Como Park Obon Festival

Japanese culture takes center stage with drumming groups, martial arts, singing and dancing. The family friendly event features Japanese food and flower arranging demonstrations. Reminiscent of the Buddhist holiday that pays homage to ancestors, the event culminates in a lantern lighting. (3-9 p.m. Sun. $3-$5. Como Ordway Memorial Japanese Garden, 1325 Aida Pl., St. Paul. 651-487-8200.