Spelmanstämma returns to Scandia

Gammelgården Museum’s annual fiddle gathering, Spelmanstämma, will be Saturday, Aug. 17. Guests are invited to bring their fiddles to play along with musicians from the American Swedish Institute and Nykelharp Lag of the Twin Cities. Art and craft vendor booths open at 10 a.m. Children’s activities inspired from immigrant life of the 1860s are held in the historic buildings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The parade at 1 p.m. begins the music festival.