Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

When:
August 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
2020-08-15T10:00:00-05:00
2020-08-15T15:00:00-05:00
Where:
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022
USA
Cost:
Free - Standard Parking Rates Apply
Contact:
Chicago Botanic Garden
(847) 835-5440

Kids of all ages can celebrate summer by making a paper fan, origami samurai helmet, and more!

Learn about the summer festivals (matsuri) celebrated in Japan……at family-friendly, hands-on stations. Tea tastings will be available to the first 50 participants following the demonstration at 10:30 am. On Sunday, welcome special guest, The Japan Information Center, and try on a replica of traditional Samurai armour. Schedule 10:30 a.m. Tea ceremony demonstration and tasting by members of the Urasenke Chicago Association.

Schedule

  • 10:30 a.m. Tea ceremony demonstration by members of the Urasenke Chicago Association
  • 11:30 a.m. Traditional storytelling by Anne Shimojima
  • 12:30 p.m. Taiko drumming performance by Kokyo Taiko
  • 1:30 p.m. Koto harp performance by Chicago Koto Group
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