The Great Finnish Bread Bakeoff
Name: The Great Finnish Bread Bakeoff
Date: April 29, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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 from10am-12pm. 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 11:30am. 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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.