Celebrating Sigmund’s Legacy Oct 18 Agenda

Bicentenary Celebration Weekend October 18 and 19

Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove

Saturday, October 18

2:45    Gathering at the Cinema

3:15    Celebrating the Immigration of Peder and Aase Enger to Spring Grove

3:45    Celebrating the Legacy of Sigmund Årseth in America

        Unveiling bronze

        Exhibition of Art by Sigmund and by his students

5:45    Reception and Music by the Thankful Brass on the CLS Deck*

6:30     Bicentenary Celebration Dinner

Sunday, October 19

9:15    Worship at Trinity

3:00    Bicentenary Celebration Concert at Trinity Church by the Luren Singers with Special Guests: the Youth from Norwegian Ridge Choral Camp

4:15   Reception at the Heritage Center

Longer Version:

Bicentenary Celebration Weekend October 18 and 19
Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove

Saturday, October 18

Commence at 2:45 by gathering at the Cinema
Welcome from Giants
Introduction of Special Guests: Enger Family
Årseth Family
Royal Norwegian Consulate General Gary Gandrud
Welcome from Consulate General
Introduction of Steve Kemp, Enger Garden Designer

3:15 Ribbon Cutting at Enger Garden Gate
Dedication Remarks by Irene Navarre
Garden Tour narrated by Steve Kemp

3:45 Introduction of Craig Bergsgaard, Sculptor
Remarks by Craig
Unveiling of life-size bronze of Sigmund Årseth by the Årseth family. Sigmund was chosen by the King of Norway as the most revered Artist of 2010

Coffee and Norwegian cookies on the decks of the Heritage Center
Exhibit of art created by Sigmund Årseth students and reception to honor the students. Filming of students recalling their teacher and his unique methods of teaching painting, to be documented and presented to Ingebjørg

5:45 Music by the Thankful Brass on the Deck
Open Cash Bar and light hors d’oeuvres

6:30 Bicentenary Celebration Dinner with tributes honoring the life of Sigmund: Sallie DeReus, Norma Wangsness
Auction of Rare Sigmund Creations

Sunday, October 19

9:15 Worship at Trinity
Recognition of Enger and Årseth Guests
Coffee Fellowship

3:00 Bicentenary Celebration Concert at Trinity Church by the Luren Singers, oldest Norwegian-American Male Chorus in the world, directed by Dr. David Judisch

4:15 Reception at the Heritage Center
Filming of artists continues

6:00 Closing of Exhibit of art created by Sigmund Årseth students

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