Death Fest

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Date(s) - 10/27/2016 - 11/01/2016
Time: See Description

Fayetteville Senior Wellness and Activity Center


The Natural State Burial Association (NSBA) is planning Death Fest as an educational/outreach effort intended to explore the evolving laws, philosophies, and artistries of death in today’s society. NSBA received a grant from the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission to help promote the Festival.


The Festival opens on Thursday, October 27th with a proclamation from the Mayor of Fayetteville and runs through Tuesday November 1st with a Day of the Dead party at Teatro Scarpino featuring the Yao Angelo and the West African Drum Troupe.


Our main venue is the Fayetteville Senior Center – –  with our annual meeting on Saturday; our keynote speaker (Abby Burnett, author of Gone to the Grave) on Sunday; and various workshops and performances over the weekend.