Chinese New Year Festival
Year of the Sheep
Monday, February 16 (President's Day)
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Free with Museum admission
Welcome the Year of the Sheep. Purchase a theatre ticket to see a vibrant performance by the Chinese Performing Arts of America Youth Group. Enjoy delicious Chinese food for sale, as well as a variety of cultural demonstrations. You won’t want to miss the spectacular lion dancers of the Dragon Horse Lion Dance Team and the Marin Chinese Cultural Association.
Special thanks to the Marin Chinese Cultural Association for their participation in this event.
Monday, February 16
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Members $5; General $7 (plus Museum admission)
Gung hay fat choy! Come celebrate Chinese New Year with this talented ensemble of youth and adult dancers. CPAA’s elegant performance of folk and classical dance showcases the rich and diverse cultures of China.
Schedule of Events
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Paper lantern making, Art Studios
10 - 10:45 a.m. Marin Chinese Cultural Association Lion Dance Team performance, Festival Plaza
10:30 a.m. Chinese food for sale* and make your own sweet wonton, Playhouse
10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Chinese calligraphy demonstration and take-home name keepsake
11 a.m. Chinese Performing Arts of America Youth Group performance, Theatre ($)
12 p.m. Marin Chinese Cultural Association storyteller, Festival Plaza
1 p.m. Chinese Performing Arts of America Youth Group performance, Theatre ($)
2 - 2:45 p.m. Marin Chinese Cultural Association Lion Dance Team performance, Festival Plaza
2:45 p.m. Marin Chinese Cultural Association storyteller, Festival Plaza
*Chinese food for sale includes: fried rice, chow mein, skewered chicken with salad, dim sum (lotus wraps, egg rolls, baked pork buns, vegetarian steamed bun), mochi, egg tarts, sesame seed balls, juice boxes, soft drinks, hot tea and coffee.