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Pioneering the Valley: The Chinese American Legacy in Santa Clara County

The Saratoga History Museum presents the traveling exhibit, Pioneering the Valley: The Chinese American Legacy in Santa Clara Valley.

The exhibit and reception for the opening takes place July 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM at 20450 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road.  The free exhibit will run from July 13 through October 26, 2014.

The exhibit provides the history of the Chinese American Community in the Santa Clara Valley from the 19th century to today with highlights of community achievements.

Partnering with the exhibit will be local information on Saratoga people and history.

The July 13th reception will feature Mayor Emily Lo; Historian Connie Young Yu; Brenda Wong, president of Chinese Historical Cultural Project; zither music by Hong Tai; and the Tamkang drum team. The Tamkang drum team are part of the Tamkang University Alumni Association and combine the art of  Chinese dance, Kung-Fu, Tai Chi with the art of drumming. A demonstration of Chinese calligraphy will be included. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information go to the Saratoga Historical Foundation website or call 408-867-4311.