Temecula Valley Museum’s Second Saturday Cultural Celebration returns for Lunar New Year Celebration Feb. 8

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TEMECULA ─ The Temecula Valley Museum’s Second Saturday program returns with a Lunar New Year celebration Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Temecula Valley Museum, 28314 Mercedes St. This monthly event celebrates world cultures with complimentary refreshments, crafts, activities and live entertainment.

The museum invites guests to enjoy a variety of Chinese food and refreshments, while supplies last. Guests can also experience entertainment and gain cultural insight through multiple performances by the Temecula Chinese School.

Performances include a dragon and lion dance, folk music, children’s readings, calligraphy demonstrations and a presentation of Chinese dresses representative of the 1920s era.

Guests can continue their Lunar New Year Celebration on the second floor of the museum with fun and enjoyable activities. Activities include Lucky Red Envelope, Wishing Tree crafts, a puppet show by Don Smith and a complimentary art lesson by Bigfoot Art classes. Attendees can take a few post-worthy photos in front of the Year of the Rat photo wall before returning home.

Second Saturdays are part of the Temecula Valley Museum’s educational and cultural offerings for the community, celebrating the history and heritage of the various and diverse cultures that make up the Temecula Valley. The goal of this program is to embrace diversity and celebrate contemporary life in Temecula.

For more information, visit www.TemeculaValleyMuseum.org or call (951) 694-6450.

Submitted by Temecula Valley Museum.