Annual Tucson folklife festival downtown at Jacome Plaza.
The festival occupies 4 city blocks and Jacomé Plaza, in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Avenue in downtown Tucson.
Jacomé Plaza: Food, City of Gastronomy
Pennington St.: Community Matters, Folk Arts
Church Ave.: Food, Yaqui & O’odham Pavillion, Duke’s Car Show
Stone Ave.: Food
Friday, October 11 | 11am – 10pm (no performances between 2 and 5pm on Friday, but plenty of food and folk art)
Saturday, October 12 | 11am – 10pm
Sunday, October 13 | 11 am-6 pm
Japanese cultural performances/activities:
Odaiko Sonora taiko drummers perform on Sat. 5 p.m. Church Ave. Stage.
UA Kyudo & AZ Kyudo Kai (Japanese archery) on Sun. 11:30 a.m Church Ave. Stage, and Mari Kaneta’s traditional Japanese dances on Sun. 2:30 p.m. Alameda Stage
Takoyaki Balls (Japan) F39 food booth (see festival map)
Chieko “Chi” Nakano, Origami
Akiko Victorson, Japanese Shodo Calligraphy