Julebyen 2017

Dec. 1 - 3
Knife River, Minnesota
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

DAILY EVENTS

Shopping, crafts, games, music, trains, food, animals and much more!

2017 Schedule of Events

All events are FREE and open to the public, unless indicated.
Saturday  |  Sunday
Time Event Description
FRIDAY
Friday, 4:30-8pm Julebyen Village Julebyen Outdoor Market Outdoor market booths feature a wide variety of vendors and artisans with unique, earth-friendly wares and Scandinavian cuisine.
Friday, 5-8:00pm Gnome Dome tent Julefest Julefest Food Experience catered by New Scenic Cafe with special children’s menu.
* Cash bar * Featuring Castle Danger Brewery Julebiers
* Music * by Northwoods Band
* Silent Auction * of juried artisan wares will support the recreational programs of the Knife River Recreation Council.
* In the Gnome Dome. Cost: $20 per adult. Family (immediate) $50
Advance purchase only. No tickets sold at the door. For tickets email krrcemail@gmail.com
SATURDAY
Friday  |  ** SATURDAY EVENTS **  |  Sunday
Saturday, 9-5pm Julebyen Village Julebyen Outdoor Market Outdoor market huts house wide variety of talented vendors, Scandinavian food, Gnome Tent entertainment, Barkery, Children's Workshop and Kids Games.
Saturday, 9-5pm Julebyen Village Julebyen Indoor Market Indoor vendors with local, hand-made seasonal gifts, gift ideas and goodies! Located in Recreation Building. No food served inside.
Saturday, 9-5pm Troll Village Troll Village Outdoor Market Minnesota book authors and illustrators and a wide variety of talented vendors housed in tents at the campground. Food, kids games, sleigh ride, fat tire bike demos.
Saturday, 9-5pm Troll Village Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides Enjoy a real sleigh ride experience. Fun for the whole family with Positive Energy Outdoors. $5 per person. Every half hour except for horses lunch break from 1-1:30pm
Saturday, 9-5pm Troll Village Spoken Gear Fat tire and electric bike Demos
Saturday, 9-5pm Gnome Dome tent Scandinavian Bakeri Scandinavian baked goods of all kinds.
Saturday, 9-5pm Julebyen Village Kaffe Stugga Julpølse (sausage on bun or on lefse with lingonberries,
Lake Superior herring sandwich with tartar sauce,
Lapskaus (stew recipe directly from Norway),
Risengrøt (rice pudding),
Hot cocoa, mulled cider, bottled water
Saturday, 9-5pm Julebyen Village Sledding Bring your sled for family fun on our sledding hill.
Saturday, 9-5pm (tentative) Troll Village Lionel Train Display Come see a fascinating Lionel train display!
Saturday, 9am-4pm Julebyen Village Viking Jewel Hunt in Haystack Children can hunt for the lost jewels of friendly vikings.
Saturday, 9-10:00am Gnome Dome tent Jim Madison A Knife River native and exceptional acoustic guitar player and vocalist.
Saturday, 9:30-4:30pm Troll Village Whip Sled Centrifuge sled. New this year!.
Saturday, 9:30-10:30am Julebyen Village Children's Herring Run With Sharon the Herring and Nisse Anney. How fast can you run carrying herring on a spatula?
Saturday, 9:30-11am Gnome Dome tent Lefsa Demo See lefsa made the in true Scandinavian style.
Saturday, 9:30am Duluth Depot Julebyen Express Train Board the Julebyen Express train at the Duluth Depot, arrive in Knife River at 10:30 and board to return at 2:30pm.
Saturday, 10-4pm Gnome Dome tent Childrens Workshops Small hands making simple gifts. Parent/guardian must be present with child.
Saturday, 10-4pm Troll Village Tomten's Treasures of Life Medallion Hunt Visit the children's medallion tent in Troll Village for instructions and a map leading to the Tomten's treasure.
Saturday, 10-4pm 47 Degrees Farmers Market Business-sponsored event. Located at the 47 Degrees Gallery in Knife River (243 Riverview St.) .
Saturday, 10-11am Gnome Dome tent Felton the Troll Have a conversation with Felton the talkative Troll in the Childrens Workshop area of the Gnome Dome. Presented by Jeff Neppi of the Ridiculous Puppet Company LLC
Saturday, 10-10:30am Gnome Dome tent Storyteller Lise Lunge-Larsen Award-winning author and story teller shares some of her best tales.
Saturday, 10-11am Great! Lakes Candy Business-sponsored event. Candy making Demo at Great! Lakes Candy Watch us make old-fashioned candy canes and drop candies on an antique candy machine. Limited capacity
Saturday, 10:45-11:45am Gnome Dome tent Gerald Thilmany Listen to the festive accordion music of Gerald Thilmany.
Saturday, 10:45-11:45am, 1:15-2:15pm and 3:45-4:45pm Julebyen Village Dress Like a Troll A race to see how fast you can put troll clothes on and run to the finish.
Saturday, 11-11:45am, 12-12:45pm, 1-1:45pm Troll Train to Troll Canyon Come aboard the Troll Train as we journey with our story teller to visit the grouchy troll living under the bridge in a nearby canyon. Tickets $5 adults,$3 children at the Information Booth.
Saturday, 11-3pm Julebyen and Troll Villages Santa Great, free, photo ops with Santa in a genuine Knife River skiff (fishing boat).
Saturday, 12-12:30pm Gnome Dome tent Children's Play Pa Lavan Sitter Nissen (a nissen who is trying to eat his Christmas pudding in the hay loft, but the pesky rats want him to share). Learn a song in Norwegian about a little boy who doesn't want to get up for school. I Opp Lille Hans.
Saturday, 12:30-12:50pm Gnome Dome tent Minnesota Author's Reading More to come.
Saturday, 12:30-1pm Troll Village Dog Sled Demo Check out these winter-loving dogs. Sponsored by Positive Energy Outdoors.
Saturday, 12:30pm-1:30pm Gnome Dome tent Felton the Troll Have a conversation with Felton the talkative Troll in the Childrens Workshop area of the Gnome Dome. Presented by Jeff Neppi of the Ridiculous Puppet Company LLC
Saturday, 12-1pm Julebyen Village Children's Herring Run With Sharon the Herring and Nisse Anney. How fast can you run carrying herring on a spatula?
Saturday, 12-12:45pm Troll Train to Troll Canyon Come aboard the Troll Train as we journey with our story teller to visit the grouchy troll living under the bridge in a nearby canyon. Tickets $5 adults,$3 children at the Information Booth
Saturday, 12:30-1pm Troll Village Dog Sled Demos Check out these winter-loving dogs. Sponsored by Positive Energy Outdoors.
Saturday, 12:30-1pm and 3:15-3:45pm Gnome Dome tent Minnesota Author's Reading Corner Books available for purchase in Troll Village from 9am-5pm.
Saturday, 1:00-1:45pm Troll Train to Troll Canyon Come aboard the Troll Train as we journey with our story teller to see the grouchy troll living under a bridge in a nearby canyon. Tickets $5 adults,$3 children at the Information Booth
Saturday, 1:00-2:00pm Gnome Dome tent Rachel Jensen - Hardanger fiddler Rachel performs traditional Norwegian folk music on the Hardanger fiddle.
Saturday, 1:00-2:00pm Gnome Dome tent Krumkake Demo Lois Tollefson will demonstrate how to make perfect krumkake.
Saturday, 1:15-2:15pm Julebyen Village Dress Like a Troll A race to see how fast you can put troll clothes on and run to the finish.
Saturday, 2-3pm Gnome Dome tent Felton the Troll Have a conversation with Felton the talkative Troll in the Childrens Workshop area of the Gnome Dome. Presented by Jeff Neppi of the Ridiculous Puppet Company LLC
Saturday, 2:15-3:15pm Gnome Dome tent The THUGS (Two Harbors Ukelele Group) One of the premier ukelele groups anywhere (except maybe Hawaii).
Saturday, 2:30-3:30pm Julebyen Village Children's Herring Run With Sharon the Herring and Nisse Anney. How fast can you run carrying herring on a spatula?
Saturday, 2:30pm Julebyen Express Train Board the Julebyen Express train for the ride back to the Duluth Depot.
Saturday, 3:15-3:45pm Gnome Dome tent Minnesota Author's Reading Corner Books available for purchase in Troll Village from 9am-5pm.
Saturday, 3:45-4:45pm Julebyen Village Dress Like a Troll A race to see how fast you can put troll clothes on and run to the finish.
Saturday, 3:30-4:00pm Gnome Dome tent Children's Play Pa Lavan Sitter Nissen (a nissen who is trying to eat his Christmas pudding in the hay loft, but the pesky rats want him to share. Learn a song in Norwegian about a little boy who doesn't want to get up for school. I Opp Lille Hans.
SUNDAY
Friday  |  Saturday  |  ** SUNDAY EVENTS **
Sunday, 10-4pm Julebyen Village Julebyen Outdoor Market Outdoor market huts house wide variety of talented vendors, Scandinavian food, Gnome Tent entertainment, Barkery, Children's Workshop and Kids Games.
Sunday, 10-4pm Julebyen Village Julebyen Indoor Market Indoor vendors with local, hand-made seasonal gifts, gift ideas and goodies! Located in Recreation Building. No food served inside.
Sunday, 10-4pm Troll Village Troll Village Outdoor Market Minnesota book authors and illustrators and a wide variety of talented vendors housed in tents at the campground. Food, kids games, sleigh ride, fat tire bike demos.
Sunday, 10-4pm Julebyen Village Kaffe Stugga Julpølse (sausage on bun or on lefse with lingonberries,
Lake Superior herring sandwich with tartar sauce,
Lapskaus (stew recipe directly from Norway),
Risengrøt (rice pudding),
Hot cocoa, mulled cider, bottled water
Sunday, 10-4pm Troll Village Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides Enjoy a real sleigh ride experience. Fun for the whole family with Positive Energy Outdoors. $5 per person. Every half hour except for horses lunch break from 1-1:30pm
Sunday, 10-4pm (tentative) Troll Village Lionel Train Display Come see a fascinating Lionel train display!
Sunday, 10-4pm Troll Village Spoken Gear Fat tire and electric bike Demos
Sunday, 10-4pm Gnome Dome tent Scandinavian Bakeri Scandinavian baked goods of all kinds.
Sunday, 10-4pm Julebyen Village Sledding Bring your sled for family fun on our sledding hill.
Sunday, 10-4:00pm Troll Village Whip Sled Centrifuge sled. New this year!.
Sunday, 10-3:30pm Julebyen Village Viking Jewel Hunt in Haystack Children can hunt for the lost jewels of friendly vikings.
Sunday, 10-11:00am and 2-3:00pm Julebyen Village Dress Like a Troll A race to see how fast you can put troll clothes on and run to the finish.
Sunday, 10:30-11:30pm Gnome Dome tent Jim Madison A Knife River native and exceptional acoustic guitar player and vocalist.
Sunday, 11-11:30am Julebyen Village Live Nativity A traditional nativity scene along with children, goats and sheep. Sponsored by Knife River Lutheran Church.
Sunday, 11-11:30am Julebyen Village Carolers Listen or join in the singing with the roving "Free4All" quartet.
Sunday, 11-12pm Great! Lakes Candy Business-sponsored event. Candy making Demo at Great! Lakes Candy Watch us make old-fashioned candy canes and drop candies on an antique candy machine. Limited capacity
Sunday, 12-12:30pm Gnome Dome tent Children's Play Pa Lavan Sitter Nissen (a nissen who is trying to eat his Christmas pudding in the hay loft, but the pesky rats want him to share). Learn a song in Norwegian about a little boy who doesn't want to get up for school. I Opp Lille Hans.
Sunday, 12-3pm Troll Village Tomten's Treasures of Life Medallion Hunt Visit the children's medallion tent in Troll Village for instructions and a map leading to the Tomten's treasure.
Sunday, 12:30pm-2:30pm Gnome Dome tent Felton the Troll Have a conversation with Felton the talkative Troll in the Childrens Workshop area of the Gnome Dome. Presented by Jeff Neppi of the Ridiculous Puppet Company LLC
Sunday, 12-1:00pm Gnome Dome tent Krumkake Demo A true nordic treat. Come see how to make authentic krumkake. In the Gnome Dome.
Sunday, 12-3:00pm Gnome Dome tent Childrens Workshops Small hands making simple gifts. Parent/guardian must be present with child.
Sunday, 12:30-1pm and 2:15-2:45pm Gnome Dome tent Minnesota Author's Reading Corner Books available for purchase in Troll Village from 9am-5pm.
Sunday, 12:45-1:45pm and 3:15-4pm Julebyen Village Children's Herring Run With Sharon the Herring and Nisse Anney. How fast can you run carrying herring on a spatula?
Sunday, 1-1:30pm Troll Village Dog Sled Demos Check out these winter-loving dogs. Sponsored by Positive Energy Outdoors.
Sunday, 1-3:00pm Gnome Dome tent Lefse Demo See how the 'Lefse Ladies' make real Scandinavian lefse. In the Gnome Dome.
Sunday, 1:15-2pm Gnome Dome tent Arna Rennan Accordian music by local artist and musician Arna Rennan.
Sunday, 2-3:00pm Julebyen Village Dress Like a Troll A race to see how fast you can put troll clothes on and run to the finish.
Sunday, 2:15-2:45pm Gnome Dome tent Minnesota Author's Reading Corner Books available for purchase in Troll Village from 9am-5pm.
Sunday, 12:45-1:45pm and 3:15-4pm Julebyen Village Children's Herring Run With Sharon the Herring and Nisse Anney. How fast can you run carrying herring on a spatula?
Sunday, 4:30-5:30pm Knife River Lutheran Church Candlelight Celebration of Music at Knife River Lutheran Church A musical celebration of the season in the candlelit glow of the Knife River Lutheran Church sanctuary, featuring a variety of local musical groups and musicians.
Sunday, 5:30pm Knife River Lutheran Church Scandinavian Cake Reception Following the Celebration of Music enjoy an assortment of Scandinavian cakes and treats.