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 »
NAGC will be closed on Thursday and Friday, so our staff can spend time with their families.Find out more »
NAGC will be closed Monday and Tuesday, so our staff can spend time with their families. God jul!Find out more »
NAGC will be closed, so our staff can spend time with their families. Godt Nyttår!Find out more »
Date: Sunday, April 7th Location: Blackhawk Country Club, 3606 Blackhawk Drive, Madison 53705, (608) 231-2454 Time: Social gathering and silent auction begins at 5 p.m.; dinner and program at 6:15 p.m. Program: The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, a fiddle trio from Norway, Sweden, and the Shetland Islands, very popular group – leading musicians in their respective traditions. To hear their music or learn more about the group, visit: www.thenordicfiddlersbloc.com Dress: Bunads and festive dress encouraged. Pricing: Tickets are $75 per person.…Find out more »
The Fellesraad Annual Meeting will be held on May 3-4, 2019 at Mindekirken, 924 E 21st St, Minneapolis. Representatives from each of 29 bygdelag meet yearly in Minneapolis on the first Saturday in May. Dues remain constant at $5.00 per lag, which entitles two delegates from each lag to attend and vote in the May annual meeting. Non-voting guests are also welcome. Plan now to attend the Annual Meeting of Bygdelagenes Fellesraad. The meeting in May will have DNA as…Find out more »
Tim Lane, a music professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, along with other collaborators (including Ivar Lunde) will present a performance featuring Norwegian music for flute and piano at the Pablo Center in Eau Claire on May 3rd. For more information: Pablocenter.orgFind out more »
If you are just beginning your family history project, or have some experience with family research, but have not worked with Norwegian records, this popular class is designed for you!Find out more »
Granite Falls, MN For more information: www.fellesraad.com/nordlandslagFind out more »
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“Greetings to all of you at NAGC & NL. Thank you for all of the help each of you have given me each time I have come to the library to work on my family history. I have learned so much and enjoyed the visits and the chats about Norwegian history. I will be back in 2017 to learn more but for now, this is just a note to tell you how much I appreciate working with you all.”
- Karoline (Illinois)