25 05 2018

We’re sponsoring…


SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018    


Bring the family and experience how Midsommar and the Summer solstice is celebrated in Scandinavian countries.  

700 West Lexington Blvd.
Glendale, WI

(South of Silver Spring – Enter from
Port Washington Rd., just east of Hwy. 43)

NEW HOURS: 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Help us decorate the majstång (maypole).
We’ll help you make your flower crown with fresh flowers.
We’ll raise the majstång and show you traditional dances to dance with us around the beautifully decorated pole.

Kubb games will be available. Learn the Viking history of the popular game of Kubb and try your skill.

Hear the history of Midsommar. Enjoy the music of Mary Stetson of Lekspel.

Enjoy the dancing of Lykkeringen Norwegian Folk Dancers.

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Trim the bushes in your yard for Midsommar and bring some greens with flexible stems (no thorns, please) to decorate the majstång. Have flowers, bring flowers to attach.

Bring your lawn chairs and sunscreen and participate  in this free afternoon of fun as we celebrate our special Scandinavian Midsommar experience .

Sandwiches and beverages will be available for purchase in the park from 11:30 a.m. to  1 p.m. (prepared by the Bavarian Bierhaus or dine in their restaurant if you wish). Bring your own picnic lunch if you prefer.  (No alcohol may be brought onto the grounds.)

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    Call 414-352-7890 or 262-781-6113 if you need further information
    or email us at: swedishamericanhistoricalwisc@gmail.com