NISSWA -- The first Nisswa-stmman will be a big gathering of musicians, dancers and general aficionados of Scandinavian folk music Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10, in Nisswa and Pequot Lakes.
More than 50 folk musicians will appear on two outdoor stages on the grounds of the Nisswa Pioneer Village. A Friday, June 9, concert featuring selected stmma musicians will begin at 7 p.m. followed by an old-time dance at 9 p.m. at the Pequot Lakes Senior Center.
Admission to the concert at Lutheran Church of the Cross is $5 for adults and $2 for children.
Activities Saturday, June 10, will start at 10 a.m. with ongoing folk music presentations, children's activities and lots of informal jamming all day on the festival grounds. A fiddler's parade is scheduled starting in downtown Nisswa at 11 a.m.
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Bring blankets and folding chairs.
Food will be available on the grounds, including a genuine Kaffestuga. A smrgsbord and dance June 10 at the American Legion Club in Nisswa is also planned.
For more information, look at the Web page or call festival organizer Paul Wilson at 764-2994, Ingrid Andersson at 963-7897 or the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce at 800-950-9610. Or e- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web page: http://www.brainerd.net/~pwilson/nisswastamman
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