2023 Calendar

BOARD MEETINGS ARE NOW BEING HELD VIA ZOOM. LODGE MEETINGS ARE HELD IN PERSON AND VIA ZOOM.

 

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.

 

JANUARY

  9        Board Meeting                                  6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

16        Lodge Meeting                                  7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON

            Installation of Officers

            Install Officers

            Norwegians of the Year Announced

 

FEBRUARY

  6          Board Meeting                                   6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

20        Lodge Meeting                                     7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON

            Norwegians of the Year Announced (if not in January)

 

MARCH

  6       Board Meeting                                    6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

20      Lodge Meeting                                     7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON

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

 

APRIL

  3          Board Meeting                                   6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

17         Lodge Mtg                                           7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON

        

             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

 

MAY

  1     Board Meeting                                        6:30 pm  VIA ZOOM

13     NORDIC FEST (Saturday)

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.

 

15   Memorial Service & Lodge Mtg           7:00 pm  VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON

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

 

17   Syttende Mai (Norwegian National Day) parade in Ballard

 

JUNE

  5    Board Meeting                                   6:30 pm VIA ZOOM

19    Lodge Meeting                                   7:00 pm VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON

 

JULY

There is no board meeting or general meeting this month

  4   Parade in Enumclaw

22   PICNIC                                                6:00 pm IN PERSON

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

 

AUGUST

There is no board meeting or general meeting this month

 

 

SEPTEMBER

  4     Black Diamond Days Parade

11     Board Meeting                                       6:30 pm VIA ZOOM 

18     Social Hour                                            6:00 pm  VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON

         Lodge Meeting                                       7:00 pm 

 

OCTOBER

  2     Board Meeting                                        6:30 pm VIA ZOOM

  9     Leif Erikson Day

16     Social Hour                                             6:00 pm

16     Lodge Meeting                                        7:00 pmVIA ZOOM & IN PERSON 

21     TORSK DINNER (TENTATIVE)

Those on our promotional email list (you can sign up when 

you log in) will get notice of this event.

 

NOVEMBER

  6    Board Meeting                                       6:30 pm VIA ZOOM  

210    Social Hour                                            6:00 pm VIA ZOOM & IN PERSON 

        Lodge Meeting                                       7:00 PM

        Next year's budget, Officer Nominations & Elections,

        Member pin presentations

 

DECEMBER

4      Board Meeting                                     6:30 pm VIA ZOOM 

7      JuleFest                                              6:00 pm  IN PERSON 

 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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