Daughters of Norway
Celebrating Our Norwegian Heritage for over 100 Years!

2023 Arrangementer (Events)

Døtre av Norge ønskes deg velkommen til å delta i våre begivenheter!  Vi har et fantastisk søsterskap.  Bli med oss i å bevare vår kulturarv
(The Daughters of Norway welcomes you to participate in our public events!  We have a wonderful sisterhood.  Join us in preserving our heritage.)

Check the "list of lodges" to find a lodge near you!  Each lodge offers various cultural, informational, guest speakers and crafts at their monthly meetings as well as field trips to Scandinavian events.

Non-Daughters of Norway events are preceded with an asterisk*.

44th Annual Norsk Høstfest (Norwegian Fall Festival) - September 27th - 30th - Minot, ND - This is North America's largest Scandinavian Festival.  The Mina Aasen Lodge #55 in Minot, North Dakota is inviting members/families to attend the 2023 Høstfest.  We are encouraging sisters to help work in the Daughters of Norway and Mina Aasen #55 Lodge booth, or in the volunteer demonstration booth, to show varieties of Nordic crafts during the festival. Please email Paulette Aasen at bispsych@yahoo.com  Co-Chairs for the Mina Aasen Lodge Høstfest Committee are Paulette Aasen and Jill Beatty. The Høstfest website for more information, accommodations and tickets is: https://hostfest.com/

Nordic Festival - October 7, 2023 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Mt. View Lutheran Church, 3505 - 122nd Ave E, Edgewood, WA - Hosted by Embla #2 (Tacoma, WA) -Traditional music, arts, crafts, cookies, lefse, Scandinavian food, & more!  Free parking, $2.00 admission (children under 12 free).  For more information: https://www.daughtersofnorway.org/files/3316/8168/9802/2023_NF_FLYER_-_full_sheet-.pdf

Nordic Fair - October 28, 2023 - Stanwood Fairgrounds - Stanwood, WA - Hosted by Ingeborg # 43 (Stanwood, WA) - More information coming.

Døtre av Norge Convention - July 16-19, 2025 - Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center

*Nordic Northwest Friday Night Lecture Series Archives - https://www.nordicnorthwest.org/past-friday-night-lecture-series - Nordic Northwest has an archive of lectures relating to Nordic culture, history, and other topics.

*Crossing North Podcast - https://scandinavian.washington.edu/crossing-north-podcast - The University of Washington Department of Scandinavian Studies produces an ongoing monthly podcast focusing on Scandinavian and Baltic society and culture.  There are quite a few back episodes including an interview with Marc Smith, the Director of Animation Story for Disney's Frozen 2.

*Skandia Music and Dance Events - Pacific Northwest (and Beyond!) -  Skandia music hosts both in-person and online (Zoom) events.  They are an active group who have Nordic dance lessons, dance events, and nordic music "jams".  Please check Skandia's website at skandia-folkdance.org for the latest info on events.