Updated: June 16, 2014 4:06PM
Norsk Museum openweekends this summer
The Norsk Museum, a showcase of Norwegian art, industry and faith, will host visitor weekends through September.
This year, marks the 175th anniversary of the Rev. Elling Eielsen building, the first Norwegian Lutheran church in America in 1839. The original church was a two-story log cabin, near the Cleng Peerson Memorial on Route 71. This log cabin burned down about seven years later and was replaced with the present church behind the Norway Store. Today this building is used as the Norsk Museum.
The museum will be open Saturdays and Sundays in June, July, August and September. Call 815-343-5070 or email email@example.com.
Learn home-brewing secrets at library
Learn about home-brewed beer during “You Can Brew It!” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the Yorkville Public Library, 902 Game Farm Road.
Scott Pointon, librarian by day and award-winning home-brewer by night, will discuss the history of home brewing and the styles of beer that can be brewed at home, as well as the equipment, ingredients, and the basic steps of the brewing process.
Since entering his first home-brew competition in 2009, Pointon has won countless awards for his home brews, including first place Midwest Homebrewer of the Year in 2012.
Visit youcanbrewit.webs.com or contact the library at 630-553-4354 to learn more.
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