Norwegian National League
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Viking Ship at Good Templar Park,
Visit the Norsk Museum
2631st Rd. Sheridan, Illinois
**SPECIAL EVENT - JULY 9 2016 AT THE MUSEUM. AWARD WINNING AUTHOR, KATHLEEN ERNST WILL BE DISCUSSING AND SIGNING HER BOOKS. LEARN MORE HERE
Sept 11 (Su) 37th 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
Sept 17 (Sa) Viking Ship Visitors’ Day, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL, adults $5.00, teens $3.00, children 12 and under free www.vikingship.us
Sept 18 (Sa) Danish Home of Chicago Foundation Annual Fundraiser, Drury Lane theatre, Oakbrook Terrace, IL www.danishhomeofchicago.org
Sept 24-25 (SA-SU) Noon-4:00PM Norge Ski Club 31st Annual Autumn Ski Jump. Fox river Grove, Illinois. http://www.norgeskiclub.com/
Oct 1 (Sa) Scandinavian Park 14th Annual Fish Boil and Harvest Festival, Vasa Park, South Elgin, IL www.vasaparkil.com
Oct 9 (Su) Leif Erikson Day Celebration wreath laying at 1:15PM, Humboldt Park, N. Sacramento Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, Minnekirken Activities starting with services at 11:00AM and then Leif Erikson themed activities.
Oct 15 (Sa) Viking Ship Visitors’ Day, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL, adults $5.00, teens $3.00, children 12 and under free www.vikingship.us
Oct 28 (Fr) Normennenes Singing Society 147th Anniversary Concert & Dinner Dance,Northbrook Hilton, Northbrook, IL www.norgesings.org
Oct 29 (Sa) Chicago Swedish Glee Club Dinner Dance & Concert Manzo’s Banquets, Des Plaines, IL Cocktails 6:00 PM, Dinner 7:00 PM, Concert 7:45 PM, $60.00 per person, Richard Englund
Nov 5 (Sa) "Filmkveld"/Movie Night. Minnekirken, 2614 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL. Free showing of the 2003 film "Luther" starring Joseph Fiennes as a kick off to the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation in 1517. Discussion after and a sauerkraut and sausage supper.
Nov 6 (Su) SON Polar Star Lodge Høstfest, noon to 3:30 PM, St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Montgomery, IL, www.polarstarlodge.com
Nov 13 (Su) SON Skjold Lodge 25th Annual Norwegian Heritage Fest, noon to 4:00 PM, FREE ADMISSION, AYUA Ukrainian Center, 136 East Illinois Avenue, Palatine, Illinois, www.skjoldlodge.com
Nov 19 (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.
Nov xx: Christmas Around the World - we decorate our Norwegian Christmas tree at the Museum of Science and Industry and ask you to participate. Our date for completing the decorating has not been set - watch our schedule so you can join us for this fun time!
Dec 3 (Sa) 1:15PM Christmas Around the World - Norwegian Program. While Christmas Around the World opens at the museum on November 17, 2016, each country represented may present a program related to their country. Ours is on December 3 and will have a choir, folk dancing and carols as people walk around the tree.
Dec 4 (Su) Christmas Concert, 6:30 PM, Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, Chicago, IL, refreshments following. http://www.minnekirken-chicago.org/
Dec 11 (Su) SON Skjold Lodge Annual Christmas Party, 3:00PM to 5:00 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 11 (Su) Swedish Glee Club, Chicago Swedish Male Chorus, Chicago Swedish Glee Club, Julmiddag Concert and Dinner 3:00 PM, Chevy Chase Country Club, Wheeling, IL, Donna Fortney 847-244-7465 www.swedishgleeclub.org
Dec 16 (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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