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National Cherry Blossom Festival® Family Days
National Building Museum

Saturday, March 23, 10 am–4 pm
Sunday, March 24, 11 am–4 pm

Join the National Building Museum and the National Cherry Blossom Festival® for two days of hands-on activities and dynamic performances, all part of the 8th annual celebration honoring the gift of trees.

CREATE   
Channel your inner artist or architect and participate in hands-on crafts and design activities presented by the National Building Museum, Safeway, The Textile Museum, National Children’s Museum, and others.

  • Build Cha-shitsu tea house structures and Soji screens
  • Construct a paper torii gate
  • Make wafuku-clothed paper dolls
  • Produce a cherry blossom tree from popcorn

WATCH    
Enjoy performances led by Nen Daiko taiko drummers, Kaution Dance Kru, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and youth arts groups from D.C. and across the country.

MEET       
Bring your camera to take your picture with Snoopy, the Lorax, and other friendly characters.

FREE
All ages. Drop-in program.

Visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org for more details.
National Building Museum Shop and café open.
Official National Cherry Blossom Festival® merchandise available for purchase.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact the Volunteer Manager at ksheldon@nbm.org. Must be 18 or older.

National Cherry Blossom FestivalThe National Cherry Blossom Festival® Family Days are sponsored by SAFEWAY and supported by The Washington Examiner and media parter WMZQ.

Start Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013
End Date:   Sunday, March 24, 2013

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.
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