Welcome to Wergeland Lodge!
Wergeland Lodge 2-021 is the Sons of Norway Lodge in Bellingham WA.
We are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Norwegian heritage and culture.
The Sons of Norway is an international organization where members come together in celebration of Norwegian heritage, culture
and our relationship with the other Nordic Countries.

Our meetings are now at
St. John’s Lutheran Church
2530 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225.
Entry for meetings will be from the alley.
For the potlucks, entry into the building will be from the North St. side, down the ramp into the lower level.


  

March

4: Gourmet Deluxe Smorbord Sandwich Making Workshop, Leif Erikson Lodge, Seattle.  Delicious open faced sandwiches, cost $20/person, reservations - Leif Erikson Hall office, 206-783-1274, hours - M,W,F 10-3pm.
     Bjorn Ruud from Scandinavian Specialties will teach.  Hands on.  Questions: Lee Ehrheart  206-789-7043.
10: Potluck/Program, potluck - 6:00 pm, program - 7:00 pm, presentation about the new Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle.
12: VASA Invitational Dinner, Sons of Norway invited (don't need to bring anything), dinner at 3 pm, social before. 
18: VASA Swedish pancake breakfast, Mt. Vernon, 8 am - noon.
18: Spring Equinox Ball, 5:30 - 11:00 pm, for dinner preregister by March 13.  Contact riittahu@gmail.com for info and billeting.
18: Norwegian Heritage Day.  Leif Erikson Lodge, 2245 NW 57th Ave., Seattle.  10 am - 3:30 pm.  Free admission. Traditional Norwegian music, entertainment, folk songs, costumes, crafts, gifts, genealogy, and children's activities.
26: VASA 4th Sunday dance, 2 - 5 pm, Mt. Vernon, Dansaspel Folk Band, $9.

April

6: Lodge Business meeting, 6:00 pm.
14: No Potluck/ Program this month.
15: VASA Swedish pancake breakfast, Mt. Vernon, 8 am - noon.
22: Wergeland Lodge 90th Anniversary dinner.  Info yet to come.
23: VASA 4th Sunday dance, 2 - 5 pm, Mt. Vernon.
29: Wergeland Lodge 90th Anniversary Lunch, 12:00 noon, Windows on the Bay, $15, RSVP by April 19th, Elaine Grasdock: 360-734-7753.

May

4: Lodge Business meeting, 6:00 pm.
12: Potluck/Program - potluck: 6:00 pm, program: 7:00 pm, author Gloria Koll, who wrote "Skipping Stones", a novel about Scandinavian immigrants to the Dakota Territory in the 1880s.
      The presentation to include, hopefully, some short musical numbers appropriate to Norway or to 1800s America interspersed with the readings.  Books will be available for purchase.
20: VASA Swedish pancake breakfast, Mt. Vernon, 8 am - noon.
27: Ski to Sea parade, come ride in the Viking ship. 

June

1: Lodge Business meeting, 6:00 pm.
9: Potluck/ Program,  6:00 pm.
11: VASA Midsommer, 2:00 pm, Mt. Vernon,  potluck, wear costume if you wish.
17/18: Scandi Midsummer, Burnaby, BC.
25: Skandia Midsommar, Kenmore, see Skandia web site (Seattle). 

July

9: Borderfest, Blaine, Pearce Arch Park.  10 am, picnic at noon.
16: Steak Fry at Trollhaugen.




 
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Meet the past 
Wergeland Lodge Presidents

Sons of Norway information and links

Some History of Wergeland Lodge