Six-year-old Karsten Hunstad, Lee's Summit, Mo., listens as Regina Shaver, Lawrence, explains how her spinning wheel works during the 2011 Nordic Heritage Festival.
Nordic delight: Alietha Beckman, Lawrence, demonstrates the art of lefse making at the 2010 Nordic Heritage Festival. The 10th annual Nordic Heritage Festival was held Oct. 1 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Alietha’s daughter, Marilyn Myers, submitted the photo.
The annual Nordic Heritage Festival begins at noon Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2100 Harper.
The event will feature a wide variety of activities, including Scandinavian music, dancing, craft making, and authentic Nordic cuisine.
The final event of the day is a concert beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Suggested admission donation is $5. For more information and a schedule of events, visit ksnordicfest.com.