Schedule

Heikinpäivä  2018

A Finnish-American Mid-Winter Festival

Unless otherwise indicated, call 906-482-1413 to register for enrichment programming

 

Wednesday, January 10

6 p.m. — Social-folk dance class begins, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. $50 per student for 8 sessions on Wednesday evenings. 

 

Thursday, January 11

2 p.m. & 6 p.m. — Nordic Film Series presents showings of “The Fencer” by director Klaus Härö,Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. Donations appreciated. Call (906) 487-7302.

 

Friday, January 19

6 p.m. — Dinner by Kangas Cafe and Finnish film “Invisible Elina,” Calumet Theatre. Call (906) 337-2610.

 

Tuesday, January 23

6 p.m. —  Jouhikko workshop, 6 p.m., Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. $15 per person.Call (906) 487-7302 for details.

 

Wednesday, January 24

6 p,m. - Songwriting workshop with Artist in Residence Jonathan Rundman, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. $15 per person.

 

Thursday, January 25

6 p.m. - Harmonium workshop with Artist in Residence Jonathan Rundman, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. $15 per person.

 

Friday, January 26

7 p.m. - Artist in Residence Jonathan Rundman in concert, featuring his rock-and-roll selections, Chapel of St. Matthew, Finlandia University, Hancock.

 

Saturday, January 27

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. — Tori Market, FAHC

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  — Vipukelkka (Whipsled), kicksleds, and plenty of outdoor fun! Quincy Green.

11 a.m. - Parade, downtown Hancock. Line up at La Cantina restaurant at 10:30 a.m. Prizes.

Following parade — Wife-carrying contest and kicksled races, Quincy Green. Prizes.

11 a.m.  — Author talk and book signing by Karl Bohnak, author of “SunBurns to Snowstorms,” North Wind Books, Hancock.

1 p,.m.  — Author talk and book signing by Kate Remlinger, author of “Yooper Talk,” Finnish American Historical Archive.

3 p.m. — Polar Bear Dive, Hancock waterfront. Sponsored by Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

7 p.m. — Heikinpäivä iltamat (hors d’oeuvres, dance), Finnish American Heritage Center. Admission fee. 

 

Sunday, January 28

2 p.m. — Finnish Hymn Sing and Concert, Zion Lutheran Church, Hancock. Open to the public.

 

Friday, February 2

6:30-8:30 p.m. — Family Fun Night Finnish American Heritage Center. $5 per family. For information, call (906) 523-6271. 

 

Monday, February 5

2 p.m. & 6 p.m. — Leipäjuusto (squeaky cheese) making workshop with Joanna Chopp, Finnish American Heritage Center. $15 per person.

2 p.m. & 6 p.m. — Introduction to spinning workshop with Jeanne Medlyn, Finnish American Heritage Center. $15 per person.

 

Tuesday, February 6

Time TBA — Special Sami Day program, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock.