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Finnish-American Heritage Association of Ashtabula County
Finnish American Cultural Center in the Spring

WELCOME! to all visitors to the Finnish American Cultural Center on W. 8th St. in historical Ashtabula Harbor.

Events page:
Upcoming meetings and programs 2015:

  Saturday, July 18 Saturday, July 18 at 1 pm, come and meet the cast of "Mrs. Sibelius and the Ghost", as well as the author, Betty Hietikko. There will be a short preview of the play, and some interesting facts about the composer, Jean Sibelius. Also, Mike Eskelin, a pastor associated with the Ashtabula Baptist Church, will dedicate the new brick walkway. Refreshments too! Tickets, $15.00, are now available for the annual August Fish Fry, Aug. 17 at Saybrook Township Park. Play tickets can also be purchase at the FACC for $10.00 each.

Mark your calendars:

July 18 1 pm at the FACC. Dedication of new memorial brick walk way. Preview of the original play," The Ghost and Mrs. Sibelius" . Refreshments.

August 17 Fish Fry Saybrook Park 5 to 7 pm Tickets: $15.00 Reservations a must with Betty Hietikko by August 10. No sales at door.

September 12 Finn Golf Open Chapel Hills Golf Course, contact Bill Asuma

September 19 The original play, "The Ghost and Mrs. Sibelius" to be presented at Bethany Lutheran Church, 3 pm. Tickets: $10.00

The museum open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm from Memorial Day thru Labor Day, other times by appointment. Call Linda Riddell, 440-964-2519 or Elsa Shepard, 440-998-2061.

About Us:
    The Finnish-American Heritage Association of Ashtabula County (FAHA) is an organization dedicated to maintaining and preserving Finnish heritage in our community and county. We strive to gain a broader understanding of Finnish traits, customs, and traditions, and to learn what contributions the Finns have made to life in America.
    Finally, we wish to retain and transmit this knowledge to succeeding generations.