Finnish independence to be marked Sunday

MARQUETTE — Celebrate Finnish Independence and Little Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 4.

Finnish Independence Day (Dec. 6) and Little Christmas (“Pikkujoulu”) are the topics for the Sunday, Dec. 4 celebration of the Lake Superior Chapter of the Finlandia Foundation National. The event will take place in Magnuson Hall of Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquettte, from 2-4 p.m. on Dec. 4.

This celebration is open to all, both members and chapter friends, as well as folks interested in learning more about Finnish history and culture, and meeting some area Finns and Finnish-Americans.

Everyone attending is asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the food bank.


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