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Oberlin Celebrates Community and Culture Festival

September 18, 2013

Communications Staff

On Saturday, September 28, Oberlin community members are invited to join in celebration of their town in Tappan Square at the 2013 Oberlin Community and Culture Festival.

The festivities, which are sponsored by Oberlin’s International Student Organization (ISO), the Spanish in the Elementary School Program (SITES), Oberlin Young Educators (OYE), the City of Oberlin, Oberlin College, and the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures (OCLC), will run from 1 pm to 4 pm.

This year’s Community and Culture Festival features performances by O Steel, Oberlin High School Marching Band, Oberlin College Taiko, Capoeria Angola, Kendal Lawn Chair Brigade, OB Jump, Missionary Alliance Gospel choir, Conservatory Jazz Band, O Circus, Chinese Lion Dance, and Dance Diaspora. The festival will also feature a bike raffle, face and henna painting, inflatables, and craft events with Allen Memorial Museum and FAVA gallery staff. The festival also features a food from local restaurants, entitled “Tastefully Oberlin.”

The rain location for the festival is Langston Middle School.

To find out more information about the Oberlin Community and Culture Festival, contact the Community and Government Relations office at 440-775-6200.

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