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april, 2017

29apr10:00 am- 12:00 pmThe Great Finnish Bread BakeoffKeene, NH

Event Details

A loaf of fresh baked bread brings happiness to even devils. ~Finnish Proverb
If you haven’t had a slice of Finnish cardamom bread with your morning cup of coffee, you haven’t lived. The Historical Society of Cheshire County and the Finnish Heritage Society-Sovittaja invite the general public to sample and sip at their Great Finnish Bread Bake-off on Saturday, April 29th from 10 am-12 pm. For a $5 entry fee, visitors will receive six (6) tickets to taste-test breads. Admission also comes with a ballot for the public to vote for their favorite home baker and commercial baker who will each receive a People’s Choice award. Anyone interested in trying more than six varieties is encouraged to purchase another six tastings for $5.00 more. The People’s Choice award will be announced at 11:30 am. The Finnish Heritage Society-Sovittaja of Rutland, MA, will serve a free cup of coffee to visitors, demonstrate bread making, and answer questions. Tickets for this event may be purchased in advance by visiting www.hsccnh.org. Anyone interested in entering the bake-off as a contestant is asked to contact the Historical Society at 603/352-1895 or email dired@hsccnh.org.

Proceeds from the event support the Historical Society’s educational programming, dedicating to celebrating the variety of cultures and talents that make up Cheshire County. Those interested in becoming a contestant are asked to visit the Historical Society for registration forms and bake-off rules or visit online at www.hsccnh.org. Deadline to enter is April 23, 2017. For more information contact: Jennifer Carroll, Director of Education, Historical Society of Cheshire County at 603/352-1895 or dired@hsccnh.org.

The Finnish Heritage Society-Sovittaja (FHSS) is a non-profit social, cultural and charitable organization devoted to promoting scholarship and Finnish heritage and culture. Sovittaja Park is in Rutland, MA. The Historical Society of Cheshire County is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to collecting, preserving and communicating the history and culture of Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

Historical Society of Cheshire County

246 Main Street, Keene, NH

Organizer

Jennifer Carroll, Director of Education

603-352-1895 dired@hsccnh.org

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