- Sundays (Port Angeles) Regular Sunday dance.
Scandinavian and ballroom dancing Sundays, 7–9
p.m. Scandia Hall at 131 W 5th St., Port Angeles,
WA. Donations taken at the door. Info: Sandy or
Paul, (360) 457-7035 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Mondays (Poulsbo) Scandinavian dance instruction,
Sons of Norway Hall, 18891 Front St. Classes
resume on Monday, September 8, with basics of
schottis and snoa taught at 7 p.m.; more dancing
‘til 9 p.m. Donation $3; partners not required.
Third-Monday dance parties begin October 20. Info:
Julie, (360) 394-9698; or Laurel, (360) 876-8907.
- Wednesdays (Burnaby, B.C.) Weekly teaching & request
dancing to recorded music, Scandinavian
Community Centre, 6540 Thomas St. 7:30–10 p.m.,
$8. Second Wednesdays are live music nights at an
alternate location; see www.vcn.bc.ca/scandi for
the venue and details. Info: Wendy Cutler,
- 9/27 (Tacoma) Mountaineers 4th Saturday
Scandinavian Dance. 7–10:30 p.m. Music by
Nordic Exposure. Learn or review snoa/pivot with
Frank Brown and Elaine Murakami at 7 p.m.
Dance, 8–10:30 p.m. Circle and mixer dances
reviewed. No partner needed. Non-Mountaineers
welcome. Normanna Hall, 1106 S. 15th St.
(corner of 15th and M L King St., Tacoma) $10 for adults. $5 for students and non-dancers. Info: (253) 759-3731 or email@example.com, or (360) 491-0704 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 9/28 (Mount Vernon) Fourth Sunday Scandinavian dance at the VASA lodge in Mount Vernon,
1805 Cleveland Ave, 2–5 p.m.; CD music. Info:
- 10/4 (Seattle) Skandia waltz workshop for both
beginning and experienced dancers. The class will
feature a range of dances to waltz music, including
both fun, old favorites and some new waltz variants. Held in the Community Hall of the Phinney Neighborhood Center (lower level of the lower building), from 9:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. No partner necessary.
- 10/5 (Seattle) Swedish Pancakes. Live music and
dancing, plus authentic Swedish pancakes, lingonberries,
ham, and all the right fixin’s. Music by
Nordic Reflections, Spelmanslag, and Skandia
Kapell. $9; club members, $7; children 5–12, $5. 8
a.m.–1:30 p.m. Stay afterward for genealogy help
in the lobby. Swedish Cultural Center 1920 Dexter
North, Seattle 98109.
- 10/10 (Seattle) Scandinavian Folkdances. New
schedule, now on 2nd Fridays, 8–10:30 p.m. Live
music, $10. Swedish Cultural Center 1920 Dexter
North, Seattle 98109. Info: email@example.com.
- 10/18 (Seattle) 60th Annual Skandia Ball, 7–11 p.m.,
Latvian Center, 11710 3rd Ave. NE, Seattle 98125.
- 10/18 (Stanwood) Daughters of Norway, Ingeborg
Lodge #43, invite the community to a free
Scandinavian Cultural Day at the Sons of
Norway Hall, 9910 270th NW, Stanwood,
10 a.m.–3 p.m. The art and skill of Norwegian
woodworking, rosemaling, krumkaker baking, lefse making, Swedish weaving, and gingerbread house making will be explained. Displays of Scandinavian dolls, hardanger embroidery, and Norse/Viking items will appeal to all ages. Bake
sale, book sale, vendors (sweaters, chocolate lutefisk, handiwork, etc.). Open-faced sandwiches, traditional lefse, cookies, pies, rømmegrøt and coffee will be featured for lunch. Info: Teresa at (360) 387-9146 or Lorri at (360) 387-1588.
- 10/24 (Tacoma) Mountaineers Scandinavian Dance.
FRIDAY! This time only. Friday, 7–10:30 p.m.
Music by Skandia Kapell. Learn or review polka
with Laurel Stone and Don Lorimor at 7 p.m.
Dance, 8–10:30 p.m. Circle and mixer dances
reviewed. No partner needed. Non-Mountaineers welcome. Normanna Hall, 1106 S. 15th St. (corner of 15th and M L King St. Tacoma). Adults, $10; students and non-dancers, $5. Info: (253) 759- 3731 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or (360) 491- 0704, or email@example.com.
- 10/25 (Seattle) NW Danish Association Oktoberfest at
Harmony Hall, 1833 N. 105th St. $65/person if
postmarked by October 3rd; after Oct. 3rd, $75.
Music by Flemming Behrend . Info:
- 10/26 (Mount Vernon) VASA Lodge Mount Vernon,
Fourth Sunday dance, 1805 Cleveland Ave, 2–5
p.m. CD music. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 11/7-9 (SLC) Scandi Fall Fest 2014, in Salt Lake City,
Utah; Friday–Sunday. Dances from Røros will be
taught by Tom Sears. Music instructor TBA.
Info:Gwen E. Trefts, (801)-865-4113.
- 11/23 (Mount Vernon) VASA lodge Fourth Sunday
dance, 2–5 p.m.; live music.
Email Scandinavian events items to email@example.com, or send by surface mail (typed only ) to Kathy D. Bruni, Skandia Newsletter, 14805 NE 177th St., Woodinville, WA 98072-6223. Items for the November issue must arrive by 10 October. Please include date, time, cost, location, contact phone number, and/or email address. For changes or updates to web site items please email the Skandia Webmaster. Priority is given to local Scandinavian dance and music events