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July 2018
  • Jul
    18
    Winneshiek Farmers Market | View Details Location: 312 West Water Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Wed, Jul 18, 2018

    Buy local produce

    Contact: 563-382-2451

    Market Schedule

    The market is open Wednesdays 3p - 6p and Saturdays from 8a - 11a from May 1st through October 31st.
    Market is held in the parking lot directly to the north of the Oneota Co-op.  There is no market the weekend of Nordic Fest (last full weekend in July).

    Winter markets are held at the Danan Lansing Building at the Winneshiek County fairgrounds on the first and third Saturdays in November and December.

    Market Products

    All items sold at the market are either grown or made by the vendors present. 
    Products range from fresh produce, baked goods, meat & seafood, eggs, handmade jewelry, woodcrafts, pottery, plants & flowers, honey & maple syrup, prepared foods, and much more.   All vendors are local, within 60 miles of the Decorah area. 

    Interested in becoming a vendor? Please contact winnfarmersmarket@gmail.com

    Market Board & Manager

    There are 7 volunteer board members (2-year terms).  The paid market manager oversees daily operations.

    President: Josh Dansdill
    Vice-president: Caite Palmer
    Secretary: Lauren Bonney
    Treasurer: Andy Sassaman
    Board Members: Mark Armstrong, Brigitte Cornelius, and Erin Ryan
    Market Manager: Steve McCargar

  • Jul
    21
    Winneshiek Farmers Market | View Details Location: 312 West Water Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Jul 21, 2018

    Buy local produce

    Contact: 563-382-2451

    Market Schedule

    The market is open Wednesdays 3p - 6p and Saturdays from 8a - 11a from May 1st through October 31st.
    Market is held in the parking lot directly to the north of the Oneota Co-op.  There is no market the weekend of Nordic Fest (last full weekend in July).

    Winter markets are held at the Danan Lansing Building at the Winneshiek County fairgrounds on the first and third Saturdays in November and December.

    Market Products

    All items sold at the market are either grown or made by the vendors present. 
    Products range from fresh produce, baked goods, meat & seafood, eggs, handmade jewelry, woodcrafts, pottery, plants & flowers, honey & maple syrup, prepared foods, and much more.   All vendors are local, within 60 miles of the Decorah area. 

    Interested in becoming a vendor? Please contact winnfarmersmarket@gmail.com

    Market Board & Manager

    There are 7 volunteer board members (2-year terms).  The paid market manager oversees daily operations.

    President: Josh Dansdill
    Vice-president: Caite Palmer
    Secretary: Lauren Bonney
    Treasurer: Andy Sassaman
    Board Members: Mark Armstrong, Brigitte Cornelius, and Erin Ryan
    Market Manager: Steve McCargar

  • Jul
    25
    Winneshiek Farmers Market | View Details Location: 312 West Water Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Wed, Jul 25, 2018

    Buy local!

    Contact: 563-382-2451

    Market Schedule

    The market is open Wednesdays 3p - 6p and Saturdays from 8a - 11a from May 1st through October 31st.
    Market is held in the parking lot directly to the north of the Oneota Co-op.  There is no market the weekend of Nordic Fest (last full weekend in July).
    Winter markets are held at the Danan Lansing Building at the Winneshiek County fairgrounds on the first and third Saturdays in November and December.

    Market Products

    All items sold at the market are either grown or made by the vendors present.
    Products range from fresh produce, baked goods, meat & seafood, eggs, handmade jewelry, woodcrafts, pottery, plants & flowers, honey & maple syrup, prepared foods, and much more.   All vendors are local, within 60 miles of the Decorah area. 

    Interested in becoming a vendor? Please contact winnfarmersmarket@gmail.com

    Market Board & Manager

    There are 7 volunteer board members (2-year terms).  The paid market manager oversees daily operations.

    President: Josh Dansdill
    Vice-president: Caite Palmer
    Secretary: Lauren Bonney
    Treasurer: Andy Sassaman
    Board Members: Mark Armstrong, Brigitte Cornelius, and Erin Ryan
    Market Manager: Steve McCargar

  • Jul
    26
    Nordic Fest | View Details Location: Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Thu, Jul 26, 2018

    Scandinavian fun for the whole family!

    Contact: 800-382-FEST (3378)

    Nordic Fest is an annual celebration of Scandinavian heritage, culture, and food.

    Velkommen to Nordic Fest!

    Location: Decorah, Iowa
    Dates:
     July 26–28, 2018
    2018 Theme: You had me at Lefse

    Each year, over 10,000 visitors travel to Decorah, Iowa for three days of festing. Since 1967, over 1 1/2 million visitors from all over the world have attended our festival in Decorah, Iowa!

    Your whole family will enjoy delicious food, traditional crafts, a colorful parade, lively entertainment, sporting events, and our Saturday night fireworks display. Events begin with Thursday night’s opening ceremonies at 6:45 p.m., followed by two full days of fun activities for the whole family. Plans are already underway for the biggest Fest yet! Make your plans now to be part of the fun!

    Main Events

    Opening Ceremonies: Courthouse Square --  Thursday, 6:45pm–8pm

    Opening Ceremonies kick off Nordic Fest each year. Enjoy a presentation of flags, opening remarks, singing of the United States and Norwegian national anthems, and entertainment by performers such as Nordic Dancers and Luren Singers.

    Arts & Crafts Center: Decorah Middle School  --  Friday, 9am–5pm & Saturday, 9am–4pm

    A main event of Nordic Fest since 1974, the Arts & Craft Center is bustling with activity with 30+ artisans from the region. Here you’ll find Scandinavian themed wooden figurines, ceramic, fabric and wood gnomes, Hardanger embroidery, rosemaling art, Nordic folk art, Norwegian needle craft, American girl doll clothes, jewelry, soaps and lotions, fabric quilted runners, fabric wall art, machine embroidery, and much more.

    Grand Parade: Water Street (downtown) --  Saturday, 10:30am–12:30pm

    Bring your lawn chairs and find the perfect spot along Water Street in downtown Decorah. Come early—this is a popular event! Enjoy an old-fashioned, small-town parade filled with music, treats, floats, firetrucks, and more.

    Bunad ShowHotel Winneshiek  --  Saturday, 2pm

    A staple event at Nordic Fest since 1973, the Bunad Show enables Festers to experience the diversity of traditional Norwegian folk costumes. Marvel at the intricate handiwork and rich history of these unique clothes worn by volunteer models.

    FireworksAthletic Fields near City Hall -- Saturday, 10pm

    We end each Nordic Fest with a bang—literally! Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and settle down for amazing fireworks display along the Upper Iowa River. Not to be missed!
  • Jul
    27
    Artisan and Craft Show | View Details Location: 405 Winnebago St., Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Fri, Jul 27, 2018

    Enjoy the art scene

    Contact: 563-382-3990

    Arts & Crafts Center

    Decorah Middle School
    Friday, 9am–5pm
    Saturday, 9am–4pm

    A main event of Nordic Fest since 1974, the Arts & Craft Center is bustling with activity with 30+ artisans from the region. Here you’ll find Scandinavian themed wooden figurines, ceramic, fabric and wood gnomes, Hardanger embroidery, rosemaling art, Nordic folk art, Norwegian needle craft, American girl doll clothes, jewelry, soaps and lotions, fabric quilted runners, fabric wall art, machine embroidery, and much more.

  • Jul
    27
    Nordic Fest | View Details Location: Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Fri, Jul 27, 2018

    Scandinavian fun for the whole family!

    Contact: 800-382-FEST (3378)

    Nordic Fest is an annual celebration of Scandinavian heritage, culture, and food.

    Velkommen to Nordic Fest!

    Location: Decorah, Iowa
    Dates:
     July 26–28, 2018
    2018 Theme: You had me at Lefse

    Each year, over 10,000 visitors travel to Decorah, Iowa for three days of festing. Since 1967, over 1 1/2 million visitors from all over the world have attended our festival in Decorah, Iowa!

    Your whole family will enjoy delicious food, traditional crafts, a colorful parade, lively entertainment, sporting events, and our Saturday night fireworks display. Events begin with Thursday night’s opening ceremonies at 6:45 p.m., followed by two full days of fun activities for the whole family. Plans are already underway for the biggest Fest yet! Make your plans now to be part of the fun!

    Main Events

    Opening Ceremonies: Courthouse Square --  Thursday, 6:45pm–8pm

    Opening Ceremonies kick off Nordic Fest each year. Enjoy a presentation of flags, opening remarks, singing of the United States and Norwegian national anthems, and entertainment by performers such as Nordic Dancers and Luren Singers.

    Arts & Crafts Center: Decorah Middle School  --  Friday, 9am–5pm & Saturday, 9am–4pm

    A main event of Nordic Fest since 1974, the Arts & Craft Center is bustling with activity with 30+ artisans from the region. Here you’ll find Scandinavian themed wooden figurines, ceramic, fabric and wood gnomes, Hardanger embroidery, rosemaling art, Nordic folk art, Norwegian needle craft, American girl doll clothes, jewelry, soaps and lotions, fabric quilted runners, fabric wall art, machine embroidery, and much more.

    Grand Parade: Water Street (downtown) --  Saturday, 10:30am–12:30pm

    Bring your lawn chairs and find the perfect spot along Water Street in downtown Decorah. Come early—this is a popular event! Enjoy an old-fashioned, small-town parade filled with music, treats, floats, firetrucks, and more.

    Bunad ShowHotel Winneshiek  --  Saturday, 2pm

    A staple event at Nordic Fest since 1973, the Bunad Show enables Festers to experience the diversity of traditional Norwegian folk costumes. Marvel at the intricate handiwork and rich history of these unique clothes worn by volunteer models.

    FireworksAthletic Fields near City Hall -- Saturday, 10pm

    We end each Nordic Fest with a bang—literally! Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and settle down for amazing fireworks display along the Upper Iowa River. Not to be missed!
  • Jul
    27
    Nordic Fest Beverage Garden | View Details Location: 312 W. Water St., Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Fri, Jul 27, 2018

    Music under the stars!

    Contact: 563-382-3990

    Beverage Garden

    Head over to the Beverage Garden after a day of Festing to take in amazing music, meet other Festers, and enjoy a cold beverage. $5 cover charge for Beverage Garden entertainment for Friday and Saturday night. One wristband will get you in both nights—available at the gate.

  • Jul
    28
    Nordic Fest Beverage Garden | View Details Location: 312 W. Water St., Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Jul 28, 2018

    Music under the stars!

    Contact: 563-382-3990

    Beverage Garden

    Head over to the Beverage Garden after a day of Festing to take in amazing music, meet other Festers, and enjoy a cold beverage. $5 cover charge for Beverage Garden entertainment for Friday and Saturday night. One wristband will get you in both nights—available at the gate.

  • Jul
    28
    Winneshiek Farmers Market | View Details Location: 312 West Water Street, Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Jul 28, 2018

    Buy local produce

    Contact: 563-382-2451

    Market Schedule

    The market is open Wednesdays 3p - 6p and Saturdays from 8a - 11a from May 1st through October 31st.
    Market is held in the parking lot directly to the north of the Oneota Co-op.  There is no market the weekend of Nordic Fest (last full weekend in July).
    Winter markets are held at the Danan Lansing Building at the Winneshiek County fairgrounds on the first and third Saturdays in November and December.

    Market Products

    All items sold at the market are either grown or made by the vendors present. 
    Products range from fresh produce, baked goods, meat & seafood, eggs, handmade jewelry, woodcrafts, pottery, plants & flowers, honey & maple syrup, prepared foods, and much more.   All vendors are local, within 60 miles of the Decorah area. 

    Interested in becoming a vendor? Please contact winnfarmersmarket@gmail.com

    Market Board & Manager

    There are 7 volunteer board members (2-year terms).  The market manager oversees daily operations.

    President: Josh Dansdill
    Vice-president: Caite Palmer
    Secretary: Lauren Bonney
    Treasurer: Andy Sassaman
    Board Members: Mark Armstrong, Brigitte Cornelius, and Erin Ryan
    Market Manager: Steve McCargar

  • Jul
    28
    2018 Nordic Fest Grand Parade | View Details Location: Water street, Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Jul 28, 2018

    Come watch all the floats!

    Contact: 563-382-3990

    Grand Parade

    Water Street (downtown)
    Saturday, 10:30am–12:30pm

    Bring your lawn chairs and find the perfect spot along Water Street in downtown Decorah. Come early—this is a popular event! Enjoy an old-fashioned, small-town parade filled with music, treats, floats, firetrucks, and more.

  • Jul
    28
    Artisan and Craft Show | View Details Location: 405 Winnebago St., Decorah, Iowa 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Jul 28, 2018

    Enjoy the art scene

    Contact: 563-382-3990

    Arts & Crafts Center

    Decorah Middle School
    Friday, 9am–5pm
    Saturday, 9am–4pm

    A main event of Nordic Fest since 1974, the Arts & Craft Center is bustling with activity with 30+ artisans from the region. Here you’ll find Scandinavian themed wooden figurines, ceramic, fabric and wood gnomes, Hardanger embroidery, rosemaling art, Nordic folk art, Norwegian needle craft, American girl doll clothes, jewelry, soaps and lotions, fabric quilted runners, fabric wall art, machine embroidery, and much more.

  • Jul
    28
    Nordic Fest | View Details Location: Decorah, IA 52101
    Event Date: Sat, Jul 28, 2018

    Scandinavian fun for the whole family!

    Contact: 800-382-FEST (3378)

    Nordic Fest is an annual celebration of Scandinavian heritage, culture, and food.

    Velkommen to Nordic Fest!

    Location: Decorah, Iowa
    Dates:
     July 26–28, 2018
    2018 Theme: You had me at Lefse

    Each year, over 10,000 visitors travel to Decorah, Iowa for three days of festing. Since 1967, over 1 1/2 million visitors from all over the world have attended our festival in Decorah, Iowa!

    Your whole family will enjoy delicious food, traditional crafts, a colorful parade, lively entertainment, sporting events, and our Saturday night fireworks display. Events begin with Thursday night’s opening ceremonies at 6:45 p.m., followed by two full days of fun activities for the whole family. Plans are already underway for the biggest Fest yet! Make your plans now to be part of the fun!

    Main Events

    Opening Ceremonies: Courthouse Square --  Thursday, 6:45pm–8pm

    Opening Ceremonies kick off Nordic Fest each year. Enjoy a presentation of flags, opening remarks, singing of the United States and Norwegian national anthems, and entertainment by performers such as Nordic Dancers and Luren Singers.

    Arts & Crafts Center: Decorah Middle School  --  Friday, 9am–5pm & Saturday, 9am–4pm

    A main event of Nordic Fest since 1974, the Arts & Craft Center is bustling with activity with 30+ artisans from the region. Here you’ll find Scandinavian themed wooden figurines, ceramic, fabric and wood gnomes, Hardanger embroidery, rosemaling art, Nordic folk art, Norwegian needle craft, American girl doll clothes, jewelry, soaps and lotions, fabric quilted runners, fabric wall art, machine embroidery, and much more.

    Grand Parade: Water Street (downtown) --  Saturday, 10:30am–12:30pm

    Bring your lawn chairs and find the perfect spot along Water Street in downtown Decorah. Come early—this is a popular event! Enjoy an old-fashioned, small-town parade filled with music, treats, floats, firetrucks, and more.

    Bunad ShowHotel Winneshiek  --  Saturday, 2pm

    A staple event at Nordic Fest since 1973, the Bunad Show enables Festers to experience the diversity of traditional Norwegian folk costumes. Marvel at the intricate handiwork and rich history of these unique clothes worn by volunteer models.

    FireworksAthletic Fields near City Hall -- Saturday, 10pm

    We end each Nordic Fest with a bang—literally! Bring lawn chairs or a blanket and settle down for amazing fireworks display along the Upper Iowa River. Not to be missed!
August 2018