Children's Museum to host Vietnamese festival
The Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Children’s Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Children’s Museum of Houston.
The Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most popular holidays for Vietnamese and Asian families. It’s also called the Children’s Festival, the Lantern Festival or the Mooncake Festival, and dates back more than 3,000 years.
The event will feature traditional lantern making from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Tree Top; a traditional Vietnamese costume contest at 11 a.m. in the Brown Auditorium; Vietnamese story time at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Parent Resource Library; a Mooncake tasting at 1 p.m. in the Alcove, while supplies last; a performance by the Lend a Hand Lion Dancers at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium; and a performance by guitarist Dat Nguyen at 3 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium.
For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call 713-522-1138.
The Children’s Museum of Houston is located at 1500 Binz.
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