In addition to the special events below, there are lots of illuminations to check out across the prefecture, and major shrines and temples are their busiest all year with Hatsumoude (“first shrine/temple visit”)-goers.
The Hagakure and Chuushingura (The Story of the 47 Samurai)
When: November 11 to January 15, closed December 29 to 31
Where: Saga Castle History Museum
Various New Years Events at Saga Castle
Details: There are a lot of free events planned throughout January. Many of these are for children (or at least are probably for children?? The page doesn’t make it clear.), but these are the details specifically for the adult kimono workshop.