Scandinavian Immigrant Culture through Storytelling, Comedy, and Traditional Music

Renee Vaughan, Chad Filley, and Bruce Danielson celebrate and preserve shared Scandinavian immigrant culture through storytelling, comedy, and traditional music. While studying in Sweden, Renee learned the stories and tunes of musicians who immigrated to Minnesota in the mid- to late-1800’s and she will be presenting their stories and tunes. She plays with several constellations […]

Needlefelting Workshop

Gammelgarden Museum of Scandia 20880 Olinda Trail North, Scandia, MN, United States

Use cookie cutters or create your own shapes using a variety of colors of wool as you learn the basics of needlefelting. The needlefelted items you make can be used […]

Make a Påskris (Swedish Easter Tree)

Gammelgarden Museum of Scandia 20880 Olinda Trail North, Scandia, MN, United States

Traditionally in Sweden, Norway, and Finland this time of year, fresh-cut branches are put in water. After the branches bud, small leaves open in a week or so. The budding […]

Service Project Sampler Day with the Scandia-Marine Lions Club

Scandia Community Center Scandia Community Center 14727 209th Street, North Scandia, MN, United States

Spend part of your morning (from 10 a.m.-12 noon) helping to assemble 200 nature and craft kits for Gammelgarden Museum. The craft and activity kits are focused on nature, heritage […]

Event Series Tour Guide Training

Tour Guide Training

Gammelgarden Museum of Scandia 20880 Olinda Trail North, Scandia, MN, United States

Join new and returning tour guides for training. Learn about new changes and updates to the tour schedule, signage at the museum, and exciting new projects and activities that will […]

Story Stroll – Pelle’s New Suit

Gammelgarden Museum of Scandia 20880 Olinda Trail North, Scandia, MN, United States

On display from May 3rd to June 30th! We invite families to take a walk at Gammelgården and enjoy the Story Stroll! The Story Stroll is a free family-friendly activity […]