Upcoming Events in 2017
- April 30, (Sunday) noon to 4 p.m.
International Folk Fair
Davies Center, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Booths and
exhibits, performances, and lectures. Even food samples. The theme for
this year’s fair is MUSIC. Mari Carlson, Ager Association member and
currently instructor for our Beginning Norwegian class, is also a
violinist in the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra. Carlson will play some
folk tunes and other music in the opening event on Sunday from noon
until about 12:20, in the Cabin on the main floor. Upstairs, the Ager
Association will share space with the Sons of Norway and Norden Folk.
You’ll find some interesting exhibits (SON will probably be selling an
array of baked goods). And you can stop at the Ager Association table
to take our Nordic culture quiz and test your trivial knowledge of
some things Scandinavian. So come and have some fun at the Fair.
Support the Ager Association and the Fair with your attendance. You’ll
get a cup of coffee at the Ager booth.
- May 17, 2017 (Wednesday)
Syttened Mai Celebration
The Ager Association, Norden Folk, and Sons of Norway announce the
2017 celebration of
Syttende Mai. The social hour, dinner, and program will start at 5:30
on Wednesday, May 17, at the Best Western Plus (the same location as
last year). Put this event on your calendar. We’re going to have an
enjoyable, entertaining evening out. Information about tickets will
soon be forthcoming.
Program: Viktoria Borgessen (Marilyn McGriff) will present an
entertaining program of music and comedy. While playing Scandinavian
folk tunes on her nyckelharpa and relating the history and mechanics
of the instrument, she may occasionally lapse into telling stories and
a few jokes. Any similarity to the late Danish performer, Victor Borge,
is purely intentional.
Learn more here.
- July 31 through August 3, 2017
Third Annual Nordic Summer Camp.
Please go here to learn more.