Norwegian National League
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Sept 10 (Su) 38th Annual Scandinavian Day, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Vasa Park, South Elgin, IL, $10.00 adults, children under 12 free, 847-695-6720 www.scandinaviandayil.com
Sep 16 (Sa) VISIT THE VIKING SHIP! Come visit the Viking in 2017! Exhibit will be open from 1:00-4:00 PM on the following dates: September 16, October 21, November 11-12 (10AM-4PM). http://www.vikingship.us/
Sep 30 (Sa) Scandinavian Park 15th Annual Fish Boil and Harvest Festival, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Vasa Park, South Elgin, IL $20.00 per person, Judy 630-883-8619 www.vasaparkil.com
Oct 8 (Su) 10:00AM Leif Erikson Day
Each October the League lays a wreath at the statue of Leif Erikson in Humboldt Park to commemorate the early Viking discovery of North America. Meet at the statue in Humboldt Park
1440 N. Humboldt Drive
(west of N. Humboldt Dr., and north of the field house driveway within Humboldt Park
Oct 21 (Sa) VISIT THE VIKING SHIP! Come visit the Viking in 2017! Exhibit will be open from 1:00-4:00 PM on the following dates: October 21, November 11-12 (10AM-4PM). http://www.vikingship.us/
Nov 5 (Su) SON Polar Star Lodge Høstfest, 11:30AM to 3:30 PM, St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Montgomery, IL, www.polarstarlodge.com
Nov 8 (We) Christmas Around the World - DECORATING OUR TREE. We decorate our Norwegian Christmas tree at the Museum of Science and Industry and ask you to participate.
Nov 11-12 (Sa) VISIT THE VIKING SHIP! Come visit the Viking in 2017! Exhibit will be open from 10AM-4PM http://www.vikingship.us/
Nov 11-12 (Sa-Su) Norsk Jul Market Rosemaling Sale and “Cottage in the Woods” Holiday Gifts and Bake Sale, Sat 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL, $5.00 per person, children 12 and under free www.rosemaling.orgNov 12 (Su) SON Skjold Lodge 26th Annual Norwegian Heritage Fest, Noon to 4:00 PM, FREE ADMISSION, AYUA Ukrainian Center, 136 East Illinois Avenue, Palatine, Illinois, www.skjoldlodge.com
Nov 18 (Sa) 10:00AM Taste of Norway. Minnekirken, 2614 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL. Do you enjoy tasting new foods? Well, Taste of Norway is the place for you! Stop by Minnekirken, the Norwegian Lutheran Church by the Square, and stock up on Norwegian sweaters, cookies, waffles and other traditionally Norwegian goods. Cost: Free.
Dec 1 (Fr) Normennenes Singing Society Christmas Dinner & Concert, Northbrook Hilton, Northbrook, IL cocktails 6:00 PM. Program 7:00 PM, dinner 8:00 PM www.norgesings.org
Dec 2 (Sa) 12:15PM Christmas Around the World - Norwegian Program. Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, IL While Christmas Around the World opens at the museum in November, 2017, each country represented may present a program related to their country.
Dec 3 (Su) Christmas Concert, 6:30 PM, Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, Chicago, IL, refreshments following. https://www.facebook.com/minnekirken/
Dec 10 (Su) SON Skjold Lodge Annual Christmas Party, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, AYUA Ukrainian Center, 136 East Illinois Avenue, Palatine, Illinois, bring a wrapped present for Santa to give to children you bring, www.skjoldlodge.com
Dec 15 (Fr) Bjornson Male Chorus Christmas Dinner & Evening of Music, Cocktails 6:30 PM Dinner 7:30 PM, Avalon Banquets, Elk Grove Village, IL, John Lee 847-741-4210. Visit Bjornson Male Chorus on Facebook.
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