UA-50763958-1 Exhibits & Activities

THE TORI IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS




The Tori is fully stocked with all your favorite items including: CDs, birch bark stars (3 sizes), Finnish coffee, lingonberry sauce, Finnish licorice, flag buoys, decals, Marimekko aprons, and Edna’s towels. Two new items this year are the tontut (elves) created using Marimekko fabrics and a new t-shirt celebrating Finland’s Centennial (1917 to 2017).

Saturdays Finnish Heritage House features its bake sale hosted by Edna Montgomery with doughnuts, fudge, cookies, baked beans and the much loved nissu / pulla (Finnish coffee bread). They say “that man doesn’t live by bread alone” and neither does Finnish Heritage House as the Tori helps support the work of this organization.

We appreciate your support.

The Tori is open Saturdays from 9 to 12 Noon until the 15th of December and will be open Wednesdays starting June 20th from 9 to 12 Noon until September 26th.


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SUMMER 2018 EXHIBIT


This summer’s exhibit will feature panels from the past 12 years of exhibits.

Beginning June 20th, the exhibit will be open on Saturdays and
Wednesdays from 9 to Noon until September 26th.

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Bake and Tag Sales

at The Finnish Heritage House

Saturdays 9:00-12:00
Mid April through Mid December, 2018


(click here to see a list of items available in our Tori)

Shop in our Tori, chat, view the exhibits, and remember ...

The coffee (kahvi) pot is always on !


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GENEALOGY and FAMILY HISTORY



Do you have questions about your Finnish family history?

Need help tracing your genealogy?



If you are a member of Finnish Heritage House you have a fellow FHH member who is willing to assist you at little or no cost.

"
Dig and Delve" offers Genealogical Services, Domestic and Foreign, provided by Margaret Reynolds Oliver, Genealogist.

Inquiries welcome...

Peggy can be contacted by mail at: PO Box 46, South Thomaston, Maine 04858

or by phone at: 207-594-2298

or via email at: peggyjune@roadrunner.com



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"FROM A FINNISH KITCHEN" Cookbook


The Finnish Heritage House has prepared a cookbook titled "From A Finnish Kitchen".



It features recipes from members of our Finnish community.
The cookbook is bound and is sure to be treasured for many years.
The book makes a wonderful
gift.

The Cookbook is available at the FHH Tori for $12.00. For an extra $4.95 it can be mailed it to your home.

Thank you for your help with this project.


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PRIOR YEAR ACTIVITIES

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“Oksat” To Perform At 2017 Finn Fling

“Oksat”, an ensemble comprised of musicians from the West Paris kantele group “Maine Kanteles”, the midcoast kantele group “Suomalaiset Jouset”, Cumberland, and South Portland, will give a concert in the Finnish Congregational Church on Saturday, September 16th at 1:00 pm. Eight kantele players are joined by bass, guitar and clarinet musicians. They will be performing for our members on Saturday, September 16th and in West Paris on Sunday, September 17th. We hope you will join us on September 16th for a potluck lunch in Jura Hall at 12:00 and this special concert in the Church at 1:00.

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“Oksat” was established by Sarah Cummings in response to a request she received last Fall from friends in Kuhmo, Finland to bring a group of Maine kantele players to participate in the annual Sommelo Music Camp and give a couple of public performances during the camp (the ensemble ended up performing five times during the week). Sarah went about recruiting members and eleven folks responded to the call. The group practiced at Sarah’s home in Cumberland once a month from last November to this past June.


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2017 SUMMER RAFFLE

Rag Rug Raffle Tickets at FHH

Raffle tickets are available at Finnish Heritage House and are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.


A previously auctioned rag rug as pictured below was donated by Tooty Wilson.


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Tooty graciously donates one of her beautiful rag rugs to FHH each year. FHH raffles them off at the annual Finn Fling.
This year Finn Fling will be held in September 2017.


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