International Festival 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children’s Museum International Festival Feb. 18, 2017

Features International Music, Dance, Crafts, Cuisine

 

The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will present entertainment, crafts and cuisines from cultures around the world at its annual International Festival on Saturday, Feb. 18.

The festival will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Children’s Museum, 461 West Outer Dr., Oak Ridge.

Frank Murphy, who hosts an afternoon show on 93.1 WNOX radio, will broadcast live from the International Festival. Comedy Improv, a comedy troupe that Murphy performs with, will close the festival with its improvisational comedy.

Children will be invited to make and take crafts at craft stations during the festival. Children will learn origami at a Japanese booth, as well as other crafts at several International Bazaar booths.

The Knoxville Area Model Railroaders will operate model trains at the World of Trains exhibit during the festival, and the Train Garden will be open, weather permitting. Royal Magic Events will offer Face Painting and balloon animals for a small fee.

Admission to the International Festival is $12 for adults, $11 for seniors, $10 for children 3-18 and $1 off each category for museum members. For more information, call the Children’s Museum at (865) 482-1074, or see the Children’s Museum web site at www.childrensmuseumofoakridge.org.

 

International Festival is partially supported by a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission.