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5th Annual Japanese Moon Viewing
September 22, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM$15 – $22
Now celebrating its fifth year, the Japanese Moon Viewing event includes performances, activities and food reflecting the Japanese o-tsukimi, or autumn moon viewing tradition. The evening activities include an open-house style tea ceremony, and authentic kamishibai-style storytelling of Japanese folk tales about the moon. Hands-on activities, including haiku flags, origami, calligraphy, and teru teru bozu dolls, will be available throughout the event.
• Hands-on Activities | 2 pm – 9 pm | Frist Learning Center Courtyard• Nashville Bonsai Society | 2 pm – 5:30 pm | Arboretum Lawn**• Kamishibai | 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm | Beer Garden Stage• Sonobana Restaurant | 4 pm-9 pm | Massey Auditorium• Tea Ceremony | 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm | Massey Auditorium• Koto and Taiko Drum Performance | 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm | Arboretum Lawn• Remarks and Welcome | 6 pm | Massey Auditorium• Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society | 5:30 pm – 9 pm | Arboretum Lawn• Closing Ceremony | 8:30 pm | Arboretum Lawn