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Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival - Sky Gazing TX Astronomical Sc

Hosted by a member of the Dallas Arts & Culture Group
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Took place 2 weeks ago
Sat 04 Nov 19:00 - 22:00

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I originally scheduled this event in September - however it was moved due to rain. I no longer will be able to attend since I will be in Mexico. I will NOT cancel because more people signed up that can actually attend on a Saturday -

Please Note - SUE LUI volunteered to Host this event since I will not be in town.

Celebrate the full autumn moon at Klyde Warren Park with a picnic under the stars.

Enjoy Japanese music and dance performances, along with sky-gazing and moon activities with the Texas Astronomical Society. Meet and greet local rabbits that are up for adoption with Texas Rustlers Rescue. Participate in traditional Japanese art forms including calligraphy, tea ceremony, ikebana, and haiku poetry.
•Voices of Change performs Yuko Uebayashi’s Suite for Flute & Cello
Helen Blackburn, flute; Kari Kettering, cello
•Dallas Kiyari Daiko – Taiko drummers
•Stan “Kakudo” Richardson/Mujuan Dojo – Shakuhachi
•Dallas Miyagi Ryū No Shokai – Okinawan dance
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Bento Box (Chicken) $20 – Grilled Chicken in a Sweet Soy Ginger Sauce, Rice with Furikake, Sunomono (pickled cucumber, hijiki, and sesame seeds) Salad, Japanese-Style Potato Salad with Kurobuta Sausage, Matcha Green Tea Cookie

Bento Box (Veggie) $20 – Slow Braised Shiitake Mushroom, Rice with Furikake, Sunomono (pickled cucumber, hijiki, and sesame seeds) Salad, Japanese-Style Potato Salad, Matcha Green Tea Cookie

Add a Matcha Lemonade to your order for $5. Yakitori Skewers will be available for purchase onsite.

Presented in partnership with the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth.