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  • Norwegian Christmas
    Sven Elsa Anna and Kristoff in the museum try on Frozen inspired costumes and take your picture with your favorite character Vesterheim will also have a kubbestol a traditional Norwegian chair for you to have your picture taken with in front of a Norwegian landscape mural Hands on ornament making for children including woven paper heart baskets Enjoy the holiday atmosphere of Vesterheim s campus with free activities outside the museum We ll have pepparkakor cookies and Norwegian chocolate for making Scandinavian style s mores to enjoy with hot cider Demonstrations of folk art Vesterheim s Kaffistova coffee shop will offer an á la carte menu of traditional tastes including varme pølse pea soup sweet soup lefse rømmegrøt julekake pepparkakor rosettes krumkake kringle and sandbakkels Serving 10 a m to 5 p m at Vesterheim s Bethania Church on North Mill St Vesterheim s Gingerbread Fair will be on view during the celebration Stop by to see creative gingerbread creations by area community members Gingerbread creations have had a long tradition in Scandinavia and Europe and the tradition continues to the present day If you d like to display your gingerbread creation next year contact the museum Mini concerts in Vesterheim s Bethania Church by several Decorah area musicians and vocal groups including the Decorah Chorale the Decorah High School Madrigals Northern Lights and Luren Singers A Touch of Brass will perform in the museum s Ship Gallery Find an album of pictures from the most recent Norwegian Christmas here Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Related Gingerbread Fair December 3 31 2015 Stop by the Bruening Visitor Center from December 3 31 to see gingerbread creations and learn more about the history of gingerbread fairs Everyone is invited

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/events/annual/norwegian-christmas/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Barneløpet
    south end of Ohio Street near Aase Haugen Homes The trail will be in a loop with the start and finish at the site of the butterfly garden After completing the course participants are welcome to hot chocolate and cookies Special thanks to Sons of Norway members for providing the cookies Along with the main loop for skiing and walking there will be a shorter loop for younger skiers Caregivers can walk or ski the course with the children or may choose to stand along the course and cheer Sleds are welcome for younger siblings Participants must provide their own skis There are a limited number of children s skis for rent at Decorah Bicycles In the absence of snow children will walk the course If in doubt about weather conditions listen to local radio stations for cancellations or check this website For more information about Barneløpet contact Darlene Fossum Martin at or 563 382 9681 ext 215 Barneløpet is sponsored by Jon and Mary Hart and Sons of Norway Lodges Valdres 503 in Decorah Iowa Heimbygda 376 in Lanesboro Minnesota and Valheim 364 in Spring Grove Minnesota Find an album of pictures from the 2014 event here Check out

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/events/annual/barnelopet/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Deck the Tables
    Houses Deck the Tables also includes special dining opportunities a luncheon and a gala dinner View pictures from previous Deck the Tables on the Deck the Tables Facebook page here Thank You Vesterheim thanks everyone for another incredible Deck the Tables event held November 20 21 2015 at the Hotel Winneshiek It was an AMAZING weekend We would also like to extend a special thanks to the volunteer organizers of the event Melanie Anundsen Karla Erdman Llew Jenkins Ruth Lynch and Syd Stephenson They worked incredibly hard to put on a wonderful event that could be enjoyed by all Proceeds from Deck the Tables 2015 will be used to support the 4th Grade Pioneer Immersion Program in 2016 providing an invaluable educational partnership between Vesterheim and area schools 2015 Home Garden and Personal Décor Showcase Retailers Agora Arts Amundson s Clothing The Good Foot Blue Heron Knittery Country Garden Flowers and Gifts Decorah Furniture Donlon s Healthmart Gifts Lathan Furniture Marketplace Margaret s Clothing Marti Co Master s Touch Milkhouse Candles Gifts Modish Party Island Red Roxy Quilts Resource Vintage Rental Seedling Stone Path Uhl Tide Creations Elea Uhl Vesterheim Store Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary Gift Shop 2015 Table Decorators Alexandra Nesset Amelia Harless Amy Bruening Andrew Knox Brett Reese Hotel Winneshiek Caron Carlson Doug Reid Elise Harless Ellen Rockne Eric Petersen Brant Gail Bolson Magnuson Holly Kanengieter Jane Brown Jenni Petersen Brant JoAn Stevenson Joetta Redlin Julie Berg Raymond Julie Dahlen Karen Westby Karla Brown Kate Martinson Keri Bodensteiner Kim Bonnet Llew Jenkins Megen Kabele Resource Vintage Rental Melanie Anundsen Padrin Grimstad Paula Hove Rita Friest Ruth Lynch Sally Kriener Sara Frydenlund Shauna Menke Stephanie Henning Sue Sander Tonya Sparrow Milkhouse Candles Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/events/annual/deck-tables/ (2016-02-10)
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  • WOW (Window on the World) Farm Program
    by Gundersen Health System Gundersen s support of this program is significant because the funding ensures that each year over 150 area third graders will have access to meaningful and fun learning experiences that support and enhance the school curriculum For more information about the Vesterheim WOW Program and how your school can participate please contact Vesterheim at 563 382 9681 or Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/events/youth-programs/window-on-the-world/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Pledge Now
    questions about pledging a gift to Vesterheim contact Stephanie Johnson at 563 382 9681 ext 103 or email at Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Join Give Membership Make a Gift Donate Now Pledge Now Automated Giving Planned Giving Donate an Object Annual Fund Endowed Funds Donor Recognition Corporate Membership Raffles Volunteer Folk Art Benefit Auction Home Join Give

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/join-give/make-a-gift/pledge/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Automated Giving
    For questions regarding Compass Club contact Peggy Sersland at 563 382 9681 ext 112 or email at The consistency of automated donations helps Vesterheim house care for and interpret the artifacts that are central to its mission offer quality folk art and youth programming create exciting events mount new exhibitions some of which travel throughout the country When the cost of these vital core activities is secured Vesterheim is better able to sail fearlessly toward new horizons By becoming a Vesterheim Compass Club member you receive special recognition and a host of benefits including easy automatic tax deductible donations a Family Membership to the museum which includes the full color magazine Vesterheim catalogs and regular discounts on classes and purchases recognition in Vesterheim s Annual Report 10 guest passes one scheduled Behind the Scenes tour each year invitations to Vesterheim receptions where you can meet other Compass Club members the option of receiving e mail updates on museum exhibitions activities and plans for the future Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Related Compass Club Vesterheim thanks these Compass Club members for their consistent support through automated giving Read More

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/join-give/make-a-gift/automated/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Planned Giving
    print a Valhalla membership form pdf and send the form to Development Department Vesterheim Museum P O Box 379 Decorah IA 52101 What Are The Planned Giving Options Planned gifts include Bequests Charitable Remainder Trusts and Unitrusts Annuities Life Insurance and Appreciated Securities and Real Estate just to name a few methods It is always good to check with you financial advisor to learn what method is best for you Here are some examples Bequests One of the simplest ways to support Vesterheim s future a bequest provides a gift for the museum in your will Charitable Remainder Trusts This agreement between you and a trustee can provide fixed or variable income to meet your specific financial needs at the termination of which the remaining assets are passed to Vesterheim Charitable Gift Annuities An agreement between you and Vesterheim that provides you with regular fixed payments annually an annuity for life in exchange for transferring assets to the museum Charitable Lead Trusts This agreement between you and a trustee provides income to Vesterheim for a period of years at the end of which the trust property typically passes to an heir Retirement Assets Life Insurance and Real Estate Retirement life insurance and real estate assets may all be donated to Vesterheim What Are the Benefits of Planned Giving Everyone who makes a planned gift to Vesterheim and notifies Vesterheim that this gift is coming becomes a member of the museum s Valhalla Society Founded in 1989 the Valhalla Society consists of a special group of donors who have chosen to honor their passion for preservation with planned giving There is no planned gift minimum for the Valhalla Society Other benefits of planned giving include Assure that your family is provided for after your death Ensure your assets are distributed according

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/join-give/make-a-gift/planned/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Donate an Object
    generosity of individuals and organizations These donations help Vesterheim fulfill its mission of sharing the Norwegian American experience If you think you have something that will enhance Vesterheim s collection please contact the museum s chief curator Laurann Gilbertson at 563 382 9681 ext 214 or to discuss the donation Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Join Give Membership

    Original URL path: http://vesterheim.org/join-give/make-a-gift/object/ (2016-02-10)
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