Spring Bonfire: Walpurgis Night or Valborgsmässoafton
Spring Season 2017
Finnish/Swedish Spring Bonfire
Walpurgis Night or Vappu or Valborgsmässoafton
Sunday, April 30 — Come join the fun starting at 7 PM: beverages, varmkorv (hot dogs), sweets, songs sung in Swedish, plus a beautiful bonfire! — Free. At the home of Connie and Morgan Pope, at 33411 SW Laurel Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97123. Presented by New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society.
Norwegian Constitution Day Celebration: Syttende Mai
Wednesday, May 17, late afternoon/early evening — This is a fun annual celebration, performance in the main ballroom. — Free! Norse Hall, 111 N.E. 11th, Portland, OR 97232
Portland Scandinavian Chorus — Spring Concert & Raffle
Sunday, May 21 — Concert: 4 PM — We will sing special music also to be performed on our 2017 Summer European Tour — mostly American tunes plus some Norwegian and Swedish — at a wonderful new venue for this fun annual benefit event: Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, OR 97223
Purchase Spring Concert tickets for adults $10 each and tickets for kids 11 & under $5 each via Nordic Northwest (formerly known as Scandinavian Heritage Foundation). Proceeds help us pay our director, accompanist, rehearsal space rental, and buy new music. Thank you for your support!
Portland Annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival
Saturday, June 10 — 11 AM – 6 PM — Welcome summertime with us at this joyous outdoor event. Adults $7, Seniors/Students $6, Family (2 adults, 2 kids) $15, FREE for Kids Under 12 and performers. Performance time: 12:30-1 PM on main (south) stage. Oaks Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Portland, OR 97202
Eight Hands on Two Pianos
Fundraising Event Benefitting Portland Scandinavian Chorus
Sunday, June 11 — Portland Scandinavian Chorus and the Eight Hands Piano Ensemble present a wonderfully intimate home concert on Sunday, June 11 at 3 PM. Hear four pianists playing simultaneously on two grand pianos, playing music from classical to modern. Ticket price of $50 includes hors d’oeuvres, wine, and dessert. Get your tickets today! Contact Joan for more information.
We LOVE Our Volunteers — Upcoming Opportunities
Your help is welcome with: liking our Facebook posts, acquiring donations for our spring concert raffle, and helping set up or break down for events, baking or selling bread, and more. Non-singing volunteers are always welcome.
- For more info on volunteering, please email Alana or call 503-706-9882.