Skandia, a Scandinavian holiday celebration, came to the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul for its eighth year on December 15. More than a thousand people came to the eighth annual Skandia celebration. Dina Vaynerman, the Landmark Center’s marketing director, said that more people came this year than in years past, despite bad weather. Vaynerman said that most of the performing groups are local, and about half the vendors come from the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. To view entire slide show with larger images, click here.