Enmanji Temple Celebrates 80 Years in Sonoma County

2014 commemorates the 80th Anniversary of Enmanji Temple in Sebastopol and celebrating this milestone, Enmanji will host two weekend events beginning with the 60th Annual Teriyaki Barbecue and Bazaar on Sunday July 13th.

The community is invited to enjoy a barbecued teriyaki chicken lunch (hot or cold), and other Japanese delicacies including the crowd-favorite imagawayaki a sweeten bean filled pastry resembling a small stuffed pancake, sushi, kushi yaki and locally made desserts. 

Cultural activities will fill out the rest of the event featuring an impressive bonsai display from the Redwood Empire Bonsai Society, extensive outdoor plant sale with garden specialists to answer your botanical questions on care and maintenance, master Ikebana flower arranging demonstration and sale, Buddhist dharma talks and Temple tour, games for the kids, handicrafts, raffle drawing, bingo, cultural arts displays, martial arts demonstrations and two Sonoma County Taiko performances during the event.

Proceeds from the Teriyaki Bazaar will support the local Enmanji Buddhist Temple and community activities. The huge Teriyaki chicken plate features half chicken, steamed white rice, homemade potato salad, tea and fortune cookie is all for $12.

When: Sunday, July 13, 2014

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Enmanji Buddhist Temple, 1200 Gravenstein Hwy. South and Elphick Road, Sebastopol, CA

Cost: Parking and admission is free. A plate is $12.

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