Lunar New Year Fest
Fashion Square Mall (Sears Court), 1600 E Rio Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Lunar New Year Fest, Saturday Feb 22, 1-4 p.m., Fashion Square Mall (Sears Court). Free admission. Booths run from 1 to 4 p.m. and include chopsticks lessons and games, names written in Chinese calligraphy, face painting, Chinese zodiac, paper-folding, tea-tasting, and Chinese American history. Story-telling 1:30-1:55 p.m. Live performances from 2 p.m., opening with lion dance, and including Chinese songs & dance, children’s performances, wushu and tai chi demonstration. Organized and sponsored by the Piedmont Chinese Association, co-sponsored by U.Va.’s East Asia Center and Asia Institute and assisted by students at U.Va.
Maria Chee, 434-529-8058