Events

ONLINE: How to Host a Gløgg Party with Kristi Bissell

December calls for something cheerful and warm to counteract the cold and lift our spirits. Why not invite friends over for a cozy afternoon of glögg (spiced mulled wine) and some tasty Scandinavian treats? Kristi will...

ONLINE: Needle Felted Reindeer

Known as reindeer in Europe and Caribou in North America, this delightful member of the deer family is critical to the nomadic herding lifestyle of the Sámi people and is also charmingly associated with...

ONLINE: Vesterheim Bokprat (Book Club): We, the Drowned

Dr. Maren Johnson, Luther College's Associate Professor of Nordic Studies and Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies Director, facilitates a monthly bokprat at Vesterheim, discussing Scandinavian authors and Scandinavian life. Seafaring has long been a part of...

Friday Night Lecture Series: Mount Hood Steiner Cabins with Lloyd Musser

Nordia House 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland, OR

Lloyd Musser, local historian, and curator of the Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, will explore the history of Steiner cabins in the Northwest, including features of FOGELBO that make these cabins distinctive at...

Friday Night Lecture Series: Exploring Nordic Runes with Debra Carus

Nordia House 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland, OR

Join Nordic Northwest and Debra Carus, talented NW artist of Elentari Handverk as she explores the meaning and history of runes in Nordic culture and shares her translation of them to modern jewelry. This...