Above and below: Scenes from last year’s festival. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)
SOUTH SAN GABRIEL — The 2017 Autumn Moon Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gedatsu Church USA, 7850 Hill Dr. in South San Gabriel.
The festival will feature good (including the church’s famous huli-huli chicken), games, plants, a farmers’ market (sponsored by Mark Keppel High School, Class of 2018), cultural demonstrations and entertainment.
Raffle tickets are $1 each. First prize: Apple iPad Mini 4. Second prize: Nintendo Switch Game System. Third prize: Amazon Echo Show. Fourth prize: Fujifilm Mini 9 Instant Camera. Fifth prize: Amazon Echo Dot.
Church introduction and tours hosted by Rev. Hisakazu Taki will take place on both days at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Meet inside the main chapel.
Sponsored by Gedatsu Church USA, Gedatsu Kempo, and Monterey Park Mustangs Basketball Organization.
For more information, call (626) 288-1212 or visit www.gedatsu-usa.org.