UPCOMING EVENTS

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  • Friday Night Lecture Series
    Fri, Feb 05
    Online Event
    Feb 05, 7:30 PM
    Online Event
    Join storyteller Barbara Fankhauser for another evening of tales of Gods and Goddesses – tricksters and ice giants. Come along with her as she reveals the beauty secret that kept the entire world of Gods and Goddess at their peak of power and beauty...
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  • RESCHEDULED - Workshop - Spoon Carving for Beginners
    Thu, Mar 04
    Nordia House
    Mar 04, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Split freshly cut logs and whittle a handmade wooden kitchen-style spoon.
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  • RESCHEDULED - Workshop - Spoon Carving for Beginners
    Thu, Mar 04
    Nordia House
    Mar 04, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Split freshly cut logs and whittle a handmade wooden kitchen-style spoon.
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  • RESCHEDULED - Workshop - Dala Horse Carving
    Fri, Mar 05
    Nordia House
    Mar 05, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Learn Scandinavian flat-plane figure carving techniques to create Dala-inspired horses.
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  • Friday Night Lecture Series
    Fri, Mar 05
    Nordia House
    Mar 05, 7:30 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Karl Marlantes’ presentation will draw parallels between his novel Deep River and the Kalevala epic. The novel’s characters are echoes of the Kalevala characters.
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  • RESCHEDULED - Workshop - Decorated Cutting Board
    Sun, Mar 07
    Nordia House
    Mar 07, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Make a simple, functional, and elegant wooden cutting board, cheese board, or tea tray inspired by Scandinavian decorative techniques.
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  • Rescheduled to March 13 - Storytelling - Nansen of the North
    Sat, Mar 13
    Nordia House
    Mar 13, 7:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Lawrence Howard of Portland Story Theater tells the story of Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, and humanitarian.
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  • Film - The Teachers' Protest
    Fri, Mar 19
    Nordia House
    Mar 19, 7:00 PM
    Nordia House , 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    A documentary about how Norwegian teachers resisted and defeated Nazi education indoctrination. This event honors the 79th Anniversary of the teachers' liberation from Nazi oppression.
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  • Exhibition - Sámi Dreams
    Wed, Sep 01
    Nordia House
    Sep 01, 12:00 PM – Dec 01, 12:00 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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  • Festival - ScanFair
    Sat, Dec 11
    Oregon Convention Center
    Dec 11, 9:00 AM PST – Dec 12, 5:00 PM PST
    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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  • Exhibition - New Nordic Cuisine
    Sun, Jan 01
    Nordia House
    Jan 01, 2023, 6:00 PM – May 01, 2023, 11:59 PM
    Nordia House, 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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  • POSTPONED - Group Trip - Nordic National Museum
    POSTPONED
    Location is TBD
    POSTPONED
    Location is TBD
    The Nordic Northwest Travel Program hosts a group excursion to the National Nordic Museum in Seattle, WA. This trip is tentatively scheduled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Updates on registration and trip times are forthcoming.
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  • POSTPONED - Friday Night Lecture Series
    POSTPONED
    Location is TBD
    POSTPONED
    Location is TBD
    A glimpse into Nordic life from Dr. Líney Árnadóttir's lived experience growing up in Iceland. This event is both in-person and online.
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NORDIA HOUSE

(temporarily closed)

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 5 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

Friday & Saturday

9:00 AM - 3 PM

503.741.1103

BRODER SÖDER

(temporarily closed)

Thursday - Sunday

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971.373.8762

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