EVENT CALENDAR

Cherry Blossom Festival

  • BEST BET
    DATE: June 22 2013, 12:00 PM to June 23 2013, 5:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free.
    CATEGORY: Special Events
    VENUE INFORMATION:
    Sakura Square
    19th and Lawrence streets
    Denver, CO 80202

The heightening drumroll and hanging lanterns will lead to you this cultural jubilation of Japanese American culture. Explore traditional folk art including Raku pottery and paintings from local artist Joe Molina, textiles from Issui Design, and a collection of early-20th-century vintage kimonos. Check out the illusion and Japanese folklore storytelling performance from magician Gregg Tobo. Enlighten your tastebuds at you sip sake and dip your chopsticks into a beef bowl, somen (a cold noodle bowl), or manju (a sweet-bean filled dessert). Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

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