Bon Odori Dance Taster

When: August 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

  Hungry to learn something new? Shofuso’s dance tasters are a great way to experience both classical and folk dance styles of Japan. Meet the instructors, get an introduction to the styles and learn more about our dance classes. Bon

A Taste of Kabuki Dance

When: April 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Hungry to learn something new? Shofuso’s dance tasters are a great way to experience both classical and folk dance styles of Japan. Meet the instructors, get an introduction to the styles and learn more about our dance classes. A Taste

Japanese Classical Dance: Fall Semester

When: August 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Learn how to wear kimono and dance gracefully while studying Nihon buyō (Japanese classical dance) at Shofuso! Dance classes are open to anyone, including youth ages 10 and up. In fact, no experience is necessary. Students learn different dances at their

Japanese Classical Dance: Spring Semester

When: May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Learn how to wear kimono and dance gracefully while studying Nihon buyō (Japanese classical dance) at Shofuso! Dance classes are open to anyone, including youth ages 10 and up. In fact, no experience is necessary. Students learn different dances at their

Kyo Daiko Beginner Taiko Classes

When: January 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Learn how to play Japanese taiko drums from Philadelphia’s community taiko drumming group! Kyo Daiko’s Beginner Taiko Classes are open to adults of all ages, musical backgrounds and experience. In fact, no experience is necessary. We will teach you everything

Giving Tuesday: Pay What You Wish at Shofuso

When: November 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Support Shofuso and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia during Giving Tuesday! Help us raise $2,500 — that’s 10% of our annual appeal — during this accelerated day of fundraising. Pay what you want on November 28, and enjoy a complimentary cup

Japanese New Year: Celebrate Oshogatsu!

When: December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Oshogatsu is the Japanese New Year, celebrated on the first day of January. Celebrate an early Japanese New Year this holiday season with lush ikebana flower arrangements and traditional decorations of pine, bamboo, and berries. Displays for the new year’s

Bonenkai 2017

When: December 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Yakitori Boy, 211 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

Join the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia as we say our final goodbyes to 2017. The Bonenkai tradition of forgetting the year (that’s the literal translation!) means lots of singing and merriment. We’ll be taking over the lounge at

Hinoki Bark Roof Restoration

When: October 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am – October 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Get a first-hand look at Japanese architecture as we restore Shofuso’s roof. Our roof is made of hinoki, a Japanese cypress, and is the only one of its kind in the United States. The care and upkeep of a hinoki

Extended Fall Hours at Shofuso

When: November 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Tour our house, view our garden, and take in the fall foliage for the first time at Shofuso! We have extended our fall season, with the house and garden open on weekends in November and December. Watch as our maples