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  • Ivy Basket Weaving
    Ivy Basket Weaving
    Sat, May 25
    Nordia House
    May 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 25, 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 Trivia Night
    Family Trivia Night
    Fri, May 31
    Nordia House
    May 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    May 31, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us for a fun night of trivia and test your knowledge of all things Nordic!
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  • Kids Collage: Inspired by Swedish Photography
    Kids Collage: Inspired by Swedish Photography
    Sun, Jun 02
    Nordia House
    Jun 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Come make art inspired by our current photography exhibit Lars Tunbjork – A View from the Side. After a guided tour of the exhibit, you’ll get a chance to create your own artwork inspired by the famous photographs.
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  • Nature Weaving for Kids
    Nature Weaving for Kids
    Sun, Jun 09
    Nordia House
    Jun 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 09, 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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  • Spring Flower Crown Making
    Spring Flower Crown Making
    Sun, Jun 09
    Nordia House
    Jun 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 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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  • Troll Tales on the Lawn: A Troll in Central Park (1994)
    Troll Tales on the Lawn: A Troll in Central Park (1994)
    Fri, Jun 14
    Woodland Meadow
    Jun 14, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 14, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:15 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Trolls contain multitudes. They can be funny, scary, craft, smart, not so smart, and many other adjectives. This summer, come join Nordic Northwest as we explore the whole range of trolls, from scary to sweet, with our Troll Tales on the Lawn series!
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  • Electric Family Singalong
    Electric Family Singalong
    Sun, Jun 23
    Nordic Northwest
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us with two Finnish musicians to bring a Nordic twist on family singalongs. Our musicians will have electric guitar and piano to electrify this event. You won’t want to miss this special event.
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  • Oregon Midsummer Festival
    Oregon Midsummer Festival
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 28
    Nordic Northwest Campus
    Jun 28, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jun 28, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Decorate the Midsummer pole and make flower crowns, watch live music and performers, indulge in Nordic summer delicacies, play games and make crafts, shop vendors, experience Vikings, and enjoy - this is Midsummer!
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  • Family Fairy House Workshop
    Family Fairy House Workshop
    Sat, Jul 13
    Nordic Northwest Campus
    Jul 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jul 13, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordic Northwest Campus, 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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  • Family Sun Printing Workshop
    Family Sun Printing Workshop
    Sun, Jul 14
    Nordia House
    Jul 14, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to make two different types of sun prints on cotton fabric – one using stencils, and one using foraged plants and flowers.
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  • Troll Tales on the Lawn: Rölli and the Spirit of the Woods (2001)
    Troll Tales on the Lawn: Rölli and the Spirit of the Woods (2001)
    Sun, Jul 21
    Woodland Meadow
    Jul 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Jul 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Trolls contain multitudes. They can be funny, scary, craft, smart, not so smart, and many other adjectives. This summer, come join Nordic Northwest as we explore the whole range of trolls, from scary to sweet, with our Troll Tales on the Lawn series!
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  • 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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  • Troll Tales on the Lawn: The Boxtrolls (2014)
    Troll Tales on the Lawn: The Boxtrolls (2014)
    Sun, Aug 11
    Woodland Meadow
    Aug 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Aug 11, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Trolls contain multitudes. They can be funny, scary, craft, smart, not so smart, and many other adjectives. This summer, come join Nordic Northwest as we explore the whole range of trolls, from scary to sweet, with our Troll Tales on the Lawn series!
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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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  • Troll Tales on the Lawn: The Ash Lad - In the Hall of the Mountain King
    Troll Tales on the Lawn: The Ash Lad - In the Hall of the Mountain King
    Fri, Sep 13
    Woodland Meadow
    Sep 13, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:15 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Sep 13, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:15 PM
    Woodland Meadow, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Trolls contain multitudes. They can be funny, scary, craft, smart, not so smart, and many other adjectives. This summer, come join Nordic Northwest as we explore the whole range of trolls, from scary to sweet, with our Troll Tales on the Lawn series!
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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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  • Autumn at Fogelbo Tours
    Autumn at Fogelbo Tours
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Oct 18
    Fogelbo
    Oct 18, 2024, 9:45 AM – 1:15 PM
    Fogelbo, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Oct 18, 2024, 9:45 AM – 1:15 PM
    Fogelbo, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Hear about the history of Fogelbo and the large collection of Nordic antiques. You will not want to miss a chance to see inside of this registered National Historic Place built by the famed Henry Steiner.
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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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