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Christmas Log – Decadent Christmas Roulade

Old Christmas traditions of burning a wooden log in a few European countries (Portuguese, Germany, and others) inspired French chefs to invent a delicious and decadent chocolate dessert, which is...

Coffee and Kolach

Brew a pot of coffee, powder your kolaches, and join NCSML each first Friday of the month for Coffee & Kolach! Each month we'll be discussing a different topic via...

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Old World Christmas Market 2023

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

You do not want to miss our 14th year of making spirits bright. The Old World Christmas Market is inspired by traditional European markets, but with our own Midwest magic....

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Ornament Personalization with Marj Nejdl

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be on hand in the Museum Store to personalize ornaments for you, including the 2023 Limited Edition NCSML Ornament designed by Marj herself....

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Old World Christmas Market 2023

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

You do not want to miss our 14th year of making spirits bright. The Old World Christmas Market is inspired by traditional European markets, but with our own Midwest magic....

Czech Christmas Meal – Fish in Black Sauce

In this class, you will prepare a back-to-basic fish recipe, fish in a black sauce, which is the oldest Czech way of preparing Christmas Eve fish (usually carp). In our...

Czech & Slovak Gingerbread House

For the last couple of years, these series have included traditional Czech and Slovak-decorated gingerbread cookies. This year, you will take it one step further and prepare the entire gingerbread...

Brilliant Bohemian Garnets Guided Tour

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Join Curator Stefanie Kohn for a guided tour of Brilliant Bohemian Garnets, where you'll learn about the history, stories, and significance behind the nearly 200 objects that feature the fiery...

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Ornament Personalization with Marj Nejdl

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library 1400 Inspiration Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Master Czech Folk Artist Marj Nejdl will be on hand in the Museum Store to personalize ornaments for you, including the 2023 Limited Edition NCSML Ornament designed by Marj herself....