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Bid from anywhere in the world on amazing artwork by experts in the Norwegian tradition. Plus, the auction will include a Viking Cruise! Auction items will be available to view in early October at www.biddingforgood.com/VEST-AUCTION. Start: Noon (CST) Oct. 13, 2018 End: 9 p.m. (CST) Oct. 21, 2018 This annual online auction is your chance to own one-of-a-kind pieces of rosemaling, woodworking, fiber arts, and more by the best artists working in the Norwegian tradition. For those ready to travel, bid…Find out more »
Ring in the season with Vesterheim at a Norwegian Christmas Celebration on December 1, 2018, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. This lively day of events includes Scandinavian holiday traditions, crafts, music, a movie, treats, and more. Free admission for kids! The event is sponsored by Duane and Eileen Bruening with additional support from Sons of Norway Valdres Lodge #1-503. Check back for a schedule of events.Find out more »
Are you ready for a parade? Vesterheim welcomes you to a Syttende Mai celebration with a traditional Children’s Parade, a performance by Decorah’s Nordic Dancers, and other activities.
Syttende Mai is the day Norway ratified its constitution in 1814 at Eidsvoll.Find out more »
This Decorah city-wide festival is held each year on the last full weekend in July and includes fun activities for the whole family. Traditions new and old abound throughout the weekend. There is always lively dancing, challenging sporting events, delicious food, and lots of other entertainment. In 2019, Opening Ceremonies will be on Thursday, July 25. Vesterheim's activities will include The National Norwegian-American Folk Art Exhibition, folk-art demonstrations and sales, performances, special guests, and more. Specific details will be posted closer…Find out more »