Diablo Japanese Summer Festival in Concord

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diablo obon odoriCONCORD — The 58th annual Japanese Summer Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, from 1 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 10, from 12 to 8:30 p.m. at the Diablo Japanese American Club, 3165 Treat Blvd. in Concord.

Food booths, offering sushi, tempura, chicken teriyaki and other dishes, are open all day along with exhibits of bonsai, ikebana and calligraphy. The schedule of events is as follows:

Saturday, Aug. 9

Koto performance at 2 p.m. inside the gym

Diablo Taiko at 3 p.m. on the pavilion

Judo demonstration at 4:30 p.m. on the back lawn

San Jose Taiko at 6 p.m. on the pavilion

Matsutoyo Kai at 7 p.m.

Obon Odori at 7:30 p.m. on and around the pavilion

Sunday, Aug. 10

Ikenobo demonstration at 2 p.m. inside the gym

Sonoma Taiko at 3 p.m. on the pavilion

Kendo demonstration at 4 p.m. on the back lawn

Tatsumaki Taiko at 5 p.m. on the pavilion

Michiya Hanayagi Dancers at 6 p.m.

Obon Odori at 6:30 p.m. on and around the pavilion

Raffle drawing at 8:30 p.m.

Free parking and shuttle service will be available at Ygnacio Valley High School, 755 Oak Grove Rd., Concord.

For more information, visit www.diablojaclub.com.

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