Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration

June 25, 2016

  • 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. Entertainment will be provided by the Highview Bluegrass Band, a local band that plays a variety of bluegrass as well as gospel and traditional country music. 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 25, 2016

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

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

Fair/Festival Type

  • Ethnic
  • Food & Drink

Free Admission

  • Yes