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Norwegian Laft Hus Society and Museum

4402-47 Ave. 

Red Deer, Alberta

(403) 347-2055


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Saturday, March 21st

1 pm to 5 pm

Instructor: Judy Windrim

$40 (Includes supplies)

Beginers Hand Embroidery

Saturday, April 4th

10 am to 4 pm

Instructor: Esther Hopland


Open Face Sandwich Class

Saturday, April 18th

10 am to 1 pm

Instructor: Syneva Baltimore

$25 ( Includes ingredients)

Volunteer Week Rosemaling Session

Sunday, April 19th

1.30 pm to 5.30 pm

$5 ( Includes paint and a snack)

Volunteer Knit-In

Saturday, April 25th

1 pm to 5 pm

$5 ( Includes a snack)

Felted Dryer Balls

Sunday, April 26th

1.30 pm to 5 pm

Instructor: Karen Penrice

$40 ( includes supplies)


Sunday, May 10th, 1.30 pm to 5 pm

Wednesday, May 13th, start at 9 am

Instructor: Edie Madden


Syttende Mai (17th of May)


Dress in your bunad and come wave a Norwegian flag inour little parade.

Sunday, May 17th, 2 pm to 4 pm

$5 ( Includes flag cake and ice cream).

Venebra ( Scandinavian Pastry)

Saturday, May 30th

1.30 pm to 3.30 pm

Instructor: Connie Moerike



Saturday, May 23rd, 9 am to 5 pm

Sunday, May 24th, 8 am to 1 pm

Instructor: Karen Westly

$70 ( Includes fabric and paint for a cushion cover).

Central Alberta Children's Festival

Friday, June 5th, 10 am to 7 pm

Saturday, June 6th, 10 am to 4 pm

$7 per person,$25 Family of 4, $40 family of 4 weekend pass, children under 1 free.

Barnetimen (Children's Reading Hour)

Tuesdays, June 9, July 14th, August 11th

10 am to 11 am


Krumkake Class

Wednesday, May 27th 9 am

Norwegian Laft Hus festival

Saturday, June 13th

10 am to 4 pm

Free (donations welcome)

 Flute Making

Date TBA in July or August

Saturday, 12.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Instructor: Janina Carlstad

$75 (Supplies included)

Day camp for Children

July 6-10, July 21-24 and August 4-7

9 am to 4 pm

(drop off starting ad 8.30 am and pick up until 4.30 pm)

Instructor: Summer Students

$175 for the week

Ages 5-12



Learn to play this game

Sunday, July 5th

2 pm to 4 pm

Instructor: Gonzalo Franco

$5 each or $20 Family

Knife Making

Date, time and cost  TBA

Let us know if this is a class you are interested in.

Instructor: Tyson Colleton

Norwegian Language

Saturday, August 15th

10 am to 2 pm

Instructor: Ingrid Urberg


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).

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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