Events for September 21, 2017
Finland 100 Genealogy Forum Initial preliminary forum information: full day pre-festival event on Thursday, September 21, on the last official day of Summer! To be held at the Hilton Minneapolis, diagonal across the street from Orchestra Hall Separate registration and fee required, Registration is open at http://www.finnfest.us Planning potentially 3 keynote/plenary sessions plus 12 breakout sessions -…Find out more »
Bus Tour to Cokato, MN Visit to the oldest continuous Finnish community in North America. All-day. Includes lunch while at Temperance Corners open air museum. At 8:30 AM, meet the Holt bus at the Hilton and travel Hwy 12 to Cokato. Harvey Barberg, descendant of original settlers, will be your guide. Attractions: Tour of Sauna…Find out more »
Visit to the oldest, continuous Finnish community in North America. All-day event including lunch while at Temperance Corners open air museum. This all-day bus tour leaves the Hilton Hotel downtown at 8.15 and can pick up additional passengers at the Sears parking lot at Ridgedale at about 8.30. Harvey Barberg, a descendant of the…Find out more »
Finnish America Progressive History A Symposium on Labor, Cooperatives and Politics Event description and details: Welcome. Eugene Ollila. 9-9:10. Finnish American Contribution to American Progressive Politics. Richard Hudelson, Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Superior and University of Minnesota-Duluth. 9:10-10:30. Finnish American Contribution to American Labor History. Peter Rachleff, East Side Freedom Library, previously Professor at…Find out more »
Traditional Finnish Thursday Pea Soup and Pannukakku Dinner with musical entertainment provided by Finn Hall and sing-a-long with Margaret Vainio and Tiina Watts. Dinners will be served from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Cost: $16.00 ($13.00 for FinnFest registrants with badge), $5.00 for children age 3-7, free for children 2 and under. Cash (& local checks)…Find out more »
Euro-Cocktail with Ms. Kirsti Kauppi, Finnish Ambassador to the U.S. SAVE THE DATE! Come and join us as we celebrate the Centenary of Finland's Independence and welcome guest speaker, Ms. Kirsti Kauppi, Finnish Ambassador to the U.S. The Euro-Cocktail networking events bring together members of the Euro-American Chambers of Commerce twice a year. Hors-D'oeuvre and…Find out more »
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