KALENTERI – Mark your calendars!
If you know of an upcoming Finnish event in the Chicagoland area, please forward to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
December 6, 2016, thru December 6, 2017, FASM and other Milwaukee and Chicagoland Finnish Organizations will be planning/having events to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Finland's Independence, "Suomi 100". The theme is "Together" As events are finalized they will be posted to the FASM Calendar. Stay tuned!
If you want to offer your time and talent, even if not a member of any Finnish organization or Finnish, contact us.
Updated 11/13/2017. Event flyers with more details can be found under the "Newsletter" tab.
2017 Holiday Folk Fair International November 17-19, 2017
Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8200 West Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214. The Finnish American Society of Milwaukee will have a booth. Nordic food, fun, music and Christmas shopping.
Muriel Anderson Saturday, November 25 at 8pm
Muriel Anderson with guest Michael Kelsey at Downers Grove North High School Auditorium, 4436 N Main Street, Downers Grove, IL. Advance tickets $22, $25 at door, $15 advance for students and seniors or at door $17.
Gala Celebration of Finland's Independence Friday, December 1, 2017
Join Finnish American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest and Finnish American Society of the Midwest in celebrating Finland's Independence. The event will be held at the Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago. The "Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago" will be entertainment playing the early big band era music. Information regarding the event and the registration form can be found under the "Newsletter" tab.
Merry Christmas-Treasurer Maria Pappas Invites Friday, December 1, 2017
Treasurer Maria Pappas cordially invites everyone to the Cook County Treasurer's Office to celebrate Christmas with music and festivities. Eeva and Reijo Kallio will have decorated a tree for Finland. Friday, December 1, from 5pm-6:30pm. Cook Country Building, 118 N. Clark Street, Suite 112, Chicago. Please RSVP at 312-603-6931. Stop by and see the trees before going to the Gala at the Chicago Culture Center!
NORDIC Night & Celebration of Suomi 100 Saturday, December 2, 2017
Milwaukee Finnish American Society is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Finland's Independence at Ann Sather Restaurant, Chicago. Invitations will be mailed to FASM paid members in October. $75 per person. RSVP by November 5. Space limited.
Finland School's "FINLAND 100 Independence Party" Saturday, December 2, 2017
Meets 10am to 12 noon. At the Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Check website or Chicagon Suomi Koulu Facebook page for additional information.
100th Anniversary of Finland's Independence Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Plans are being made to celebrate throughout 2017 in the Milwaukee and Chicagoland areas Finland's 100th Anniversary of Independence. As events are finalized, they will appear on the FASM website under "Calendar" tab. Stay tuned for an eventful/exciting year!
Juli Wood Quartet Thursday, December 7, 2017, 8pm
Juli Wood Quartet will be performing at the Jazz Estate, 2423 N. Murray Avenue, Milwaukee, from 8pm to 11pm. $5 Cover charge. They will be playing Finnish folk songs from her record "Synkka Metsa/Dark Forest"
Finnladies and Suomi Koulu at Museum of Science and Industry Saturday, December 16, 2017, 11am
The Finnladies of Chicagoland and Chicagon Suomi Koulu will have a program "Celebrating Christmas Around the World and Holiday of Lights" on Saturday, December 16, at 11am at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Take time to see the decorated tree of Finland. Come and enjoy the singing and dancing! And bring a friend!
Chicago Suomi Koulu Saturday, January 6, 2018
Meets at 10am to 12 noon at the Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Check the website or Facebook for additional information.
Chicago Suomi Koulu Saturday, Feburary 3, 2018
Meet 10am to 12 noon at the Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Check their website or Facebook page for additional information.
Chicago Suomi Koulu Saturday, March 3, 2018
Meets at 10am to 12 noon at Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Check their website or Facebook page for additional information.
Scandinavian Park Annual Dinner Dance Saturday, March 24, 2018
At Avalon Banquets, Elk Grove Village, IL.
Finnish Symphonic Metal Icons "NIGHTWISH" Saturday, March 31, 2018
NIGHTWISH will be appearing at the Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W Lawrence, Chicago 60640. www.aragon.com. The tour will compromise a 22 song set list of songs never played live before with several of their "hits". The set list has been made and will be released in the Spring via a double CD released by Nuclear Blast. Every person who buys a ticket will get the cd for free. Tickets on sale at www.EnterTheVault.com beginning June 9, 2017. VIP tickets: $195.50 (includes ticket, early entry, cd, tour poster, meet n greet}; General: $55; Day of: $60. Meet n Greet: 5pm; Doors open: 6:30pm; Show: 8pm. Presenting station: Rebel Radio
Chicago Suomi Koulu Saturday, April 7, 2018
Meets 10am to 12 noon at the Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Check their website or Facebook page for additional information.
Chicago Suomi Koulu Saturday, May 5, 2018
Meets 10am to 12 noon at Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Check out website or Facebook page for additional information.
Chicago Suomi Koulu Saturday, June 2, 2018
End of School Year Celebration! Meets 10am to 12 noon at the Estonian House, 14700 Estonian Lane, Riverwoods. Check out their website or Facebook page for additional information.