Date: March 9, 16, 23 Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. Central Cost: $45 Register Online Want to learn about your family history? Have an interest in where it all started? Join the Introduction to Genealogy basics: basic skills, techniques & best practices; resources available in Wisconsin to family historians; basics of online genealogy research. Offered by Oregon School District Community Education & Recreation programFind out more »
Date: April 20-21, 2021 Time: 10:00-2:30 Central Cost: $125 member/$175 non-member If you are just beginning your family history research, or have some experience with genealogical research but have little or no experience with Norwegian genealogy or Norwegian genealogical records, this class is for you! Topics covered in the class include common genealogical records for Norwegian and Norwegian-American genealogy, Norwegian naming customs, and locating your ancestor’s Norwegian birthplace. Register online in our E-Store or call us at 608-255-2224. Contact us…Find out more »
Date: April 24, 2021 Time: 11:00 Central Cost: $12 member/$15 non-member Norwegian immigrants began arriving in the Norway Grove vicinity in 1844. Over the next three years, many pioneers immigrated to the growing Norwegian-American community in Windsor and Vienna townships. This area near De Forest, Wisconsin is now known as Norway Grove. Jerry Paulson will be presenting a live talk about Norway Grove over Zoom on April 24 at 11:00 a.m. Central. He will be available for questions at the…Find out more »
Date: June 8, 2021 Time: 10:00-3:00 Central Cost: $80 member/$100 non-member This class was created for those who have already gotten a start on their Norwegian research but would like to dig deeper. This one day session will focus on Norwegian census research, using DNA results, bygdebøker, and digging deeper into online resources. Register online in our E-Store or call us at 608-255-2224. Contact us at email@example.com with any questions or for more details about the classes.Find out more »
The Hardanger Fiddle Association of America invites you to join our 2021 Annual Workshop – online! This is your chance to spend four days immersed in the mesmerizing music and dance of the Hardanger fiddle--Thursday, July 22nd through Sunday, July 25th. The jam-packed long weekend will feature master fiddlers from Norway Kenneth de Gala teaching advanced hardingfele and Sivert Andreas Holmen teaching intermediate hardingfele. Teaching dance (telespringar and telegangar) will be master dancers from Norway Kristian Ihle Hanto and Borghild Hardang…Find out more »
Tre Lag Stevne 2021 will be held in at the Madison Marriott West Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin from August 11-14, 2021 (Wednesday-Saturday). Please note that the 2021 Stevne falls one week later than our usual August slot, due to scheduling conflicts with the hotel. The Tre Lag Stevne Planning Committee for 2021, with cautious optimism* is hard at work re-confirming, revising, and adding to plans that were aborted in progress for the Covid cancelled 2020 Stevne. With cautious optimism, TreLag is currently…Find out more »
Date: August 21, 2021 Time: 10:00-3:00 Central Cost: $90 member/$115 non-member This class was created for those who have already gotten a start on their Norwegian research but would like to dig deeper. This one-day session will focus on Norwegian census research, using DNA results, bygdebøker, and digging deeper into online resources. There will be time after class concludes to research in the Naeseth Library if participants wish. Lunch will be provided. Register online in our E-Store or call us…Find out more »
The family-friendly Viking Festival features Viking-age crafts, costumes, weapons, mock battles, music, and games. The event strives to be authentic to the Viking age with the slogan, “Real Vikings. No Horns.” The popular conception of horned helmets originated with artists and an opera costume designer during the 19th century. Festival-goers will be able to see and try on replicas of actual Viking helmets. The Crow Wing Viking Festival is family friendly! Admission is capped at $35 for a family. Battle…Find out more »
Date: September 14, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m.-2:30 Central Cost: $80 member/$100 non-member This class focuses on several ways to share family history. Topics covered will include writing and publishing, social media, and ideas for engaging younger generations. Register online in our E-Store or call us at 608-255-2224. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or for more details about the classes.Find out more »
September 15-18, 2021 The joint stevne will be at the Best Western Plus Conference Center in New Ulm, Minnesota. Stevne highlights include a Thursday bus tour to the historic Norwegian community of Hanska; presentations on Sharing your Family Stories, Life in Norway, The History of New Ulm, Norwegian Women's Suffrage, The Geology of Brown County, Westward Voyage with the Vikings and The Histories of the Richard Twenty Farm. For more information: SOLØRLAG: Contact Kathy Johnson (email@example.com or call 608-238-1785) ROMERIKSLAGET:…Find out more »
By becoming a member, you not only gain benefits for your family history research, you also support a worthy cause.
Your annual membership helps you, your family, and a wide community discover their roots and preserve a treasured heritage.
NAGC & NL relies upon donations of all types from its members and friends throughout the world.
All gifts, whether large or small, are essential to the work of the Center, an important non-profit organization of international scope that is dedicated to preserving Norwegian-American history and heritage.
“Dear Solveig, Thank you! The story these letters tell is just getting interesting! We need more! Please do 5 more hours of Sigri's letters and 1 more hour of Evan's. Thank you again!”
- Gordon & Eunice (Wyoming)