Finnish Independence Day Celebration

December 3, 2016


Enjoy a celebration dinner hosted by the Knox Creek Heritage Center including Mojakka [stew] that is cooked outdoors in an iron kettle over a wood fire, homemade multi-grain bread, and creamy rice with fruit sauce is served family style. The homemade bread and cardamom braid is also available for sale. Enjoy a program at 6:30pm following the meal which consists of a brief explanation of the importance of the event in Finnish history and the lighting of candles to commemorate Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, plus entertainment to follow. Sponsored by the Knox Creek Heritage Center, an affiliate of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Event Date Detail

Dec 3, 2016

2pm dinner; 4pm program

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

Free Admission

  • Yes