Midsummer Celebration

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/22/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

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Celebrate the longest day of the year and experience the traditions of the Swedish immigrants at Chellberg Farm.  Enjoy the music, dance and food associated with this special day at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s historic Bailly Homestead / Chellberg Farm.

Enjoy colorfully-costumed performances by a local children’s dance group. Nordikids and the Indianapolis group Dans Norden will perform traditional favorites. Guest speaker Kenneth Schoon, author of the book “Dreams of Duneland” shares  stories on local history. In addition to the celebration, you can also visit Chellberg Farm’s barn and chicken coop to see the farm’s animals.

Enjoy an after-noon of traditional dance. There will be children’s activities and other summer fun as you learn how the area’s Swedish immigrants celebrated. Chellberg Farm, Hwy 20 & Mineral Springs Rd. information: 219-395-1882 or www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit . free of charge