Things To Do

Music in the Teahouse

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Listen to music from students and teachers of the Wisdom Arts Academy as you enjoy tea in the Teahouse. Requires purchase of tea.

Learn About Primates with OPR Coastal Primate Sanctuary

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey and all things primates with this special meet and greet with ​OPR Coastal Primate Sanctuary.

Meet the Artist: Nancy Smith Klos

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Meet artist Nancy Smith Klos and view an exhibition of her work on display at Lan Su.

Chinese Folk Art Demonstration

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Watch an expert calligrapher paint your name or Chinese zodiac sign.

Chinese New Year

Monday, February 8, 2016 through Monday, February 22, 2016

Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of the most popular things to do in Portland. Experience the most joyous two-week celebration for families and individuals with lion dances, glowing lanterns, cultural activities, and more. Each guest visiting on February 8 will also receive a hong bao—a traditional lucky red envelope. Plan for the most auspicious visit by ​purchasing admission tickets ahead of time online and arriving early for your favorite activities. The celebration ends with four nights of Lantern Viewing Evenings when the garden is illuminated with colorful lanterns and lively dragon processions. To learn more about Lantern Viewing Evenings and to purchase your tickets, visit lansugarden.org/lanternviewing.

The Chinese Wishing Tree

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Make a wish for Chinese New Year 2016, the Year of the Monkey!

Calligraphy in the Teahouse

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Learn about the classical Chinese art of calligraphy while sipping tea. Requires purchase of tea.

Feng Shui Presentation

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Feng shui expert Gwynne Warner of 10,000 Blessings Feng Shui presents a talk on Making the Most of Chinese New Year. Learn easy and fun ways to influence your luck for the entire year.

Calligraphy Demonstration

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Calligraphy is a high art in Chinese culture. See why the writing of beautiful characters is so revered while watching an expert calligrapher at work.

The Chinese Wishing Tree

Friday, February 12, 2016

Make a wish for Chinese New Year 2016, the Year of the Monkey!

Today at the Garden

10:00 am - The Chinese Wishing Tree

Make a wish for Chinese New Year 2016, the Year of the Monkey!

11:00 am - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

12:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

12:00 pm - Music in the Teahouse

Listen to music from students and teachers of the Wisdom Arts Academy as you enjoy tea in the Teahouse. Requires purchase of tea.

1:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

1:00 pm - Meet the Artist: Nancy Smith Klos

Meet artist Nancy Smith Klos and view an exhibition of her work on display at Lan Su.

1:00 pm - Learn About Primates with OPR Coastal Primate Sanctuary

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey and all things primates with this special meet and greet with ​OPR Coastal Primate Sanctuary.

1:00 pm - Chinese Folk Art Demonstration

Watch an expert calligrapher paint your name or Chinese zodiac sign.

1:30 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

2:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

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