Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe, Ill.


1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, Ill. 60022
(847) 835-5440
Date: August 15, 2015 - August 16, 2015
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 15-16
Cost: Free; $20 parking

Learn about the summer festivals (matsura) celebrated in Japan during this special weekend of activities. Listen to performances of Kokyo Taiko (Taiko drumming) and Chicago Koto Group (koto harp), enjoy traditional storytelling from Anne Shimojima, and watch a tea ceremony by the students of Dr. Nakashima. Kids of all ages can make projects to celebrate summer-create a paper fan, make a kite, and gyotaku fish prints at family-friendly, hands-on stations.


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