The Immigrant Fiddle Fest is a long held Swedish tradition where fiddlers gather on a lovely day, play tunes and teach each other new music. The music has never been written, it is always shared by playing only! This annual festival held on the museum grounds is a great activity for families. Spelman = Fiddler / Stämma = Gathering Celebrate the immigrant fiddle with musical entertainment, dancing and food!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

10am Historic buildings, exbibits, art fair and food booths

11:30  Food tent opens, serving PIG ROAST meal ($20). Games available. Hoop rolling, dala croquet and more

12:45  Historic buildings, games & food tent closes

1:00 Parade of musicians and program, Gazebo treats available

This year’s program includes:  Members of ASI Spelmans’s lag, member of the Nyckelharp Lag and Gammelgården favorites, Ross and Marta Nelson

2:30  Program closes, historic buildings re-open

4:00 Gammelgården closes

Pig Roast menu: Scandinavian coleslaw, Summer Pasta Salad, applesauce, pickles, watermelon, BBQ sauce, lingonberry sauce and Swedish mustard available for your pork roast. 


  • Occurred Saturday, August 17th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Gammelgarden Museum

20880 Olinda Trail N.
Scandia, MN 55073

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