SANTA ROSA — Sonoma County Matsuri presents Matsuri! Japanese Arts Festival on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Juilliard Park in the SOFA Arts District, 227 Santa Rosa Ave. in downtown Santa Rosa.

Enjoy this showcase of Japanese arts — art exhibits, clothing, food, origami, crafts, kids activity table, demonstrations of taiko drumming, folk dance and music, traditional music ensemble, martial arts, and more. Fun for all ages.

A portion of the festival proceeds will be donated to disaster relief efforts in Japan.

Sponsors: Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League, the Japan Foundation Los Angeles, Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, Exchange Bank-Sebastopol, North Bay Bohemian, Julia L. Grant Donor Advised Fund of Community Foundation Sonoma County, Snoopy’s Home Ice. Partially funded by the City of Santa Rosa’s Community Promotion Funds.

Free admission. For more information: (707) 332-6892,,,

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