2021 Calendar



Unless otherwise noted, all meetings and events are held at:

Messiah Lutheran Church

410 H Street NE

Auburn, WA 98002


As this calendar is input in January, please see the Newsletter tab for updated information.



4          Board Meeting                                   6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

18        Install Officers                                   7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM

            Installation of Officers

            Norwegians of the Year Announced



1          Board Meeting                                   6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

15        Lodge Meeting                                   7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM

            Norwegians of the Year Announced (if not in January)



1        Board Meeting                                    6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

6        Kaffe Stua - time to be determined                   VIA ZOOM

15      Lodge Meeting                                    7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM

Torsk Dinner (great cod!) - we usually have this in March. 

Torsk is boiled cod - pour on the butter and it tastes like lobster!

This meeting is by ticket only for members & guests.

Tickets are on sale the prior month, or email info@vesterdalen.org



5           Board Meeting                                   6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

19         Lodge Mtg                                          7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM


             We usually make lefse this month (for the Nordic Fest) - if you'd

             like to be part of the fun, email us - info@vesterdalen.org



3     Board Meeting                                        6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

9     NORDIC FEST (Saturday) NOT HELD IN 2021

Held at Messiah Lutheran Church  10:00 am until 3:00 pm

Another special event - 

Lodge members set up booths featuring food items (lefse, fattigman,

rømmegrøt, waffler, etc.) for sampling. Others demonstrate rosemaling (rose

painting) or have booths about discovering their Norwegian heritage (genealogy) and more!

It's a great event to bring friends & children!

  • Vendors (clothing, jewelry, books, food)
  • Ethnic foods to sample
  • Bake sale
  • Lunch available for purchase
  • Craft displays and demonstrations
  • Genealogy informaiton
  • Cost is only $1 - and that gives you a raffle ticket.


17   Syttende Mai (Norwegian National Day) parade in Ballard NOT IN 2021


17   Memorial Service & Lodge Mtg           7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM

       We remember those members who have passed away in the previous year.



7      Board Meeting                                   6:30 pm

21    Lodge Meeting                                   7:00 pm



There is no board meeting or general meeting this month

4     Parade in Enumclaw

19   PICNIC                                                6:00 pm

The picnic is held at Game Farm Park in south Auburn - the lodge will provide a main dish. Members bring salads, dessert and side dishes. Fun and games for the kids and a social for the grown-ups. Games for kids at 5:00, 

meal at 6:00 pm



There is no board meeting or general meeting this month




Lefse making is taking place this month on Fridays and Saturdays. Dates will be announced - see the Vikingskip newsletter. If you are interested in joining our group (beginners especially welcome!), please email info@vesterdalen.org for information

6     Black Diamond Days Parade

13   Board Meeting                                       6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

20   Social Hour                                            6:00 pm  VIA ZOOM

       Lodge Meeting                                       7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM



4     Board Meeting                                        6:30 pm 

9     Leif Erikson Day

18   Lodge Meeting                                        7:00 pm 

23   LUTEFISK DINNER                                 Noon - 4 PM NOT HELD IN 2021 

The Lutefisk Dinner is our only fundraiser each year. We have wonderful lefse and cook our own fish (outside the church, of course). We need help to put this on and people to attend and enjoy the feast! Lutefisk, meatballs, potatoes, limpe bread and finished off with ice cream and home made krumkake. Tickets are required and they must be purchased in advance - absolutely no ticket sales at the door!



1    Board Meeting                                       6:30 pm  

15  Social Hour                                            6:00 pm  

      Lodge Meeting                                       7:00 PM

      Next year's budget & Officer Nominations



6     Board Meeting                                     6:30 pm  

10   JuleFest                                              6:00 pm  

This is our celebration of the holiday - complete with a Norwegian Nisse and Santa. It begins with a potluck (Scandinavian desserts encouraged - the lodge provides meatballs and more - see the newsletter for more details) and then a fun program for both adults and children. If you're bringing a child under 12, bring a gift (about $15) for Santa to give them, if you wish.




Contact Us Today!

Vesterdalen Lodge 2-131

Sons of Norway

PO Box 99

Auburn, WA 98071


E-mail: info@vesterdalen.org

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