The Japan-America Society of Washington DC invites you to join us for momiji gari (fall-leaf viewing) at the National Arboretum in appreciation of the change of seasons and Japanese culture.  Take advantage of this rare opportunity to enjoy the National Arboretum grounds and the Special Exhibit at the Bonsai and Penjing Museum after hours!

Saturday, November 5, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
U.S. National Arboretum

JASWDC & FONA Members: $20

Non-Member: $30

Sushi Ogawa Bento: $35


The event will also feature an introduction to Japanese haiku poetry, tea ceremony, sake tastings ( 21 or older), and traditional koto music (all included in your ticket!).

Want dinner and a show? JASWDC is partnering with Sushi Ogawa to offer a specialty bento that can be pre-ordered with your ticket purchase.  You are also welcome to bring a picnic!

You can pre-order a bento and/or register for one of the two tea demonstrations (7:00-7:30 and 7:45-8:15) when you register on the next page.

JASWDC appreciates the generous support of the U.S. National Arboretum, the Friends of the National Arboretum, The National Bonsai Foundation, and the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum for this event.