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Chinese New Year Festival at the Huntington

Join the fun as we welcome the Year of the Rooster at The Huntington’s annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4–5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When:
February 4, 2017 10:00am to February 5, 2017 5:00pm
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Families can enjoy crowd-pleasing lion dancers, amazing performances from a mask-changing artist, plus choreographed martial arts demonstrations, Chinese music, food, and much more. The festivities will take place in and around the Chinese Garden and other performance spaces. All activities are included with general admission. (Free for Members.)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 
SATURDAY, FEB. 4
 
Lion Dancers
Northern Shaolim Kung Fu
East Lawn: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
 
Mask-Changer (Bian Lian)
Mr. Wei Qi Zhong
Haaga Hall: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
 
Traditional Chinese Dance and Music
Hangzhou Song and Dance Performing Arts Group
Rothenberg Hall: 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
 
Tai Chi
Guo-Jie Tai Chi Academy
Chinese Garden/Transcendent Pavilion: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
 
Martial Arts
Shaolin Temple Cultural Center USA
Brown Garden Lawn: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
 
Music
Spring Thunder Chinese Music
Chinese Garden: 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m./1:30 p.m.-3 p.m./3:30-4:30 p.m.
Trio in Lotus Pavilion/soloist in Plantain Courtyard
 
Book Signing
Jennifer Wood, Illustrator for the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series
Huntington Store: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
 
Demonstrations
Calligraphy: Mr. Q. Tang
Scott Gallery Loggia: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
 
Finger-Painting: Mr. Alex Linn
Chinese Garden/Terrace of the Jade Mirror: 10:30-12:30 p.m./2:30-4:30 p.m.
 
Penjing and Viewing Stone Display
Southern Breeze Tree & Stone Society
The Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Family Arts & Crafts Activities
North Vista: starting at 10 a.m.
 
Chinese Floral Arts: Rosa Zee
Chinese Floral Arts Foundation, USA Charter
Brody Botanical Center, Ahmanson Classroom: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
 
SUNDAY, FEB. 5
 
Lion Dancers
Kung Fu Heroes
East Lawn: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
 
Mask-Changer (Bian Lian)
Mr. Wei Qi Zhong
Haaga Hall: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
 
Tai Chi
Guo Jie Tai Chi Academy
Chinese Garden/Transcendent Pavilion: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
 
Martial Arts
Northern Shaolim Kung Fu
Brown Garden Lawn: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
 
Kung Fu Heroes
Rothenberg Hall: 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
 
Music
UCLA Music of China Ensemble
Chinese Garden: 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m./1:30 p.m.-3 p.m./3:30-4:30 p.m.
Trio in Lotus Pavilion/soloist in Plantain Courtyard
 
Book Signing
Oliver Chin, Author of Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series
Huntington Store: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
 
Demonstrations
Calligraphy: Mr. Q. Tang
Scott Gallery Loggia: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
 
Brush Painting: Ms. Pei-fang Liang
Chinese Garden/Terrace of the Jade Mirror: 10:30-12:30 p.m./2:30-4:30 p.m.
 
Penjing and Viewing Stone Display
Southern Breeze Tree & Stone Society
The Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Family Arts & Crafts Activities
North Vista: starting at 10 a.m.
 
Chinese Floral Arts: Rosa Zee
Chinese Floral Arts Foundation, USA Charter
Brody Botanical Center, Ahmanson Classroom: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
 
DINING
 
Ring in the year of the rooster with a taste of authentic Chinese dishes made with fresh, quality ingredients. Visit the following venues for special Lunar New Year menu items:
 
Red Car | 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Green Tea Egg $1.95
Freshwater Almond Cookies $3.95
Lychee Lemonade $4.00
 
1919 | 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suckling Pig $11.00
Cellophane Noodles $3.50
Sichuan Green Beans $3.50
Shandong Four-Joy Meatballs $9.95
Dan Dan Noodle Soup $5.50
 
Boone Gallery Circle | 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Freshwater Crispy Mushroom Spring Rolls $8.00
Susan Feniger & Kajsa Alger’s Kaya Toast (toast with butter, coconut custard, sunny side egg, and dark soy sauce) $10.00
 
Patio Grill | 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sichuan Fried Octopus (or Tofu) with Peanuts, Lemongrass Broth and Chili Paste $10.00 ($9.00)
 
Chinese Garden, North Court | 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cantonese Roast Duck $11.00
Siu Mai Dumplings $9.00
Fujian Savory Filled Crepes | Asian Pickled Mushroom with Bok Choy $8.00 and Crab and Prawn $10.00
 
Freshwater Dumpling and Noodle House | 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Freshwater Beef Tianjin Noodles $15.00
Savory Pan-fried Jackfruit Bao $8.00
Almond Cookies $3.95
Sesame Balls with Sweet Bean Paste $5.00

 

Cost: 
Adults $25, Seniors (65+) $21, Youth (4-11) $10, Children (under 4) free
Phone Number: 
6260-405-2100

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