Stevne for Romerikslag, Solarlag planned in FargoThe annual stevne for Romerikslag and Solarlag will be held September 12-15, 2012 at Fargo Hilton Garden Inn, 4351- 177th Ave. S., Fargo, North Dakota.
The annual stevne for Romerikslag and Solarlag will be held September 12-15, 2012 at Fargo Hilton Garden Inn, 4351- 177th Ave. S., Fargo, North Dakota.
For reservations, call 701-499-6000 and ask for the convention rate, which is good until August 11. New members are welcome.
Romerikslag members have roots or present-day ties to the area of Norway that nearly
surrounds Oslo, Norway. The two lags have members in over half the states, Norway, England,
Canada, and others. There will be a rich combination of presentations, films, music and
traditional Norwegian foods. Workshops and lectures are held each day and personal assistance
from genealogists is available in the genealogy room for the internet and bygdeboks (Norwegian
area history books) from Norwegian churches.
Lectures include:"How to use the Arne G. Bygdebok Collection" at the library of UND at Grand
Forks, ND, "Red River Carts," and What is Skinnfell.
The Friday night Sweater Banquet will feature Allsang Skogfjorden Adult Style - Kari Berit,and
Ole Olsson's Oldtime Orkestra - Paul Wilson and Mary Abendroth for Sat. banquet.
Reservations are required at least two days in advance for banquet tickets.
Short tours of interest are available on Thursday afternoon. Car Pools only.
For registration and information contact: Joel Botten, (507) 388-1995 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Gross, (507) 641-5891, e-mail email@example.com.