January Events Calendar

Sajo Saga Games Minute-to-Win-it Challenge
  • Details: To sign-up, access the Facebook event page or contact one of the Sajo DRs: Alanna or Tara. This events is for Saga JETs only.
  • When: January 28, 11:00 to 13:00
  • Where: Saga Shoko Building 1st Floor, Saga City
Circle Time
  • Details: Stick around afterward for Circle Time! We’re especially looking for volunteers who would like the join the planning and leaders team!
  • When: January 28, set-up starts at 13:30
  • Where: Saga Shoko Building 1st Floor, Saga City
teamLab: Light Festival in Fukuoka Castle Ruins
  • When: December 1 to January 28, 18:00 to 22:00 (last entry at 21:30), open New Year’s Eve until 26:00 (last entry at 25:30)
  • Where: Fukuoka Castle Ruins, Maizuru Park, Fukuoka City
  • Cost: 1000 yen
2017 Saga Light Fantasy
  • When: October 31 to January 8
  • Where: Chuo Dori, the main street through downtown Saga City
Tenzan Ski Slopes Open
  • When: November 25 to March 18, 9:00 to 17:00; every Saturday starting December 16th is Super Night and open until 25:00
  • Where: Tenzan Resort, Saga City, Fuji-cho
  • Link
Koto and Shakuhachi Performance
  • When: January 1, 14:00 and 15:00
  • Where: Saga Castle History Museum
Traditional Games Corner
  • What: Try you hand at kendama, fukubarai, and other traditional games
  • When: January 1 to 5, all day
  • Where: Saga Castle History Museum
Hawk Flying Demonstration
  • When: January 6, 11:00 and 13:00
  • Where: Saga Castle History Museum
Live Painting Demonstration and Autograph Event by Yamada Zenjidou (a popular Kashima-born illustrator)
  • When: January 8, 11:00 and 14:00
  • Where: Saga Castle History Museum
Shigin (melodic poetry reading) and Traditional Dance Competition
  • When: January 20, 15:00 to 16:30
  • Where: Saga Castle History Museum
Kusaba Kaisen Exhibition
  • When: December 22 to February 4
  • Where: Saga Prefectural Museum Room 3
Saga Balloon Challenge Series
  • What: Balloon experiences and a small market
  • When: January 14 and 28, 7:00~
  • Where: Kase River Disaster Prevention Station, Saga City
  • Cost: 500 yen to try riding in a balloon
Ureshino Attaka Matsuri
  • What: Featuring a paper lantern “aquarium” and various traditional lantern displays. You can also try your hand at crafts and watch traditional dances on designated days.
  • When: January 28 to February 12, 17:00 to 22:00
  • Where: Ureshino City Gymnasium and other sites in Ureshino
  • Cost: 500 yen to try riding in a balloon
  • Link

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