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Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration

Brantwood
  • Entertainment by the Highview Bluegrass Band

    Entertainment by the Highview Bluegrass Band
  • Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration

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

    Main House at the Knox Creek Heritage Center

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 is being provided by the Highview Bluegrass Band. 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.

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History

Fair/Festival Type

  • Ethnic
  • Food & Drink