Saturday, June 19, 2010

Midsummer Fest

Picnik collage
today we went to the Midsummer Festival at Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center.
Norskedalen means Norwegian Valley and here at the center they celebrate the Norwegian Heritage of the region while also sharing the beautiful natural environment that surrounds it.  lots of hiking trails, ponds, streams,   and old log and stone buildings made by the immigrants to this area. 
Picnik collage
We went on trails looking for trolls, caught bullfrogs, ate homemade ice cream, lefse, rommegrot (cream pudding), flat bread.  We watched Norwegian dancing and singing, basket making, and blacksmithing.  it was a very enjoyable afternoon.
Picnik collage


Kim Henkel said...

Hello Tammy
Thanks for stopping by my blog. It looks like you had a wonderful day! Family, Fun, and outdoors - wonderful! I looked at your interests, and also have not listed them on my blog I have ALL of the same interests as you. I will stop by again another day.
P.S. I LOVE the dragonfly pics on your previous post.

Creatissimo said...

I love this wonderful (green) pictures! They make me feel like home! (I like old traditions, greenery and nature, old rituals...). I'm glad I've found you via Flying Lessons :). See you again!

Creatissimo said...

Ok, I'll do it one more time (has wrote a comment and it dissapeared somehow). I love the green pictures and the atmosphere you've captured on your pics. I like traditional thing, old rituals and geenery. Lovely! By the way, it's time to say hi to you too - from the Flying Lessons classmate; Jozica

Kerri said...

what great photos- i love the frog

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