusas and yerba mate tea from Paraguay.

Traditional Mexican and Peruvian folk dancing is to take place at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.

Admission is by donation. The Surrey Museum is located at 17710 56A Ave.

For more information, call 604-592-6956.  www.surrey.ca/heritage