Green Bay Viking Festival @ UW-Green Bay


2420 Nicolet Dr. , Green Bay Wisconsin, 54311 - UW Green Bay - Viking House next to the Wood Hall Parking Lot

You are invited to the first Green Bay Viking Festival!

On Saturday, October 2nd, Vikings from near and far will gather and raise an encampment on the UW-Green Bay Viking House grounds.  From 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., the Vikings will demonstrate crafts common to Scandinavia over a thousand years ago: smithing, woodworking, weaving, flax processing, and the preparation of authentic Viking recipes.  Live Viking battle reenactments, hear singing, storytelling, and take dance lessons from a Viking sorceress, Kari Tauring! There will also be games and activities for kids all day, and guided tours of the Viking House given by the couple who built it, Elspeth and Owen Christianson. Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about Norwegian culture from one of our supporters and long-time sponsors, The Sons of Norway. 

The event is free and open to the public.

Location: The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Main Campus ,Viking House, next to the Wood Hall Parking Lot

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UW Green Bay

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