UPCOMING EVENTS

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

our partner organizations. 

 

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  • Thu, Apr 01
    Nordia House
    Apr 01, 3:00 PM – Jul 01, 5:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    A photography exhibit by Johan Bävman highlights many advantages of Sweden's generous parental and paternity leave in Sweden.
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  • Sun, May 02
    Nordia House Back Lawn
    May 02, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House Back Lawn, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Often described as a combination of bowling and horseshoes. There is a certain level of strategy that is used by players and has led Kubb fans to nickname the game “Viking Chess”.
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  • May 07, 7:30 PM
    Portland, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    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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  • Thu, May 13
    Online Event
    May 13, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM PDT
    Online Event
    Join us for lively evening with Rick Steves, widely considered America’s most respected authority on travel to Europe. Steves will highlight travel to the Nordic countries with special sites to visit, travel tips and how to have a fun, affordable and culturally broadening experience.
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  • May 14, 9:00 AM PDT – May 15, 3:00 PM PDT
    Portland, 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 on Friday, May 14, and Saturday, May 15.
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  • Sun, May 16
    Nordia House Back Lawn
    May 16, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Nordia House Back Lawn, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Often described as a combination of bowling and horseshoes. There is a certain level of strategy that is used by players and has led Kubb fans to nickname the game “Viking Chess”.
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  • Thu, May 20
    Online Event
    May 20, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
    Online Event
    This documentary film takes place on the west coast of Sweden, at Hamburgö where fellow fisherman Jan Akervall and Acke Wåhlander live their daily adventures out at sea.
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  • May 22, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Portland, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Create a pure silver charm, suitable for necklaces, earrings, or to hang on a bracelet in this fun class.
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  • Jun 05, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    This one-day class will start with a few freshly cut or “green” logs and split them down into workable wooden blanks to carve spoons.
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  • Jun 06, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Traditionally carved from pine wood scraps leftover by builders, the Dala Horse is a national symbol of Sweden and marks those dark winter days when carvers sit by the woodstove to whittle.
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  • Jun 09, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Online Event
    using silver and copper wire, pliers and wooden dowels, create one of the most ancient and lovely chains dating back to Viking times.
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  • Sat, Jun 12
    Portland
    Jun 12, 1:00 AM – 6:00 AM
    Portland, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Come celebrate the joy of summer with us!
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  • Jun 19, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Portland, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Build on the essentials of this Sami-invented handcraft and learn basic jewelry silversmithing techniques such as sizing and texturing to make a band-style ring and personalize it with Elder Futhark runes.
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  • Jul 31, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    Make a simple, functional and elegant cutting board, cheese board or tea tray inspired by traditional Scandinavian decorative techniques.
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  • Aug 01, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
    This one-day class will start with a few freshly cut or “green” logs and split them down into workable wooden blanks to carve spoons.
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  • 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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  • Sep 25, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Portland, 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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  • Oct 23, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Portland, 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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NORDIA HOUSE

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

Thursday - Sunday

9:00 AM - 3 PM

503.741.1103

BRODER SÖDER

Thursday - Sunday

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

971.373.8762

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