5th Annual Japanese Moon Viewing

September 22, 2019   |   2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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