Taiko drumming, martial arts demonstrations, shamisen, traditional folk dance and music, tea ceremony, and other performances will be held throughout the day on an outdoor stage surrounded by lawn. The festival will also feature Japanese art and craft exhibits, clothing, food, a kids’ activity table, and raffle. Admission is free.
A special pre-festival concert by Grand Master Riley Koho Lee and Elliot Kallen, highly acclaimed shakuhachi players, will be held Saturday, May 5, at 7pm. Location: Church of One Tree, Santa Rosa Tickets: $15 advance sale, $20 at the door.