PEPPERKAKEBYEN – GINGERBREAD CITY EVENTS
7th Annual Nordic Center Pepperkakebyen Opens
Friday, November 16, 7-9 pm The event opens the night of the City of the North Parade. Stop to view the village, enjoy refreshments, singing, and crafts. $5 donation.
Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5 pm, November 18-December 9
Saturdays and Sundays, November 17-December 8, 1-5 pm . Hosted by the Nordic Center, the Sons of Norway Norton Lodge, and the UMD art education students. This community event is free and open to everyone! View the village, make crafts, and participate in a Nordic-Minnesota annual winter celebration..
GINGERBREAD DECORATING WORKSHOP: Saturday, November 10, 1-3pm. Learn about the Gingerbread City in Bergen, Norway. Decorate a gingerbread house for display with gingerbread master Patrick the Gingerbread Man. Pre-Registration is required by Nov 3. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. $20/house. Norway Hall (Second Floor).
DROP OFF/PICK UP CREATIONS MADE AT HOME:
Sun., November 11 / December 9. Everyone is welcome to submit their gingerbread creations to the Nordic Center, 23 N. Lake Ave. (First Floor) Drop off 1-3 pm, Sunday, November 11. Pick up your creation 1-3 pm, Sunday, December 9.
ABOUT DULUTH’S PEPPERKAKEBYEN
Duluth Pepperkakebyen Gingerbread City started in 2011 as Son’s of Norway member and Norwegian native, Bente Soderlind’s idea to create a smaller Duluth version of Bergen, Norway’s world’s largest Pepperkakebyen (Gingerbread City) in the world! See More History.
Volunteers from the Son’s of Norway Norton Lodge and Nordic Center of Duluth will again be host the Pepperkakebyen Gingerbread City of Duluth (gingerbread city in Norwegian pronounced: pepper-kocker-bee-in). This event is free and open to the public to learn about and participate in this Nordic cultural winter celebration and to create traditional gingerbread houses during the holiday season for everyone. You don’t need to be Norwegian to participate! It’s fun for everyone.
The Nordic Center – (Street Level) 23 Lake Avenue, Duluth
Nortun Lodge/Sons of Norway, (Second Floor) 21 Lake Avenue, Duluth