Save the date for an extraordinary Julefest

Norsk Julefest brings the Midwest’s Scandinavians together in a grand event

Photo courtesy of Leslee Lane Hoyum Perhaps even these little folk will be there!

Photo courtesy of Leslee Lane Hoyum
Perhaps even these little folk will be there!

Leslee Lane Hoyum
Rockford, Minn.

Save Thursday, Dec. 4, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for an outstanding Norsk Julefest! Banding together for their first annual Christmas extravaganza, Lakselaget, Mindekirken, Nordmanns Forbundet, Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce of the Upper Midwest, Norway House, Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General, and Sons of Norway cordially invite you to join them at the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, 333 East River Parkway, Minneapolis.

To suit all ages, the committee has moved from the traditional sit-down dinner to a taste of Norway. Guests will experience everything from traditional Julemat in “småretter” form, to akevitt tasting to Norwegian Christmas music, to a multi-media presentation, door prizes, and entrance to the Weisman Art Museum exhibits.

If you’ve never visited the Weisman Art Museum, you are in for a special treat. You will experience firsthand how the museum creates art experiences that spark discovery, critical thinking, and transformation that link the university and the community.

For more information, contact the Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General at Reservations are required.

This article originally appeared in the Nov. 14, 2014, issue of the Norwegian American Weekly.

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