Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information

Event Name:Vesterheim's Barnetimen (Children's Hour) Shares "Favorite Things"
Event Type(s):Community Event
Description:— Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to see and share their “favorite things” at Barnetimen (Children’s Hour) at Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center on Tuesday, October 15, from 10-11 a.m.
Event Date:10/15/2019
Event Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location:Vesterheim Museum
502 W. Water Street
Decorah, IA 52101

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Details:            Participants will visit Vesterheim’s newest exhibit “Favorite Things,” and then make images of their own favorite things for a special display in the museum’s entry. A snack is also provided.

            The program is free, thanks to sponsors David and Brenda Carlson, Greg and Karen Bruening, Amy and Keith Bruening, and Norwegian Mutual Insurance Association.

            Barnetimen meets at Vesterheim Museum the third Tuesday of each month, September-April. The program is geared toward 3 to 5 year olds, but all ages are welcome. No sign-up is necessary—come to one session or all of them.
            Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, in scenic Decorah, Iowa, showcases the best in historic and contemporary Norwegian folk and fine arts, and explores the American immigrant experience. This national treasure includes world-class exhibitions and 12 historic buildings. It is also a center for folk-art education, offering a wide variety of classes in authentic Norwegian folk art every year. For more information on the museum’s exhibitions, classes, events, membership opportunities, and ways to donate, check Vesterheim’s website at, call (563) 382-9681, or write to Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, 502 W. Water St., P.O. Box 379, Decorah, IA, 52101-0379
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