MOUNTAIN VIEW — Mountain View Buddhist Temple, 575 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Mountain View, will hold its Obon Festival and Bazaar on Saturday, July 15, from 4 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, July 16, from 12 to 9 p.m.
The schedule is as follows:
Saturday, July 15
4:30 p.m.: MVBT Taiko performance (Yagura stage)
6 p.m.: Jun Daiko performance (Yagura stage)
8 p.m.: Maui Style Bon Odori (Yagura stage)
Sunday, July 16
12:30 p.m.: MVBT Taiko performance and hands-on taiko demonstration (Yagura stage)
1:30 p.m.: Jazz ensemble (Roka awning)
3:30 p.m.: Jun Daiko performance (Yagura stage)
6 p.m.: Chidori Band performance (Yagura stage)
7 p.m.: Bon Odori dancing and celebration (Yagura stage)
9 p.m.: Raffle drawing
Cultural displays (YBA Hall)
Flower shop (Sangha Hall)
Bookstore and crafts (Sangha Hall)
Sit-down dining (Sangha Hall)
Outdoor food and beverage booths
Outdoor game booths and bingo
The last Bon Odori practices are on Tuesday, July 11, and Thursday, July 13, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Maui Style Odori practice is on the same dates from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.
For more information, call (650) 964-9426 or visit www.mvbuddhisttemple.org.