Nordic Northwest will be closed until April 30th due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NORDIA HOUSE

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

NORDIC NORTHWEST

at Nordia House

8800 SW Oleson Rd.

Portland, OR 97223

503.977.0275

NORDIC FINN WARE

Monday - Sunday

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

503.741.1103

BRODER SÖDER

Monday - Sunday

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

971.373.8762

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 Learn all about upcoming events and programs at Nordia House, presented by Nordic Northwest and

our partner organizations. 

 

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POSTPONED - Exhibition - MIND THE EARTH
Fri, Jan 31
Nordic Northwest
Jan 31, 12:00 PM – May 29, 12:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
POSTPONED MIND THE EARTH uses satellite imagery to share new vantage points about the global climate crisis.
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CANCELED - Vappu / Walpurgis
Sun, Apr 26
Fogelbo
Apr 26, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Fogelbo, 8740 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Join us on the grounds of Fogelbo to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring.
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Friday Night Lecture Series
Fri, May 01
Nordic Northwest
May 01, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
A glimpse into Nordic life from Marianne Bratt's lived experience growing up in Sweden.
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Class - Viking Rune Ring
Thu, May 07
Nordic Northwest
May 07, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Using sterling silver, learn some basic jewelry silversmithing techniques to make your own band ring, personalized with Elder Futhark runes.
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POSTPONED - Concert - Portland Nordic Chorus
Sat, May 09
Nordic Northwest
May 09, 7:30 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
The Portland Nordic Chorus's spring performance!
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Class - Cook & Eat Series
Tue, May 12
Nordic Northwest
May 12, 6:30 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Shake it up with Aquavit! Guest chef Christina Krogstad–Porter shows you how to make cocktails made with Aquavit! You must be at least 21 to participate in this class.
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Exhibition - Sámi Dreams
Fri, Jun 05
Nordic Northwest
Jun 05, 6:00 PM – Aug 31, 10:59 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
This collection of portraits and interviews, curated by accomplished journalist and photographer Randall Hyman, is intended to be a platform for the Sámi, Northern Europe's only indigenous people, to speak frankly about climate and cultural change in Scandinavia.
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Storytelling - Urban Tellers
Sat, Jun 06
Nordic Northwest
Jun 06, 7:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Portland Story Theater presents an 'Urban Tellers' on Immigrants & Refugees.
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Class - Sami Inspired Bracelet
Thu, Jun 11
Nordic Northwest
Jun 11, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 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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Midsummer Festival
Sat, Jun 13
Oaks Amusement Park
Jun 13, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Oaks Amusement Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202, USA
Celebrate the summer solstice!
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RESCHEDULED - Class - Viking Knit Bracelet
Sun, Jun 14
Nordic Northwest
Jun 14, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL 11th to JUNE 14th Using the techniques of the Sami handcraft of coiled wire and reindeer leather embroidery, create 2 different styles of necklaces.
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Class - Sami Inspired Bracelet (Fancy Variations)
Wed, Jul 15
Nordic Northwest
Jul 15, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Build on the essential techniques of the Sami-invented handcraft by learning a couple new braiding styles.
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Class - Sami Inspired Necklaces
Sun, Aug 23
Nordic Northwest
Aug 23, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Using the techniques of the Sami handcraft of coiled wire and reindeer leather embroidery, create 2 different styles of necklaces.
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Class - Viking Chainmaille Bracelet
Sat, Oct 17
Nordic Northwest
Oct 17, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Learn to weave sterling silver rings into a beautiful chain bracelet with techniques that the Vikings used.
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POSTPONED - Storytelling - Nansen of the North
Sat, Oct 17
Nordic Northwest
Oct 17, 7:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Portland Story Theater’s Armchair Adventurer series returns with Nansen of the North. His story is a story for our times about a man who believed that there is only one way to go in life: forward.
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Exhibition - New Nordic Cuisine
Sat, Dec 05
Nordic Northwest
Dec 05, 2020, 6:00 PM – Mar 28, 2021, 11:59 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
By examining Nordic food trends, visitors are introduced to contemporary Nordic food and its driving values today. This exhibition was organized by the Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn, Iowa.
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ScanFair
Sat, Dec 12
Oregon Convention Center
Dec 12, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
Experience the sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions of the Nordic Holiday season. ScanFair brings Scandinavia to Portland through traditional food vendors, entertainment program focused on cultural heritage, educational craft corner, and welcoming local community organizations.
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ScanFair
Sun, Dec 13
Oregon Convention Center
Dec 13, 10:00 PM – Dec 14, 4:00 PM
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
Experience the sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions of the Nordic Holiday season. ScanFair brings Scandinavia to Portland through traditional food vendors, entertainment program focused on cultural heritage, educational craft corner, and welcoming local community organizations.
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RESCHEDULED - Concert - The Complete Songs of Edvard Grieg
TBD
Nordic Northwest
TBD
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
CURRENTLY BEING RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL OF 2020 OR SPRING OF 2021. This is the final concert of seven presenting the complete songs of Edvard Grieg, sponsored by the Northwest Edvard Grieg Society.
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POSTPONED - Friday Night Lecture Series
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Learn from speaker Vesa Vihavainen about what it was like to grow up in Finland.
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POSTPONED - Class - Cook & Eat Series
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Limited availability To celebrate the fifth anniversary of Nordia House, food experts Soile Anderson and Eleanor Ostman co-present how to make a Finnish Birthday Cake (Celebration Cake). This class is co-sponsored by Finlandia Foundation National and Finlandia Foundation Columbia-Pacific. ​
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POSTPONED - Friday Night Lecture Series
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
A glimpse into Nordic life from Dr. Líney Árnadóttir's lived experience growing up in Iceland.
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