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 - MIND THE EARTH
Sun, May 31
Nordic Northwest
May 31, 1:00 PM – Aug 01, 5:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
MIND THE EARTH uses satellite imagery to share new vantage points about the global climate crisis.
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SOLD OUT - Workshop - 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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Oregon Midsummer Festival
Sat, Jun 13
https://www.oregonmidsummer.com
Jun 13, 11:00 AM – Jun 20, 6:00 PM
https://www.oregonmidsummer.com
Celebrate the summer solstice!
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SOLD OUT - Workshop - 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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Nordic Business Council Meetup
Thu, Jun 18
Nordic Northwest
Jun 18, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Please join us for the next Nordic Northwest Business Council Meetup to learn about business topics that have a connection to Nordic countries. Free and open to the public.
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Workshop - 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 - Cook & Eat Series
Tue, Aug 11
Nordic Northwest
Aug 11, 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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CANCELED - Group Trip - Scandinavian Festival in Junction City, OR
Fri, Aug 14
Junction City
Aug 14, 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Junction City, Junction City, OR 97448, USA
This event has been canceled. Kicking-off Nordic Northwest's Travel Program is a group trip to the Scandinavian Festival in Junction City, OR. This trip is tentatively scheduled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Updates on registration and trip times are forthcoming.
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Exhibition - Sámi Dreams
Fri, Aug 21
Nordic Northwest
Aug 21, 6:00 PM – Nov 13, 9:59 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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Workshop - Sami Inspired Necklaces
Sat, Aug 22
Nordic Northwest
Aug 22, 9:00 AM – 2:00 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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Workshop - Viking Rune Ring
Thu, Sep 24
Nordic Northwest
Sep 24, 10:00 AM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 7TH to SEP. 24TH Using sterling silver, learn some basic jewelry silversmithing techniques to make your own band ring, personalized with Elder Futhark runes.
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Group Trip - Nordic National Museum
Thu, Oct 01
National Nordic Museum
Oct 01, 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM
National Nordic Museum, 2655 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107, USA
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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Workshop - 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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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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Storytelling - Urban Tellers
Sat, Nov 21
Nordic Northwest
Nov 21, 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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Workshop - Spoon Carving for Beginners
Fri, Dec 04
Nordic Northwest
Dec 04, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Students will learn how to split freshly cut logs, process the wood into blanks with an ax and saw, and practice several traditional carving grips with a carving and hook knife to whittle their own, handmade spoon with instructor Rose Holdorf.
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Workshop - Dala Horse Carving
Sat, Dec 05
Nordic Northwest
Dec 05, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
In this class, students will learn how to make a Swedish Dala Horse from instructor Rose Holdorf.
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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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Workshop - Spoon Carving for Beginners
Fri, Jan 22
Nordic Northwest
Jan 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
Students will learn how to split freshly cut logs, process the wood into blanks with an ax and saw, and practice several traditional carving grips with a carving and hook knife to whittle their own, handmade spoon with instructor Rose Holdorf.
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Workshop - Decorated Cutting Board
Sat, Jan 23
Nordic Northwest
Jan 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 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 techniques with instructor Rose Holdorf.
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Film - The Teachers' Protest
Fri, Mar 19
Nordic Northwest
Mar 19, 2021, 7:00 PM
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
A documentary about how Norwegian teachers defeated Nazi education.
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POSTPONED - Concert - Portland Nordic Chorus
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest
POSTPONED
Nordic Northwest, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA
The Portland Nordic Chorus's spring performance!
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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 Marianne Bratt's lived experience growing up in Sweden.
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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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