Sunday, August 14, 2011

Scandinavian Festival

I saw an ad for this 4 day event several months ago and made sure I wrote it on my calender. Friday I met my kids in Junction City for the day to check it out.


Where else can you see some beautiful costumes? Some were very authentic.

Here was a grandpa and his granddaughter. They didn't mind one bit that I asked to take their photo. They were in a play later that evening and also danced.
Where else can you see Vikings walking around or just enjoying their lunch in a bit of shade?
We couldn't help but have a little fun ourselves.

I found this wonderful shop in Junction City called Remains of the Day. Will you just look at the wall of remnants! Most were decorator fabric but they came in all weights. Thsi was only part of what they had!
There were also shelves and shelves of trims.

If I am ever in that area again I'll make sure i give myself some extra time in this shop.

28 comments:

  1. You look so cute Lori! The look suits you - I think you need to make your own costume and I will get my kilt on!

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  2. Oh how fun. You live in an area where there is quite a bit of culture from what I can tell. That fun pic made me smile and I really liked the blue costume that fella had on. Very lively event. …and oh the fabrics. Shucks, we love all fabrics. Just fabric and trims and what a great name "Remains of the Day." That would make a great blog name, too, if it isn't already taken.

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  3. Sounds like a fun day. That shop looks pretty good too.

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  4. You must have some Scandinavian heritage. You look authentic! I like the clever name of the shop too.

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  5. How fun! Look at that trim...I'm gonna have to head over that way soon and pick some up. Need to make some pillows and can't find much here!

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  6. What a fun fair and great shop, love those trims, I would have gone nuts in there;)

    Debbie

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  7. I do love those costumes so much. That big room of remnants would be where I would spend some time too!!

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  8. Special celebrations and festivals like this one are my favorites to attend. People are so proud of their heritage and food and traditions. Cute photo of you smiling through that cutout.
    The shop looks like a place I could get lost it--and not mind a bit.

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  9. Hi Lori...Your picture reminded me of how one Halloween I dressed up as a Scandinavian Opera Singer...braids and the horn helmet and vest with the big 'chest' so that I could hit the high notes! I don't think my Grade ones got it but the staff loved it...especially when I broke out in song!! :o)
    Looks like you had fun!
    P

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  10. Looks like you had a great time discovering new things! Thanks for sharing, Lori!

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  11. What a fun day---------hope you enjoyed some treats.

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  12. What a great shop to stumble upon! Looks like you had a great time.

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  13. What a fun outing. That shop looks divine, and it certainly would have put a dent in my checking account!

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  14. So did you bring any of the remains home with you that day? : )
    I love heritage festivals for different cultures. The woodwork behind the man and his granddaughter looked beautiful. What a delightful day!

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  15. great way to spend a day, what fun.
    ok I would love to spend a day in that shop! wow.
    look at those trims too.
    I have always wanted to make that tote bag of Sue Spargos and you need heavy weight fabrics this would be the perfect place to shop for those!
    hope you brought home a few goodies!

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  16. That shop looks Amazing!! The Viking made me laugh, it's great to see people embracing the theme.

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  17. I love shops like that where see all sorts. The festival looks like a fun day out.

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  18. What fun! I would love to go to one of those, especially since I'm Norwegian. The shop looks like it has a lot of possibilities also.

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  19. Looks like fun. I love the costumes.
    I would still be in that fabric shop. LOL
    Thanks for sharing

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  20. Oh my gosh, I have lived in Albany for 22 years and never knew that place was in Junction City! I will definitely be heading over there for some fabric. Thanks so much for having this in your post.

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  21. Wow Lori, what a great time. Love the Viking eating his lunch. That shop looked wonderful. You spend hours exploring. Hugs

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  22. that looks like it was lots of fun!

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  23. Love your funny self sticking through the hole!! And WOW....fabric galore!!

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  24. What a fun day! Yes, Remains Of The Day would be a fun place to spend some time in!

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  25. What fun, love the costumes. Love that shop.


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  26. Looks like a blast! I love festivals like that!

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  27. Looks like fun . . . . now all I can think of is a road trip to Solvang and some aebleskiever *yummy*

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