GREENSBORO, NC (January 25, 2024) – The Greensboro History Museum will host its annual Lunar New Year Community Celebration from 12-4 pm, Saturday, February 3, at the Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave. Organizations from across North Carolina will be on hand to share different Asian Pacific traditions and cultures.
There will be music and dance performances and visitors can also enjoy hands-on activities while learning more about local Asian Pacific communities. Participating groups include the Greensboro Chinese Association, Cambodian Cultural Center, Taiwanese Association of America-NC, Montagnard Dega Association, Formosa Association of Student Cultural Ambassadors Raleigh, North Carolina Asian Americans Together, Greensboro Public Library, and more. Plus, Chirba Chirba Dumpling food truck will be on site from 12-3 pm with Asian treats for sale.
This year’s Lunar New Year celebration has been organized in partnership with the City of Greensboro AAPI Employee Resource Group. Free parking for Greensboro History Museum weekend events is available across from the museum and at the Church Street Parking Deck, a 3-5 minute walk away.
The Greensboro History Museum, an AAM-accredited Smithsonian Affiliate, is a division of the City of Greensboro Library Department and operates as a public-private partnership with the nonprofit GHM Inc. In partnership with the community, the Greensboro History Museum collects the city’s diverse history and connects people to that history and one another through engaging exhibits, educational programs and community dialogue. Located in Downtown Greensboro’s Cultural District, the museum is open Tuesdays–Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm and Sundays 2-5 pm. Admission is free. Learn more at www.greensborohistory.org.
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