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Radisson - Plymouth Valdres Samband Stevne
June 19-20, 2009

The Valdres Samband stevne was be held on June 19-20, 2009, in Plymouth, Minnesota The gathering took place at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center

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Schedule of Events

Friday, June 19, 2009 Saturday, June 20, 2009
8:30 AM-12:30PM Registration 8:45 AM - 2:00 PM Registration
9 AM - 5:30 PM Genealogy & Memorabilia 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Genealogy & Memorabilia
10 AM - 5:30 PM Arts, Crafts, and Book Sales 10 AM - 2 PM Arts, Crafts, and Book Sales
10 AM - 4 PM Kaffe Stue 10:30 AM-12:30 PM Kaffe Stue
1:30 PM-5:30 PM Registration 7:30 AM Board Meeting
3 PM Memorial Recognition/Tribute 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Lunch Buffet
3:30 PM Sing-Along with some Norwegian Songs 5:30 PM - 6 PM Banquet Seating
7 PM Annual Meeting 6 PM Banquet and  Program
  Welcome   Welcome
  Enchanting Tales with Dag Rossman   Banquet
8:45 PM Bonfire - A Midsummer's Night (weather permitting)     Parade of Bunads
Classes
  Twin Cities Hardingfelelag (Hardanger Fiddlers)
9 AM Etnedal  presented by Darin Flansburg   Peggy Larson to Calls
10:30 AM Norwegian Art presented by Mary Jo Thorsheim Closing
1:30 PM The 2009 Norway Stevne presented by Linda McCormick
Classes

Many stevne-goers saw a performance of "Church Basement Ladies - A Second Helping" at the Plymouth Playhouse during the stevne.

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On Sunday, many attended church services at Mindekirken in Minneapolis.

9 AM Oslo Peace Center   presented by Orlyn Kringstad
  10:30 AM "The Prince and the Nanny"  presented by Odell M. Bjerkness
1:30 PM Reflections on Norway:Yesterday & Today  presented by Tom Hanson
  3 PM Rosemaling - Learn How!  presented by Shirley Evenstad
    Registration required - Class limited to 12 - $5 charge

 

Thanks to the 2009 Stevne Planning Committee

Earl Evenstad              {     Glen Olson

{     Diane Lerohl           {     Howard Lerohl 

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