2015 Festival Activities

2015 WinterNights Festival Activities*

 Games / Fun Activities:

  • Kubb / Viking Lawn Chess (tournament if warranted) / all day
  • Hnefatafl / Viking Table Chess (board game) / all day
  • Build a Viking Longboat / build your own longboat and decorate it / all day
  • Build a Viking Shield / build your own shield and decorate it / all day

Musical Performances:

  • Norsewind  / Old Norse & Celtic genre of music / 11:30 to 1:30-ish
  • Danjul / share & explain an appropriate Norse celebration cermony / midway of set
  • Kellianna / singing songs of myth & magic – sacred places and ancient times / 2:00 to 3:15-ish

Ceremonies:

  • Welcome / Opening Announcement / 11:30 AM

Enlightenment Talks

  • Norns / who-what-how it affected Vikings
  • Incorrect Myths / learning more about how and why of their lives
  • Viking Women / shield maidens & equals
  • Sorry no Satan / in Pagan/Heathen/Wiccan
  • Odds & Ends / Q & A / all day

Runes 101

  • Rune Wall / wall showing all the Elder Futhark / all day
  • Runestone Trilogy / 3 runestones each contains an Aett of Runes / all day & in souvenir festival brochure
  • Explaination of / pronouncing, meaning, types, reading / & in souvenir brochure
  • Old Norse Prose / describing Odins quest for knowledge / done as part of ‘Explaination of’

*This is a partial list which we are updating as plans are still fluid and we hear from other participants/vendors/etc. Actual time schedule will be added later as well.