The International Festival scheduled for this Saturday, February 21, has been postponed due to weather forecasts for a snow and freezing rain Friday night and a wintry mix Saturday morning.
The postponement was announced by Carroll Welch, deputy director of the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge.
The festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 28, at the museum, which is at 461 West Outer Drive in Oak Ridge. It will feature the same entertainment line-up, food, and culture booths originally set for this weekend.
Entertainment, crafts, and cuisines from cultures around the world will be featured at the International Festival on Saturday, February 28, with Spice of India Dancers as the featured performers. The family-friendly event will feature musical, song, and dance entertainment on stage throughout the day, international food and culture booths, and crafts for children to make.
The festival will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. February 28 at the Children’s Museum. Food will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Children will be invited to make and take Chinese dragons, Japanese geisha masks, and Indian elephants at craft stations during the festival, as well as crafts at several International Bazaar booths.
Admission to the International Festival is $12 for adults, $11 for seniors, $10 for children 3-18, and $1 off each category for museum members. For more information, call the Children’s Museum at (865) 482-1074, or see the Children’s Museum website at www.childrensmuseumofoakridge.org.