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Updated 7/15/2018. Event flyers with more details can be found under the "Newsletter" tab.
FinnFest 2018 June 24 - July 1, 2018
Celebrate FinnFest in Tampere, Finland! Final plans are underway of current and historical context, local tours and day trips, singing, dancing, pulla, sauna, and comfortable lodging. Visit FinnFest USA Facebook page or website for additional information.
65th Annual Event at Vasa Park Sunday, July 22, 2018
Herring Breakfast in the morning. In the afternoon bring your own picnic.
FASM Board Meeting Sunday, August 26, 2018
2pm at the Estonian House. All members welcome.
"Elokuva Paiva!" Film "Big Game" and snacks Sunday, August 26, 2018
Movie "Big Game" presented by Milwaukee Finnish American Society at 2pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 3030 W. Oklahoma Avenue, Milwaukee 53215
Steve'N'Seagulls Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Finnish country band, playing bluegrass versions of well-known hard rock and metal songs. At 8pm, Milwaukee Shank Hall, 1434 N. Farwell Avenue, Milwaukee. $20.
Scandinavian Day Festival Sunday, September 9, 2018
From 10am to 6pm. $10. DeKalb Footstompers will be performing on the main stage during the day. FASM will have a booth with Finnish merchandise--food and handmade items. Stop by and visit us!
Steve'N'Seagulls Tuesday, September 11, 2018
A Finnish country band, playing bluegrass versions of well-known hard rock and metal songs. At 9pm at Chicago Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont, Chicago. $18.
FASM ANNUAL MEETING AND PICNIC Sunday, September 16, 2018
At the Estonian House. More details later
"The Making of Milwaukee" by Historian John Gurda Sunday, September 30, 2018
Presented by Milwaukee Finnish American Society at the Grace Lutheran Church, 3030 W. Oklahoma Avenue, Milwaukee 53215.2pm.
Scandinavian Fish Boil Saturday, October 6, 2018
Lunch at Vasa Park. Bring a friend!
Vasa Park Annual Membership Meeting Saturday, October 27, 2018
FASM Lunch and Board Meeting Sunday, November 4, 2018
Lunch at 1pm at the Estonian House. $10. Board meeting to follow lunch.
Fall Clean-Up Day at Vasa Park Saturday, November 10, 2018
Vasa Park, 35W217 Route 31, South Elgin, IL. Bring a friend!
5th Annual International Christmas Market "Joululaat" Saturday, November 17, 2018
SAVE THE DATE! At the Estonian House from 10am to 5pm. Live cultural entertainment, vendors, food & refreshments. FASM will have a table of Finnish food and other items. Hope to see you there--you can do your Christmas shopping or stocking fillers!
FASM Joulu Sunday, December 2, 2018
At the Estonian House. More details to follow.