Experience the sights and sounds of Asia at the 35th Annual Oregon Asian Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Enjoy Asian culture through main stage performances of dance and music such as: lion dances, a dragon puppet show, Japanese Taiko drumming, Japanese Koto music, a Chinese lion dance, a cultural fusion dance, martial arts to music, Hawaiian Hula and Taiwanese dance and music.
Visit the bustling marketplace to see art exhibits, goods from Tibet, Bonsai Trees, bamboo originals, face painting, Japanese jewelry, hand-blown glass, Origami ornaments, Reflexology and Labrana Tea Traders, to name only a few of the 75 vendors.
Participate in activities such as the “Canoodle-Noodle Eating Contest,” a photo session with backdrops of Asia and the Japanese Carnival. Hungry? Enjoy the Asian cuisine at the Food Court.
The cost for this trip is $27. The 60+ Adventure Van will leave at 8 a.m. and return around 5 p.m. To register for this trip, go online to www.newportoregon.gov/sc and click on the dark blue banner “Browse the catalog and register.” For additional information, call the office at 541-265-9617, or stop by at 20 SE 2nd St., Newport.