UPCOMING EVENTS

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

our partner organizations. 

 

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  • Exhibition - Sámi Dreams
    Sun, Aug 01
    Nordia House
    Aug 01, 12:00 PM – Nov 01, 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 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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  • Nordic Knitting Circle
    Tue, Oct 19
    Nordia House Great Hall
    Oct 19, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House Great Hall, 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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  • CANCELED: Bus Trip to National Nordic Museum
    Oct 21, 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join in on this special bus trip to Seattle, Washington to explore the National Nordic Museum!
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  • SOLD OUT - Jewelry Making Workshop - Sami Inspired Beaded Necklace
    Oct 23, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn a special braiding pattern to create a Sami inspired necklace in this class. We will use the traditional coiled pewter/silver wire to complete a braid pattern, adorned with colorful beads and a clasp.
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  • Voices of Sapmi: Yoiking
    Sun, Oct 24
    Livestream
    Oct 24, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Livestream
    What is yoik? What does it feel like to yoik? What can it reveal to us about ourselves and our world? In this one-hour zoom class, Sapmi musician, composer, and actor Ingor Ántte Áilu Gaup, (Ailloš) will introduce us to yoiking, the traditional singing of the Sapmi people.
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  • Foul Play Nordic Style: Scandinavian Crime Fiction
    Oct 26, 7:00 PM PDT – Dec 14, 9:00 PM PST
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Join us for an eight-week workshop focusing on Nordic crime films and novels with instructor Tom Birnie.
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  • Lucia Scholarship Application Deadline
    Mon, Nov 01
    Please return by e-mail, mail or in person!
    Nov 01, 5:00 PM
    Please return by e-mail, mail or in person!
    Nordic Northwest's Lucia, Queen of Light Scholarship puts young women with and interest in Nordic heritage in touch with a beloved legend of Scandinavian Christmas.
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  • Friday Night Lecture Series - Geology of Norway
    Fri, Nov 05
    Nordia House and Online
    Nov 05, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House and Online, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Dr. Scott Burns will talk about the origin of some of Norway's stunning features. From very old rocks and present day glaciers to incredible landslides and the rugged coastline, Dr. Burns will take us through the challenges of building roads in the rugged country.
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  • Voices of Sapmi: Yoiking
    Mon, Nov 08
    Livestream
    Nov 08, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Livestream
    What is yoik? What does it feel like to yoik? What can it reveal to us about ourselves and our world? In this one-hour zoom class, Sapmi musician, composer, and actor Ingor Ántte Áilu Gaup, (Ailloš) will introduce us to yoiking, the traditional singing of the Sapmi people.
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  • Nordic Vintage & Treasure Sale
    Fri, Nov 12
    Nordia House
    Nov 12, 9:00 AM – Nov 13, 5:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    If you are in the market for vintage Nordic collectibles, apparel, dishes, glassware, linens, artwork and other unique treasures, come and explore the Nordic Vintage & Treasure sale!
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  • Nordic Knitting Circle
    Tue, Nov 16
    Nordia House Great Hall
    Nov 16, 12:30 PM – 12:35 PM
    Nordia House Great Hall, 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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  • Cook & Eat: All About Kransekake
    Wed, Nov 17
    Nordia House & Livestream
    Nov 17, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Nordia House & Livestream, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn how to make this popular Scandinavian wreath cake!
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  • A Night of Classical Piano with Maria A. Garcia
    Nov 20, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Come hear acclaimed classical pianist María García present an evening of beautiful Nordic and French piano works featuring Grieg, Helmich Roman, Sæverud and Mélanie Bonis.
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  • ScanFair
    Fri, Dec 03
    Nordia House
    Dec 03, 10:00 AM PST – Dec 05, 6:00 PM PST
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, 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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  • Christmas at Fogelbo Tours
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Dec 17
    Fogelbo
    Dec 17, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Fogelbo, 8740 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Walk through Fogelbo’s indoor winter wonderland this Christmas season. 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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  • Holiday Penguin Felting Workshop
    Sun, Dec 19
    Nordia House
    Dec 19, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Curious about the wooly world of needle felting? Felt artist LeBrie Rich will lead you through a two-hour program and introduce you to needle felting.
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  • Nordic Knitting Circle
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Dec 21
    Nordia House Great Hall
    Dec 21, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House Great Hall, 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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  • Friday Night Lecture Series - Influence of Nordic Architecture in the Northwest
    Jan 07, 2022, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Nordia House and Online, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Nordic architecture has had a profound influence on the Northwest. Explore the developments and concepts that have founded Nordic architecture in its integral relationship to nature and joy of space and light.
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