Threshing Bee in September

Threshing Bee 2014

Saturday, September 20th
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Celebrate an old-time Threshing Bee in an authentic pioneer setting complete with a wide variety of demonstrations and our mouth-watering, rib-sticking threshing dinner.

Throughout the grounds you can come see how farming chores were done in the past including: threshing oats, corn shelling, rope making, blacksmithing, butter churning, and cutting lumber with a portable sawmill.  There will be pioneer craft demonstrations, wagon rides, kids scavenger hunt, antique engines, farm machinery and more. There will also be a bake sale - while it lasts, and caramel apples, too!

Don't forget to call Norskedalen at 608.452.3424 and make reservations for a delicious threshing dinner featuring slow cooked roast beef, boiled potatoes, vegetables, milk or coffee, and pie: 2013 Rate:  Adults $12; kids (age 4 - 11), $6. You'll hear the meal bell ring calling in the hardworking crew at noon to start the dinner.  Workers first !  Meal Reservations due by Friday, September 12, 2014.

Regular Admission rates apply.  Welcome to Norskedalen! 

2015 Threshing Bee will be August 22nd. 

Photo credit: John Zoerb - filling oat bag;