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Oct 1 (Su) Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert (performance by Julie Coucheron, pianist & Deanna Breiwick, soprano) 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, free will offering, Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, Chicago, IL

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
Chicago, Illinois
(west of N. Humboldt Dr., and north of the field house driveway within Humboldt Park

Oct 8 (Su) Norwegian Slooper Society of America Annual Meeting, Norway Community Center, Ottawa, IL, 1:00 PM,

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).

Oct 27 (Fr) Normennenes Singing Society 147th Anniversary Concert & Dinner
Allgauer's On the Riverfront Restaurant, Northbrook, Illinois,   <Click/Tap HERE to view the flyer advertising this event>

Oct 28 (Sa) Friends of Vesterheim Luncheon & Nordic Marketplace, Park Ridge Country Club, Park Ridge, IL  Marketplace 9:30 AM, Luncheon & Program 12:30 PM, members $60.00, non-members $70.00, Karla Brown 563-382-9681

November 2017
Nov 5 (Su) SON Polar Star Lodge Høstfest, 11:30AM to 3:30 PM, St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Montgomery, IL,

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. Learn more HERE.

Come visit the Viking in 2017! Exhibit will be open from 10AM-4PM

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

Nov 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,

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.

December 2017
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

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.

Learn more HERE.
Dec 3 (Su) Christmas Concert, 6:30 PM, Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, Chicago, IL, refreshments following.

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,

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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