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Midsommar Celebration 2016

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Welcome summer's favorite tradition at ASI’s 2016 Midsommar Celebration! A family-friendly day full of music, dancing, and much more! Join in traditional Swedish Midsommarstång (Midsummer-pole) raising, singing and dancing at 11:30 a.m., or for singing and dancing at 1:30p.m. and 3:30p.m. Highlights include live music from ASI's performing clubs, slöjd (handcraft) demonstrations, flower head-wreath making, face painting, storytelling, outdoor games and music-based nature play activities. Come hungry as FIKA will be serving delicious Midsommar fare! Event happens rain or shine!



Free for ASI members and kids 5 and under. Non-members: $10 adults / $5 ages 6-18. Tickets will be available the day of the event. No discounts or special museum admission passes will be accepted.


10 a.m. – Scandinavian Ensemble
10:30 a.m. – ASI Male Chorus
11:00 a.m. – Sing Along with Rickard Åström
11:30 a.m. – Midsommar Pole Raising
Noon – ASI Spelmanslag
12:30 p.m. – Cloud Berries
1:10 p.m. – ASI Announcements
1:30 p.m. – Midsommar Pole dancing
2:00 p.m. – Jack Pearson
2:15 p.m. – Vasa Jr. Folk Dancers (Larson Hall)
2:30 p.m. – Nyckelharpalag
3:00 p.m. – Fiddles on Fire
3:30 p.m. – Midsommar Pole dancing
4:00 p.m. – Svenskarnas Dag Girls Choir
4:30 p.m. – Ole Olssons Oldtime Trio


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