Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Vikings are coming!

The Vikings are coming to the Danish Canadian National Museum & Gardens August 18th & 19th!!! (0.8 km south of the 4-way stop in Dickson, Alberta)
Feast with the Vikings - Saturday, August 18th 5:30pm - 9pm. A prelude to Viking Day- limited tickets are now on sale at the museum for this special fundraising event. Take pleasure in an Authentic Danish Meal - Roast pork with crackling, red cabbage, new potatoes fried in butter and sugar, whipped potatoes and brown sauce and there's dessert too. Also take the opportunity to taste some mead (a wine made from honey), from Fallentimber Meadery. First wander through the Viking encampments and experience some Viking history and then see them demonstrate their renowned battle re-enactment. If you ask them nicely they might even join you for dinner! Tickets are $40- Contact Carol at the Museum -728-0019 or Joanne at 403-227-4917.

 Viking Day - Sunday, August 19th 11:30 am - 5:30pm. Vikings will be invading the gardens of the museum! Come and experience, through their re-enactments, the daily lives of Vikings a thousand years ago. Hear their stories, see their crafts and cooking methods, marvel over their armour and battle skills. See how the Vikings maintained their Ships. Lots to see for everyone. Special Event Admission: Adults $5.00 & Children (12 yrs and under) $3.00. Lunch is available in the restaurant by reservation only, so call 728-0019 and reserve your table. Two seating at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. There is also a concession available serving Danish hot dogs, desserts and drinks. Check out our website for more information:

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