Upcoming Events

Hampton Roads Lodge 2021 Schedule

Remainder of the year

Please check carefully for updated information

*Events in green are with our Satellite lodge: Norge Norsemen in Williamsburg

June – August 2021

June 3                 Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

June 5                  NATO Festival – Check here for more info

June 19                 Midsummers Picnic – Zingarelli’s Home 12:00 to 4:00 PM

June 27               Norge Norsemen St. Hans/Midsummer picnic at Berkley’s Green Clubhouse 4:00 to 7:00 PM

July 15                 Lodge Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM. Program “Leif Erickson Cruise 2019” by the Zingarelli’s, Rumney’s, and Nordstrom’s Viking Cruise (they took this cruise which visited the route of Leif Erickson: Norway, Scotland, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, and Canada)

July 22nd        Fellowship Lunch – New Delta Hotel by Marriott, 2800 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach 12:00 PM – RSVP to Vivian Zingarelli by July 22nd

August 19               Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

August 27               Initial Scandinavian Christmas Bazaars Meeting at 2:00 PM

September 2021

September 2         Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

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

September ?          Fellowship Lunch Date, time and place TBD

September 27        Norge Norsemen Meeting, Viking Hall at 6:30 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 History of Christmas Card by local Historian, Robert Hitchings.

November 2021

November 4           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 Norsemen “Christmas Bazaar” at Viking Hall 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

November 13         Norge Norsemen “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 2           Board Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church – Room 506 at 7:00 PM

December 5           Christmas Party, Holiday Inn -Virginia Beach Conference Center. 5655 Greenwich Rd. Time 5:30 – 9:30 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 2021 Events

January 2021

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 14      Watch the Stoughton Norwegian Dancer’s preform live via their Facebook page Valentines day (February 14th) at 1:30 CST, which is 2:30 pm our time EST. Learn more about the event and the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers here

February 18      Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. “Norwegian Fairy Tales and Fairy Tale Collectors” by June Cooper

March 2021

March               Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

March 18         Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. Program, “Searching for Nora: After the Doll’s House” by Author Wendy Swallow. Click here to learn more about the book. Click here to read Henrik Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House.

April 2021

April 1                  Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

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

April 26                Norge Norsemen meeting Viking Hall 6:30 PM

April 15                 Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. Program “Norwegian Fairy Tales and Folklore” Continued by June Cooper

May 2021

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

May 17                 Lay Flowers at Forest Lawn Cemetery for Norwegian Sailors at 10:30 AM, Fellowship lunch at Long Boards 12:01 PM

May 17                 Norge Norsemen “Syttende May Party” Viking Hall 4:00 to 6:00 PM

May 20                Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom – 7:00 PM. Program “Answering Your Questions About Sons of Norway” by SON International President, Ron Stubbings

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 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 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