The “Festival of Lights” is the ancient Hindu festival signifying the victory of good over evil by commemorating the return of Lord Rama from his 14-year exile and his vanquishing of the demon-king Ravana. International House Philadelphia’s Diwali celebration features Indian food and sweets, traditional music and dance, and activities including henna, diyas, rangoli, games, and firecrackers. Info: 215-387-5125 or ihousephilly.org. $15.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St.