• Juhannus

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    Name: Juhannus
    Date: June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
    Event Description:
    Three days of fun under the Midsummer Sun on Hancock, Toivola, and Jacobsville June 22-24, 2018. Finnish American Folk School of Finlandia University is hosting a Juhannus weekend festival that is celebrating Finnish heritage with folk music and dance.
    Location:
    Hancock, Toivola and Jacobsville
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, June 22 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Jouhikko building workshop with Alice Margerum, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. $135 per person. (includes all materials except bow). ** Note: Class continues on Saturday, June 23 ** Saturday, June 23 9 a.m. — Jouhikko building class continued; completion of this class entitles students to seat in the jouhikko playing workshop later today. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tori+, Quincy Green, Hancock. Tori+ brings Farmer’s Market/Arts & Crafts fair to Quincy Green in festival atmosphere. Sponsored by Copper Country Community Arts Center. 11 a.m. – Midsummer pole ceremony, Quincy Green, Hancock. Program includes demonstration by Jepokryddona. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Minuet dance workshop by Jepokryddona, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. $10 per person/$15 per couple. 4-5:30 p.m. – Folk music workshop with Jepokryddona, at Misery Bay School, Toivola. $10 per person. 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Jouhikko playing workshop with Clare Zuraw, at Misery Bay School, Toivola. $10 per person, unless enrolled in jouhikko building workshop. 7-9 p.m. – Evening dance with music by Jepokryddona, Agate Beach, Toivola. 9 p.m. – Lighting of the Juhannus kokko, Agate Beach, Toivola. Sunday, June 24 2 p.m. – Concert by Jepokryddona, Jacobsville Chapel, Jacobsville. Come as you are, pay as you can.
    Contact Information:
    David Mäki (906) 487-7549
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