Children’s Museum of Houston spotlights Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival with stories, song and dance!

Saturday, Sept. 22 starting at 10 a.m.

Style Magazine Newswire | 9/11/2018, 9:37 a.m.
Revel in the majesty of the moon and the joys of the harvest as we celebrate the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Fest ...

Revel in the majesty of the moon and the joys of the harvest as we celebrate the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Fest at the Children’s Museum of Houston. Explore this holiday with a variety of Asian traditions and check out the Museum’s new “Dragons & Fairies: Exploring Viet Nam Through Folktales” exhibit. Don't forget to bring your camera!

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Lion Dancers: Watch the Khai Tri Academy perform a traditional lion dance.

Event Time: 11:30 a.m. in Brown Auditorium.

Vietnamese Story Time: Experience traditional tales during a mini language lesson in Vietnamese.

Event Time: 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in Parent Resource Library.

DIY Costume Workshop and Fashion Show: Design a Mid-Autumn Fest costume for our fashion show.

Event time: 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

Lantern Parade: Show off your lantern in a traditional parade with your friends and family.

Event time: 3:30 in Kids’ Hall Alcove.

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:

Full Moon Silhouettes: Paint a silhouette against a moon background in Alexander Art Academy.

Earthly Patterns: Make a chatterbox for moon phases, tides, seasons and more at EcoStation.

Mid-Autumn Festival Mask: Craft a mask in celebration of Mid-Autumn Fest at Junktion.

Paper Lantern: Design a lantern to light up your way at Junktion.

Au Co Fairy Wings: Become the honored mother of Vietnamese civilization at Junktion.

My Weight on the Moon!: Explore your mass and weight in the moon at Science Station.

WHEN: Mid-Autumn Festival, Sept. 22, 2018, starting at 10 a.m.

*Activities, events and times subject to change.

WHERE: Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St., Houston, TX 77004

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For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.