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2 times the Nordic fun planned in Wadena on Oct. 11

The Sons of Norway will gather for food and a museum tour in Wadena on the special day.

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The Sons of Norway had a festive float in Saturday's Deer Trails Day parade.
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WADENA — The monthly event for all interested in anything Nordic will be sponsored by Leif Erikson, Sons of Norway Tuesday, October 11.   The day will be a ‘double-header’ event with lunch in Wadena at OMA’s Restaurant and Bakery starting at 11:30 a.m. at 10 Aldrich St S, followed by a visit to the private museum of Carol and Rich Taggart at 1:15 p.m.

Those interested may choose to attend one or both events.  The museum is located west of Wadena at 34066 620th Avenue on Blacks Grove Road. There is plenty of parking and handicap parking at the museum. While at the museum there will be surprise dessert before ending the tour.

Leif Erikson, Sons of Norway, is a Nordic organization with a focus on the arts and cultures of the countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.  The group meets monthly with a program about the music, food, culture, dance, art, genealogy, literature, wood working, rosemalling, history or other interests about the Nordic countries.  Monthly programs are free and open to the public; some meetings may have dinners needing reservations and fees, but open to anyone interested in that event.  The October event as mentioned, will focus on sharing Nordic togetherness and interests at this unique double event in Wadena.  However during the rest of the year, most events will be held in Vining at the Vining Community Center.

For more information about this event or other programs or membership in  Leif Erikson  please call Leif president Henry Peterson at 507-220-0213 or Barbara Olson at 218-282-0332.

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