San Jose Taiko also provides cultural entertainment, education, and training for events that fall outside of the tour, festival, or typical workshop or class. Presentations at sporting events or corporate tradeshows are common among SJT's over 160 annual events.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 12:00-12:30PM
Japanese American Museum of San Jose Gala
Dolce Hayes Mansion - 200 Edenvale Avenue San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 294-3138
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://jamsj.org/jamsj-news-item/2017/9/upcoming/1/jamsj-30th-anniversary-celebration/
info :: Celebrate 30 years with JAMsj!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 12:00-1:00PM
De Anza College Welcome Week
De Anza College, Campus Center Patio - 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd Cupertino, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.deanza.edu/
info :: Free outdoor performance.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ 6:00PM
Private Event
Private Alamo, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/performances-summary-matsuri-festival-asian-music-dance-fairs-celebrations/

Friday, October 6, 2017 @ 9:10-9:55AM & 10:15-11:00AM
School Outreach Performances
Elementary School San Jose, CA

web :: http://taiko.org/school-outreach-educational-assemblies/

Sunday, October 8, 2017 @ 3:00PM
Japanese Handicraft Festival
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles - 520 S. First Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 971-0323
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/
info :: Free community open house. Event runs from 11AM-3PM. San Jose Taiko will close the event.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 8:30PM
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Light the Night Walk
Avaya Stadium - 1123 Coleman Ave. San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.lightthenight.org/events/silicon-valley

Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 2:30PM
"An Asian Pacific American Story" Reception
Los Altos History Museum - 51 S. San Antonio Road Los Altos, CA

phone :: (650) 948-9427
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://losaltoshistory.org/
info :: I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story

San Jose Taiko will be part of the opening reception for this exhibit created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The exhibition tells stories of Asian immigrants finding homes and participating in key moments in American history. Asian immigrants panned in the California Gold Rush, hammered ties in the Transcontinental Railroad, fought on both sides in the Civil War and on plantations in Hawaii and on orchards and nurseries here in Los Altos, they helped build the nation’s agricultural system.

This is a free event. Event runs from 1:00-4:00PM.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 12:15-12:30PM
Health, Sports & Culture Day at JAMsj
Japanese American Museum of San Jose - 535 North Fifth Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 294-3138
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://www.jamsj.org/jamsj-news-item/2017/10/upcoming/1/health-sports-and-culture-day-at-jamsj/
info :: San Jose Junior Taiko Performing Ensemble (JTPE) will be performing at this family event.

Health/Sports Day originally held on October 10th is the anniversary of the opening ceremony of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in sight, this event is San Jose’s Japan town version of a Health, Sports and Culture Day at JAMsj. Event runs from 11:30AM-1:30PM.

Event Cost: Free with admission to the museum

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 @ 5:00-7:00PM
Halloween in Japantown
Wesley United Methodist Church - 566 N. 5th Street San Jose, CA

phone :: (408) 293-9344 (SJT Office)
map :: Maps and Directions
web :: http://taiko.org/halloween-japantown-sanjose-community/
info :: San Jose Taiko hosts this annual event with a short performance and safety skit at Wesley United Methodist Church. Afterwards, Japantown business welcome trick-or-treaters while SJT plays on the streets! Fun for all ages.

Saturday, November 4, 2017 @ 2:00-2:20PM
Bay Area Hmong New Year
History Park at Kelley Park - 1650 Senter Road San Jose, CA

map :: Maps and Directions
web :: https://www.facebook.com/BayAreaHmongNewYear/
info :: The mission of the Bay Area Hmong New Year Committee is to highlight how far Hmong have come as a community, promote Hmong history and culture, and pay tribute to our leaders, parents, and community members. Event runs 9AM-5PM.


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