SNUG HARBOR CULTURAL CENTER & BOTANICAL GARDEN
Welcomes You to the
AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
The Friends of the Chinese Scholar’s Garden welcome you to our annual festival to raise funds and awareness of the New York Chines Scholar’s Garden.
As is tradition, the garden tells the story of Chang’e, whose face supposedly appears on the 15th day of the eighth month on the Lunar Calendar, in conjunction with the seasonal harvest fest in East Asia, a celebration dating back to at least 2000 B.C.
THE AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL features tours, traditional, music and dance performances, Martial Arts and Tai Chi demos, as well as lessons in Chinese calligraphy around and in the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden,; the garden itself was built in the 1990’s and is based on original designs by Zou GongWu, a recognized leading scholar of classic garden design.
Asian-style food, including traditional will be available for purchase.
This enduring celebration of Asian culture aligns with harvest festivals such as China’s Zhongqiu Jie, Japan’s Fukushima Autumn, Thailand’s Loy Krathong Festival and Vietnam’s Tet Trung Thu, when the moon is at its fullest!
For advanced tickets, visit Brown Paper Tickets here.