Events

Nordic Music and Arts Festival

A Nordic Music and Arts Festival will be held at the Lion’s Park in Victoria, MN. The festival will include a variety of Scandinavian singers, bands, dancers instrumentalists  performing in an open air setting....

Nordic Kubb Tournament

Nordia House 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland, OR

The Premier Nordic Northwest Nielsen's Challenge Cup KUBB Tournament sponsored by Finlandia Foundation Columbia-Pacific Chapter will be from 2-4pm Saturday September 11th. The Tournament is being facilitated by the Nordic and Portland KUBB Clubs....

Scandinavian Day Festival

Vasa Park 35W217 Route 31, South Elgin, IL

The 2021 Scandinavian Day Festival at Vasa Park, Rt. 31, South, Elgin, Illinois is on! The Scandinavian Park Board voted in early June to go ahead with the 41st Scandinavian Day Festival on Sunday,...

Nordic Innovation Series: Diplomats in Dialogue

This first event in the National Nordic Museum’s Nordic Innovation Series – “Diplomats in Dialogue” – will bring together Anniken Krutnes, Norway’s Ambassador to the United States, and Mikko Hautala, Finland’s Ambassador to the...

ONLINE: Knitting Selbu Mittens

Dating back to 1857, Selbu mittens are one of the most iconic Norwegian garments. They have existed as currency, as souvenirs, and as a source of financial independence for women who had few options....

ONLINE: Sharing Your Family History

This class focuses on several ways to share family history. Topics covered will include writing and publishing, social media, and ideas for engaging younger generations. Register on the Norwegian American Genealogical Center website or call (608)...

$100

Spekemat & Spirits Tasting

Nordia House 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland, OR

As we approach the end of summer, Nordic Northwest will celebrate the traditional Norwegian meal that dates back to what was grown and produced on farms and still enjoyed today. Nordic Northwest’s Cook &...

Norway House Groundbreaking Celebration: Kom Hjem Campaign + Expansion

Norway House 913 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN

You’re invited to celebrate the start of construction of Norway House’s much anticipated expansion! The project is finally breaking ground on Friday, September 17th and they want you there to make it extra special!...

Sons of Norway Loyal Lodge Viking Auction

The Sons of Norway Loyal Lodge is hosting its annual Viking Auction fundraiser. The auction will be held Friday, September 17, in the parish hall of St. James Church Lutheran Church (230 Second Avenue,...

ONLINE: Virtual Studio Visit with Allyce Wood

This studio visit showcases the work and workspace of visual artist, Allyce Wood. Join the National Nordic Museum online for a special tour of Wood's studio, located in the Miller Studio Collective in Georgetown,...

ONLINE: New Nordic Harvest Supper

Join food historian and cookbook author Patrice Johnson for this seasonal cook-along! During this class, you'll prepare a New Nordic supper in your own kitchen as Patrice guides you using seasonal ingredients. The menu will...

ONLINE: FamilieTid: Paper Cutting with Torben Jarstrøm Clausen!

Join celebrated Danish paper cutting artist Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen in a family-friendly event. Exploring the artwork of renowned storyteller Hans Christian Andersen, hear about Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen’s own journey to becoming a paper cutting...

Gallery Talk: Among Forests and Lakes

National Nordic Museum 2655 NW Market St,, Seattle, WA

Join Director of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs Leslie Anne Anderson in the gallery as we explore Among Forests and Lakes: Landscape Masterpieces from the Finnish National Gallery. This exhibition examines how Finnish artists have depicted the landscape...

Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota Presents: Nelson Quartet

Norway House 913 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN

The brilliant Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra violinist, Maureen Nelson kick off the first live event of the 2021 – 2022 Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota programming. Ms. Nelson along with SPCO compatriots, Hyobi Sim...

Nansen’s Pastport

Sjomannskirken i New York 317 E 52nd St, New York, New York

“Nansen’s Pastport”, is an artistic re-invention of Norwegian polar explorer and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen’s eponymous refugee passport from post-Great War Europe. The original Nansen passport from 1921 – 1922 is re-imagined as a climate...

ONLINE: Introduction to Nordic Genealogy

This online series presents genealogical resources and techniques, starting with facts from your personal experience and your family’s history. Research into documentary evidence moves from America into Scandinavia, practicing with the old languages. In...

ONLINE: Empowering Innovation: Sonja Hoel Perkins

Vesterheim is excited to pair the Innovators & Inventors exhibit with a free lecture series that will bring together some of the most creative and inspiring Norwegian-American leaders, thinkers, and artists working today. The lecture series...