1st, 3rd & 5th Mondays
Scandinavian Folk Dance Class, Santa Cruz, 7:30-9:30 pm, Market Street Theater/SCO Clubhouse, 222 Market Street, Santa Cruz CA. Instruction in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Finnish folk dance by Ellen Moilanen. $2/session for SCO members, $3 for others. Everyone welcome. For information see http://sites.google.com/site/scandsantacruz/ or call Ellen M. at 831-336-9972 or <firstname.lastname@example.org> .
Scandinavian Dance Class, Petaluma CA. 7:15 to 9:15pm at Hermann Sons Hall in Petaluma. We encourage anyone interested in Scandinavian dancing to come, beginners especially. No partner needed. Teaching by Vince Taylor, Emma Charlebois. Info: Vince Taylor email@example.com or (707) 996-8300 Classes continue in summer.
Open Sessions for Fiddlers and Nyckelharpers (aka fiddling with Fred) 8:00-10:30 pm at the home of Fred Bialy and Toby Blomé, 1925 Hudson Street, El Cerrito. Contact ahead of time for updated schedule of gatherings or to be put on Fred's list . Contact: Fred or Toby, (510)215- 5974, <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Nordahl Grieg Leikarring dance class and performance group. Everyone welcome. Masonic Hall, 980 Church St., Mountain View, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Info: http://www.ngls.net Contact: Anne Huberman or Greg Goodhue: (408)259-9959,408-259-9959, <http://www.ngls.net>, <email@example.com>.
Scandiadans 7:00-10:00pm, at Oakland Nature Friends, 3115 Butters Dr., Oakland CA. Hwy 13 to Joaquin Miller Rd, east (up the hill)~ 1/2 mile, second right onto Butters Dr., go another 1/2 mile. On the right, look for post with 3115 on it (also “Scandiadans” sign). Take steep driveway down to a large parking area. Call Jane or Frank Tripi at (510) 654-3636 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Teaching 7-8:30 pm.
Scandinavian Fiddle Class, 7:30-10:00 pm. at the home of Anita Seigel in Los Altos, location may vary. See http://sites.google.com/site/nordicfootnotes/scandinavian-music-sessions or call Jeanne Sawyer 408-890-6102 jsawyer@SawyerPartnership.com for information and location/time changes. You may ask to be placed on our class email list. Continues throught summer.
1st Fridays Monthly
Scandinavian Cultural Evening 7:30 p.m., usually at Scandinavian Cultural Center, 240 Plymouth, Santa Cruz. See special events calendar section for more info. Contact: Michael or Ellen at <email@example.com>, (831)336-9972, or <http://www.scc-santacruz.org/>.
Second Sundays monthly
Bameleikkaring (Children's Norwegian Dance) classes, 1:30 - 3:30 pm, at Nordahl Hall, 580 W. Parr Ave., Los Gatos. Contact Ginny Hansen (925) 634-0266 firstname.lastname@example.org (both location and day may change, so call ahead).
Nov 12 Swedish American Hall, sponsored by Fylgia Lodge, 2174 Market St, San Francisco. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Concert at 7:00 pm. Dance 8:15-9:30 pm. $ 15 at the door. This will be the only dance on the tour and it is in the beautiful old Swedish American Hall. Don’t miss this rare chance to polska on that wonderful big dance floor.
Nov 14 Berkeley House Concert 5th St Farms "House Concert at Fifth Street Farms. Doors open at 7, music at 7:30. $15-20 (you decide). Bring drinks or snacks to share. RSVP at 510 525-9248, or at email@example.com. Website: www.fifthstfarms.com, and Facebook is Fifth St. Farms"
Nov 15 Mendocino Community Center $15 at the door 7:30pm Community Center of Mendocino 998 School St
Nov 16 Studio 55 San Rafael A great new folk club in Marin. 8:00pm - $17 advance / $20 at door 1455 East Francisco Blvd., San Rafael, California http://www.studio55marin.com/
Nov 17 Santa Cruz House Concert Sunday afternoon November 17, 3 PM 220 Spring Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 $20 general, $10 children/elders Reservations contact: Shelley Phillips (831) 426-9155, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 21 Mountain View House Concert, Daniel Steinberg 8pm Reservations required - send email to Concerts@InstantHarmony.com or phone: (650) 947-9669
for information about any of these events
please contact Mark Walstrom email@example.com
November 14 & 21, 2013
Swedish fiddling workshops taught by Mikael and Mia Marin
Thursday Nov 14th 1pm - 4pm in North Berkeley & Thursday Nov 21st 1pm - 4pm in Los Altos
These will be 3 hour workshops with a break in the middle. They will teach fun tunes with second voices, learning by ear (sheet music for those who wish)
$75 per person
To reserve a space and receive furthur details for either workshop
contact: Mark Walstrom firstname.lastname@example.org 510-295-7392
Please include your contact info, instrument and level of experience.
9, 2013-February 2, 2014
Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter -- exhibition at the Legion of Honor, San Francisco CA.
SWEA Swedish Christmas Fair, St. Mary's Cathedral, 1111 Gough St at Geary, San Francisco CA. http://swea.org/christmasfair___8450.aspx
February 14-16, 2014
San Francisco Bay Area Scandia Festival, Petaluma CA featuring Swedish dance teachers Bengt & Britt-Mari and Swedish musicians Andströms. Weekend package for all workshops and dances $90. For more information and registration (begins 12/3/2013) please visit