Julebyen 2017

Dec. 2 & 3
Knife River, Minnesota

TROLL VILLAGE

New for 2017! Troll Village has an authors and illustrators book tent and more nordic wares and food vendors. Located next to the Troll Train.

Authors and Illustrators Book Tent

Seven Ways to Trick a Troll

Author Lisa Lunge Larsen was born and raised in Norway. She came to the US on a scholarship to attend college. She planned to return to Norway but fell in love, married and remained in the US where, she has become a well-known storyteller and award-winning author. She and her husband have three children and live in Duluth where she is known as “The Troll Lady.”

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Seven Ways to Trick a Troll

Illustrator Kari Vick lives in Lutsen, Minnesota where she works in both traditional painting and modern printmaking. Watercolor and ink are combined in her paintings, while original copper & solar plate Intaglio prints are created using non-toxic “green” technique.

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The Best Part of a Sauna - Author

Sheryl Peterson grew up in a small southern Minnesota town surrounded by cornfields and river bluffs. Now she lives where she can look out her kitchen window at Canada every day! She has been an elementary school teacher and has written 22 non-fiction books for kids.

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The Best Part of a Sauna - Illustrator

Kelly Dupre has been an outdoor educator, special education teacher, and has been the author and-or illustrator for seven children's books. Her work is most strongly influended by the art of indigienous cultures and her enjoyment of the natural world.

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Betsey Bowan

Author and Illustrator Betsy Bowan prints of her illustrations, including 'Nn Northern Lights' from her book Antler,Bear,Canoe and 'Frozen Under' from the book Shingebiss: An Ojibwe Legend She'll also have some rare prints from The Troll with No Heart in His Body

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Adventure North

Author Sean Bloomfield

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Troll Village Vendors

Getten Creative

Art and Poetry by Shelly Getten

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Lila Felt Creative

Lila Boehland, Fiber Artist, wall hangings, pillows

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Mocha Moose

Swedish meatballs and mashed potatoes and sweet treats & Expresso Coffee

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DOCK 5

Natalija Walbridge is an expert and innovative designer of activewear and fashion accessories. She is wonderfully talented in textile printing and many forms of graphic art.

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Spokengear

You'll find us off the beaten track in Two Harbors on Minnesota's North Shore. Spokengear is a small, independently owned bike shop with a big personality and sense of adventure. Stop in for a cup of coffee and chat about bikes, gear, your next trip, or your most recent adventure. We want to hear about it! Be it around the globe or across town, we're here to get people outdoors and we look forward to serving all of your two-wheeled needs!

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