Event Calendar

Upcoming Events!

September 23-24: Midwest Viking Festival

Join us on September 23-24, 2022 at the UW-Green Bay Viking House grounds to explore Scandinavian history and the daily life of the region more than a 1,000 years ago! It's a free community event that celebrates the craft traditions, food, stories, and many other aspects of medieval Scandinavia (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden). The festival runs from 10am – 4pm Sep. 23rd and 24th.
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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!
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Past Events

September 20-24: Artist in Residence Daniel Serra

Cooking demonstrations and classes will be an offer during this week in September. Learn more about Daniel Serra.
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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.

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

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

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!

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