The 20th annual Scandinavian Christmas Boutique will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, and Saturday, Nov. 17, at Fox Valley Technical College-Waupaca.
There is no entry fee.
FVTC is located on Godfrey Drive, is handicap accessible and has parking.
Those who go to the sale will receive a free gift when they enter.
This year’s rosemaling students will invite attendees to choose a flower from their “rock garden.”
The students have been working on them for several months.
Joining rosemaling teacher Juel Krueger and her students will be Kaye Durrant, leader of the FVTC woodcarvers group, and Mary Beisner, who teaches stained and fused glass at the technical college.
Woodcarvers will demonstrate their craft, showing relief carving, flat plane carving, chip carving and woodburning techniques.
Wooden ornaments, Santas and other items will be for sale.
The stained glass students will have a display of window hangings, ornaments and other gift items. .
Rosemaling will be ongoing throughout the two-day sale, and the painters will be available to explain the steps to create a finished piece.
A variety of rosemaled pieces will be for sale.
In addition, such Scandinavian traditions as lefse making, krumkake baking, Swedish weaving, pattern knitting, cradle loom weaving, Hardanger embroidery, tatting and crocheting will be on display at intervals during the two days.
Coffee and sweets, along with smorbrod, fiskesuppe, Norwegian fish chowder, rommegrot cream pudding and lefse, will be available for lunch.
At 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, “A Small Group of Woodwinds” will perform.
For a sneak peek, go to www.facebook.com and enter “ascandinavianchristmasboutique” in the search box.