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**Registration and payment is due in advance.  If you can’t stop by with payment, you can phone us at 403-347-2055** with your credit card information

Are you looking for a class but don't see it posted? Contact the Laft Hus! We always appreciate feedback that helps us to better serve our community.

Join us every Wednesday throughout the year to work on painting, embroidery, and other crafts in order to prepare for our annual Craft and Bake Sale!


Norwegian Language

Saturday, August 15th

10am to 2pm

Instructor: Ingrid Urberg

Will be held over Zoom

Contact if interested

Wooden Spoon Carving

Saturday, August 22nd

9 am to 4 pm (Bring your lunch)

Instructor: Harold Hough

$85 (includes wooden spoon blank)

Rogaland Rosemaled Door Plaque

Sunday, September 6th

12 noon to 5 pm

Instructor: Julie Macrae

$50 (Includes the plaque and paint).

Wood Carving for Teens

This class is for age 13 and up.  Try your hand at carving a stirring spoon out of bass wood (a nice gift for your mom).

Date: September 12

Saturday: 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Instructor: Len Tenpas

Cost: $95

Class size limited to 6

Farikal (Lamb and Cabbage Dish)

Saturday, September 19th

11 am to 2 pm

Instructor: Gary Bratland


Alberta Culture Days

Come have a coffee and Norwegian treat and see what demonstrations we have going on

Saturday, September 26th

10 am to 2 pm


Craft Wednesdays

Join us every Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm to make Hardanger embroidery, Rosemaling painting and other crafts for our yearly Craft and Bake Sale the third weekend of November.

Scandinavian Sausage Making

Saturday, October 3rd

1 pm to 3.30 pm

Instructors: Nancy and Robert Sielaff


Crocheted Norwegian Snowflake

Sunday, October 4th

1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Instructor: Nancy Sielaff

$20 ( Includes supplies)

Chip Carving

Saturday, October 17th

9 am to 12 noon & 1 pm to 4 pm With and hour off for lunch.

Instructor: Gary Bratland

$50 ( Includes project materials)

Hvetevefting (Wheat weaving)

Sunday,November 15th

1.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Instructor: Susan Wester

$35 (Supplies included)

Craft and Bake Sale

Saturday, November 21st,10 am to 4 pm and Sunday November 22nd 12 noon to 4 pm.

Christmas Nisse

Sunday, December 6th, 2 pm

Instructor: Sheryl Holmberg


Lutefisk (Cod Fish Dish) Class

Saturday, December 5th

Instructor: Christine Finlayson

11 am to 1 pm


Nisse Children's Class

Saturday, December 12th

1pm to 4 pm

Instructor: Kathy Mullin

$20 (Supplies included)

Bread Kringla and Fyrstekake

Sunday, December 13th

1.30 pm to 3.30 pm

Instructor: Julie Macrae

Class size limited to 8


Carved Ale Bowl

Let us know if you are interested in this class

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Norwegian Laft Hus Society and Museum

4402-47 Ave. 

Red Deer, Alberta

(403) 347-2055

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