In-Store Events at Ingebretsen's
October 19 - 22
This sale of vintage Scandinavian goods is packed like Grandma's attic. Ingebretsen's employees
gather up wonderful things from their homes for this sale that is full of surprises and bargains.
New items are added each day. 9 to 5
Saturday, October 22
with Donnita Rogers, author of The Women of Beowulf Trilogy:
In sixth-century Scandinavia, the king's daughter Freawaru
must face the challenge of both men and monsters in a pre-Viking world. 10 - 5
Get a FREE taste of this famous Nordic delicacy.
If a taste is not enough for you lutefisk is on sale at a special price today only. 11 to 1
Lefse-making Demonstration 10 to 12
Saturday, October 29
Don Rhody - Booksigning of He Built with Stone, an immigrant saga. 11 - 2
Vivian Rhody - Felting Demonstration and sale of felted Dala horses & animals
and handwoven rugs in the Swedish Rosengäng style. 11 - 2
Jock Holmen - Acanthus Carving Demonstration and flat plane carving. 1 to 5
Connie Szarke - Booksigning with author of The Lady in the Moon, the third part of a trilogy. 1 to 3
Saturday, November 5
Kim Gordon - Local artist/designer brings her distinctive line of cards,
posters, luminaries, calendar, coloring book - lots of new designs! 12 to 3
Svidecor Demonstration, an ancient art of decoration on wood, with Dick Enstad and Nancy Enstad.
The Lucet – Learn how to use the tool used to make small square cordage that dates back to the Viking Period. 9 to 12
John Yilek, the popular author of History of Norway will present
Leaving Norway for the New World - a discussion of the conditions in 19th century Norway that
caused so many Norwegians to leave their native land for a new life in America, and stories of the first emigrants. 11 to 1
Free House Concert with Kari Tauring
Join Kari at Ingebretsen’s main store on E. Lake Street and listen to her perform songs from her latest CD,
Ljos and Svart (Light and Dark). Kari performs a rich variety of song styles as she takes listeners on a journey around
the World Tree, celebrating the seasons and the changes in the natural world that shaped our ancestors’ lives.
Let the patterns of light and dark influence you
to sing along as Kari entertains with humor and deep scholarship of her Nordic roots.
Ljos and Svart is available online & in store. 2 to 3
Saturday, November 19
Rosemaling Demonstration by Rosann Jorde, and rollout of her new handpainted krumkake rollers. 10-12
Krumkake Demonstration and sampling (yum!) by Jorunn Henrikssen. 11-1
Mead... Jeff and Gita Zeitler of Urban Forage Winery make excellent wines, ciders, and mead
from locally sourced fruits and honey. Jeff will be here to talk about the history and making of mead, that favorite Viking beverage.
Then join him a few blocks east to their taproom (3016 E. Lake) to sample some yourself! 11 to 12
Eric Dregni... Booksigning and talk with the Minnesota author.
His book Let's go Fishing, Fish Tales from the North Woods is a delightful compendium of facts, trivia, tradition and lore.
And have a taste of herring while you're here! 1pm
Saturday, November 26
Debbie Gustafson is here with her beautifully detailed Nordic folk costumes for 18” dolls. 11-3
Traditions in Transition
Fantasy Filigree Jewelry by Liz Bucheit - at Norway House
Liz Bucheit, an award-winning silversmith and co-owner of Crown Trout Jewelry in Lanesboro, Minnesota, will give a presentation describing her creative process.
Liz is influenced by her Norwegian ancestry and trained in traditional Norwegian silversmithing. She keeps close ties to her heritage, working as a conservator at the Vesterheim Museum and crafting wedding crowns for brides, while venturing into contemporary design, making jewelry and costume accessories for celebrities Prince, Billy Idol, Cher, and U-2.
Liz draws inspiration from Norse mythology, even having an entire line of jewelry inspired by the legends of the Huldre.
She will talk about how she draws from these rich, traditional resources while creating jewelry that is a unique expression of the artist and her environment.
The Also Ingebretsen's Kaffe Bar will be serve waffles until 6 for those who want to eat beforehand and coffee will available throughout Liz's talk at Norway House
The presentation is free, but we ask that you register by calling Ingebretsen's at 612 729 9333
Friday, December 2 6 to 7:30
The trunk show at Norway House is Saturday, December 3 to Sunday, December 4