The Special Events Page provides additional emphasis and highlights Chicagoland and surrounding area events. While our annual Norwegian National  League events are highlighted on our main page and members events on our Members Page, this page will contain a mix of both member events and events of other organizations of particular interest to our web site visitors.

JANUARY


January 31 2021

Norge Ski Club

Annual Winter Ski Jump Tournament

116th Norge Ski Club
Annual Winter Ski Jump Tournament

January 31st, 2021
Noon – 4:00PM
Gates Open At 11:00AM
Featuring:

  • K70 Junior National Qualifier
  • Long Standing Jump
  • Great Food and Beverage
  • Fun for the Whole Family

Masks are required. Please bring your own mask.
Social distancing is required.
Limited Ticket Availability
https://norgeskiclub.org/


MARCH

March 18 2021

NORDICS NAVIGATING NEW NORMS & NUMBERS

What is the "new normal" and how do we navigate it?

March 18, 2021, 1:00PM (CST) (Via ZOOM)
Susan Meyer, Honorary Consul, Norwegian Honorary Consulate  and the Nordic Consulates in Chicago held a Zoom presentation and Q & A discussing "Nordics Navigating New Norms & Numbers". 


APRIL

NACC Minnekirken Façade/Tower Restoration Webinar

April, 13, 2021 7PM CST
Hosted by the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce
Over the next several months, The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church "Minnekirken" located in Chicago's Logan Square, will undergo a complete restoration of the street-facing façade and tower of the church.  This webinar will provide a brief history of Minnekirken, the current condition of the façade and tower of the church, and the plan overview for the restoration project.  Martin Ward and Barnaby Wauters, the professionals who will help rebuild the "face" of this historically-significant, landmark building, will discuss the unique challenges of this project.  We will also discuss the projected timeline and scope of work.
Hosted by
Bjorn Rektorli,
President, NACC Chicago Chapter
Moderator 
Matt Nygaard, Treasurer, The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church "Minnekirken"
Panelists
Barnaby Wauters, Restoration Architect, Wauters Design, Inc.
Martin Ward, General Contractor, Ward Contracting and Building Restoration.
Go to the NACC website to register to join the Webinar here
www.naccchicago.org

MAY

Norwegian Constitution Day NACC Syttende Mai Luncheon

May TBA, 2021
Hosted by the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce
Details to be announced
www.naccchicago.org

Minnekirken Syttende Mai Celebration Concert

May TBA, 2021
Details to be announced
https://www.minnekirken-chicago.org/


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  OCTOBER

 

Vesterheim Nordic Luncheon and Marketplace


Vesterheim Nordic Luncheon and Marketplace
October TBA, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Program 12:30p.m.

The Chicago Area Friends of Vesterheim are pleased to invite you to The Nordic Marketplace & Luncheon, a benefit for the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa.

9:00 p.m. - Shopping

Come to do early Christmas shopping at our Marketplace, featuring Norwegian and other Scandinavian-inspired wares. Visit all of the vendors and enter to win door prizes. Luncheon and Program.

12:30 p.m. - Luncheon and Program

Details to be announced
https://vesterheim.org/


NOVEMBER

Skjold Lodge Annual Heritage Fest

November TBA, 2021
Baking demonstrations, Bake sale, Norwegian food, Refreshments,Something for children, Norwegian music, Norwegian dancers, Norwegian craft exhibits/demonstrations, Information tables, Norwegian crafts/gifts for sale.
http://www.skjoldlodge.com/


Polar Star Lodge Annual Høst (Fall) Fest

November TBA, 2021
Baking demonstrations, Bake sale, Norwegian food, Refreshments,Something for children, Norwegian music, Norwegian dancers, Norwegian craft exhibits/demonstrations, Information tables, Norwegian crafts/gifts for sale.
http://www.polarstarlodge.com/


Illinois Norsk Rosemalers Association

Details to be announced
https://www.rosemaling.org/


Norsk Museum

Details to be announced
http://www.norskmuseum.org/


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