Events

ONLINE: Vesterheim April Bokprat (Book Club)

Dr. Maren Johnson, Luther College's Associate Professor of Nordic Studies and Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies Director, facilitates a monthly bokprat (book club), discussing Scandinavian authors and Scandinavian life. Join this month for a conversation about...

2-Day Bunad Class

Finish your bunad for 17. mai or get started on one for next year! Bunad Creations is hosting a class at her studio in Spokane, WA. Class is limited to 4 students, so book...

$125

ONLINE: Virtual Nordic Stories: Miss Jaster’s Garden

Join the National Nordic Museum for story time and craft with their special guest, children's librarian Sara Jensen. We will listen to the story Miss Jaster's Garden, by Danish author N.M. Bodeker. Hedgie the Hedgehog lives in a...

ONLINE: Thursday Night Soup: Fish Chowder

Join celebrated Nordic cookbook author and food historian Patrice Johnson (AKA the Nordic Food Geek) to make a traditional Nordic-style fish chowder. Fish is an important part of many food traditions around the world...

$30

ONLINE: Sámi-Inspired Sparkle Hoop Earrings

Explore a new “twist” on a traditional craft in this Vesterheim Folk Art School Class! Using pewter wire thread and a macramé style weave, students will create a pair of hoop earrings with a...

$115

ONLINE: Rick Steves—Travel to the Nordic Countries

Join Nordic Northwest for a lively evening with Rick Steves, widely considered America’s most respected authority on travel to Europe. Steves will highlight travel to the Nordic countries with special sites to visit, travel...

$10

Nordic Vintage Sale

Nordia House 8800 SW Oleson Rd., Portland

Nordic Northwest's Nordic Vintage & Treasure sale returns! If you are in the market for vintage Nordic collectibles, apparel, dishes, glassware, linens, artwork and other unique treasures, come and explore the Nordic Vintage &...

Syttende Mai Festival: Stoughton, Wisconsin

Stoughton, Wisconsin Stoughton

Stoughton's Syttende Mai Festival is a weekend-long celebration of Norwegian heritage featuring fun activities and cultural experiences for the whole family. Join in for three days of parades, amazing food and drink, arts and...

Syttende Mai Parade & Weekend Fest in SE Minnesota

Giants of the Earth Heritage Center 163 W Main, Spring Grove

Join in the fun at Spring Grove's Syttende Mai parade and weekend fest with social distancing and masks! Many events are outside as usual. You can even buy a mask to compliment your bunad!...

ONLINE: Ager Association Syttende Mai Celebration

Tickets for the Ager Association's Syttende Mai 2021 are now on sale! Join in to celebrate Norwegian Constitution Day virtually this year. TO GO dinner(s) will be available for pick-up between 4:00 and 5:00...

The National Nordic Museum is open for Syttende Mai!

National Nordic Museum 2655 NW Market St,, Seattle

Happy Syttende Mai—Norwegian Constitution Day! Most years, the Ballard neighborhood celebrates with special parties, a banquet, a parade, and lots of family fun. Although COVID-19 restrictions mean we must wait until next year to...

ONLINE: Vesterheim May Bokprat (Book Club)

Dr. Maren Johnson, Luther College's Associate Professor of Nordic Studies and Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies Director, facilitates a monthly bokprat, discussing Scandinavian authors and Scandinavian life. Join in Dr. Johnson in May for a...

ONLINE: Virtual Kids’ Craft: Make Your Own Ski Jumper

How far can a ski jumper jump? Make your own ski jumper at home with this crafty experiment! Materials needed: straws of two sizes (one wider than the other) ruler pens/coloring pencils ski jumper...