Olbrich Home Holiday Express

Thai DancerThai Fest

Sunday, September 21, 2014

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admission at the Thai Garden Bridge (CASH ONLY):

$3 ages 13 & up

$2 ages 3 - 12

Free ages 2 & under

Celebrate Thai culture surrounding our Thai Pavilion and Thai Garden at our biennial Thai Fest!

Festivities include...

  • Traditional Thai dance performances by the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago
  • Interactive demonstrations by the UW-Madison Thai Student Association including traditional Thai dance using bamboo poles
  • Loy Krathong family activity with Olbrich's Education Department ($2 per person)
  • Thai cuisine for purchase from Sa-Bai Thong

Note: Tram service will not be available during Thai Fest.

schedule of events

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Performance by the Thai dancers and musicians from the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago

1:30 p.m.

Bamboo dance performed by the Thai Student Association of UW-Madison

2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Performance by the Thai dancers and musicians from the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago

11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Loy Krathong family activity with Olbrich's Education Department ($2 per person)

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sa-Bai Thong offers traditional Thai cuisine for purchase

Sa-bai thong menu

Pad Thai....$ 7.00 

Rice noodle stir fried with tofu, bean sprouts, green onion, cabbage, radish, ground peanut, egg, yellow tofu and cilantro.

Chicken Squash Curry **....$ 7.00

Red curry sauce with chicken, squash, basil, bamboo shoot and red pepper, served with jasmine rice.

Volcano Shrimp....$ 7.00

Breaded shrimp, broccoli and carrot with tamarind-peanut sauce, served with jasmine rice.

Yum Ta-Wai....$ 7.00

Shrimp, broccoli, carrot, cauliflower with Sa Bai Thong’s signature peanut sauce, served with jasmine rice.

Shrimp Purse....$ 4.00

Ground shrimp and chicken with carrot, cilantro, water chestnut wrapped with spring roll skin, served golden brown with house sauce.

Curry pup....$ 2.00

Chicken with curry powder, potato, carrot, onion and cilantro wrapped with all purpose flour skin.

Degree of spiciness:  *Tiny   ** Careful  *** Adventure  **** Fire

Beverages

Water, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi....$ 1.00

Mango juice, Coconut juice and Thai iced tea....$ 3.00

sponsors

Mini of Madison

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Chicago

more information

Thai Pavilion Fact Sheet

Symbolism in the Thai Garden

 

UPCOMING Events

Cocktails in the Conservatory

New! Vintage Jewelry Sale

Holiday Express: Flower and Model Train Show

Holiday Concert Series

 

 

 

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