Scandinavian Festival Helps Businesses

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Scandinavian Festival wrapped up Sunday night and businesses in downtown Junction City are already looking forward to next year. Every year Scandi Fest organizers estimate between 90,000 to 100,000 people will come through Junction City for the big event, but these folks aren’t just coming for Aebleskivers and Fri-jos. Businesses … Continue reading »

Swedish Day at Scandinavian Festival

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Friday is day two of the 54th annual Scandinavian Festival in Junction City. Friday is Swedish Day. During the four-day festival, certain foods get more attention than others. The always popular aebelskivers are getting downed by the dozens. But another festival staple is the Swedish meat pies as well as fri-jos. … Continue reading »

What’s Cooking: Aebleskivers

JUNCTION CITY, Ore.– Irene Lund from Faith Lutheran Church in Junction City cooks those famous aebleskivers on the KEZI 9 News Morning Show! You can get them at the 54th annual Scandinavian Festival Thursday through Sunday.

Scandinavian Festival Starts Thursday

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — We’ve been waiting all year for those famous aebleskivers, and the countdown is finally over. The 54th annual Scandinavian Festival kicks off Thursday. On Wednesday, crews worked to transform downtown Junction City into a 19th century village. About 90 vendors line the streets selling various Scandinavian foods and more. Organizers say … Continue reading »

Scandinavian Festival Receives Award

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Scandinavian Festival in Junction City got a big honor. It received an Oregon Heritage Tradition Designation, which is only given to festivals and fairs that have been around for at least 50 years. Board member David Vaughan says they filed an application with the state’s Oregon Heritage Commission in October, … Continue reading »

Businesses Benefit from Festival

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Junction City wrapped up its annual Scandinavian Festival on Sunday and businesses around the area said they enjoyed the festival just as much as people who went for fun. Businesses around the Scandinavian Festival took advantage of all the people who came to Junction City. Rodeo Steak House and Grill owner, … Continue reading »

Family Shares Scandinavian Traditions

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Downtown Junction City has quite a different look this weekend, as the annual Scandinavian Festival takes over the city. Hundreds of people flocked there Thursday for the 53rd annual festival, which celebrates the Scandinavian heritage of Junction City. For one family, three generations work side by side creating sweet foods at … Continue reading »

Out & About: Aug. 9th-11th

There are a lot of ways to enjoy this weekend. Here are some ideas from 104.7 FM KDUK’s Valerie Steele. Out & About Links: Douglas County Fair Scandinavian Festival Island Park Blues Festival S.L.U.G. Queen Coronation For more information on these and other great events or to submit your own, click here.

Scandinavian Festival Opens Thursday

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Downtown Junction City will be transformed Thursday into a Scandinavian village. It’s time for the 53rd annual Scandinavian Festival. Take to the streets with vikings and trolls with festive music, dancing, food, and craft booths. Events kick off Thursday with Swedish Day. The festival is free and goes through August 11.

Scandinavian Festival Starts Today

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Junction City has transformed itself into a Scandinavian village. The 52nd annual Scandinavian Festival started today and from food to crafts to traditional Scandinavian folk dancing, there’s a lot happening at this year’s event. There are a few new booths and, of course, the old favorites are back, including the abelskiver … Continue reading »

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