March Events Calendar

Circle Time!!!
  • Details: Everyone’s favorite bi-monthly Saga event! Join us for reading, singing, playing games and crafting with local children! Volunteers are asked to come about 30 minutes early to help with set-up if possible.
  • When: March 13, 13:00 to 14:00 (a week earlier than usual to avoid the three-day weekend!)
  • Where: Saga International Plaza, Shoko Building, Saga City
  • Volunteers Facebook page
Arita Hinamatsuri Tour
  • Details: Led by the Arita CIR, sign-up required by March 4! (Further details are on the facebook page.)
  • When: march 12, 10:00 to 16:30
  • Where: Arita
  • Cost: 1500 yen (plus shipping for any porcelain made)
Hizen Sword and Miyada Style Armor Exhibition
  • When: February 5 to March 13, 9:30 to 18:00, closed Mondays
  • Where: The Saga Prefectural Museum
Spring-Themed Art Exhibit
  • When: February 19 to March 27, 9:30 to 18:00 (Closed Mondays or the day following a Monday holiday)
  • Where: Saga Prefectural Art Museum, Exhibit Room 2
Antiques Market
  • When: March 4 to 6, 10:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Matsubara Shrine in downtown Saga City
Kiyama Grass Skiing
  • When: Weekends and holidays from March 1 to May 31, 10:00 to 16:00
  • Where: Kiyama Grass Ski Area
  • Cost: 300 yen for sled rentals
Onsen Jazz Night
  • When: March 2, 20:00 to 21:30
  • Where: Oomuraya, Ureshino
  • Cost: 3500 yen plus one drink
Hinamatsuri Boat Ceremony
  • When: March 3, 15:00
  • Where: Saga Shrine
Sai from Bonobos Solo Tour
  • When: March 11, gates open at 19:00, show starts at 20:00
  • Where: Ciema in Saga City
  • Cost: 3500 yen in advance, 4000 at the door, drinks are not included
  • Website
Animation featuring Arita and Takeo
  • Details: Showing of two 10-minute cartoons, one taking place in Arita, the other in Takeo, and featuring a talk by the director. Registration in advance required. Space for first 60 registrants.
  • When: March 12, 13:30 to 15:00
  • Where: The Saga Prefecture Space and Science Museum in Takeo
  • Cost: 3500 yen in advance, 4000 at the door, drinks are not included
  • Website
Girls Healthy Mountain Climbing at Kawarakeyama
  • When: March 13, 9:15 to 15:30
  • Where: Start from Hatten Shrine
  • Cost: 300 yen (insurance and a bento)
  • Other Info: Participants are asked to their own bring water, snacks, back pack and gear, etc. It will finish at an onsen, so participants should also bring a change of clothes.
  • Website
The Story of Nagahime, the Nabeshima Clan and the Fukozu-Matsudaira Clan
  • When: February 5 to March 21, 9:30 to 18:00
  • Where: The Saga Castle History Museum
Nabeshima Hinamatsuri Display
  • When: February 11 to March 31, 10:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Chokokan
  • Cost: 300 yen
Ume at Kagami Jinja
  • When: From approximately January 16 to March 20, 9:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Kagami Shrine, Karatsu
Yuutoku Spring Festival
  • Details: A retro car show the first day, Harley Davidson show, Yuutoku Inari bentos on sale, and local sake under the cherry blossoms
  • When: March 26 and 27, 10:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Yuutoku Inari Shrine
Sake Festival in Kashima
  • When: March 26 and 27, 10:00 to 17:00
  • Where: Various places in Kashima
  • Other info: There will be a free bus connecting the different locations
  • Website

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