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Finlandia Foundation has declared the last week of February "National Sauna Week," to build awareness and appreciation of this aspect of Finnish and Finnish-American culture, with activities, online programming and a wealth of information to come to the FFN website.

MA: Mobile Sauna

Scandinavian Cultural Center - MA West Newton, MA

Celebrate National Sauna Week! Reservations for timed use of the mobile sauna are required. Payment can be made online after confirmation of sauna spot. Details on the on cost and event logistics will be provided soon.

FL: Midnight Sun Festival

Bryant Park Lake Worth, FL

Enjoy the best musical entertainment directly from Finland, arts and crafts, great food, ice-cold lemonade and beer and the Finnish heritage of Lake Worth.

St. Urho’s Day

In honor of the man who chased the grasshoppers out of Finland, thereby saving the grape crop, the official colors for the day are purple and green. Click below for the legend.

MN: St. Urho’s Celebration

Finland, Minnesota

Wear your purple and green and join in at the variety of events celebrating St. Urho, who chased the grasshoppers out of Finland to save the grape crop.

MA: Writing Workshop

Scandinavian Cultural Center - MA West Newton, MA

Lecturer of the Year Suzanne Matson, and author and poet, will talk about her work and conduct a writing workshop. Time and other details to come.

NY: My Finnish Soul Concert

Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave., New York, NY

FFN's 2022 Performer of the Year Eeppi Ursin in concert, celebrating the release of her new album, "My Finnish Soul."

OR: Vappu

Nordia House Portland, OR

Celebrate spring on the Fogelbo grounds next to Nordia House. There will be traditional Vappu foods to enjoy and a no-host bar with beer, wine, and sodas.

OR: Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Clatsop County Fairgrounds Astoria, OR

For more than 50 years, the Nordic community has celebrated its heritage with music, dance, theater and imports, foods and more.  See website for hours and details.