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Regina German Club putting on Summer solstice event

Regina German Club’s activities will be this Saturday, June 25 at 1727 - St. John St.
Summer Solstice
A craft sale is among the several events being put on by Regina German Club Saturday.

REGINA - The Regina German Club has announced the return of its annual event called "Sommerwende - Summer Solstice."

This event will be held June 25 at 1727 - St. John St. starting at 2 p.m., with the street closed to allow the public to come see entertainment, buskers, workshops, drinks (both alcoholic and nonalcoholic) and food.

The Regina German Club has passed along the following about the activities scheduled for the day.

"The European practice of welcoming the summer by celebrating the solstice has been a strong tradition for centuries. The Regina German Club is bringing this tradition back.

“June 25, will start off at 2 p.m., with a family portion. This will include street performers, buskers, Summer Solstice Craft Sale, entertainment (both in house, and other cultural groups), kids’ crafting area and workshops.

“Of course, we will be bringing back some old-time favorites, like the Water Melon Eating Contest, masquerade contest - both for adult and children. (No pop culture, dress in your best fairy, wood spirit, etc.). Of course, a large selection of cultural food and drink (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic).

“The evening portion, will conclude with a band ‘Len Gadicia.’”

The craft sale begins at 2 p.m., the children’s masquerade contest begins at 3 p.m. in the main hall, the watermelon eating contest is at 4 p.m., and the adult masquerade contest begins at 8:45 p.m. in the main hall.