2020 Scanfest Princess Announcement

The 2020 Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Court will be introduced to the community at 7 PM on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Astoria High School. Please join us in welcoming our new ambassadors of the 53rd Annual Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. The Nordic Viking Scandia Dancers will perform and refreshments will be served. The presentation of the 2020 court is free …

Nordic Lights Benefit Dinner

Planning for our upcoming Nordic Lights Benefit Dinner is going well! Nordic Lights Benefit Dinner for the Astoria Nordic Heritage Park Capital Campaign Saturday, March 28, 2020 Carruthers Restaurant 1198 Commercial, Astoria OR $150 per person; reservations required; tip is included. Nordic attire is encouraged. Cocktails at 5 PM Special cocktails benefiting the project cost $15 and include Snow Drop, Viking Blood, …

Park Fundraising Tops $750,000!

Astoria Nordic Heritage Park committee members cheered as committee chair Judi Lampi gave Astoria Scandinavian Heritage Association president Loran Mathews $99.01 in cash bringing total funds raised for Astoria Nordic Heritage Park to $750,000 or three-quarters of a million dollars. Committee members have been working since 2015 on this project. The design and engineering phases of the project are finished, …