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Music in the Chapel

Music in the Chapel: Twin Cities Hardingfelelag

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Historic Memorial Chapel
$15 in advance | $20 at the door
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Music in the Chapel

The Music in the Chapel series showcases an eclectic range of performers and local musicians for musical performances that showcase the acoustical charms of this historic and unique architectural landmark, right in the heart of the city.

Join us for a special performance by Twin Cities Hardingfelelag in the beautiful and historic Lakewood Chapel.

About Twin Cities Hardingfelelag

Featuring five Hardanger fiddles on one stage, the Twin Cities Hardingfelelag delight listeners with their reverberant sounds, rollicking asymmetric rhythms, and festive Norwegian clothing. The Hardanger fiddle is the national folk instrument of Norway that produces exquisitely resonant tones, in part because it has twice as many strings as a traditional violin. The group’s repertoire offers a rich array of folk dance styles that is sure to set your imagination in motion.

The Historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel

This event will take place in the beautiful and historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel. This stunning building was built in 1910 by architect Harry Wild Jones, and is modeled after the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul. It is one of the only examples of Byzantine style chapels in the US, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Click here for more information on the Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

Signs will be posted directing you to the event location or click here for GPS navigation through Google Maps.

Bike parking is also available at a bike rack near the front gate.

Parking

Parking is available on any of the roads inside Lakewood’s gates unless otherwise noted with a no parking sign. Handicap parking will be available near the chapel entrance. Lakewood does not have an onsite parking lot – it is street parking only. This means you may have to park a short distance away and walk. We strongly encourage carpooling and taking public transportation.

Bussing 

There is a bus that stops right outside of Lakewood’s gates.

Biking

Lakewood’s bike rack is located near the main gate.

Accessibility Notice

Due to the historic nature of this venue, there are limited accessibility accommodations that can be made. Accessibility notices are below:

  • Handicap accessible parking will be available near the entrance of the chapel
  • A ramp is available leading into the chapel
  • All seating is in fixed pews – there is some room in the back of the venue for a wheelchair but it is limited
  • A handicap accessible restroom is only available in the lower level of the building and does require guests to go outside and around the back of the building – there is no onsite elevator.
  • Two single stall restrooms are available on the main level but cannot accommodate a wheelchair.

We apologize for these inconveniences. While we strive to be welcoming to all, there are limitations within this historic space. If you have any questions about accommodations or accessibility needs please contact us at 612-540-5165 or events@lakewoodcemetery.org

Restrooms

Two single stall restrooms are available in the chapel. An additional restroom is available in the lower level of the chapel but can only be accessed via stairs or going outside and around the building.

Questions? Call the Lakewood events line at 612-540-5165 or email to events@lakewoodcemetery.org

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