Buddhist Church of Lodi Annual Obon Bazaar/Bon Odori

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Jun 201929 Jun 201930

Buddhist Church of Lodi
23 N. Stockton St.
Lodi, California, 95240
United States

Buddhist Church of Lodi will be celebrating Obon Festival with plenty of great food, a Taiko performance, craft sales, and Bon Odori. This is an annual Japanese festival commemorating one's ancestors. 

Buddhist Church of Lodi will observe Obon with services, Bon Odori (dancing), and a bazaar-carnival at the annual Obon Festival during the weekend. In Japan, Obon evovled from the religious custon of honoring the deceased with memorial services. During this time, comparable holidays are observed throughout the Buddhist world. A special English service will be held with special guest speakers. Hatsubon Service will be held in memory of those that have passed away since their last Obon. 

Obon/ Bazaar Carnival Description: This event will feature many games for the young and old. This year's raffle will offer many prizes, including the grand prize. They will have handicrafts and farm fresh produce at bargain prices. Delicious Japanese food like beef and chicken teriyaki, sushi, udon (Japanese noodles), won ton, chow mein, corn, teri burgers, oriental chicken salad, Okinawa Dango (donuts), Imagawayaki (Sweet bean dessert), oden, soft drinks, snow cones and other treats will be available. 

**Schedule for 6/29**

Food sale noon-7PM; tempura starting at 3:00pm

1:00pm-8:00pm Bingo (Air-conditioned eating area and bingo downstairs)

1:00pm-7:00pm Children's Games

1:00pm-7:00pm Farmer's Market

Entertainment inside JACL Hall Schedule 

2:00pm-2:45pm Strumingos

2:45pm-3:00pm Mataro Dolls Display

3:00pm-3:30pm Minyo (Japanese Folk Dances)

3:30pm-4:15pm Auntie Amy's Hula Dancers

4:15pm-4:30pm Odori (Japanese Classical Dance)

**Schedule for 6/30**

Food Sale 12 noon to 6 p.m., Tempura starting at 3:00
1:00 - 5:00 Children’s Games
1:00 - 5:00 Farmers’ Market
1:00 - 7:00 Bingo
6:00 - 6:30 Stockton Bukkyo Taiko
7:00 - 9:00 Obon Odor

Saturday, June 29th hours: 12:00pm-8:00pm

Sunday, June 30th hours: 12:00pm-9:00pm

 

kaylatanaka . Last modified Jun 21 2019 3:42 p.m.


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