Upcoming Events

Note: Due to the health risks of COVID-19, our lodge is temporarily suspending all physical events and activities as precautionary measure. We will be holding virtual meeting through Zoom. Please reach out if you would like to join our lodge and these virtual activities. 

Hampton Roads Lodge 2021 Schedule

Remainder of the year

Please check carefully for updated information

January 2021

January 11     Fellowship Lunch – CANCELED  

January 7       Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

January 21      Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. Program “Norwegian-American Genealogy” by Dana Kelly, Executive Director of the Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library.

February 2021

February 4       Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

February ?        New Membership Breakfast (to be rescheduled later in the year)

February 18      Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. “Norwegian Folklore and Fairytales” by June Cooper

February ?         Fellowship Lunch, Time and Place TBD – CANCELED

March 2021

March               Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

March ?            Norwegian Tall Ship – Statsraad Lehmkuhl tour/lunch. Date and Time TBD. (Probably canceled)

March 18         Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. Program TBD

March 29          Norge Norsemen Welcome Back Party Outside. Viking Hall from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.

March ?             Norwegian Lady Ceremony Virginia Beach Boardwalk 25th St at 1:00 PM (Probably to be canceled)

April 2021

April 1                  Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

April 10                Opus 9 Fellowship Luncheon – HR and Norge Norsemen at 11:30 AM

April 26                Norge Norsemen meeting Viking Hall 6:30 PM

April 15                 Membership Lodge Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program TBD. (If not possible, Zoom at 7:00 PM)

April ?                   Fellowship Lunch, time and place TBD (If possible)

May 2021

May ?                   NATO Parade 10 AM

May 6                  Board Lodge Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

May 17                 Lay Flowers at Forest Lawn Cemetary at 10:30 AM, Fellowship lunch 12:01 PM. Location TBD

May 17                 Norge Norsemen “Syttende May Party” Viking Hall 5:00 to 7:00 PM

May 20                Membership Lodge Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program TBD (If not possible , Zoom at 7:00 PM)

June – August 2021

June ?                 Midsummers Picnic – time and location TBD

June 3                 Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

June 27               Norge Norsemen picnic at Berkley’s Green at 4:00 to 7:00 PM

July 1                   Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

July/August        Fellowship Lunch Date, time and place TBD

August 5               Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

September 2021

September 2         Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

September 16        Membership Lodge Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program TBD (If not possible , Zoom at 7:00 PM)

September ?          Fellowship Lunch Date, time and place TBD

September 27        Norge Norsemen Meeting, Viking Hall at 6:00 PM

October 2021

October 7               Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

October 9               Leif Erikson Day Celebration, Mariners’ Museum in Newport News at 12:00 PM. Followed by Fellowship Lunch.

October 21             Membership Lodge Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program TBD.

November 2021

November             Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM.

November 5          Set up “Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar” at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

November 6          “Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar” at Francis Asbury United Methdist Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. 9:00 AM t0 3:00 PM.

November 12         Set up Norge Norsement “Christmas Bazaar” at Viking Hall 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

November 13         Norge Norsement “Christmas Bazaar” at Viking Hall 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

November 18         Membership Lodge Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program TBD.

December 2021

December ?           Christmas Party, time and place TBD

December 2           Board Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church – Room 506 at 7:00 PM

December 11          Norge Norsemen Jul Fest at Viking Hall at 11:30 to 3:00 PM

Check back often. Upcoming events, programs and activities will be added/updated upon approval of the board.

Past 2020 Events

January 2        Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church Room 506 at 7PM

January 11       Fellowship Lunch at Surf Rider North Restaurant 928 Diamond Spring Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455 (Cypress Point Shopping Center) at 12 PM

January 18      Saturday Potluck/Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall 5PM. Program “The Ghost of the Norwegian Lady” by guest speaker, Susan Harrell

February 6       Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church, Room 506 at 7 PM CANCELED (due to weather)

February 8       New Member Breakfast at Holiday Inn 5655 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. 23462 from 9 – 11 AM. Followed by Bazaar Wrap Up Meeting immediately after the breakfast (around 11 AM)

February 20     Membership Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7:30 PM. Program is “Norwegian/American Athletes” presented by Mike Solhaug. CANCELED (due to weather)

February 29        Fellowship Lunch at Il Giardino – 3333 Virginia Beach Blvd, Suite 17 (Private room) at noon

September 2020

September 3      Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

September 17    First Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM. Program is  “Norwegian American Athletes” by Mike Solhaug

September 2020

September 3      Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

September 17    First Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM. Program is  “Norwegian American Athletes” by Mike Solhaug

August 20          Board Meeting via Zoom at 7 PM

October 1           Board Meeting via Zoom at 7 PM

October 15         Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM. Program “Prince Leopold of Albany and His Relation to Norway” by local historian, Robert Hitchings

October 1           Board Meeting via Zoom at 7 PM

October 15         Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM. Program “Prince Leopold of Albany and His Relation to Norway” by local historian, Robert Hitchings

The entirety of the month of November included a Membership Drive, new members received our lodges dues refunded to them. This included a $14 refund with new single membership or $28 refund with new family membership.

November 5       Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

November 7       Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar – Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 9 AM – 3 PM – CANCELED

November 19      Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom –  7:00 PM. Program “Vesterheim: The National Norwegian-American Museum & Heritage Center” by museum president/CEO, Chris Johnson

December 3         Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

December 6         Christmas Party – 5:30 PM Holiday Inn at 5655 Greenwich Rd in Virginia BeachCANCELED

December 17         Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. Special Christmas Program “Merry Christmas from Sonja Henie” by local historian, Robert Hitchings

 

Past 2019 Events

January 3        Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church room 506 at 7 PM

January 17       Installation Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program “Norwegian Sweaters”

January 26       Fellowship Lunch, noon at “What the Gritz” at 689 Phoenix Dr, Virginia Beach

February 7       Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church Room at 7 PM

February 9       New Member Breakfast at Cypress Point Country Club  9 – 11 am.  Followed by Bazaar Wrap Up Meeting immediately after the breakfast (around 11 am)

February 21     Membership Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program “The Greatest Migration in the History of the World”

February 23     Fellowship Lunch, 12:15 PM at “Cobalt Grille” at 1624 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach

March 7           Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7 PM

March 8           Norwegian tall ship “Statsraad Lehmkuhl” tour/lunch – Waterside Norfolk at 2 PM. Be at the ships bow by 1:45 PM

March 17         Lodge Bowling Party – Little Creek Amphibious Base Gator alley at 2 PM

March 21         Membership Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM Program “Island of Hope, Island of Tears, the Story of Ellis Island”

March 23         Norwegian Lady Ceremony – Virginia Beach Boardwalk 25th St. at 1 PM

April 4              Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7 PM

April 13              Fellowship Lunch – Noon at The Bier Garden Festhaus at 2272 West Great Neck Rd.

April 18            Membership Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7:30 PM. Guest speaker Roland Larsen presents, “Vikings in Greenland”

April 27            NATO Parade. Downtown Norfolk 10 AM

May 2              Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7 PM

May 16            Membership Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7:30 PM. Program “First     Shot – Norwegians Sink the German Heavy Cruiser SMS Bucher”

May 17            Lay Flowers for Norwegian sailors at Forest Lawn Cemetery 10:30 AM – Fellowship lunch, Freemason Abby – 12:00 PM

May 23           Norwegian National Day celebration at the Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach.  Hosted by the Norwegian NATO group from 7 to 9 PM

June 2             Brannboll Tournament (Vager Dere) at Red Wing Park at 2 pm (picnic also).

June 20           Board Meeting (Members invited) – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7 PM.

June 22           Mid-summers Picnic at Ralph Peterson’s house – 3 – 9 PM

July 18             Board Meeting (Members invited) – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7 PM

August 3          Fellowship Lunch – Noon at “Bahama Breeze” in Pembroke Mall, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd Suite 10

August 15        Board Meeting (Members invited) – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7 PM.

September 5        Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7 PM.

September 19        Membership Lodge meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7:30 PM. Program, “Viking Runestones in North America: Fact or Fiction” by Mike Solhaug.

October 2        Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church Room 504 7 PM

October 5        Norfolk International Children’s Festival at Town Point Park Waterside, 10 AM -3 PM

October  9       Leif Erikson Day Celebration – Mariner’s Museum in Newport News at 12:00 PM. Followed by Fellowship Lunch

October 17      Membership Lodge meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7:30 PM. Program, “Myths and Legends of Trolls” by Deanna Rumney

November 1    Set up for Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar – Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall. 3 – 5 PM

November 2    Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar – Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall. 9 AM – 3 PM

November 7    Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church, Room 506. 7 PM

November 21  Membership Lodge Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church 7:30 PM. Program, “Childhood Memories and Traditions of Christmas in Norway”

December 5    Board Meeting – Bayside Presbyterian Church Room 506 7 PM

December 7    Christmas Sermon  – The Good Shepard Church in Virginia Beach (Norhouse items for sale afterwards) at 10 PM

December 8     Christmas Party – Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Conference Center. 5655 Greenwich Rd. 5:30 – 9 PM