Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival
June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Foodie dads can nosh on (kosher) egg rolls, egg creams and empanadas at a celebration of the diverse ethnic communities of the Museum at Eldridge Street’s Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood. A mash-up of Jewish, Chinese and Puerto Rican tastes, traditions, sights and sounds includes performances of Chinese opera, klezmer, cantorial, and Puerto Rican bomba music. Watch demonstrations by a Hebrew and a Chinese scribe, Puerto Rican mask maker, and other folk artists. Learn how to braid challahs and make dumplings and empanadas and eat kosher egg rolls, egg creams and empanadas. Partake in a multitude of crafts including yarmulke making, mask making, lace making and more plus play fierce game of mah jongg with community mavens.