This happens at Skansen in March

By on February 6, 2017

The month of March begins with winter sports events of various kinds. Later in the month, you can take the opportunity to visit the craft environments in the City Quarter that is not open very often this time of year: March 11 to 12 Gravörverkstaden, the Pharmacies and March 18 to 19 Gold and silver smithy. On March 22 lecture Agneta Magnusson of the trendy gråårterna and 29 March tells gardeners Andreas Hellström on how to create an apple tree starting with a nice variety that occurred at Skansen.

Sportsholiday Activities February 25 to March 5
Grilling Sausages, kicks and toboggans
On Bollnästorget you can grill sausages and get information about what is happening at Skansen during sports holiday. There is the possibility to buy sausage in place. If weather permits, there are kicks, toboggans and skis to try, otherwise play with stilts, hoops and other fun every sports holidays day between 10:00 to 16:00

Listen to tales and stories by the fire
In the warmth of the Back Mats cabin you can listen to Marianne Engström telling for small and large every sports holiday day at 11:00 to 15:00

Try on carving
In Skogens house, you can try carving with skilled trainers who are on hand to assist every sports holiday day at 10:00 to 16:00

Open circus school
Learn how to balance on the ball, walk on tightrope, juggling with balls, rock with hula hoop and climb in cloth etc. all weekdays on sports holidays between 11.00 and 15.00. Open circus school in Bragehallen going on then every Saturday until April 22.

Meet Skogsmulle
On March 4 at 12:00 to 14:00 you can meet Skogsmulle at Skogsarbetarkojan.

Sportive in the 1930s
The outdoor enthusiasts in family in the ironmongery home prepare packed lunch in the kitchen and Konsum shop next door stays open every sports holiday days 10:00 to 16:00

Visit in in Skogsarbetarkojan
Here you can see how lumberjacks lived 100 years ago, every sports holiday days 10:00 to 16:00.

Animals in winter
In Skogens house you can see the exhibition Animals in winter or cozy up in the book corner every sports holiday days 10:00 to 16:00

Talk About The Reindeer at 12:30 to 12:40 every sports holiday days. Other times, weekends 12:30 to 12:40.

Talking about the white-backed woodpecker at 12:45 to 12:55 every sports holiday days. Other times, weekends 12:45 to 12:55.

Talk of the wolf and wolverine at 13:30 to 13:40 every sports holiday days. Other times, weekends 13:30 to 13:40

Circus Skansen
Young artists in front of the circus at the highest level with acrobatics, juggling and magic. A great show for all the children with circus dreams. Premiere January 17 at 14:00 to 14:45, performances in Bragehallen every Sunday until April 23 at 12:00 and 14:00. Ticket kids 30:-, adult 50:-

NEW! Guided introduction to Skansen in English weekdays 11:00 to 11:40

Open in houses and farms in March:
All days: The Älvros Farmstead, Statarlängan, the Pottery, the Hardware store. Stockholms glass works, The Bakery, Snuff and match museum, Weekends: Back Mats cottage, Bokbinderiet, Boktryckeriet
March 11 to 12: Gravörverkstaden, the Pharmacy
March 18 to 19 Gold and silver smithy

Opening with food, refreshments and shops
All days: The Big Swing Taverne, Våffelbruket at Bollnästorget, Skansen Terrassen, Pavilion Matsäcken, Flickorna Helin in Skånska mine, Skansen shop at LillSkansen and Logen, Skansen aquarium shop
Weekends: Café Nyloftet, Restauration Gubbhyllan, Bollnäsgrillen

Lill-Skansen
Children’s own zoo opening hours March, at 10:00 to 15:00 on weekdays and 10:00 to 16:00 on weekends and school vacation days.

Riding tours
Pony riding is going on weekdays from 13:00 to 14:00 at and 11:00 to 15:00 during weekends and school holidays. 50: –

Talk and food
Feeding the patch owls every day at 13:00
Grey seals in the upper seal basin gets baltic herring every day at 14: 00-14.10
Guarezorna in Our Africa receive food every day at 14:30 to 14:40
Talk about the elk weekends at 14:30 to 14:40
Farm tour to the animals at Skånegården weekends 14.30-15.00

Courses, evenings and lectures

Window renovation March 15
During this craft evening demonstrated how windows renovated with care using traditional methods and materials

Wood repair March 18
Carpenters Anders Utas shows how to work with the most common types of wood repairs such as soling and replacement of the dowel.

Grey pea school March 22
Grey peas were cultivated long before the yellow peas and they were an important source of protein for both humans and animals. Cultural studies and seed growers Agneta Magnusson lectures about the trendy small peas.

Bud Boards March 25
Slöjdare Ramon Persson shows how to manufacture bud boards which gives a good introduction to working with traditional hand tools; saw, shock razor, rubank plaster planer, moulder, drill swing, knife and tape knife.

Care of tools March 26
Wood carvers Ramon Persson shows how to prepare old tools so that they are at least as good as those you can buy new today.

Create your own apple tree March 29
Gardeners Andreas Hellström goes through the apple’s history, basic knowledge of tree biology, basics of fruit and why you have to graft and the first years of cropping. Fully booked but with reserve list.

With reservation for changes.

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