|Midsummer's , widely celebrated in Sweden, is a holiday associated with nature and the hope of a plentiful harvest. Lindsborg celebrates Midsummer's on Saturday, June 15, with activities spanning the entire day. |
Enjoy food, demonstrations, crafts, dancing, and entertainment. With seminars in the Vision Tek building (121 S Main), at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 2:00 PM, you can learn a bit of Swedish with Dr. Gretchen Esping or at 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM, the Old Mill Museum staff will delve into Swedish genealogy basics.
Stop in at the Senior Center, located at 116 S. Main, for Swedish pancake, Kringler, and spritz cookie demonstrations from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Making a blomkrans (a crown of flowers) is a long-standing Midsummer's tradition. Make one for yourself, beginning at 3:00 PM, in Riverside Park.
While you’re there, take in craft demonstrations including broom-making, basket weaving, spinning, and wood carving. Bring your littles for kiddie train rides, bouncy castle, face-painting, water games and bubbles! And don’t miss the Rice County Line Band performance in Riverside park that evening. For full details and schedule of events visit midsummersfestival.com .