Prepare for plastic meltdown.

Bazaar season is back at U.S. bases in Japan.

At Camp Foster on Okinawa, the Treasures from the Far East bazaar takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Foster Community Center. For sale will be items including teak, Korean and mahogany furniture, porcelain and Japanese pottery, candles, bath products and wood carvings. For more information, contact St. Francis Catholic Youth of Okinawa at (098) 943-9581.

The Sasebo Wardroom Association will host the Spring Oriental bazaar May 10-11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ernest J. King School gymnasium and cafeteria and the Dragon Heights Tower Multi-Purpose Room. More than 25 vendors will offer items including antiques, Oriental carpets and decorator lamps. For more information, call Jim Whalen at 252-3903 or Jerry Havens at 252-3109.

In Iwakuni, the Marine Corps Community Services and commercial sponsors AT&T, TNT Car Sales and Exchange New Car Sales host a Spring Bazaar April 4-6 at the Multi-Activity Dome. It will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on April 4, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 5 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6. More than 50 venders will sell items including accessories, lamps and furniture. For information, call MCCS marketing officer Doriann Geller at 253-6373.

The Yokosuka Naval Base spring bazaar is scheduled for April 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fleet Recreation Center. More than 100 vendors will sell items including furniture and giftware. Call the NEX Administration Office at 243-7400 for more information.

The Yokota Officers Spouses Club is sponsoring Asia bazaar on April 19 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and April 20 from noon to 4 p.m. in Hangar 15. Items including furniture, jewelry and chinaware will be sold.

Misawa Air Base Officers Spouses Club sponsors the Far East bazaar in Hangar 949 Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 30 vendors will sell furniture, carpets, jewelry, clothing and porcelain. Call 222-7382 for more information.

author picture
Hana Kusumoto is a reporter/translator who has been covering local authorities in Japan since 2002. She was born in Nagoya, Japan, and lived in Australia and Illinois growing up. She holds a journalism degree from Boston University and previously worked for the Christian Science Monitor’s Tokyo bureau.

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign-up to receive a daily email of today’s top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign up