Where: Yellow Monkey Village

792 Rt. 35, Cross River, NY

When: September 24, 11am-5pm.


We are super excited to be part of YMV Market this year in Cross River, NY!


Follow the hashtag #ymvmarket to check out all the awesome vendors and goodies that will be there!

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Shrine Kimonos


Where: Haruki Izakaya, 515 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850


When: Saturday, October 1, 12pm - 2pm.

Enjoy a traditional bento box lunch and cocktail while you learn to wear kimono.

In this two-hour event at Haruki Izakaya in Norwalk, CT, you can experience wearing a type of traditional cotton summer kimono called yukata. A bento box lunch and cocktail are included with your $38 ticket.

You are encouraged to bring your own yukata or kimono if you have one! Please arrive between 12 and 12:30pm. Free parking is available in the adjacent parking garage. 


A History & Demonstration

Where: Wethersfield Library,  515 Silas Dead Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06109

When: Tuesday, October 18, 6:30-7:30pm.


Robyn Mortiboys will present this talk on the history of the Kimono, the Japanese traditional robe which is instantly recognizable around the world. Patrons will also be shown vintage kimonos and learn about the formality of different types for a variety of occasions. Volunteers from the audience will be asked to try the garments on for a dressing demonstration! Please sign up for this singular event below. 

Red Flower Kimono