Learn more about 5th Annual Japanese Moon Viewing.
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
1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37205