Finnish Independence Day Celebration Dinner
December 2, 2017Brantwood
Enjoy a celebration dinner at this 22nd annual event hosted by the Knox Creek Heritage Center including Mojakka [a Finnish beef 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 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 a presentation about the history of the areas settlers. Sponsored by the Knox Creek Heritage Center, an affiliate of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. All proceeds are used to maintain this historical site which includes buildings over 100 years old.
Event Date Detail
Dec 2, 2017
2pm dinner; 4pm program
- Wisconsin History
Dining: Near Finnish Independence Day Celebration Dinner