On September 21, 2018

Vikings invade Killington

Saturday, Sept. 22—KILLINGTON—Vikings are coming to Killington, Saturday, Sept. 22, for the Vermont Viking Invasion held at the Sherburne Memorial Library. Come enjoy authentic encampments, hands-on workshops, storytelling, food, games, and a mead tent, to name a few things. There will be fun for all ages!

The event is open to the public, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The schedule for the day is as follows:

11 a.m. – Western Holmgang Competition on the field
12 p.m. – Gudrid The Wanderer storyteller in the library meeting room
1 p.m. – Line fight on the field
2 p.m. – Skaldic poetry workshop in the library meeting room
3 p.m. – Eastern Holmgang Competition on the field
4 p.m. – Fibercrafts workshop in the library meeting room
5 p.m. – Bridge fight on the field

Photo opportunities with the longboat will be available all day Saturday on the South lawn, as well as a Viking Kissing Booth. Free books will be available on the front porch of the library. Vendors and crafts/activities for kids will round out the day.

Admission is free with a non-perishable food item for the Vermont Food Bank or the humane society.

Sherburne Memorial Library is located at 2998 River Road in Killington. For more information, visit Facebook and search Vermont Viking Invasion.

Courtesy Vermont Viking Invasion
Vikings raise their swords during an earlier event held in Killington, promoting the coming invasion.

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