Wednesday 24/07

10:00–17:00 Tatting course

Poselli, Nortamonkatu 12. Tatting is a method of making lace with a small shuttle. The method brings unlimited chances of creating jewellery, book marks, small doilies etc. For more information, search online: “frivolite” or “tatting”. Course is for both beginners and more advanced enthusiasts. Bring your own equipment, or buy or borrow equipment from the teacher. Teacher: Risto Lindholm. The course fee (20€) will be paid in cash upon arrival. Enrollment on opistopalvelut.fi/rauma or tel. + 358 50 303 9671 (pre-register by Friday 12/07).

12:00 Midday moment of music

The Church of the Holy Cross, Luostarinkatu 1. Organ music.

13:00 Hike and recover on the Omenapuumaa nature trail

The trail starts at Keskuspuisto park, outside Cafe Passion, Valtakatu 2 B. The trail involves hiking on the beach and in the forest. Enjoy the peace and quiet of nature and learn how nature can improve your wellbeing under the guidance of a nature connection guide. The trail will include small and relaxing nature connection exercises and exploring nature through other fun activities. Black pot coffee and small snacks will be enjoyed in the midst of nature.  The length of the trail is approximately 6km. Remember to pack weather appropriate clothing, sturdy and preferably waterproof shoes, and something to drink. The participation fee (60 €) includes guide services, transport, coffee and snacks. Duration: approx. 3.5–4 h. The trail is intended for people over 12 years of age. Participants must pre-register at www.hikenjoy.fi/en. Additional information tel. +358 45 869 5345.

15:00–20:00 Maritime historical summer day

Fåfänga, by Kiikartorni lookout tower, Suvitie 10.

12:00, 14:00 and 16:00 Sailings to the Bothnian Sea
Starts from Merijakamo dock, Suvitie 14. Tickets 25€/person (incl. coffee and snacks).

19:00 Raumanmeri summer evening
Maritime community singing with Jani and Riina Järvi, Perttu Suominen in accordion. Traditional boats introduced. Coffee in Nokka art croft.

16:00 and 18:00 Laura & Kari duo

Courtyard of Kontio Café, Kuninkaankatu 9. Songs about sea and light music in the local Rauma dialect. Vocals – Laura Suominen, accompaniment – Kari Vuorisalo.

16:00–20:00 Evening market with programme

Old Rauma Market square. Open to everyone. 5€/table, an extra table 3€.

16:00 Anitan viulut – Violin group
16:30 Ikinuoret – Folk dancing group
17:00 Miss Lace candidates introduce themselves
18:00 Warm up and a humorous relay race
19:00 Pläkkploosarit – Brass band

Old Rauma relay race

The race starts at the Old Rauma Market Square. The event starts with a warm-up exercise. A playful relay race in teams of four. The race takes place in the streets of Old Rauma. Team members have to come up with a fun name for their team, matching outfits, and a baton, which can be pretty much anything (a baby carriage, a fire extinguisher, a ball, a bat, etc.). Each member will run a distance of approximately 500 meters. The race will not be timed. The most original outfits and batons will be awarded. Sign your team up here (form in Finnish). For more information contact iida.elonen@rauma.fi.

Concert at Monna Chapel

Monna Chapel, Kodisjoentie 284. The summer concert features musical performances by children.