Carnival at Musical Instrument Museum

Date: 
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 10:00
Leaders: 
Mary Parke - maryparke@cox.net, 480-296-5796
Rating: 
Musical

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Caribbean Carnival at the Musical Instrument Museum, located at 4725 E. Mayo Blvd in Phoenix, 480-478-6000.

Experience the costumes, the characters, and the vibrant musical traditions from Trinidad and Tobago, the Dominican Republic, and more. Activities include mask making, musical performances, and dancing. Experience traditional island culture through the bomba and plena dance styles of Puerto Rico; popular Caribbean styles such as calypso, Junkanoo, soca, Latin, and reggae, a steel pan making demonstration and workshop, steel drum performance and more.

Meet at the ticket office at 10AM. Final performance at 3PM, but stay as long as you like. Optional lunch at Café Allegro. Guests welcome!