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Valdres Samband/Vestlandslaget Combined Stevne
June 15-17, 2017
Best Western Plus
1000 Gramsie Road
Shoreview, Minnesota
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  Wednesday, June 14
7:00 PM Beginning class for Genealogy
8:00 PM Vestlandslag Board Meeting
Thursday, June 15
8 AM - Noon Registration
8 AM - 8 PM Vendors
8 AM - 11:30 AM Genealogy 
8 AM - 9 PM Hospitality
9 AM The Ole Rolvaag Legacy - Paul Rolvaag
10:00-10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Norwegian Immigration and the Dakota Conflict- Rep. Dean Urdahl
11:30 AM-12:30 PM Lunch
12:15-12:30 Bus loading
1:15 PM - 5:30 PM Local Tours  - State Capitol, James J Hill House or MN History Center
2:00 PM Movies
6:45 PM Lefse Making Demonstration - Amy Marquard
7:30 PM Interpreting DNA Results - Dixie Hanson
Friday, June 16
8 AM - 4 PM Registration
8 AM - 5 PM Genealogy
8 AM - 5 PM Vendors
8 AM - 5 PM Hospitality
9 AM Silent Auction begins
9 AM Viking Era Artifacts - Bruce Weaver II
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Coffee
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Opening Ceremonies
    Call of the Lur
    Welcome
    Memorial Service
    Speaker: Hand me a Chisel: The Norwegian Rushmore Imagined - Dr. Byron Nordstrom
Noon - 1:00 Lunch
Noon - 2 PM Barneborgen
1:30 PM Saving and Identifying Your Old Family Photos - Linda Heen
2:45 Coffee Break
3:00 PM Stories of Norway: Maid of Norway, Legend of the Black Death, Ole Bull's Failed Settlement at Oleana, and a Norwegian Jewish girl who escaped the Nazis in WWII  - John Yilek
3:00 PM Silent Auction Ends
4:00 PM Rosemaling Class - Shirley Evanstad
6:00 PM Bunad Style Show
6:30 PM Banquet
7:30 PM Peer Gynt Norwegian Dancers
Saturday, June 17
8 AM - 11:30 AM Hospitality
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Lag Meetings
      Nordhordslandslag/Sunnhordslandslag   (Northwestern)
      Møre og Romsdalslag    (Concordia)
      Hardangerlag   (Bethel)  
      Sunnfjordalag   (Hamline)
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Coffee
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Lag Meetings
      Rogalandslag   (Northwestern)
      Sognalag      (Concordia)
      Vosselag  (Bethel)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Valdres Samband Board Meeting  (Hamline)
10 AM - 11:45 AM Barneborgen
11 AM - Noon Valdres Samband Annual Meeting (Hamline)
11 AM - Noon Vestlandslag Annual Meeting   (Concordia)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Valdres Samband and Vestlandslag Officers Meeting (Concordia)

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