Velkommen til Nordic Cultural Club of Central Minnesota
and Trollheim Sons of Norway!
Welcome to the Nordic Cultural Club of Central Minnesota sponsored by the Trollheim Lodge of the Sons of Norway chapter 1-511 located in St. Cloud, MN.
Trollheim Lodge meets in the Mississippi Room at the Great River Regional Library, 1300 W Germain St in Saint Cloud. The evening usually includes a 6:30 social followed by a 7:00 Cultural Program.
Updated March 2023
All current information regarding lodge activities is now available only on our Facebook Group for Trollheim Lodge. Please visit Trollheim Lodge Sons of Norway St. Cloud, and like us to receive updates on lodge activities. You do not need to have a Facebook account to access this site.
General information: Guests are always welcome at our events. Cultural Nights are general held in the months of March, April, May, September, October, November and December. They begin with a 6:30 social and program at 7:00. All Cultural Nights include Norwegian songs, language and food in addition to a scheduled program. Click on the link below to open a copy of our most current newsletter.
March 20: Cultural night; 6:30 social, 7 p.m. program, refreshments to follow.
Program: The story behind Norwegian sweaters, feaetruing Laurann Gilbertson
from the Vesterheim Museum in Decorah, Iowa. Wear your favorite Norwegian sweater if you wish.
April 17: Cultural night; 6:30 social, 7 p.m. program, refreshments to follow.
Program: Viking Bread: learn about what the Vikings ate, how to prepare Viking Bread and enjoy a sample.
May 20: Riverside park shelter, 1:00 Family Walking Parade, 2:00 Synette Mai Celebration featuring a performance by The Norwegian Bachelor Farmers, free root beer floats.
July 17: summer potluck picnic at Riverside park shelter, details to be announced.
September 18: Cultural night; 6:30 social, 7 p.m. program, refreshments to follow.
Program: The story behind Viking Mead, mead is wine sweetened with honey and a Viking favorite. Andrew and Melissa Grosberg will share information and provide samples of their homemade Viking Mead.
October 16: Cultural night; 6:30 social, 7 p.m. program, refreshments to follow.
Program: Hauge’s Theology and impact on Norwegian church relations in U.S. presented by Peter Loen. Hans Hauge was a 19th-century Norwegian Lutheran lay minister, spiritual leader, business entrepreneur, social reformer and author. He led a noted Pietism revival known as the Haugean movement.
November 20: Cultural night; 6:30 social, 7 p.m. program, refreshments to follow.
Program: Scandinavian churches, the storys they tell and the history behind them presented by Doug Ohman, speaker, historian and storyteller.
December 18: Program: 6:00 potluck featuring Norwegian favorites followed by Christmas traditions and entertainment.
Trollheim Newsletter: our bi-monthly publiciation with information on upcoming cultural nights and activities. Click here for our most recent edition.
For more information on joining our organization contact us by clicking here.
April 19 2021 Cultural Night featuring Robert “Bud “Larsen, Brainerd presenting “Hardanger Fiddle’s Journey”. Click here to go to Youtube and see the program.