Sat, Jul 09|
Pinto Lake County Park
July 9: 40th Annual Xilonen (Watsonville)
This is a coming of Age Ceremony for young Women. Xilonen means "the young tender corn."
Time & Location
Jul 09, 2022, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PDT
Pinto Lake County Park, 757 Green Valley Road, Watsonville, CA
About the event
10:00 AM : Arrive and get dresses
10:30 AM: Final set up of drums and sahumadoras
11:00 AM: : Ceremonial danza
4:00 PM: Palabra and Lunch
5:00 PM: Clean up & Exit
Please bring you Ixcuimecatl (paliacate/bandana), Ayacaxtli (sonaja/rattle), Maztla (faja/belt) and Ayoyotes
Ladies please bring your ceremonial skirt
Please wear a facemask before and after danza. It is NOT required during practice.
If you are sick or have been exposed to someone who is sick, please stay home.
Practice 6ft social distance with others outside of your household.