The Yule goat (known as a Julbock in Sweden, Julebukk in Norway, or Olkipukki in Finland) in Nordic countries today is best known as a Christmas ornament. The modern version of the Yule goat figure is a decorative goat made out of straw and bound with red ribbons, a popular Christmas ornament often found under… More Do You Let Christmas Get Your Goat?
Advent is almost here. Of course we all know what this means: You can play and listen to holiday music without people thinking you’re “rushing the season.” It’s okay for stores to have holiday decorations. Children start to behave a little bit better. But most importantly. . . It’s almost Christmas! It’s almost Christmas! It’s… More Advent Is In The Air
This Saturday at Ingebretsen’s we will be celebrating Lucia Day (a little early, the official day is December 13). Enjoy Christmas music, pepparkakor, and coffee served by the SvenskarnasDag Girls Choir. We have a post on the legend and history of Lucia Day that you can find here. But there is always a little bit… More Sankta Lucia Day Is Coming