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St Urho’s Day Celebration

Date: March 15, 2024 - March 17, 2024

Time: All Day

Location: Clair Nelson / Finland Community Center

Event Description

St. Urho is a fictional Finnish saint who is said to have chased away the grasshoppers to save the grape crop. St. Urho’s Day is traditionally March 16th, and there are widespread celebrations across northern Minnesota, and indeed, many places with populations of Finnish descent.

This 49th annual celebrations includes a beauty pageant, a parade, music, facepainting, food, snow sculptures, and other community festivities.

Parade Saturday at noon; other details tba

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St Urho's Day Celebration

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sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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