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Viking Festival

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Name: Viking Festival
Date: August 24, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
Event Description:
The first Nisswa Viking Festival will be held August 24, 2019 in the Nisswa Pioneer Village. This exciting event will be family-friendly and designed to be both entertaining and educational.

Travel back in time as you walk through an encampment from the Viking Age (700-1066 AD). Professional and local reenactors will demonstrate crafts from the period such as leatherwork, blacksmithing, chain mail making, spring-pole lathe work, open fire cooking, archery, board game construction, jewelry making, and fiber arts such as spinning and weaving. 

You'll have opportunities to try your hand at several crafts, play Viking games, learn a dance, and listen to a storyteller. A children’s area will provide kids with hands-on experiences specifically for them. 

The Vikings will also demonstrate the weapons they used and participate in mock battle. They’ll engage the audience in a variety of ways, which may include cheering for a champion or allowing self-selected kids to push over a line of Vikings arrayed behind a shield wall.

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Pioneer Village
25605 Main Street
Nisswa, MN 56468
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, August 24, 2019
10 am - 4 :30 pm
Contact Information:
$10 for adults
$5 for kids 6-17
5 and under free. 
$35 for family

Sponsorship in the form of financial or in-kind support, as well as volunteer assistance in planning and/or at the event, are welcome. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or volunteering, please contact us:
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