Kraftskiva: Get the look

Kraftskiva is coming! That's the traditional Swedish crayfish party, which happens in August, at the time of the big harvest. Here to tell us about a couple of upcoming parties, and show us how to get the look for your own Kraftskiva party at home is Mpls.St.Paul Magazine editor Allison Kaplan.

Get the look

American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Ave. S., Mpls., 612-871-4907,

Cooks of Crocus Hill, five metro locations,

Askov Finlayson,

AlwaysMod, 905 Decatur Ave. N., Golden Valley, 763-746-5600,

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Kraftskiva events in the Twin Cities

Kraftskiva! 2015 in the North Loop, presented by Askov Finlayson, The Bachelor Farmer and Marvel Bar with performances by POLICA, Ra Ra Riot and others. Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 and benefit the Mississippi River Fund.

ASI Crayfish Party. An evening of food, drinks, and singing under the lanterns of the American Swedish Institute Courtyard. Saturday, Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 at 

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