Due to rain in the forecast, the Nevada City Chinese New Year Parade and Festival has announced a modification for the festivities on Sunday, February 9, 2014. In the event of light rain, drizzle, or sunshine, the Parade will still be held at 12:00 p.m. down Commercial Street in Nevada City. All other activities will be held at the Miners Foundry immediately following the parade. The Parade will begin at Robinson Plaza by the Pelton Wheel and proceed up Commercial Street, with Lion Dancers blessing the Chinese Monument and other structures as they process.
In the event of a downpour, an indoor parade will commence at the Miners Foundry at 12:00 p.m. Lion Dancers from Eastern Ways Martial Arts of Sacramento will open the entertainment at the Foundry after the parade. The Festival features Asian food available for purchase and exhibit booths. The festival will conclude at 4:00 p.m.
For more information, please contact Jeannie Wood, CATS Executive Director, at [email protected].
The Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS), a 501c(3) public benefits charitable corporation, promotes diversity through the arts through multicultural theater, events and workshops.
CATS uses multicultural theater, events, and workshops to achieve its mission of promoting cultural diversity. Through these avenues, CATS has enriched the area’s cultural and artistic climate with works on Asian-based themes. Its mission is educational and artistic. CATS has, through the years, partnered with local schools to expand the study of multiculturalism by providing affordable student matinees to our annual productions and to be a resource on Asian culture and history.
The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities. The Foundry is a non profit organization, please to support local theatrical and cultural organizations such as CATS.
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