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 May 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.
May 20: Riverside park shelter
1:00 Family Walking Parade: open to everyone, enjoy a comfortable walk with The Norwegian Bachelor Farmers, just like they do in Norway, as we wave our Norwegian flags and celebrate Norway’s Constitution Day. Children receive a free Norwegian flag with root beer floats to follow.
2:00 Synette Mai Celebration featuring a concert by The Norwegian Bachelor Farmers. Bring your own chair or blanket, if the weather is nice the concert will be outside.
July 17: summer potluck picnic, Wilson Park, St. Cloud (please note location), 6:00 p.m., potluck meal, Norwegian lawn games to follow.
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.
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