The third day of the Before I Die NM Festival features a panel on downsizing, “Millennial Morticians with ABQ Brews,” four Santa Fe sessions on dying, digital assets, dementia, and medical aid in dying, and the documentary Living While Dying. While all these events are free, registration is appreciated so we can plan for turnout. Register here.

November 1 is All Saints Day.

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. “How to Downsize and Still Keep Your Family Legacy” How do you get rid of clutter and keep treasured items? Join professional organizers Hazel Thornton and Miriam Ortiz y Pino, and Karen Hyatt of Estate Pros, LLC, for an informative panel discussion, moderated by death educator Gail Rubin. Location: North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center, Classroom 5, 7521 Carmel Ave. NE (free) 

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Death Cafe conversation. At Death Cafes, people drink tea or coffee, eat cake or cookies and discuss death. Refreshments provided. Location: FRENCH – Wyoming, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (free)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. SANTA FE “End of Life Issues/Medical Aid in Dying: A Timely Overview” Barak Wolff, long time New Mexico public health leader, now retired, is deeply involved in end of life issues. Come learn about the major developments and challenges that shaped our current system of end of life care, services, and options. He’ll explain the status of medical aid in dying and the prospects for enacting the NM End of Life Options Act during the upcoming 2019 legislative session. Location: Berardinelli McGee Event Center, 1320 Luisa Street, Santa Fe, NM (free)

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. SANTA FE “Dying: A Natural Process” Being informed about the natural process of dying is one of the most important things we can do. Denys Cope, RN, BSN, hospice nurse, life transition coach, and author of Dying: A Natural Passage provides insights into what happens when we die. Location: Berardinelli McGee Event Center, 1320 Luisa Street, Santa Fe, NM (free) 

3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Tour the laboratories of the Office of the Medical Investigator – learn how real-life death investigations take place in New Mexico. Limited to 30 people, RSVP is a must! (free)

4:00 to 5:00 p.m. SANTA FE “Protect Your Digital Assets BEFORE You Die” with Betsy Ehrenberg, founder of Legacy Concierge, and Julie Rivers, attorney with Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP. They will talk about what you need to do while you’re alive to ensure your loved ones can legally access your digital assets after you’re dead. Location: Berardinelli McGee Event Center, 1320 Luisa Street, Santa Fe, NM (free)

5:00 p.m. | 6:30 p.m. | 8:00 p.m. The Guild Cinema shows the documentary LIVING WHILE DYING by Cathy Zheutlin. In a world that sees death as something to vanquish, this 45-minute documentary presents an alternative: people living with terminal illness who greet the inevitable with courage, humor, creativity and acceptance. Location: Guild Cinema, 3405 Central Ave. NE ($8 admission/$5 seniors)

5:30 to 7:00 p.m. SANTA FE “The Long and Winding Road” with Brian Lukas, Laura Jolly and Wendy Lukas speaking on their experiences with parents who lived and died with dementia. A group discussion on this important topic will follow their presentation. Location: Berardinelli McGee Event Center, 1320 Luisa Street, Santa Fe, NM (free)

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “Millennial Morticians with ABQ Brews” and The Newly-Dead Game® A panel discussion with 30-something funeral directors who will answer your questions about today’s new approaches to undertaking. Plus, couples are invited to play The Newly-Dead Game®, which tests how well you know your partner’s last wishes. Location: Tractor Brewing Company Wells Park, 1800 4th Street NW (at 4th and Hannett). Free event, buy your own beer and food.

See the full schedule of events here.