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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  •  Scandinavian Craft Fair this Saturday

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  •  The 10th Annual Scandinavian Craft Fair sponsored by Bernt Balchen Lodge #566 Sons of Norway is set for Saturday September 8. The event is at the Central Volunteer Fire House between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.?Enjoy a taste of the Old Country. You will find Scandinavian vendors offering rosemaling, needlecrafts, jewelry, gifts and specialty items, food and baked goods, flea market, something for everyone. Music, craft demonstrations and ethnic food served at their Nordic cafe.?A group of Norewgian immigrants settled in the Rowland area in the early 1900s. Bernt Balchen Lodge #566 was established here in 1977. They are an annual favorite in the July 4th parade in Hawley, where they feature a float designed as a Viking ship.?Central Volunteer Fire Hall is located at 574 Westcolang Rd., Lackawaxen. For information call Bergit Pinkston at (570) 685-1477.
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