Year of the Dog event, featuring performances, craft activities, cooking demonstrations, red envelope giveaways, social media contests, decor installations and activities just for dogs. The Farmers Market's own Dog Bakery will unveil a custom-made, life-size Year of the Dog cake, and all pooches are welcome to enjoy a slice. Those looking to add a new pet to the family can stop by the Michelson Found Animals and Wags & Walks dog adoptions near the Clock Tower. Lion and dragon dances, traditional Beijing opera, martial arts and K-pop dance performances also are scheduled, emceed by Aaron Yang. The actual lunar, or Chinese, new year is Feb. 16.
The Original Farmers Market and the Grove welcome the lunar new year with a