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Fika at Fogelbo

August 18, 2024

2  3:30 pm




YOUTH: $10


Fika (fee-kuh) is the Swedish tradition of taking time out of your day to enjoy a cup of coffee and a snack. This is more than just a cup of joe though; Fika is an important cultural experience that includes food and socializing. Join us for a Fika at Fogelbo! You’ll see the inside of the historic cabin, meet new friends, and enjoy delicious Nordic treats.


While the coffee is generally thought of as the star of the show, equally important was the tradition of "sju sorters kakor," or "seven kinds of cookies." The hostess was responsible for serving seven kinds of treats, including cookies, a sweet bun, cakes, and other pastries. During this fika you will enjoy seven treats along with your coffee.


We are proud to be serving Nordic Coffee generously donated by Broder Soder.


Please note that while you will be able to enjoy the wonders of Fogelbo this is not a formal tour. This is a collaboration between our Fogelbo Heritage Committee and our Nordic Cuisine Committee. You’ll be able to enjoy the fusion of these two committees.


Learn more about Fogelbo


Nestled in the mature trees along Oleson Road is an unassuming place called Fogelbo.


In Swedish, Fogelbo means “bird nest” and is derived from the Fogelquist family name, which means “bird on a branch.”


This historic home and two acres were deeded to Nordic Northwest in 2014 by Sir Ross Fogelquist. Fogelbo houses a large private collection of Nordic antiques and folk arts.

Refunds: All sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable


Parking: We encourage guests to use public transportation or ride-sharing services. Our 50-space parking lot is open on a first come, first-served, basis and limited street parking is available on SW 89th & 90th Avenues.


Accessibility: Nordia House has two accessible parking spots in our main lot facing SW Oleson Rd. Both the main entrance facing SW Oleson Rd. and our side entrance facing SW Taylors Ferry Rd. are wheelchair accessible. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. We will do our best to accommodate your needs upon arrival. Please call 503-977-0275 or email to arrange further assistance.

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