Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration

June 27, 2015

  • Main House at the Knox Creek Heritage Center

    Main House at the Knox Creek Heritage Center
  • Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration

    Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration

Activities commemorating traditional Scandinavian summer celebrations of the longer summer days. Afternoon activities include exhibits, maypole, bread sale, 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 6 p.m. and includes Swedish meatballs, new potatoes, veggies, herring, and cheese and fruit for dessert. Seven historic buildings which are part of the museum house displays that depict the history and culture of this area including school, logging, agriculture, and Co-op displays; plus a gift shop.

Event Date Detail

Jun 27, 2015

2-6pm; serving of traditional Scandinavian dinner begins at 3pm

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

Fair/Festival Type

  • Ethnic
  • Food & Drink