Kesäjuhla , 2019

 
 

113th KESÄJUHLA & Chicken BBQ  2019

(Summer Festival)

 
Celebrate summer at Saima Park!

Sunday, June 23, 2019

9:30 AM-3 PM
Finnish Center at Saima Park
67 Scott Road
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Festival admission – Free

  9:30 – 10:00 — Register for Chess Tournament
10:00 – 12:30 —  Siiskonen Memorial Chess Tournament
                               with  George Mirijanian
 
10:00 — Festivities begin in the Ravintola (lower building):
  •  Raivaaja Bookstore and Archive Preservation Update*
  • Festival artist Laila Auvinen
  • Coffee, tea, soft beverages, & Pulla (Finnish Coffee Bread)   
10:00 — Outdoor Games for all ages:
  •  — Mölkky (Finnish Lawn Bowling)
  •  — Sanko Hiipiminen (“Bucket Creeping” obstacle course)
  •  — Monument Hide & Seek

10:00Pavilion:

  • Saima-wear (bold blue with Saima logo)
  • Memberships
  • July 4-themed raffle basket
10:00Library/Museum opens. Please sign the guest book!

11:00 —  Hot Dogs, Beverages, and Arctic Berry Sundaes

11:30 — 1:00 — Chicken Barbecue ($12.00) with Oivan Ilo Folk Musicians

  12:30 -3PM  — Cultural Program at the Pavilion:

  • Revontulet Folk Dancers
  • “Vassan Jaakko” comedic skit
  • “Mummu’s Journal: Crossing the Atlantic in 1902” reading from her grandmother’s journal by Nancy Pajanen

               

  

 

 *RAIVAAJA BOOKSTORE sale:  Books, Gifts, and Recordings

(Please pencil us into your calendar and drop by to enjoy, browse and buy)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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