Celebrate the Norwegian Constitution Day in Seattle, Washington, on Sunday, May 17th.
Event Schedule, May 17, 2009
The Nordic Heritage Museum
Don't miss the Viking boat restoration project, The Nordic Spirit, which will be on display at the Museum from 10am until noon. The Nordic Heritage Museum has free admission on Sunday the 17th of May. The Museum will be featuring free hands-on craft activities for kids on each of the three floors. Food and drinks will be for sale at the Nordic Café.
When: 10am to 4pm
Time: 1:00 P.M.
Location: Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 NW 57th Street
Cost: $25.00 per person (SOLD OUT)
Special Guests: Ambassador Wegger Chr. Strommen and the Hellvik Mannskor choir
Where: 4:00 P.M.
Start location: The parade begins near Adams School in Ballard, at the corner of NW 62nd and 24th Avenue NW. The route follows south to Market Street and eastward to Bergen Place.
Info: For parade specific information, please contact Laila Sharpe at (206) 782 8284
A variety of entertainment from Norway and other Nordic countries.
Location: Bergen Place is located at the intersection of Market St., Leary Avenue and 22nd Avenue.
Children's Games (Barneleker)
Children can enjoy traditional games from Norway and the United States. The games are free and all participants receive awards. A surprise guest is usually on hand to delight one and all. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
When: Noon to 4 P.M.
Where: At the Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Avenue NW.
Info: (206) 684-4093
Band: The Smilin Scandinavians
When: 8:00 P.M. to Midnight open dance
Where: At Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 NW 57th. No-host bar (beer and wine).
Cost: Free. Donations welcome.
(Must be 21 years of age or older.)