Chicago Area Friends of the Vesterheim Nordic Luncheon and Marketplace
Oct
28
9:00am 9:00am

Chicago Area Friends of the Vesterheim Nordic Luncheon and Marketplace

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Nordic Marketplace
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come to do early Christmas shopping at our Marketplace, featuring Norwegian and other Scandinavian-inspired wares. Visit all of the vendors and enter to win door prizes. See a list of vendors below.

Luncheon and Program
12:30 p.m. 

Rocks and Hard Places: Emigration through the Lens of Knud Knudsen
Zach Row-Heyveld, Vesterheim’s Exhibitions Manager
Why do some people leave their homes in search of a better life? Explore the way a new exhibit at Vesterheim uses Knud Knudsen’s stunning black and white photography to wrestle with that question. Learn about some of the economic, social, and environmental factors that led to above-average rates of emigration from Knudsen’s hometown, the village of Tokheim on the Sørfjord.

Menu - Lemon Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce, Duchess Potato, and Roasted Root Vegetables OR vegetarian Pasta Primavera. Both are served with House Salad, Assorted Dinner Rolls, a Scandinavian Dessert Plate, and Coffee. The children’s option is Chicken Fingers, French Fries, and a Cookie. 

Marketplace Vendors
• Vesterheim Museum Store—Fabulous Scandinavian accessories and gifts
• Country Gallery Antiques—Scandinavian jewelry, Norwegian Hardanger, textiles, and antiques
• Ellickson Jewelry—Stylishly handmade necklaces, bracelets, and rings
• Friends of the Viking Ship—Photos and information about the historic 1893 ship
• Jule-Hus—Gift items from Norway: linens, mugs, hand-made felted nisser, and more
• LivingStone Jewelry Studio—Sterling silver and precious stone jewelry
• Norwegian Termite—woodcarving
• Steller Handcrafted Goods—Mittens, hats, and purses made from repurposed Nordic sweaters
• Swedish Passport Company—Scandinavian products featuring garments and textiles, hand-embroidered and printed by the owners
• Uhl-Tide Creations—Must-see woodland and Victorian Santas, and felted rosemaling designs on scarves, purses, and wearable art 

The cost is $60 for members, $70 for non-members, and $20 for children 12 and under. Advance reservations only. Please RSVP by October 20, 2017. For more information or to register, contact Karla Brown at 563-382-9681, ext. 107, or kbrown@vesterheim.org.

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Mount Olivet Holiday Boutique
Nov
4
9:00am 9:00am

Mount Olivet Holiday Boutique

 

 

The Mount Olivet Church Women invite you to their annual Holiday Boutique on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 from 9am-2pm at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis Campus. In addition to specialties from our circles there will be over 60 unique vendors, plus the popular Dala House will return and we will have a Food Emporium grouping food vendors and circles with lots of samples available in the Lounge! Back by popular demand! Rice Pudding will be for sale again this year! Look for Joy circle selling the pudding in the Food Emporium. We will feature our Bistro-style menu with breakfast being served from 9-10:30am and lunch from 11-1pm. 

Please note that 15% of vendor proceeds and almost 100% of Circle proceeds from this event are generously given to Mount Olivet to support its ministries and programs.


The Dala House is a kid-only shopping for parents & grandparents. All gifts $5.00. 

Admission and parking is free. Registration for sellers is closed. Assistance with purchasing online tickets for the MOCW Christmas brunch and Women in Leadership Luncheon will also be available. 

If you have any questions, contact Sandy Remes at 612-791-1094, or Allison Sackter at 651-238-8005 or mtolivetboutique@gmail.com
 

 

https://www.mtolivet.org/adult-ministry/womens-ministry/holiday-boutique-

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Women Venture WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS Luncheon and Marketplace
Oct
13
10:00am10:00am

Women Venture WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS Luncheon and Marketplace

As a Women Venture client I am thrilled to participate in this event. I know first hand the good work Women Venture does: come and contribute, shop and hear inspiring stories of all kinds of women succeeding in all kinds of business.

http://www.womenventure.org/what-we-offer/events-and-community/women-mean-business-luncheon-and-marketplace.html

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NorsK Hostfest
Sep
27
to Sep 30

NorsK Hostfest

  • Minot State Fair Grounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 This is one of my favorite events of the year! It takes some planning to attend, so check out the website and join us for an unmatched experience of all things Scandinavian.

Norsk Høstfest celebrates Scandinavian culture and heritage of the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.  Each nation is represented in one of the halls in which the festival takes place, and each named after their country's capital city.  The individual styles of each country's entertainment, food, clothes, art, and jewelry can be found throughout Norsk Høstfest and also in the Scandinavian Heritage Park, the only park in the world representing all five Nordic countries.

 

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Minnesota Makers Series at the Minnesota State Fair!
Aug
29
10:00am10:00am

Minnesota Makers Series at the Minnesota State Fair!

Steller Handcrafted Goods is delighted to be presenting two times at the MN State Fair, sponsored by Arc's Value Village, one of my favorite places to find wool sweaters! Come see us at 10 0r 12 on August 29. Learn how to make your own repurposed wool projects and score a terrific coupon for Steller Goods products! See you at the Eco Experience Building!

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Great Makers Exchange
Aug
6
10:00am10:00am

Great Makers Exchange

Join me for a fun handwork project or take one of the other classes offered. The Great Makers Exchange is from 10 am to 4 pm with two hour classes all day. There will be lots of wonderful booths as well, so come browse and shop Steller Handcrafted Goods and all the other Great Makers!

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Minneapolis Mart Wholesale Gift Show
Jun
25
to Jun 27

Minneapolis Mart Wholesale Gift Show

See Steller Handcrafted Goods in showroom BLUE 103 to place orders for the coming season for my one-of-a-kind wool sweater mittens, elf hats, purses, cashmere fingerless gloves and more. New Product: Swedish Braid Bracelets! June 25-27, 9am-6 pm each day. This show is for retailers only.

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Nordic Celebration and Marketplace
Apr
15
9:00am 9:00am

Nordic Celebration and Marketplace

Celebrate Norwegian heritage at the annual Nordic Celebration and Marketplace on April 15, 2017, at the Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota. The cost for museum members to attend is $60. The cost for non-members to attend is $75. The cost for children 12 and under is $28. 

The marketplace features Nordic vendors with wonderful Scandinavian items for sale, demonstrations from skilled folk artists, scholarly chats, delicious treats, and more. The marketplace concludes with a delectable meal and a program about Easter (Påske) traditions in Norway.

Everyone is welcome to this great event! Advanced reservations only. Please reply by April 4 to Karla Brown at kbrown@vesterheim.org, or 563-382-9681.

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Holiday Market at the American Club
Nov
18
to Nov 20

Holiday Market at the American Club

  • The American Club, Kohler WI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Delight in the Holiday Tradition of the 33rd annual Holiday Market. Browse and shop vendors from across the Midwest as they present Holiday decorations, clothing and accessories for women and children, handmade wooden toys, sweets, other food items, and serving ware.

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Maiden Minnesota
Nov
4
2:00pm 2:00pm

Maiden Minnesota

  • Loews Minneapolis Hotel (formerly Graves 601 Hotel) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Shop fabulous products from women-owned businesses. Many products are made in the United States. $5 from the sale of each ticket goes to support our charity partner, Dress For Success Twin Cities.

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Oct
14
11:00am11:00am

Women Venture Fall Marketplace

 

On October 14th, join WomenVenture and over 1,000 business professionals, community leaders, and other individuals for an afternoon of investing in the economic success of women. Hear the inspiring stories of our Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained award winners, enjoy the energy and enthusiasm of emcee, Jearlyn Steele, and learn how keynote speaker, Lara Merriken, is fueling the entrepreneurial spirit everyday as founder of LÄRABAR. Come prepared to shop in our Marketplace, which features the products and services of 50 WomenVenture client businesses.

http://www.womenventure.org

 

 

 

 

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Sep
28
to Oct 1

NORSK HOSTFEST

Norsk Høstfest is an annual festival held each Fall in Minot, North Dakota. It is North America's largest Scandinavian festival. The event is conducted in the All Seasons Arena on the grounds of the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, North Dakota.

Norsk Høstfest annually celebrates the culture and heritage of the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Each nation is represented in one of the halls in which the festival takes place, and each named after their country's capital city. The individual styles of each country's entertainment, food, clothes, art, and jewelry can be found throughout Norsk Høstfest and also in the Scandinavian Heritage Park, the only park in the world representing all five Nordic countries.

http://hostfest.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Julmarknad: ASI's Christmas Market
Dec
5
to Dec 6

Julmarknad: ASI's Christmas Market

Julmarknad: ASI's Christmas Market

 

Julmarknad, ASI’s Christmas Market, is the largest holiday weekend at the historic Turnblad Mansion!  This magical festival features performances by Nordic music and dance groups, exceptional holiday shopping at ASI’s Museum Store, and the Julmarknad Handcraft Fair (with handmade or handcrafted goods by 30+ local artists). FIKA serves up a special European winter market inspired menu with Swedish meatballs, open-faced sandwiches, glögg, and hot cider. Stop by the Bake Sale to pick up cardamom bread, cookies, and more to bring home for the holidays, too. Families can create slöjd (handcraft) projects, take a break with story time with the Julmarknad Fairy or watch Christmas cartoons. Tomte and Santa may even stop by.  

A full schedule of events will be posted on ASImn.org in November. 

JULMARKNAD ADMISSION

(includes museum admission to the holiday exhibits and Christmas market):

$10 adults, $5 ages 6–18, free for children 5 and under and ASI members. 

No special museum passes or discounts will be accepted on Julmarknad weekend.

Julmarknad is held Saturday, December 5 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) and Sunday, December 6 (noon-5 p.m.)

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Bethlehem Baptist Holiday Craft Boutique
Nov
20
to Nov 21

Bethlehem Baptist Holiday Craft Boutique

I have two wonderful events this weekend, so Steller Goods has enlisted Tom Steller to help with this sale! Stop by and say "HI!"

$5 off all mittens (Nordic Sweater, Wool Sweater and Metrodome Roof Mittens (in Gopher, Twins or Viking colors) and Metrodome Roof Key Fobs to say THANK YOU to my wonderful Bethelehem Family for all your support!

Friday night from 6-9 pm; Saturday from 10-2:30

5151 Program Ave, Mounds View, MN 55112

 

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Nov
6
10:30am10:30am

Women Venture Fall Marketplace and Luncheon

Steller Handcrafted Goods is thrilled to be one of the many women-owned businesses that will be represented in the Women Venture Marketplace. This is an inspiring event!

Follow the link for tickets and more info. This is a very inspiring event for entrepreneurs!

http://www.womenventure.org/what-we-offer/events-and-community/when-small-business-booms-an-entrepreneurs-journey.html

 

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Holiday ARTS Boutique
Oct
31
to Nov 6

Holiday ARTS Boutique

Put this terrific Boutique on your calendar right now!  LaRae and Corrine are masters at choosing the artists that participate in their annual sale. I will be there for the evening of November 1, so stop in for some lovely drinks and nibbles.

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Jul
18
10:00am10:00am

The Great Maker's Exchange at American Swedish Institute

The Great Makers Exchange

Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1 Day – 30 Ways To Create. Make. Take. 

ASI and North House Folk School invite you to The Great Makers Exchange - one of the largest gatherings in the Upper Midwest for makers; crafters, carvers, weavers, metal workers, painters and knitters alike! Whether you have your own studio or you’re a weekend DIY-warrior, spend your day getting a little messy and creating something beautiful while you discover traditional and contemporary handcraft at the American Swedish Institute. 

http://www.startribune.com/maker-movement-going-strong-in-minnesota/315392421/

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Dec
6
to Dec 7

American Swedish Institute Julmarknad Christmas Market

  • American Swedish Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 7, noon-5 p.m.

Shop local in a global-feeling setting! Inspired by wintertime markets across Europe, ASI’s Julmarknad features an outdoor Handcraft Fair, with wares for sale by more than 15 local artisans, as well as musical performances, family activities and plenty of holiday cheer.

Cozy up around the bonfire in ASI’s courtyard and enjoy Nordic winter snacks by FIKA such as toasted nuts, warm glögg and hot chocolate, served up at outdoor food booths during the day. For lunch, open-faced sandwiches by FIKA will be served in Larson Hall. (Please note: FIKA’s regular menu will not be available.) Take home an assortment of holiday baked goods from the Christmas Bake Sale (Saturday only)!

Bring the kids to meet Tomte, the Swedish Christmas elf, enjoy storytime, get creative and make a special holiday handcraft project, or drop in to watch Christmas cartoons.
Explore the elaborately decorated Turnblad Mansion and this year’s holiday exhibits, which include the beloved annual holiday rooms featuring holiday traditions and farm-to-table seasonal cuisine.

The Museum Shop’s Jul Room is filled with the best in Nordic holiday décor and seasonal items—and plenty of gift ideas for everyone on your list!

Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6–18, free for children 5 and under, and ASI members. No special museum admission discounts accepted on this day. All proceeds from the Julmarknad benefit the American Swedish Institute.

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Nov
28
to Nov 30

National Holiday Gift Show

The 2014 National Holiday Gift Show returns to Hara Thanksgiving weekend.  

The 34th annual National Holiday Gift Show returns to Hara on Thanksgiving weekend. It's not only one of the largest indoor craft and gift shows in the state, it's a Miami Valley Holiday tradition! Thousands of shoppers will be browsing through over 370 booths featuring arts, crafts, collectibles, ceramics, personalized items, toys, holiday and home decor, floral wreaths, arrangements and much more!

Friday, November 28, 2014   9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Saturday, November 29, 2014   9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Sunday, November 30, 2014   12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Nov
21
to Nov 22

Bethlehem Holiday Boutique

  • Bethlehem Baptist Church North Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at the annual Women’s Ministry Holiday Craft Boutique at the North Campus. With 100 vendors and hundreds of handcrafted items, this is the perfect opportunity to support individuals and couples in our Bethlehem community while purchasing meaningful gifts.

For more information, contact Tracy Cornish (612-455-0800 x806). 

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