Norwegian National League

The Norwegian National League is the place to celebrate Norwegian American traditions and connect with all Scandinavian events in the Chicagoland area. 



Check our calendars for upcoming member and special events.



Fun events this summer! - VIKING SHIPS X 2!

April-October
Visit the Viking Ship at Good Templar Park, Geneva, Illinois.
2016 Open days: April 16, May 21, June 19 (extended hours/additional fees), June 25, June 26, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 15. Learn more 
HERE

Photo attribution: Friends of the Viking ship


July 27-31
Tall Ships Chicago at Navy Pier: The world's largest Viking ship, "Draken Harald Hårfagre" will arrive with the other tall ships on July 27 and they’ll be there until July 31. The Draken Harald Hårfagre, is sailing from Norway to America. You can learn more at
http://www.drakenexpeditionamerica.com/.www.navypier.com  x  CBSchicago. 

Photo attribution:  http://www.drakenexpeditionamerica.com/



SPECIAL EVENT AT THE NORSK MUSEUM

JULY 9, 2016

BOOK DISCUSSION AND SIGNING BY AWARD WINNING AUTHOR, KATHLEEN ERNST

Norsk Museum
 
3656 E. 2631st Rd. Sheridan, Illinois
July 9, 2016
Kathleen Ernst's first permanent job was as an interpreter at Old World Wisconsin from 1982 to 1994, where she served as Curator of Interpretation and Collections. She writes fiction and nonfiction for adults and children.
Her Chloe Ellefson adult mystery series features history, mystery, and a touch of romance with the seventh book arriving this fall. Her latest non-fiction history, A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life Through The Seasons, is from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. She is currently working on her 20th American Girl book! Learn more HERE.
Photo attribution: The Norsk Museum



If you have any questions...

or would like to join us in our celebration of all things Norwegian, please contact us by email.