The European Christmas Market in St. Paul is a free event based on the traditional, charming, and festive open air Christkindlmarkts that spring up in Germany, Austria and other countries during the Advent season. Shop for unique, handmade holiday gifts and decorations from local vendors, drink Glühwein (spiced mulled wine), and taste European inspired food and delicacies during the first two weekends in December.
STELLER HANDCRAFTED GOODS will only be at the Market the second weekend! Gudrun Mattson will be in our booth the first weekend with her beautiful imported cards!
Friday, Dec. 1: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 3: 12-6 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 8: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 9: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 10: 12-6 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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
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.
• 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 email@example.com.
Steller Handcrafted Goods is delighted to have a booth at this National Conference for NAWBO: National Association of Business Owners. The theme of this year's conference is TOGETHER WE DARE!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or 563-382-9681.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.)
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
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!
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.