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Friday Vasa festivities

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The first of three parties was held last night in the Celebration Tent. Polka band Alpensterne entertained Vasa volunteers, as seen in this video:


Video: Karen Amundson, dala.mn

The fun continues throughout the weekend, with live music Friday and Saturday nights.

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Tonight, it’s the big Community Celebration – doors open at 4, party starts at 8 and runs until midnight, with the Tim Sigler Band (a Minnesota country act) taking the stage.

See complete Celebration Tent details here.

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Photo: Vasaloppet Facebook

Before the party, there’s also the Vasa Friendship Tour – a short ski run that begins at the Nordic Center, and ends at the library park gazebo.

Everyone is invited – whether you ski or not, there’ll be plenty to do in the park. A beautiful ice skating rink awaits, along with a bonfire, hot chocolate and hot blueberry soup, and plenty of fun in the snow. The event wraps up just in time for the beginning of the Community Celebration, with the tent only two blocks away.

Want to know everything that’s going on this weekend? Get the full schedule of Vasa events

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