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2008 Stevne Venue

Valdres Samband Stevne
June 26-28, 2008

The stevne in pictures!

 

 

 

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Stevne Schedule

Thursday, June 26 2008

9:30 -  1:00  Registration
5:00 -  6:00 Registration
10:00 - 5:00 Genealogy & Memorabilia
10:00 - 5:00 Arts, Crafts, and Book Sales
1:00 -  4:30 Tour to Bear Creek Lutheran Church 
Hardanger Fiddle Music by Andrea Een. Memorial Service, tour of church, cemetery & memorial followed by coffee social by members of the church.   Cost: $10.00
7:00 -  9:00 Ice Cream Social - Sing-Along and Musical Entertainment

 

Friday, June 27, 2008

8:30 -  5:00  Registration
8:30 -  5:00 Genealogy & Memorabilia
8:30 -  5:00 Arts, Crafts & Book Sales
10:00 - 4:00 Kaffe Stue, Room 172   Bring Norwegian Goodies and cookies to share in our hospitality room!
5:30 Dinner Seating
6:00 Dinner    Cost: $18.00
7:30 Business Meeting
8:00 Minnesota By-Ways with an historical perspective presented by Doug Ohman
Seminars
9:00 Cancer Research at the Hormel Institute Dr. Joshua Liao, Associate Professor, U of Mn
10:30 The Norway Tour: 2009 Linda McCormick of Borton Overseas
1:30 Enchanting Tales from the Ancient North Dag Rossman
3:00 Sing Along - Learn Some Norwegian Songs Howard Lerohl

 

Saturday, June 28, 2008

8:30 - 12:00  Registration
8:30 -  3:00 Genealogy & Memorabilia
8:30 -  1:00 Arts, Crafts, & Books
9:30 - 12:00 Kaffe Stue, Room 172   Bring Norwegian Goodies and cookies to share in our hospitality room!
1:00 -  5:00 Self-guided tour of the Spam Museum
5:30 -  6:00 Banquet Seating
6:00 -  7:45 Banquet and Parade of Bunads
8:00 Multe performs traditional Nordic Music
Seminars
9:00 History of Bear Creek Lutheran Church & Community Andrew Johnson, descendant of the Valdres Bear Creek Settlement
10:30 "Who Grinds the Coffee"  A Play by Marcus Thrane (1817-1890) Bruce Weaver & Friends
1:30 -  3:30 Painting Valdres Roses      Paint your own Christmas tree ornament
Limit: 12 students Cost: $3.00 for supplies
Shirley Evenstad
2:00 - 4:00 Dance Workshop   Learn to Waltz-Polka-Schottische-Valdres Springar
Participants and Observers welcome!
Ruth Sylte

                                                                   

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Stevne Committee:  Earl Evanstad, Aaron Hanson, Tricia Lerohl, Diane Lerohl

 

 

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