La Fondita in Amagansett will celebrate the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, with kids crafts by the Golden Eagle Art Store on Saturday, November 1 (The rain date is Sunday November 2) from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Children, ages 5 and up, will get to decorate their own skulls, play games, and enjoy La Fondita treats. Space is limited, and the cost is $10 per child. The event will benefit a local family in need. Please make reservations by calling Golden Eagle at (631) 324-0603.
La Fondita is also offering traditional food specials in honor of Dia de los Muertos on both November 1 and 2. Menu items include for $11; Chicken tamales in green sauce with rice and beans for $11; chicken in mole rojo sauce with rice, refried beans and corn tortillas for $14; churros served with chocolate for $3 and atole de pina, a warm porridge beverage with pineapple, a traditional Day of the Dead drink, for $3.
La Fondita, located at 74 Montauk Highway, is open Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 11:30 a.m. For more information, visit www.lafondita.net or call (631) 267-8800.