Students to celebrate ‘Mid-Autumn Festival’ Sept. 20

Rice University’s Graduate Student Association and the Rice Chinese Students and Scholars Club will host their annual fall picnic at Valhalla Sept. 20 from 5 to 9 p.m.

The theme for this year’s picnic is “Mid-Autumn Festival,” modeled after the popular Chinese harvest festival of the same name.

The fall picnic will feature “Mid-Autumn Festival” themed food and activities, including Chinese food, seasonal beers, lantern giveaways and other items that celebrate the culture of holiday.

The event is free and open to the Rice community. To RSVP, visit

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