Big Wood Event Center 925 Western Ave Fergus Falls, MN 218-739-2211 For more information, visit the lag websites: http://www.solorlag.com/stevne.html http://www.fellesraad.com/romerikslag.htm Stevne Schedule: Wednesday, September 12 Research Day – Mark Troemner will present new options for Swedish/Finnish research. 5:00 pm Lag board meeting. Thursday September 13 9:00 Registration – Genealogy & Silent Auction Opens 9:00 Opening Session - Welcome, Anthems, Introduction of Officers, Show & Tell Bus leaves for tour- Ottertail County Historical Museum, Lunch Trefoldighed Norwegian Lutheran Church, Prospect House…Find out more »
Nordfjordlag meets Sunday Sept. 16, 2018 at Green Lake Bible Camp, Spicer, MN. Call Connie Olson, (763) 972-7266 for more information or visit the website: http://www.fellesraad.com/nordfjordlag.htmFind out more »
The Humble Area Genealogical Society (Humble, Texas) is hosting its 2nd annual eConference THAGS eConference: Back to Research Saturday, 22 September 2018 from 8:30am - 3pm CDT Join us for an eConference! We’ve arranged for four great speakers to teach us about a variety of research topics. Early Bird Registration is $19.99 (regular price after September 15th is $24.99 and you can watch the live webinar presentations or see the replay on your own schedule for up to 30 days…Find out more »
“At Home in the Heartland: How Midwesterners Got to be ‘Us’” Family History for Baby Boomers and Our Allies; Understanding “Us” by Exploring Our Roots, Eras and Journeys The six-hour workshop will be facilitated by Iowa historian, Dr. Michael Luick-Thrams, director of TRACES Center for History and Culture and recent author of a genealogically-based, Midwest-focused social history, Oceans of Darkness, Oceans of Light—a Trilogy: Our Troubles and Treasures in the New World. Registration costs $35 per individual and includes a…Find out more »
Norsk Høstfest is held annually in the fall in the N.D. State Fair Center on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot, N.D., USA. The festival was founded in 1978 by the late Chester Reiten and a group of friends who shared his interest in celebrating their Nordic heritage. The festival, now entering into its 40th year, has grown into North America’s largest Scandinavian festival with tens of thousands of people attending from all over the world. The festival features…Find out more »
FVGS is celebrating their 25th Annual Fall Conference and the State of Illinois' Bicentennial. The conference "Venturing Through Miles & Bytes" will be held in Naperville, Illinois on Saturday, September 29. It will feature Jill Morelli as the speaker for four lectures. Jill is a certified Genealogist, who has researched her family for 40 years, and now writes & lectures nationwide about her Midwestern, northern German and Scandinavian ancestors. The topics for the event this year will be: Road Trip!…Find out more »
Join fellow members of Hadeland Lag of America at the Høst Samling "Centennial of World War One" to be held at the Holiday Inn of Alexandria, Minnesota on October 19-20th. For information about the samling, hotel and planned activities, visit: www.hadelandlag.orgFind out more »
A benefit for Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum to be held at the Park Ridge Country Club (636 N. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge IL) SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Nordic Marketplace (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) Come to do early Christmas shopping at the Marketplace, featuring Norwegian and other Scandinavian inspired wares. Visit all the vendors and enter to win door prizes. Luncheon and Program "Nordic Roots as Inspiration: How Scandinavian Heritage Has Inspired Our World Of Wool" (12:00 PM) Advance reservations only. For…Find out more »
Guidebook author, travel television host, newspaper columnist and overall European travel expert Rick Steves has lived out of a suitcase for over 30 years. Considering himself “a citizen of this planet”, Steves’ countless experiences discovering unknown places and sharing them with others have redefined his opinions of travel and community. In Travel as a Political Act, Steves explains how his travels have broadened his perspectives and opinions on drug policy reform, the role of government and America’s place in relation…Find out more »
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