Event Calendar

 

Upcoming Events!

April 28: Viking Games Day

UWGB student Amber Foster invites you to a Viking games and activities day, the culminating piece for her senior honors project! This will include a small Kubb demonstration (and play is we have enough people!), rune-casting, Viking chess (tafl), and others. It will be on campus near our newly completed Viking House replica and is open to students, faculty members, and people from the community to participate!

The event will take place from 3-6pm.

Viking garb is encouraged!  

Please contact Amber for more details: FOSTAL24@UWGB.EDU



May 3: Viking Camp for Riverview Middle School

We will hold a Viking camp for 150 7th graders from Riverview Middle School on May 3rd!  There will be three stations for the kids to cycle through: blacksmithing (but only observation!), storytelling, and a mini kubb tournament!



June 23-24: Midwest Viking Festival (Moorhead, MN)

Profs Alison Gates and Heidi Sherman will demonstrate tradition methods of flax processing.



August 25: History Road Rally

The Viking House will be one of the stops on this exciting event to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Brown County.



September 20-24: Artist in Residence Daniel Serra

Cooking demonstrations and classes will be an offer during this week in September.  More soon!



October 1-7: Artist in Residence Adrian Spendlow

Professional storyteller and poet from Scarborough, England, Adrian also serves as the skald for the Chief of Gudvangen, a Viking village in Norway.  While in Green Bay, Adrian will run storytelling workshops at the Viking House and in the Green Bay community.

More information coming soon!

Past Events

April 15 and 16: Viking Garb Workshop

Elspeth Christianson is a long-time interpreter of the Viking Age who is highly skilled at the design and crafting of both women's and men's "garb" used at Viking-themed events. Please join us for a three-hour workshop to learn how to construct your own set of clothes to dress like a Viking. This is a hands-on workshop, so space is limited to ten participants. Entrance is free and open to the public. Please contact Heidi Sherman for more details: shermanh@uwgb.edu (920) 465-5146.

Location: Studio Arts room 416, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311

Times:  April 15 at 1 PM - 4 PM and April 16 at 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM