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Sat 28.5. Garden Day
Harjuranta Nursery Garden
Hiireläntie 73, 78710 Varkaus

5.6., 9.7. and 30.7. Agility Competition
Training field 1 | www.varps.net
Osmajoentie 102, 78200 Varkaus

Sat 11.6. Open villages -event (Avoimet kylät)
Different exercises
Harjuranta Village hut (Harjurannan Kylätupa) | www.harjurannankyla.suntuubi.com

Sat 11.6. Open villages -event (Avoimet kylät -tapahtuma)
At 10–14 in Kangaslampi marketplace. Local food and other activities. 
www.kangaslamminkylayhdistys.fi

IN MAY, JUNE AND AUGUST
Cruises to order in Lady of the Lake electric boat.
www.lakelandgte.fi

Kalakukko the street train – The wild 50’s in Varkaus
Includes Finnish fact, fiction and entertainment.
Narrated by Lempi ”Liimaska” Liimatainen.
Starts at the Old Station 21.6., 28.6., 8.7., 11.7.,
20.7. and 27.7. at 18.00 and from the City Hall 13.8. at 12.

Kalakukko the street train city tours
In July every Tuesday and Thursday at 13, 14 and 15.
Jump in from the library, water tower, Hertunranta, Scandic Oscar, marina of Taipale and the café of Taipale.
www.soisalo-opisto.fi

13. – 19.6. Vekara-Varkaus festivals 
Happy festivals for children with food theme. Different kinds of competitions, adventures and working shops to make your stay memorable. | www.vekara-varkaus.fi

Old Warkaus at Päiviönsaari marketplace
14.6., 28.6., 5.7., 15.7., 19.7., 26.7., 2.8., 9.8., ja 16.8. 
Entertainment at 17-20. 
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Thu 16.6. ja 14.7. Summer street nights
At 17.30 Loads of entertainment and food in Kauppakatu shopping street.
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Fri 24.6. Midsummer festival
At Spa Hotel Kuntoranta | www.kuntoranta.fi

29.6. – 20.7. every wednesday at 17
Guided walking tours (only in Finnish)
• Takana elämän tuulet – vanhan hautausmaan tarinoita 29.6. ja 13.7.
Guided by teacher Selma Samuelsson/ Katriina Nieminen
Starts from the gate of Ala-Kankku the graveyard
• ”Rankan” raitilla Lehtoniemessä 6.7.
Guided by laundress of Insnyörskä Alma/ Pirjo Soininen.
Tour is 3 km long and the duration about 1,5 h
Starts from the crossroads of Route 23 and Lehtoniementie.
• Muistoja Taipaleen kanavan rannoilta 20.7.
Guided by the maid of Ruukinpatruuna Tilta/ Maarit Ristikangas.
Starts from the parking lot of Taipale channel

Varkauden Oppaat ry, tickets 5 €.

Sat 2.7. Finnish Volvo club 40 years old 
Includes around 100 volvos from the 1930s..
• The car parade starts at 10 o’clock and drives in the route of:
Spa Hotel Kuntoranta – Puurtila – Taipale – Kauppakatu – Taulumäki
• At 12 – 14 you can see the cars at Avain Vaunu, address: Harjulantie 4, 78850 Varkaus
• At 18 cars return to Spa Hotel Kuntoranta where you can see them.
Contact: 
Jarmo Korhonen
te. +358 (0)40 587 4846
www.suomenvolvokerho.com

2. – 3.7. Kangaslampi day
Finland Championship of throwing a milking stool 2.7. at 12.30, entertainment at the marketplace at 11-15, evening festival in Manttu at 17-18 and summer theatre.
Playing field and Manttu | www.kangaslamminkyla.fi

6.7., 13.7., 20.7., 27.7. and 3.8. Park club for everyone
Every Wednesday at 9 – 11 Traffic Park (Liikennepuisto), next to Kuoppakangas työkeskus

Sat 9.7. Social evening in old time style
Entertainment and competition at 17-20 and dance at 20-24.
Toukola, Viljolahti. www.toukola.fi

14. – 17.7. Warkaus Pit Stop 523
• Thu 14.7. Summer Street Night
• Fri 15.7. Old times at Päiviönsaari Marketplace
• Sat 16.7. Music at Taulumäki marketplace and Hertunranta
• Sun 17.7. Relaxing day with good food and bargains at Restaurants Nizza and Morton.
FB / Warkaus Pit Stop 523

18. – 23.7. Dekkarit festival 2016
The biggest detective film and book festival in Finland.
FB / Dekkarit

Fri 22.7. and 12.8. Evening Marketplace in Kangaslampi
Darts competition, buffet and entertainment. 
www.kangaslamminkyla.fi

Sat 23.7. Fishing competition in the shore
Competition at 9-12 in Kangaslampi marina,
fish meal for free at Soidinluoto lean-to at 13
www.kangaslamminkyla.fi

Sat 30.7. Flee market 
At Taulumäki Marketplace

Sat 30.7. Harjuranta Day
Traditional summer event, entertainment for whole family.
Harjurannan Kylätupa and Kesäteatteri.
www.harjurannankyla.suntuubi.com

Sun 31.7. Härkämäki Sun Day VI
Varkaus Kassiopeia ry 15 years old.
Presentations, getting to know to observatory and nature trail.
Club house of Härkämäki Observatory | www.kassiopeia.net

8. – 10.8. Camp for good health
Puurtila | www.ajatonterveys.fi

Sat 13.8. Wilderness event
Kurenlahti. Organised by Kangaslampi Ranta Erä ry and Kangaslammin
Riistanhoitoyhdistys.

Sat 27.8. Farm market
Delicious food and handcraft from local area at Taulumäki Marketplace.

Sat 27.8. Venetian Festival
Different entertainment for whole family. In the evening the bonfire will be lighted.
Spa Hotel Kuntoranta | www.kuntoranta.fi