JAMsj Winter Boutique

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Community Event

Nov 20148
10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

San Jose Buddhist Church Gym
640 N. Fifth Street
San Jose, California, 95112
United States

Come to the JAMsj Winter Boutique!

The annual JAMsj Winter Boutique is set for Saturday, November 8, at the San Jose Buddhist Temple Betsuin, 640 North Fifth Street, in Japantown. Admission is free!  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Members enter at 9:00 a.m.

Invite your friends to join you so you can have fun shopping together. It’s never too early to start shopping for Christmas. A percentage of every purchase goes toward the museum at this annual fundraising event. Come and enjoy browsing through the fascinating and beautiful Japanese-inspired artwork, crafts, clothing, accessories, hand-crafted jewelry, washi designs, and stationery. There is so much variety that you will be sure to find that special something for all the people on your Christmas shopping list!

Meet the Authors

Are you looking for a new book to give as a gift? The following authors will be there in person at the boutique’s main hall during the times listed below:

• Cynthia Kadohata, author of The Thing about Luck 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

• Lora Nakamura, author of Bonsai Babe 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

• Kim Oshiro, author, and Jean Yee, illustrator, of Simon the Skinny 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

• Tom Graves, author of Twice Heros 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

They will be pleased to autograph copies of their latest books for you, your family, and friends.


Refreshments and Silent Auction

Enjoy lunch and snacks while you’re at the boutique. Select from a delicious assortment of Japanese bento, sushi, cookies, and other tasty treats.

Finally, don’t miss this year’s silent auction, which will include a wide array of donated restaurant and merchant gift certificates, gift baskets, and merchandise—all perfect for holiday gift giving or for you! Everyone is welcome to participate in the drawings by purchasing tickets at the table near the refreshment stand. Drawings will take place periodically throughout the day.

 The museum extends a special thank you to the volunteers, donors, local businesses, and artists, all of whom are contributing to the 2014 JAMsj Winter Boutique. Thanks to them, we know that the boutique will be a roaring success. It’s really just around the corner so mark it on your calendar. See you all there!

 

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