Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration

June 24, 2017

Brantwood
Kevin Wollemann

Highview Bluegrass Band 2016

Highview Bluegrass Band 2016
Kevin Wollemann

Homemade multi-grain bread and cardamom biscuits for sale.

Homemade multi-grain bread and cardamom biscuits for sale.
Kevin Wollemann

Dancing

Dancing
Kevin Wollemann

Food line.

Food line.
Kevin Wollemann

Tripoli School Alumni

Tripoli School Alumni
Kevin Wollemann

Enjoying lunch

Enjoying lunch
Kevin Wollemann

Yum!!!

Yum!!!
Kevin Wollemann

Raffle

Raffle
Kevin Wollemann

Participate in activities commemorating traditional Scandinavian summer celebrations of the longer summer days. Afternoon activities include exhibits, maypole, bread sale (homemade multi-grain bread and cardamom biscuits), food, silent auction, music and bonfire. In Sweden, branches with leaves are made into roping and twined around the maypole and then it is raised for dancing around. Serving of traditional Scandinavian foods (begins at 2 p.m.) including Swedish meatballs, new potatoes, veggies, herring, and cheese and fruit for dessert. Live music from 1-4pm by a local band. Tour seven (7) historic buildings which are part of the museum and house displays that depict the history and culture of this area including school, logging, agriculture, and Co-op displays; plus a gift shop. Sponsored by the Knox Creek Heritage Center; always held on the 4th Saturday in June.

Event Date Detail

Jun 24, 2017

Building and grounds will be open for viewing at Noon; serving of traditional Scandinavian foods begins at 2pm; live music from 1-4pm

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

Fair/Festival Type

  • Ethnic
  • Food & Drink

Free Admission

  • Yes

Features

  • Disabled Access