Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

When:
August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
2019-08-17T10:00:00-05:00
2019-08-17T15:00:00-05:00
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!

Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18, 2019
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Learn about the summer festivals (matsuri)celebrated in Japan during this special weekend of activities. Listen to taiko drum and koto harp music, enjoy traditional folk tales, and watch a tea ceremony. Kids of all ages can make projects to celebrate summer—make fish prints (gyotaku),create a paper fan (uchiwa), design a samurai helmet (kabuto), and more at family-friendly, hands-on stations.

 

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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