Seattle is home to many vibrant and vital Nordic organizations and activities. What they need is synergy and coordination. Nordic Seattle works to bring all local Nordic people and organizations together, regardless of their particular heritage or area of interest. We offer an online platform for event listings, communication and mutual support—and we promote Nordic life in the Puget Sound region by:

  • supporting and growing local Nordic organizations and resources
  • helping organizations work together
  • providing access to Nordic culture and resources for everyone
  • including the entire Nordic-American community

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January 20 @ 7:00 pm

Reclaim the Runes: Separating Viking Mythology from Hate Groups

Skal Beer Hall
With the resurgence of Nordic culture back into the mainstream, so comes with it a stigma of racism and fear. Why are we seeing Odin’s Runes at hate speech rallies? Is the person wearing the Thor’s ...

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January 22 @ 7:00 pm

Paint & Sip "Upon a Star"

Skal Beer Hall
Back by popular demand, we welcome Tipsy Fox for a one of a kind painting class. You must be 21+ to participate. Enjoy a Paint & Sip class with friends, family and dates. Great food and great company. ...

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January 22 @ 7:00 pm

Skandia Basics Dance Class (free)

University Heights
This is the Skandia dance class for everybody who is new to Scandinavian dancing or wants to review the basics. Bob Hamilton, Lisa Brooks, and other instructors will go over how to turn and will teach ...

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January 25 @ 12:00 pm

Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner in Poulsbo

Poulsbo Sons of Norway
Enjoy one of the last lutefisk dinners of the season. Menu includes lutefisk, meatballs for the faint of heart, boiled potatoes, carrots, coleslaw, white sauce, bacon/drippings, lefse, krumkake, ice cream ...

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January 26 @ 2:00 pm

Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series: Rhythms of Iceland

National Nordic Museum
Enter the percussive and ethereal sounds of Iceland with the Seattle-based Pacific Rims Percussion Quartet as they evoke the Icelandic northern lights in Aura by Anna Þorvaldsdóttir, the dramatic moss-covered, ...

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January 26 @ 5:00 pm

Concert: Fru Skagerrak

The Swedish Club
This pan-Scandinavian female fiddle trio (one member each from Denmark, Norway and Sweden) takes you on a musical journey through Scandinavia—from lowlands to mountains, from slow airs to lively polkas, ...

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January 29 @ 6:00 pm

Cocktails from the Land of Fire & Ice

Skal Beer Hall
Join us at the beer hall for an evening of craft cocktails made by guest bartender, Madison Leiren. Winner of the recent Brennivín cocktail competition, Madison will be serving up drinks inspired by her ...

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January 30 @ 6:30 pm

Runic Writing Basics Class

Skal Beer Hall
Back by popular demand, Northwest Viking Alliance elder William Goetz will teach us the basics of runes and runic writing during the Viking Age. This class will cover the development and evolution of runic ...

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February 1 @ 11:00 am

Papercutting w/Margret Darrah

National Nordic Museum
Paint with scissors and learn more about the Old-World art of papercutting in this four-hour workshop with teaching artist Margret Darrah. Practice patience and precision as you make your own dramatic ...

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February 1 @ 2:00 pm

Exhibition Talk: Jacob A. Riis, Beyond “How the Other Half Lives”

National Nordic Museum
Curator Bonnie Yochelson will give a talk on the exhibit Jacob A Riis: How the Other Half Lives in conjunction with its opening. When Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870, he was a penniless Danish ...

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February 7 @ 7:30 pm

Skandia Friday Dance

Cedar Valley Grange
From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Larry Reinert and Elaine Mathies will teach Gammalpolska från Föllinge. Make this joyful dance one of your favorites when you review this polska with Larry and Elaine. The lively ...

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March 1 @ 2:30 pm

Fundraiser Bingo and Dinner

Bothell Sons of Norway
Come play Bingo at Bothell Son’s of Norway. This family friendly event is a fund raiser for the Ray Berg Scholarship fund. A delicious Lasagna dinner will be served and is included in the price of admission. ...

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