August 16 - Sauna Traditions: @ Vinalhaven Public Library, 7pm. Charlie Heino of Belgrade, ME, will talk about the sauna tradition in Central Maine - Physical aspects as well as the mindset that is part of the sauna experience.
September 22 - Musical Event: Finnish Kantele and Swedish Nyckelharpa: @ Pleasant River Chapel, 1pm. This concert will feature the Suomalist Juset Ensamble, that play the Finnish kantele (lap harp). You will also hear a rare recording of the Swedish nyckelharpa, or key fiddle.
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Go to smile.amazon.com and enter the Vinalhaven Historical Society as your charity of choice or use this link: smile.amazon.com/ch/01-0374181 Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase price to the Museum! It's the same Amazon, they just kick at little over to us!