El Sol sponsors or participates in special events benefiting workers, their families and the community.
Corn Maya organizes an annual community Fiesta Maya that features dancing, food, music, typical costuming from Latin American countries and a Guatemalan parade.
Local churches coordinate special events at El Sol throughout Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Christmas Dinner for El Sol workers (Closed event-not open to the public). Held at El Sol on Christmas Day from 2-4pm.
2pm: doors open
2:30pm Sister Marta will lead a brief service
3:00 pm dinner will be served
4:00 Gifts will be distributed
Workers’ many artistic talents are refined with volunteer-led classes and showcased with an annual ArtFest on the first Sunday of November.
International scholars have visited El Sol to conduct research and present their findings on migration, the economy and culture.