On August 30, 2009, one hundred years after
We hope that you will join us for the centennial celebration of Norway Day, as we pay tribute to the rich legacy represented by two boats: the 1909 Viking and the restored Nordic Spirit. Festivities will begin at 1:00 p.m. with music, refreshments, photographs and film footage from the 1909 celebration, and activities for children. At 2:00 p.m., the Norwegian Ladies Chorus and Norwegian Male Chorus will greet the Nordic Spirit on the dock. Special guests, including Senator Ken Jacobsen and Senator Kohl-Welles (who will deliver greetings from Governor Gregoire), will join us in celebrating Scandinavian life in Seattle, Washington, and the Pacific Northwest, and in dedicating the Nordic Spirit.