Norwegian National League

The Norwegian National League is the place to celebrate Norwegian American traditions and connect with Scandinavian events in the Chicagoland area.  We are the “umbrella” organization for many of the area’s Norwegian-American organizations and sponsor scholarships and three events during the year (Syttende Mai banquet and parade, a Leif Erikson celebration, and Christmas Around the World.

Check our calendars for upcoming member & special events.

***SOME HIGHLIGHTS***
Always check the calendar of member events and our calendar of a broader range of Scandinavian events and activities, but we thought we'd highlight some upcoming events.



MINNEKIRKEN PARTICIPATES AGAIN IN "OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO" WITH THE CHURCH OPEN FOR VISITS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC
OCTOBER 19, 2019 Saturday - 10AM-5PM
OCTOBER 20, 2019 Sunday    - 1PM-5PM
2614 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, Illinois


www.minnekirken-chicago.org

Minnekirken is honored to be invited back to participate in this fun and unique celebration of Chicago architecture. Over the past two years, nearly 4,000 people have toured the church!

The church will once again open it doors to new visitors who have always wondered what the inside of that beautiful red church in Logan Square looks like. CLICK/TAP ON THE "LEARN MORE" BUTTON TO BE TAKEN TO THE OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO WEBSITE WITH MINNEKIRKEN'S SPECIFIC DETAILS AND UNIQUE PICTURES.

 


FRIENDS OF VESTERHEIM
LUNCHEON & NORDIC MARKETPLACE
OCTOBER 19, 2019 Saturday
Marketplace: 930AM
Luncheon & Program 12:30PM

Rolling Green Country Club
 Arlington Heights, Illinois

  www.vesterheim.org

 

COTTAGES IN THE WOODS &
Norsk Jul Market Rosemaling Sale
Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL
October 19-20(Saturday/Sunday)
Holiday Gifts and Bake Sale on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM,
$5.00 per person, children 12 and under free

www.goodtemplarpark.org 



RETIREMENT DINNER
FOR HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL
PAUL S. ANDERSON

You are invited to attend a Reception and Dinner honoring Paul S. Anderson in appreciation of his service as Norway's Honorary Consul General
 
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019
6:30PM
Rolling Green Country Club
2525 E Rand Rd
Arlington Heights, Illinois
 



Master of Ceremonies - Dick Johnson, NBC News

Reception - Open Bar & Hors D'oeuvres
Dinner & Dessert

Sponsored by
The Norwegian National League
along with the Chicago-Area Norwegian Community

Cost:  $120 per person

For further information contact:
Randi Broch - [email protected] - (847) 677-3755

RESERVATIONS (DEADLINE - OCTOBER 22, 2019):
BY CHECK
Please make your check payable to "Norwegian National League"
Send your check for $120 per person and the names of who will attend to:
Randi Broch, 9352 Springfield, Evanston, IL  60203
Please indicate any dietary concerns for individuals attending the dinner.

BY CREDIT CARD (via PayPal) - You DO NOT have to have a PayPal account:
We don't have our "Payment" page operational yet but to make a credit card payment now, just use the  "Donation" feature of our "ABOUT US" page. While your payment for Paul's dinner is not a donation, the feature still allows you to pay for your reservation. If you do have any dietary concerns please contact Randi Broch using the contact information above.





LAST CHANCE! (IN 2019)
OCTOBER 19-20 are the last two days in 2019 to visit the 1893 Viking ship!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19,1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20,1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

This is during the GTP(Good Templar Park) "Cottages in the Woods" annual festival.

The Viking is an exact replica of the "Gokstad". In 1893, under Captain Magnus Andersen, she sailed across the Atlantic (from Bergen, Norway to New York) and on to the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago (via the Erie Canal and Great Lakes).

Declared one of the 10 most endangered landmarks in Illinois in 2007, the Viking is an important, irreplaceable piece of our nation’s and region’s history.

COST: Tours of the 1893 Viking Ship are $5 for adults or $3 for teens.  Children 12 and under are free, children 14 years old and younger are admitted free.  


SUPPORT THE NORWEGIAN NATIONAL LEAGUE!

It's now even easier with the ability to use your Paypal account or popular credit cards. The details are on our "About Us" page.

Photo attribution: Paypal



If you have any questions...

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