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Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast
Posted on: October 09, 2019
Event date: November 26, 2019, 7 a.m.

Novermber 26 | 7:00AM | DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington (map) | $30

Come celebrate with the Nordic community in Minnesota at the 35th annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast and help us set the record for most Nordic sweaters worn in one room!  

Join us on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 7800 Normandale Blvd., in Bloomington, MN. Seating begins at 6:30 a.m., and the program commences at 7:00 a.m. Nordic sweaters and national costumes are highly encouraged.  

As always, our mission is to bring together people of Nordic heritage in celebration of freedom, faith, family and friends. You won’t want to miss this special holiday tradition of thankfulness, community and giving. 

The Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast continues to be a charitable event; this year's beneficiaries are the Minnesota Military Family Foundation and Second Harvest Heartland. Please help support these charities by attending and donating at the breakfast. 


2019 Program Participants

Don Shelby, Master of Ceremonies, Senior Journalist 

Joan T.A Gabel, speaking on freedom, University of Minnesota President 

Dan Collison, speaking on faith, Lead Pastor, First Covenant Church Minneapolis, Director of Downtown Partnerships, MPLS Downtown Council, Executive Director for the East Town Business Partnership and the NūLoop Partners 

Peggy Flanagan, speaking on family & friends, Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota 


Musical entertainment will be provided by:

Augsburg University’s Cedar Singers , Ryan LaBoy, Director 


Please find additional information at the Sons of Norway website.

Honorary Consul Eivind J. Heiberg
Eivind J. Heiberg is Honorary Consul in Minneapolis

Eivind J. Heiberg is the Honorary Consul in Minneapolis