Our lodge has around 400 members from the greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area. We are one of hundreds Sons of Norway lodges throughout the United States, Canada and Norway.  Learn more about us or Join Sons of Norway.

Get the latest news & events in our monthly newsletter:
February 2019 Capital Viking  (pdf) - posted 1/4/2019

Upcoming Lodge Meetings & Events 

Reading Circle

The Reading Circle will meet at Norway House at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 19, to discuss Resolving Hedda,  a play by Jon Klein. Based on Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, Klein imagines a revolt by the actress who is to play Hedda She refuses to kill herself at the end of the play and she, therefore, insists on a different conclusion. 

If you plan to attend the discussion, please RSVP to Christine Meloni at

February Lodge Meeting:

Finding Your Norwegian Roots  - Saturday, February 16
Potluck at 5 PM followed by Program at Norway House 
3846 Meredith Dr. Fairfax, VA 22030 directions

Join us for a panel discussion of genealogy topics including DNA analysis, our Lodge’s Roots Project, and how to access good genealogical sources. Panelists are lodge members Bill DeRoche, Burt Koske, Christine Meloni, and Joel Myklebust. All have conducted extensive genealogical research and are eager to share their insights.

Earning a genealogy pin through the SON Cultural Skills Program offers a great way to organize your own research. See page 6 of the February newsletterfor more information.

Please bring a contribution for our potluck dinner. Non-members are welcome.

Contact Youth Director Elspeth Christianson at if you plan to bring children so we can properly plan for kids’ activities

Kransekaker workshop 

February 23rd (last Sat. in February). 
Led by Rannveig Fredheim - known for her Kransekaker at our annual Norwegian Festival (perhaps we can use the picture of her with her Kransekaker) 10 a.m. to when we finish (probably noon). $10 fee (this will cover the supplies, etc.)  Each student will get the experience of participating in grinding the almonds, mixing the dough/rolling the dough into the rings, baking...and then stacking/icing into finished Kransekaker which we will all share with coffee/tea/refreshments at the conclusion of the workshop. Rannveig will be moving to Kenya this summer to be a full-time medical missionary, so this is your chance to learn the art of making Kransekaker from an expert.  Contact Denise Bowden (  for more information. You can pay at the door.  

Norwegian Language & Conversation

Meets every Wednesday
Beginner 6 PM, Intermediate 7 PM, Advanced 8 PM

Starting in January, students will return to the previous text book for the first two levels: Norsk, Nordmenn og Norge, available online.
 Contact the instructor at for more information.

See Meetings and Events for more information.

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Norway House
3846 Meredith Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Pictures of Norway House