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Oberlin Celebrates Community and Culture Festival 2014

September 22, 2014

Communications Staff

All are invited to celebrate Oberlin on Saturday, September 27 in Tappan Square for Oberlin’s annual Community and Culture Festival.

The event, which takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., celebrates Oberlin’s diversity, featuring free food from around the world and live performances. The groups providing the festival’s entertainment include the Chinese Lion Dancers, Dance Diaspora, OSteel, the Conservatory Jazz Band, Taiko Drummers, Oberlin High School Marching Band, Voices of Christ, Tango Dancers, and the Obertones. Other activities found at the festival include Tastefully Oberlin, during which Oberlin’s local restaurants will provide samples of their dishes, a craft making station, face painting, inflatables, voter registration, along with a tour of the trees in Tappan Square, and much more. Additionally, a bike auction will begin at 4 p.m.

The festivities 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, the Oberlin College Office of Community and Government Relations, and the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures (OCLC).

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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