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Children’s Festival To-Go!
August 3 - August 7
This year, the 2020 World Connections Children’s Festival will be a new, virtual experience. Children’s Festival To-Go! invites you to celebrate the diverse cultures in Utah by joining us on a road trip across the state and sharing new virtual experiences. This year’s festival includes a printable activity book with a map identifying historical sites across Utah, new recipes to try at home and traditional art projects. Stay tuned during the week for live experiences on our Facebook!
We invite families to tag us on Instagram and Facebook in pictures (of visiting locations, making art projects, making recipes etc.) to be entered to win a free art kit! A total of 10 art kits will be in the giveaway!
Schedule of Activities:
Monday, August 3: The Children’s Festival To-Go activity book will be available to download or view online. There will be a map with 10 destinations, each focusing on a culture or ethnic group that has influenced Utah History. Each destination will include a historical place to visit and a coordinating art project and recipe influenced by that culture.
Wednesday, August 5 at 3:30 pm: Mengqi Wang for the University of Utah Confucius Institute will teach a class on traditional, Chinese paper cutting via Facebook Live.
Friday, August 7 at 3:30 pm: We will be chatting with the Tim Riley, Director and Curator of Archaeology at the Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum. Dr. Riley will help us learn all about the lifestyle and diet of the Fremont People.