NORWEGIAN HERITAGE FEST

25TH ANNUAL - SKJOLD LODGE HERITAGE FEST

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017
NOON - 4:00PM
FREE ADMISSION
AYUA Ukrainian Center
136 East Illinois Avenue
Palatine, Illinois

Fun things to see and do. Bring your family and friends!


Lefse ( traditional soft Norwegian flatbread)
You can learn at any age.

2017 Heritage Fest

WATCH US BAKE:
Lefse ( traditional soft Norwegian flatbread) - with samples!
Krumkake (super thin curved Norwegian cookies) - with samples!

BUY - HOME-BAKED GOODS
Bake Sale Table - yummm!

HAVE SOMETHING TO EAT (for lunch)
Norwegian Food
Refreshments

SOMETHING FOR CHILDREN
We have activities to keep them involved

LISTEN TO NORWEGIAN MUSIC (Barb Sorensen, songstress performs)

WATCH NORWEGIAN DANCERS (Leikarringen “Heimhug” Norwegian dancers will perform approx. 2:30PM)

SEE NORWEGIAN CRAFT EXHIBITS/DEMONSTRATIONS
Fiber Arts Exhibit
Rosemaling (Norwegian Painting) Demonstration
Knitting
Norwegian Knife Making
Norwegian Bunads (folk dress) display and show

SEE/BUY NORWEGIAN FOLK CRAFTS
Jul Hus of Rockford Gift Display and Sale

INFORMATION TABLES
*NORWEGIAN GENEALOGY
*SONS OF NORWAY
*FRIENDS OF THE VIKING SHIP

Details

WANT TO KNOW MORE?
Contact our Cultural Director:
Solveig Bender
Call/Text 847-220-0195

HANDICAP ACCESS:
Those needing easy access can be dropped off near the front door (see pictures below) and simply go down a gentle ramp and the Heritage Fest is only a few steps away.  Chairs and tables are available where you can relax and enjoy part of your day with us.

HOW TO GET THERE
From Highway 53, Exit west on West Euclid Avenue and take the first right to Hicks Road.  Travel north approximately 3 blocks and turn left (west) on East Illinois Avenue.  Travel approximately 3 blocks. AUYA Center is on the north side of East Illinois Avenue, half way between S. Hicks and S. Plum Road.

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Additional Details

PLEASE HELP PROMOTE THIS EVENT
Tell your friends and neighbors about the fest. Volunteers are needed to set up, take down equipment at the fest, bake Norwegian pastries and help during the fest itself.

BAKE SOME GOODIES FOR US!
Members, please bake and bring LOTS of home-made baked items of all sorts. While people love our home baked goods, they don't have to be Norwegian, everything is always very well received.

You can help!

PUT UP A POSTER FOR US!
<Click/Tap Here> on or the image to the left for a copy of our poster. Post the flyers about 2-3 weeks prior to the event.
Ask your library to post one.
Ask your favorite restaurant or grocery store to post one
Ask your barber, beautician or anyone who would post one for you.
Get creative!  -  Put these where lots of people will see them.