Vegas Viking Lodge 6-152 of Sons of Norway, November 2018 News
photo by Erik Pappa
Membership Meeting - First Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM
Christ Lutheran Church, 111 N Torrey Pines Dr, Las Vegas NV
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Vegas Viking President Erik Pappa
We had an outstanding time and what was probably our best appearance yet, at the Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival at Sunset Park.
Visitors loved our Viking ship and encampment, with more than 1,300 boarding the ship for fun and a photo opp. (377 on Friday, 559 Saturday and probably more than 400 on Sunday, when the counter broke).
We imparted a lot of lessons about Norway and the Vikings and we collected a number of names, email addresses and phone numbers of people who were interested in our lodge. We're reaching out to them to hopefully get them involved.
Some of them liked our work so much that they donated funds -- $294 to be exact.
Tusen takk to everyone who helped out -- I hope you all enjoyed it! That includes Jim and Linder Turner for hauling the ship and all the heavy stuff in storage to and from the site and for your participation during the event, Chuck and Jeanette Grove for continuing to let us keep the ship at your place and for helping set up and tear down and your participation. I also want to thank Rick Senzig, David and Terri Anderson and their daughter Katherine and her friend, Jessie, Andy Agan, Karen Holien, Leslie Starkey-Smith (see her cool photos on our Facebook page), James Smith, Bob Sturgeon, Doug and Vicdan Kittelson, Maureen Anderson, Sally Eldridge, Vicky Brenes and Gregg Leduc. This event would not have been possible without all of your help.
November will be a good time for us. I'm looking forward to Doug Kittelson's presentation on his recent journey on Norway's Hurtigruten at our November 1st lodge meeting. Don’t forget: November 17th and the Scandinavian Holiday Bazaar that is always enjoyable for meeting and conversing with others and of course the shopping.
District News from: Luella Grangaard
President, District Six
Translating the word "Kretsstevne" :
"Krets" means a circle and "stevne" means a gathering, so Kretsstevne is translated as "a circle of friends getting together".
This fall we had three very successful District Kretsstevnes. What happens at a Kretsstevne? Members of Sons of Norway get together to celebrate our heritage, eat, drink, sing, dance, play horseshoes, Viking games, taste wine, food demonstrations and enjoy time with all our fraternal sisters and brothers. In addition our Kretsstevnes also raise money for Camp Norge. Three Kretsstevnes were held this year, the Northern was held at Camp Norge, the Central held in Buellton, CA and the southern in Banning, CA. Approximately 20 different lodges participated in the three events. I was fortunate to attend all three. This year the three Kretsstevne raise over $4000 for Camp Norge. Thank you to all the volunteers and members who donate their time, food, items for auctions and drawings. Your efforts are appreciated by the members of District Six. I encourage everyone in our district to take the opportunity to visit and use Camp Norge. Also watch next spring for postings for the 2019 Krestsstevnes and mark your calendars. I would like to meet you at one of these fraternal events.
President, District Six Sons of Norway
Holiday Bazaar November 17th 2018
annual bazaar at Community Lutheran Church, 3720 East Tropicana, on November 17, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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Annual Holiday Party December 2nd 2018
Annual Holiday Party—December 2 from 4-6 at First Lutheran Church. Parents please bring a wrapped gift for your littles.
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Rømmegrøt by Microwave - Serves 16 (this is not actually rømme grøt because it does not use any sour ceream, but still very good)
1 cup butter
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups half & half
1 cup whole milk
1/4 cup sugar
3/4 tsp salt
Melt butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Stir in
flour with wire whisk. Cook until mixture bubbles;
cook 30 seconds longer. Heat half & half and milk
together, slowly add to flour mixture. Stir with wire
whisk while mixing. Return to microwave until
mixture begins to boil, about 2 minutes. Remove
from microwave; stir in sugar and salt. Microwave
30 seconds longer. Add more hot milk if necessary
to reach desired consistency.
Serve with melted butter, cinnamon, sugar, if
This rommegrøt recipe was taken from the Global
Gourmet, Concordia Language Villages,
Moorehead, Minnesota. Recipe submitted by Amy
Erickson, longtime Concordia College Food Service
Thanks to Victor Tiden
so many inquiries for a super good lefse recipe, so here it is............
8 cups Russet potatoes, boiled and riced
1 cup whipping cream
2 tsp salt
3 tsp sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 cups flour
Directions - Cover and chill in refrigerator overnight. Makes it easy to roll out.
Next day add flour and mix well. Measure out about 1/4 cup of mix per lefse. Form into balls and keep in refrigerator until ready to roll.
Roll on pastry cloth to about 10-12 inch in size, fry both sides on hot lefse grill at 450°.
Butter the lefse and sprinkle with a mix of cinnamon and sugar. Enjoy!!
If you need a lefse grill, just do a search on Google. I have the non-stick Teflon grill.
Where to find Scandinavian foods in Las Vegas:
IKEA in Las Vegas - Address: 6500 IKEA Way, Las Vegas, NV 89148
Click here to visit IKEA
The international Market, just South on Decatur by Tropicana. I just went there last week and found multer (cloud berries), Vestland Lefse,
Daim sjokolade. I am a happy camper!!! Also bought gul ost, geit ost, sursild and blueberry and black currant juice. Fiskeboller and knekkebrød. You have to do some searching to find the Scandinavian foods, most are in the back just before the fresh vegetables but they really do have some goodies.
They will also order special items if you fill out a request. The more people that go there and purchase Scandinavian food, the more they will get and keep re-stocking. So, if you want to be able to buy Scandinavian foods in Las Vegas, please go there. It is an amazing store and great prices.
Total Wine & More now carry Linie Aquavit here in Las Vegas. I know many people have asked where to find that. Stop in and tell them how great this is and get some for that special occation.
Total Wine & More, Boca Park
730 S. Eampart Blvd.
Chef Flemming's Bake Shop - A European Style Bakery
7 Water Street, Suite B. Henderson, NV 89015
Danish (Scandinavian) Day at Chef Flemming's Bake Shop is the first Saturday of every month. 8am till closing!
If you are Scandinavian, come in and have a taste of home.
Below are the Danish and Scandinavian specialty items that the chef usually bake for Saturdays.
Rugbrød Danish pumpernickel bread
Kringle Coffee cake in the shape of a pretzel, filled with an almond paste filling, custard, and raisins, and is topped with sliced almonds and granulated sugar.
Smør kage A traditional Danish coffee cake also called the seven sisters cake. It is baked in a round mold, each roll is filled with a rich custard and raisins and is topped with a white icing.
Wienerbrød Various traditional Danish pastries.
Tebirkes Danish breakfast pastry with an almond filling topped with poppy seeds.
Kransekage/Almond Horns/Napoleon Hats ? Rich pastries made with almond paste.
Limpa Bread Traditional Swedish bread.
Princess Cake Layers starting with sponge cake, strawberry jam, and bavarian cream, it is topped with green marzipan.
Rumsnegle A cinnamon roll topped with rum icing and colorful sprinkles.
If you know of other places to find Scandinavian foods and goodies in Nevada, please email the Webmistress - Lollo.
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