Celebrate Year of the Monkey Sun. at Davidson College

Dancers performed at the 2015 Davidson College lunar new year festival. (David Boraks photo)
Dancers performed at the 2015 Davidson College lunar new year festival. (David Boraks photo)

Lunar New Year flierIt’s the Year of the Monkey on the Asian lunar calendar. The Asian Cultural Awareness Association and the Chinese Culture Club at Davidson College will host their annual community Lunar New Year festival this Sunday,  Feb. 14, 2016, from 6-8pm, at the college’s Lilly Family Gallery. The event includes food, performances, cultural displays and a post-festival fireworks display around 8pm on the lawn of the Chambers Building off Main Street.

The annual event is open to the public. The Lilly Family Gallery is on the ground floor of the Chambers Building, accessible from the rear opposite Little Library.

More information: http://davidsonacaa.com/events/lunar-new-year-2016/

SOUPER BOWL

Meanwhile, if you’re wondering what happened to another big mid-winter event in Davidson: The Davidson Housing Coalition’s annual Souper Bowl fundraiser is later this year, Sunday, Feb. 27. Details: http://davidsonhousing.org/souper-bowl-xii/

Guests at last year's celebration wrapped dumplings. (David Boraks photo)
Guests at last year’s celebration wrapped dumplings. (David Boraks photo)
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