EAST-CENTRAL – The Melville and District Scandinavian Club will hold their Midsummer Festival on Saturday, June 25 or Sunday June 26 in the event of inclement weather.
The festival is set to take place from 1 pm until 5 pm at the north edge of 23 Bernier Street in Dubuc, a community located 62.5 km south of Yorkton.
The festival is open to the public by donation and is coordinated by Carolyn Thauberger of Dubuc.
The festival will begin with the ceremonial raising of the flower-decorated Midsummer Pole. Swedish traditions of dancing and singing around the pole to follow its erection. Those who have Nordic heritage clothing or Viking dress are encouraged to wear it.
Viking games, youth activities, food, a raffle, historical tours,displays and a wife-carrying-contest will outline the event.
For more information contact Carolyn Thauberger by email or phone 306-740-7997.