Upcoming Events

Hampton Roads Lodge 2022 Schedule

Remainder of the year

Please check carefully for updated information

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

October 2022

October 6   Board Meeting via Zoom 7:00 PM.

October 10   Leif Erickson Day at the entrance of the Mariner’s Museum and Park with the Icelandic Group. Newport News. 12:45 AM. Fellowship Luncheon to follow at Smoke BBQ.

October 15   Ghost Tour at Elmwood Cemetery (238 E Princess Anne Rd., Norfolk, VA). 10:00 AM. Scary Tales of Norfolk History – Story of interest is the Norwegian Lady and her son. Fellowship luncheon immediately after at a Capt. Groovy’s in East Beach in Norfolk starting around 11:45 AM.

October 18   SWEA Film Festival at the MOCA in VA Beach. Movie: “The Emigrants.” Get your tickets here.

October 20  Membership Lodge meeting at Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program “The American Dream”.

October 24  Norge Norsemen Meeting at Viking Hall in Norge at 6:30 pm. Program “The Importance of Heavy Water in WWII” by Richard Thek.

November 2022

November 3   Board Meeting via Zoom 7:00 PM.

November 4    Set up Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church in Fellowship Hall. 3-5 PM.

November 5    Hampton Roads Sons of Norway Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar at Francis Asbury United Methodist Church in Fellowship Hall. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

November 11   Norge Norsemen Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar. Norge Community Hall in Williamsburg, Virginia. 3-5 PM.

November 12   Norge Norsemen Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar. Norge Community Hall in Williamsburg, Virginia. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

November 17    Membership Lodge meeting at Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program “Viking Army – Excavation of Ivar the Boneless” by Luther Hanson.

December 2022

December 1   Board Meeting via Zoom 7:00 PM.

December 4   Hampton Roads Sons of Norway Christmas Party, Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Conference Center from 5:30 – 9:30 PM.

December 11   Norge Norsemen Julebord at Viking Hall at 5:00 PM.

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

Past 2022 Events

January 2022

January 6      Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

January 11     Norge Norsemen Leadership Group Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

January 20    HR SON Lodge Meeting (in place of potluck) via Zoom at 7:00 PM. Program “About the Sons of Norway Sports Program” by Mike Solhaug.

January 24     Norge Norsemen monlthy meeting via Zoom 6:30 PM. Program “About the Sons of Norway Sports Program” by Mike Solhaug.

February 2022

February 3      Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

February 12    Ole and Lena’s Wedding at Bayside Presbyterian Church in Fellowship Hall at 5:00 PM (wedding start 5:30 PM). Potluck reception following.

February 19    “New Member’s Pancake Breakfast” the morning of 19th February at our Bayside Presbyterian church, Fellowship room 9:30 AM. Bazar Wrap-up meeting to follow around 11:00 AM.

February 28       “Norge Norsemen Lodge Meeting. Program: “Stave Churches” at the Norge Community Hall. 6:30 PM.

March 2022

March 3            Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

March 12           Fellowship Luncheon, CP Shuckers Cafe and Raw Bar at 12:00 PM

March 19           New Members Breakfast for the Norge Norsemen satellite lodge. Berkeley’s Green Clubhouse (3051 Berkeley’s Green, Williamsburg, VA. 23185) just off Green Springs Rd, Rt 614 (between RT 5 and Jamestown Rd). Please be there by 9:30 am.

March 26          “Norwegian Lady Ceremony” Virginia Beach Boardwalk at 25th St. at 12:00 PM followed by a special show from the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers

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March 26           Special performance from Stoughton Norwegian Dancers at Tall Wood High School for Hampton Roads Sons of Norway members and Tallwood HS students. 6:00 PM.

March 27           Norge Norsemen Meeting at the Viking Hall with performance of Stoughton Norwegian Dancers and potluck dinner afterwards. Time of performance 3:30 PM.

April 2022

April 7            Board Meeting at 7:00 PM

April 21          Membership Lodge meeting at Bayside Presbyterian Church at 7:30 PM. Program “Norwegian Art Through the Ages” by artist and member, Adrianna Murphy

April 23            Fellowship Lunch, Park Lane Tavern at 12:00 PM

April 25          Norge Norsemen Meeting at Viking Hall in Norge at 6:30 PM. Program/presentation by John Dannon, Norway and WWII.

April 30         Norfolk NATO parade at 10:00 AM in Downtown Norfolk. International Village to follow parade. More info here.

May 2022

May 5            Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

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

May 21          50th Lodge Anniversary Party at the Sheraton at Waterside starting at 5:30 pm.
Guest Speaker will be the Norwegian Consul General of New York, Heidi Olufsen.
Much more information to follow, including invitations sent to all.

May 23           Norge Norsemen Meeting at Viking Hall in Norge at 6:30 PM. Program/Presentation by Adrianna Murphy, Norwegian Art

June – August 2022

June 10-12   3rd District Convention in Jacksonville, FL.  (Early arrival preferred June 9-13).

June 16         Board Meeting via Zoom 7:00 PM.

June 25            Midsummer Picnic, the Zingarelli’s home. 12:00 PM

June 26        Norge Norsemen St. Hans Picnic at 4 pm at Berkeley’s Green Clubhouse

July 21          Board Meeting via Zoom 7:00 PM

July 25 Fellowship Luncheon. Time and place TBD.

August 18      Board Meeting via Zoom 7:00 PM.

September 2022

September 1   Board Meeting via Zoom 7:00 PM.

September 17  Membership Lodge meeting at Bayside Presbyterian Church with Potluck at 7:30 PM. Program “Norway and WWII” by John Dannon.

September 26 Norge Norsemen Meeting at Viking Hall in Norge at 6:30 pm. Program TBD. Program/Presentation by Ingrid Kross, Weaving/Spinning

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

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 – Zingarelli’s home

September 2021

September 2         Board Meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM

September 18        Membership Lodge Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church at 5:00 PM. With possible Potluck

September ?          Fellowship Lunch Date, time and place TBD

September 21        “Searching For Norah” Book Club Review with Author, Wendy Swallow via Zoom

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 20            Norwegian/Scandinavian aimed Ghost Tour by local Historian, Robert Hitchings. A the Elmwood Cemetery. 10:30 AM. Lunch to follow at the Blue Moon TapHouse in Norfolk.

October 21             Membership Lodge Meeting via Zoom at 7:00. Discussing Bazaar and upcoming events.

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 History of Christmas Card by local Historian, Robert Hitchings.

December 2021

December 2           Board Meeting, Bayside Presbyterian Church – Room 506 or Zoom 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