POSTED: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 12:45pm
UPDATED: Friday, November 8, 2013 - 5:21pm
Tyler, Texas (KETK) —
The Tastes of India Diwali Banquet is slated to take place Saturday, November 9, at the University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center.
The Indian Association of East Texas and the UT Tyler Indian Student Association will host the "Festival of Lights," beginning at 5:30 p.m.
This gathering is an opportunity for for the community (Indian and non-Indian) to celebrate Indian heritage by enjoying community talent, ethnic food and each other's company. Last year the event was sold out, and the hosts anticipate 300 to 350 guests this year.
The Ornelas Activity Center is located at 3402 Old Omen Road in Tyler.
Listed below is the schedule of events for the evening:
Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Cultural Program: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 8:00 p.m.
- Open Dance: 9:00 p.m., - 11:00 p.m.
Tickets are being sold at Marble Slab at 4915 South Broadway Avenue from 2:00 p.m., - 4:00 p.m., October 19, 20, 26 and 27. They will be $20 for ages six and older, $10 ages three - six and $10 for UT Tyler ISA Members.
Cash will be the only type of payment accepted.