A special night that many in our Milagro family look forward to as an indispensable part of the holiday season, full of traditional Mexican arts and culture, delicious food and merriment, live music, a silent auction featuring the stunning creations of talented visual artists from Mexico and Portland, and a chance to mingle with Milagro’s staff, its Board of Directors, fellow audience members, family and friends.
This year, Mayahuel Catering has planned a very special Día de Muertos menu; the dishes have been inspired by a different tradition surrounding Day of the Dead.
First Course: Ensalada de Campo Santo:
Cemetery salad of mixed greens, flowers and berries with an aromatic hoja santa vinaigrette.
Second Course: Tamal de Novenario:
The classic Mexican treat, Oaxaca-style and stuffed with shrimp, with a chile ancho seasoning sauce, is traditionally served during the novenario, a nine-day period of prayer and vigil for the recently departed complete with food and drink.
and Tamal de Muerto:"Dead Man’s tamal with chile ancho, chile verde and cheese.
Third Course: Mole Verde de Puebla con Carnitas:
Tender pork in Puebla-style green mole (pumpkin-seed sauce).
Fourth Course: Cuachala de Calabacitas:
A traditional squash-based stew served in the fall in Jalisco and the surrounding region.
Dessert: Capirotada con salsa de guayaba:
Mexican-style bread pudding with guava sauce.
Drinks: Aguas de tamarindo & Jamaica:
Delicious water-based drinks made with tamarind pulp and hibiscus blooms.
and Wine by Yamhill Valley Vineyards.
Come join us for the annual toast clamoring ¡Viva Milagro!
Don’t forget to bring photographs of your dearly departed to place on Milagro’s Día de los Muertos altars, specially built each year and curated by local artist Pepe Moscoso. Join us in remembering loved ones who have passed on before us.
It’s a night not to be missed - if you haven’t yet had the opportunity to attend, this is your time to join us! We’ve increased the attendance limit to 90 to ensure that even more Milagro supporters can take part in our favorite event of the year. Get your tickets now!