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Maple Viewing Festival

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Join us for the breathtaking sight of maple trees in fall colors at the annual Maple Festival from Thursday, October 4th through Sunday, October 14th. This family-friendly event features nature-inspired art, maple tree scavenger hunt, live performances, and other cultural activities.

EVENT SCHEDULE

THUR October 4

            (Free First Thursday – Free admission after 3 pm)

11 am - 1 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

3 – 4:30 pm “Maples of the Seattle Japanese Garden” Exhibit Opening Reception Samples of pressed maple specimens collected in the Seattle Japanese Garden

FRI October 5

- Self-guided Maple Tour Brochures available all day -

11 am - 1 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

SAT October 6

- Self-guided Maple Tour Brochures available all day -

11 am - 3 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

12 – 12:45 pm Taiko Performance by UW Taiko Kai

1pm / 2pm / 3pm Tea Ceremony provided by Chaboshu ($10 tickets sold separately)

SUN October 7

- Self-guided Maple Tour Brochures available all day -

11 am - 3 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

2 – 3 pm Koto Performance by Koto no WA

MON October 8 – 11

- Self-guided Maple Tour Brochures available all day -

11 am - 1 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

FRI October 12

- Self-guided Maple Tour Brochures available all day -

11 am - 1 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

1pm / 2pm / 3pm Tea Ceremony provided by Omotesenke ($10 tickets sold separately)

SAT October 13

(Family Saturday – Free admission for youth under 12 from 10am – 2pm)

- Self-guided Maple Tour Brochures available all day -

11 am - 3 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

12 pm - 12:45 pm Taiko Performance by Kaze Daiko

1 – 3 pm Haiku Table by Michael Dylan Welch of Haiku Northwest

1pm / 2pm / 3pm Tea Ceremony provided by Urasenke Tankokai

($10 tickets sold separately)

SUN October 14

- Self-guided Maple Tour Brochures available all day -

11 am - 3:00 pm Maple Scavenger Hunt & Maple Origami

1 – 2 pm Sumi-e Demonstration by Ayan Rivera

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