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Long Grove international fest Labor Day weekend in historic district

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  • Paul Neumann of Vernon Hills does the Norwegian polka with several dance partners at last year's World Tour.

       Paul Neumann of Vernon Hills does the Norwegian polka with several dance partners at last year's World Tour.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Dave Johnson of Glen Ellyn entertains at the 2011 Long Grove World Tour with his mastery of the bagpipes.

       Dave Johnson of Glen Ellyn entertains at the 2011 Long Grove World Tour with his mastery of the bagpipes.
    Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Music at the 2011 Long Grove World Tour.

      Music at the 2011 Long Grove World Tour.
    Courtesy of Stephanie Krol Public Relations

 
Submitted by Stephanie Krol Public Relations

The Olympic Games in London captured the world's attention and the village of Long Grove celebrates America's melting pot with a special weekend dedicated to all the countries that make this town a special place to visit.

Visitors are invited to stroll the streets during the Long Grove World Tour over Labor Day weekend and explore the its shops. They can dine on international foods and enjoy live ethnic bands all weekend.

There will be a whirlwind of ethnic dance and music, from exotic belly dancers to rhythms of the Lakota Indians, Polish, Irish and Scandinavian bands.

Children will enjoy the various cultural experiences, as well as a face painter and street entertainers.

For information about the village of Long Grove visit www.visitlonggrove.com or call (847) 634-3114.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 1

Covered Bridge Shops

Lions Den Stage, Beer & Food (Polish Sausage & Chicken Kabobs)

10-11 a.m. Troubadours, Lions Den Stage

11-11:20 a.m. Carol Van Der Woude, Finnish-American author, Lion's Den Stage

11:20-noon. Troubadours, Lion's Den Stage.

Noon-1 p.m. Jennifer Pepper Ramsey, ukulele, Lion's Den Stage

1:30-3 p.m. Chicago Spelmanslag, Scandinavian folk, Lion's Den Stage

3:30-6 p.m. Dooley Brothers, Irish Band, Lion's Den Stage.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Face painting by Mr. Krist; Baltic Amber Jewelry; Caricatures by Shiroda

Fountain Square Shops

Italian Cafe.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rhythms of the Lakota Native American; Nifty 50s "Holly Wood Walk of Fame"

Mill Pond Shops

Lower Mill Pond: Greek food, gifts, music, belly dancing

Upper Mill Pond: French theme & cars

Towner Green

Wines & beers from around the world

3-7 p.m. Dave Sarkis, live music

The Village Tavern

Oktoberfest Beer Tent

1:30-5 p.m. German music

4-6 p.m. Oktoberfest Beer Flights

Oak Tree Shops

Gazebo Stage (Beans & Leaves)

10 a.m.-noon. Back Porch Moon

12:30-2:30 p.m. Loose Change & Friends

3-5:30 p.m. Thomas Swenson

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Strolling bagpipers & street entertainers.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 2

Covered Bridge shops

Lions Den Stage, beer & food (Polish sausage & chicken kebabs)

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jim & Jim, Irish folk duo

12:30-1:30 p.m. Latin tap, Kristina's Studio Dance

1:30-2:30 p.m. Nordics, Swedish folk dancers

3:30-6:00 White Saddle Band, country

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Face painting by Mr. Krist; Baltic Amber Jewelry; Caricatures By Shiroda

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Strolling bagpipers & street entertainers.

Fountain Square shops

Italian Cafe

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rhythms of the Lakota Native American; Nifty 50s "Holly Wood Walk of Fame"

Mill Pond Shops

Lower Mill Pond: Greek food, gifts, music, belly dancing

Upper Mill Pond: French theme & cars

Towner Green

Wines & beers from around the World

The Village Tavern

Oktoberfest Beer Tent

1:30-5 p.m. German music

4-6 p.m. Oktoberfest Beer Flights

Oak Tree Shops

Gazebo Stage (Beans & Leaves)

10 a.m.-noon. Gospel Singalong

12:30-2:30 Jimmy Liggett, folk

3-5 p.m. Merv Collins

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Strolling bagpipers & street entertainers.

MONDAY, SEPT. 3

Covered Bridge Shops

Lions Den Stage, beer & food (Polish sausage & chicken kebabs

10:30 a.m.-noon. The A Tempa Duo (Austrian Violin/Cello)

Noon-1 p.m. Leikarringen "Heimhug," Norwegian folk dancers

1-4 p.m. Jimmy Kilian & Honky Chicago, Polish band

4:30-6:30 p.m. Celtic Aires, Irish folk trio

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Face painting by Mr. Krist; Baltic Amber Jewelry; caricatures By Shiroda; rosemalling demonstration by Lynn Stove-Maxson

Fountain Square Shops

Italian cafe; Nifty 50s Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mill Pond Shops

Lower Mill Pond: Greek food, gifts, music & belly dancing

Upper Mill Pond: French theme & cars

Towner Green

Wines & beer from around the World

12:30-1-30 p.m. The Soaring Eagles (Chinese Kung Fu)

The Village Tavern

Oktoberfest Beer Tent

1:30-5 p.m. German music

4-6 p.m. Oktoberfest Beer flights

Oak Tree Shops

Gazebo Stage (Beans & Leaves)

12:30-2:30 p.m. Steve Justman

3-5 p.m. Erich McMann

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Strolling bagpipers & street entertainers

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