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Traditional Taiko Drumming, Mochi-Making Highlight Bainbridge Japanese Festival

MOCHITSUKI POSTER 2023 w trims.Rain, wind and blustery weather couldn’t keep islanders and visitors from attending this past weekend’s Mochi Tsuki – the Japanese New Year’s festival – at Woodward Middle School.

“It’s exciting to have this back after so many years,” said Clarence

The long-awaited Departure Deck is now open at the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion MemorialOn March 30, 1942, 276 Japanese American Bainbridge Island residents were forced to leave the island due to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066. The order included approximately 120,000 other Japanese Americans throughout the country, who were all forced …

Events That Explore The Island’s History – Sponsored by The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum

I’m a huge advocate of our historical museum, in fact, as a volunteer at the Visitor’s Desk at the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce, our historical museum is number one on the list of places I suggest to visitors when …

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