You see, many of us are descendants of the plucky Scandinavians who crossed ocean and plain to settle our gorgeous valley. That proud past is part of our everyday lives. And we delight in sharing it with visitors. We’re not alone. About 650,000 Utahns trace their ancestry to Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland. Like us, Many are descended from 19th Century Scandinavian converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The festival begins Friday at 10 a.m. in the Huntsman Library auditorium at Snow College with the Scandinavian Heritage Conference, a free educational event. The conference talks are scheduled for 10 and 11 a.m.
The Little Scandinavian Dinner, a gourmet Scandinavian smorgasbord, will be served Friday at 6 p.m. at the Greenwood Student Center at Snow College. The cost is $13 for adults and $8 for children 8 years and younger. No reservations are required.
From Friday noon through Saturday at dusk, the festival grounds on the north side of the Snow College campus and at Pioneer Park, 50 N 100 W, will buzz with costumes, dancing, storytelling, entertainment, historical tours, craft and food booths and more. Read more . . .