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ARTS & CRAFTS EVENTS

  • Tell Your Family Story Comic Workshop
    Tell Your Family Story Comic Workshop
    Sat, Aug 03
    Nordia House
    Aug 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join our family workshop led by Nadia Shaik, where young artists explore the unique world of comic creation!
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  • Nordic Knitting Circle
    Nordic Knitting Circle
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Aug 05
    Nordia House
    Aug 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Aug 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Beginner and expert knitters, fiber artists, and any folks interested in crafts are all welcome to join the Nordic Knitting Circle. Bring your own project, join ongoing projects including color work projects, and get help and support from others.
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  • Trash to Treasure: Family Reuse Crafting
    Trash to Treasure: Family Reuse Crafting
    Sun, Aug 18
    Nordic Northwest Campus
    Aug 18, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Aug 18, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    A family-friendly crafting event!
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  • Nature Weaving for Kids
    Nature Weaving for Kids
    Sat, Sep 07
    Nordia House
    Sep 07, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Sep 07, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us as we enjoy the woods of Nordic Northwest and forage for flowers, grasses, twigs, stems, leaves, bark, and all kinds of colorful natural materials to weave into a rustic loom you make yourself!
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  • Family Papermaking Workshop
    Family Papermaking Workshop
    Sat, Sep 14
    Nordia House
    Sep 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Sep 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Nordic countries are known for their beautiful paper crafts, including handmade paper. They’re also known for sustainability and recycling. In this workshop, you will do both, by learning how to make your own paper out of scraps!
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  • Rosemaling on Rocks for Kids
    Rosemaling on Rocks for Kids
    Sun, Sep 29
    Nordia House
    Sep 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Sep 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Explore basic rosemaling techniques and create a decoration for the garden! In this unique class, participants explore the intricate art of rosemaling on smooth river rocks.
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  • Felt Your Own Nisse
    Felt Your Own Nisse
    Mon, Sep 30
    Nordia House
    Sep 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Sep 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to felt your own nisse!
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  • Honoring Craftmanship in Silver Exhibit Reception
    Honoring Craftmanship in Silver Exhibit Reception
    Fri, Oct 04
    Nordia House
    Oct 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us for the receiption of Honoring Craftmanship in Silver exhibit! This is an exciting chance to see the exhibit and meet the faces behind the exhibit and Sylvsmidja.
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  • Sami Inspired Bracelet Workshop
    Sami Inspired Bracelet Workshop
    Sat, Oct 12
    Nordia House
    Oct 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn the ancient techniques invented by the Sami people to create your own reindeer leather and coiled wire embroidered bracelet.
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  • Spoon Carving Workshop
    Spoon Carving Workshop
    Sun, Oct 13
    Nordia House
    Oct 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us with instructor Leslie Walters to create your very own wooden spoon!
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  • Harvest Flower Crown Making
    Harvest Flower Crown Making
    Sun, Oct 20
    Nordia House
    Oct 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    In this class you'll learn how to make the traditional Scandinavian-style flower crown, with a base of interwoven fresh green birch branches. With a variety of colorful flowers, leaves and berries to choose from, the exact style of the crown you make is up to you and your imagination!
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  • Family Ivy Basket Weaving
    Family Ivy Basket Weaving
    Sat, Oct 26
    Nordia House
    Oct 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to weave invasive ivy into beautiful baskets!
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  • Family Fairy House Workshop
    Family Fairy House Workshop
    Sun, Oct 27
    Nordia House
    Oct 27, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 27, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Come explore the world of fairy houses in the woods of Nordic Northwest. Build a perfect dwelling for fairies (and tiny trolls!) using foraged and other materials.
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  • Nordic Band Weaving for Kids
    Nordic Band Weaving for Kids
    Sat, Nov 02
    Nordia House
    Nov 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Nov 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to weave a Nordic inspired narrow band, just like traditional woven bands popular in Nordic cultures for hundreds of years. Used as sashes, belts, headbands, and decorative trim, colorful woven bands have many uses and are fun and easy to make.
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  • Owl Felting
    Owl Felting
    Sat, Nov 16
    Nordia House
    Nov 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Nov 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to felt an owl!
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  • Nisse Gnome Ornament Workshop
    Nisse Gnome Ornament Workshop
    Sat, Nov 23
    Nordia House
    Nov 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Nov 23, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn to weave your own gnome ornament for your home.
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  • Christmas Card Making
    Christmas Card Making
    Sat, Nov 23
    Nordia House
    Nov 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Nov 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Create your own Christmas cards with a Nordic motif instructed by Portland-based artist Annelie Thurin.
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  • Family Ivy Basket Weaving
    Family Ivy Basket Weaving
    Sat, Nov 30
    Nordia House
    Nov 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Nov 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to weave invasive ivy into beautiful baskets!
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