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August 2019

August Open House #1

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Mukai Farm & Garden is a cultural gathering place that honors Vashon’s Japanese American agricultural heritage on Vashon. B.D. Mukai, born in Japan in 1887, came to America when he was 16 years old. After experiencing different jobs in different areas, he moved to Vashon in 1910. He did so well raising Marshall strawberries that by 1921 he was known locally as "The Strawberry King". B.D.'s wife, Kuni designed the Japanese stroll garden which has been restored recently. Joy and…

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August Open House #2

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Mukai Farm & Garden is a cultural gathering place that honors Vashon’s Japanese American agricultural heritage on Vashon. B.D. Mukai, born in Japan in 1887, came to America when he was 16 years old. After experiencing different jobs in different areas, he moved to Vashon in 1910. He did so well raising Marshall strawberries that by 1921 he was known locally as "The Strawberry King". B.D.'s wife, Kuni designed the Japanese stroll garden which has been restored recently. Joy and…

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September 2019

Bon Odori Practice for Vashon Japan Festival – Session #1

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Bon Odori returns at our 2nd Japan Festival - Save the date and join our Bon Odori (dance) practice! Two sessions scheduled @ Mukai Farm & Garden grounds: Session #1: Sept. 1st (Sunday) 1:00 - 2:00 pm - lead by Leah Mann Session #2: Sept. 4th (Wednesday) 6:30 - 8:00 pm - lead by Barbara Yasui light snacks & props provided. All are welcome to join! Come to one or both sessions, or just join at the festival even if…

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Bon Odori Practice for Vashon Japan Festival – Session #2

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Bon Odori returns at our 2nd Japan Festival - Save the date and join our Bon Odori (dance) practice! Two sessions scheduled @ Mukai Farm & Garden grounds: Session #1: Sept. 1st (Sunday) 1:00 - 2:00 pm - lead by Leah Mann Session #2: Sept. 4th (Wednesday) 6:30 - 8:00 pm - lead by Barbara Yasui light snacks & props provided. All are welcome to join! Come to one or both sessions, or just join at the festival even if…

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2nd Annual Vashon Japan Festival

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Vashon Japan Festival 2019

Join Mukai Farm & Garden for our 2nd annual Vashon Japan Festival!  Celebrate the newly replanted gardens of Mukai Farm & Garden. Learn what’s happening at the historic fruit processing plant and how you can be a part of this vibrant community venue.   The Vashon Japan Festival is a traditional Japanese style street fair with activities for all ages, including: Taiko drumming, Kabuki Academy performance, Butoh and modern dance as well as community Bon Odori dance, Outdoor dining with…

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September Open House

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Mukai Farm & Garden is a cultural gathering place that honors Vashon’s Japanese American agricultural heritage on Vashon. B.D. Mukai, born in Japan in 1887, came to America when he was 16 years old. After experiencing different jobs in different areas, he moved to Vashon in 1910. He did so well raising Marshall strawberries that by 1921 he was known locally as "The Strawberry King". B.D.'s wife, Kuni designed the Japanese stroll garden which has been restored recently. Joy and…

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October 2019

October Open House #1

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Mukai Farm & Garden is a cultural gathering place that honors Vashon’s Japanese American agricultural heritage on Vashon. B.D. Mukai, born in Japan in 1887, came to America when he was 16 years old. After experiencing different jobs in different areas, he moved to Vashon in 1910. He did so well raising Marshall strawberries that by 1921 he was known locally as "The Strawberry King". B.D.'s wife, Kuni designed the Japanese stroll garden which has been restored recently. Joy and…

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October Open House #2

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Mukai Farm & Garden is a cultural gathering place that honors Vashon’s Japanese American agricultural heritage on Vashon. B.D. Mukai, born in Japan in 1887, came to America when he was 16 years old. After experiencing different jobs in different areas, he moved to Vashon in 1910. He did so well raising Marshall strawberries that by 1921 he was known locally as "The Strawberry King". B.D.'s wife, Kuni designed the Japanese stroll garden which has been restored recently. Joy and…

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November 2019

Open House & Furoshiki Wrapping Practice (November Open House #1)

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Open house & furoshiki wrapping

The holiday season is approaching and that could mean lots of wrapping. At open house on November 3rd, we will have some hands-on Furoshiki Wrapping practice! What is "Furoshiki"? - Furoshiki (風呂敷) are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport clothes, gifts or other goods. It is said that this square-shaped piece of cloth had already been used in the 700's, originally used to store important goods. The terms to call this type of cloth changed…

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November Open House #2

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mukai Farm & Garden, 18017 107th Avenue SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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mukai house and maple tree in the fall, Oct 2019

Mukai Farm & Garden is a cultural gathering place that honors Vashon’s Japanese American agricultural heritage on Vashon. B.D. Mukai, born in Japan in 1887, came to America when he was 16 years old. After experiencing different jobs in different areas, he moved to Vashon in 1910. He did so well raising Marshall strawberries that by 1921 he was known locally as “The Strawberry King”. B.D.’s wife, Kuni designed the Japanese stroll garden which has been restored recently. Joy and…

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