Danish American Events

Event information is provided courtesy of the National Foundation for Danish America.  You’ll find a complete calendar of Danish American events at their website: danishamerica.org

  • Fellowships and Grants for Americans to Study in Scandinavia (October 27, 2020)
    on October 28, 2020 at 4:00 am

    FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS FOR AMERICANS TO STUDY IN SCANDINAVIA Deadline: November 1, 2020 New York, NY—The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for Fellowships & Grants for Americans to Study in Scandinavia during the 2021-22 academic year. ASF offers both year-long fellowships of up to $23,000 and short-term (1-3 month) grants of up to $5,000 to graduate students (preferably dissertation-related) and academic […]

  • Tivoli Lodge #300 Monthly Virtual Gathering (November 12, 2020)
    on November 13, 2020 at 1:00 am

    TIVOLI LODGE #300 MONTHLY VIRTUAL GATHERING Join us for a monthly virtual komsammen (get together)! Our time together includes a program on Danish traditions or culture, time to get to know each other, and a brief business meeting.  This Danish Sisterhood Lodge differs from other lodges because we are a 100% virtual lodge! Our members join us from around the country and enjoy each other through the use of Zoom technology.  Contact Kim Brixey (913-645-7649 or brixey.ks@gmail.com) for Zoom […]

  • Danish Sisterhood Lodge #20 of Kenosha Regular Meeting (November 18, 2020)
    on November 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE #20 OF KENOSHA REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Lodge No. 20, Kenosha,WI is holding virtual meetings via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month.   DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICALodge # 20Kenosha, Wisconsin For more information: Majbritt Stewart, Lodge Presidentmandmstewart@mac.com | 847-812-1551  Anna Nielsen, Lodge Secretary annamnielsen88@gmail.com | 262-412-4482 www.DanishSisterhood.com

  • Danish Sisterhood Margrethe Lodge #24 Meeting (November 21, 2020)
    on November 21, 2020 at 8:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD MARGRETHE LODGE #24 MEETING Danish Sisterhood Gatherings and Meetings are likely suspended for the month of April.  Please check with your local Lodge. Connect with your Danish heritage by joining the Danish Sisterhood. We are part of the Supreme Lodge of the Danish Sisterhood of America, an organization with lodges in many states and in Canada. Our lodge was established in San Francisco in March 1894. We were proud to celebrate our 125th Anniversary in 2019. We now have […]

  • Danish Sisterhood of Colorado Regular Meeting (November 21, 2020)
    on November 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    DANISH SISTERHOOD OF COLORADO REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Gatherings and Meetings are suspended until further notice.  Please check with your local Lodge. 3rd Saturday of each month DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICAEllen Lodge #21 D.S.S. Ellen Lodge #21  Heritage Presentations 2020 February 22 - Lynne March 21 - Gitte (mailing it in) April 18 - Ethel May 16 - Chris H. June 20 - Andrea July - No meeting August 8 - Pia E. (Picnic) September 19 - Luncheon October 17 - Joanna […]

  • Danish Sisterhood of Chicago General Meeting (November 22, 2020)
    on November 22, 2020 at 6:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD OF CHICAGO GENERAL MEETING DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICADagmar Lodge No. 4, Chicago General meetings, which are traditionally held at The Danish Home of Chicago (5656 North Newcastle Avenue), are now virtual. Please join us. Sunday November 22 Annual Cookie Walk 2:30 pm Social Connections3:00 pm General Meeting begins For Information, please contact: Events Coordinator Bente Rasmussen, 630-699-0332 E-mail: benterasmussen1@aol.com Secretary Jean […]

  • Tivoli Lodge #300 Monthly Virtual Gathering (December 10, 2020)
    on December 11, 2020 at 1:00 am

    TIVOLI LODGE #300 MONTHLY VIRTUAL GATHERING Join us for a monthly virtual komsammen (get together)! Our time together includes a program on Danish traditions or culture, time to get to know each other, and a brief business meeting.  This Danish Sisterhood Lodge differs from other lodges because we are a 100% virtual lodge! Our members join us from around the country and enjoy each other through the use of Zoom technology.  Contact Kim Brixey (913-645-7649 or brixey.ks@gmail.com) for Zoom […]

  • This Date in Danish American History - The Danish Sisterhood of America (December 15, 2020)
    on December 15, 2020 at 6:00 am

    THIS DATE IN DANISH AMERICAN HISTORY - THE DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICA The Danish Sisterhood of America was founded on December 15, 1883 by Christine Hemmingsen, a Danish immigrant from Orup, Denmark. Inspired by the success of the Danish Brotherhood of America, Mrs. Hemmingsen established Christine Lodge #1 in Negaunee, Michigan. The Danish Sisterhood of today continues to grow with numerous lodges located throughout the United States and Canada. The Danish culture is rich – its history […]

  • Danish Sisterhood Lodge #20 of Kenosha Regular Meeting (December 16, 2020)
    on December 16, 2020 at 6:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE #20 OF KENOSHA REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Lodge No. 20, Kenosha,WI is holding virtual meetings via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month.   DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICALodge # 20Kenosha, Wisconsin For more information: Majbritt Stewart, Lodge Presidentmandmstewart@mac.com | 847-812-1551  Anna Nielsen, Lodge Secretary annamnielsen88@gmail.com | 262-412-4482 www.DanishSisterhood.com

  • Danish Sisterhood Margrethe Lodge #24 Meeting (December 19, 2020)
    on December 19, 2020 at 8:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD MARGRETHE LODGE #24 MEETING Danish Sisterhood Gatherings and Meetings are likely suspended for the month of April.  Please check with your local Lodge. Connect with your Danish heritage by joining the Danish Sisterhood. We are part of the Supreme Lodge of the Danish Sisterhood of America, an organization with lodges in many states and in Canada. Our lodge was established in San Francisco in March 1894. We were proud to celebrate our 125th Anniversary in 2019. We now have […]

  • Danish Sisterhood of Colorado Regular Meeting (December 19, 2020)
    on December 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    DANISH SISTERHOOD OF COLORADO REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Gatherings and Meetings are suspended until further notice.  Please check with your local Lodge. 3rd Saturday of each month DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICAEllen Lodge #21 D.S.S. Ellen Lodge #21  Heritage Presentations 2020 February 22 - Lynne March 21 - Gitte (mailing it in) April 18 - Ethel May 16 - Chris H. June 20 - Andrea July - No meeting August 8 - Pia E. (Picnic) September 19 - Luncheon October 17 - Joanna […]

  • GLÆDELIG JUL! (December 24, 2020)
    on December 24, 2020 at 6:00 am

    GLÆDELIG JUL! Christmas in Denmark embodies the spirit of joy and enthusiasm to the maximum. As December approaches, every house and street is lit up with colourful lights, so much so that it neutralizes the effect of a dull winter. Most Danes believe that Christmas is about carols and songs, the aroma of spruce, oranges and freshly baked cookies. One of the city's oldest traditions is being adorned with thousands of candles to create an atmosphere of warmth, togetherness, relaxation and […]

  • Godt Nytår (January 01, 2021)
    on January 1, 2021 at 6:00 am

    GODT NYTÅR! New Year’s Eve rituals exist in many parts of the world and Denmark is no different. Here’s a short guide to understanding some of the best-known traditions. The Queen Margrethe’s New Year’s Eve speech at 6pm signals the beginning of a long and festive night. It’s a live broadcast from the Queen’s office in Christian IX’s Palace at Amalienborg, an annual essential that first started with King Christian IX in the 1880s. The Queen takes this opportunity to summarize […]

  • Tivoli Lodge #300 Monthly Virtual Gathering (January 14, 2021)
    on January 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    TIVOLI LODGE #300 MONTHLY VIRTUAL GATHERING Join us for a monthly virtual komsammen (get together)! Our time together includes a program on Danish traditions or culture, time to get to know each other, and a brief business meeting.  This Danish Sisterhood Lodge differs from other lodges because we are a 100% virtual lodge! Our members join us from around the country and enjoy each other through the use of Zoom technology.  Contact Kim Brixey (913-645-7649 or brixey.ks@gmail.com) for Zoom […]

  • Danish Sisterhood Lodge #20 of Kenosha Regular Meeting (January 20, 2021)
    on January 20, 2021 at 6:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE #20 OF KENOSHA REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Lodge No. 20, Kenosha,WI is holding virtual meetings via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month.   DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICALodge # 20Kenosha, Wisconsin For more information: Majbritt Stewart, Lodge Presidentmandmstewart@mac.com | 847-812-1551  Anna Nielsen, Lodge Secretary annamnielsen88@gmail.com | 262-412-4482 www.DanishSisterhood.com

  • Tivoli Lodge #300 Monthly Virtual Gathering (February 11, 2021)
    on February 12, 2021 at 1:00 am

    TIVOLI LODGE #300 MONTHLY VIRTUAL GATHERING Join us for a monthly virtual komsammen (get together)! Our time together includes a program on Danish traditions or culture, time to get to know each other, and a brief business meeting.  This Danish Sisterhood Lodge differs from other lodges because we are a 100% virtual lodge! Our members join us from around the country and enjoy each other through the use of Zoom technology.  Contact Kim Brixey (913-645-7649 or brixey.ks@gmail.com) for Zoom […]

  • Danish Sisterhood Lodge #20 of Kenosha Regular Meeting (February 17, 2021)
    on February 17, 2021 at 6:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE #20 OF KENOSHA REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Lodge No. 20, Kenosha,WI is holding virtual meetings via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month.   DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICALodge # 20Kenosha, Wisconsin For more information: Majbritt Stewart, Lodge Presidentmandmstewart@mac.com | 847-812-1551  Anna Nielsen, Lodge Secretary annamnielsen88@gmail.com | 262-412-4482 www.DanishSisterhood.com

  • Tivoli Lodge #300 Monthly Virtual Gathering (March 11, 2021)
    on March 12, 2021 at 1:00 am

    TIVOLI LODGE #300 MONTHLY VIRTUAL GATHERING Join us for a monthly virtual komsammen (get together)! Our time together includes a program on Danish traditions or culture, time to get to know each other, and a brief business meeting.  This Danish Sisterhood Lodge differs from other lodges because we are a 100% virtual lodge! Our members join us from around the country and enjoy each other through the use of Zoom technology.  Contact Kim Brixey (913-645-7649 or brixey.ks@gmail.com) for Zoom […]

  • Danish Sisterhood Lodge #20 of Kenosha Regular Meeting (March 17, 2021)
    on March 17, 2021 at 5:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE #20 OF KENOSHA REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Lodge No. 20, Kenosha,WI is holding virtual meetings via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month.   DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICALodge # 20Kenosha, Wisconsin For more information: Majbritt Stewart, Lodge Presidentmandmstewart@mac.com | 847-812-1551  Anna Nielsen, Lodge Secretary annamnielsen88@gmail.com | 262-412-4482 www.DanishSisterhood.com

  • Tivoli Lodge #300 Monthly Virtual Gathering (April 08, 2021)
    on April 9, 2021 at 12:00 am

    TIVOLI LODGE #300 MONTHLY VIRTUAL GATHERING Join us for a monthly virtual komsammen (get together)! Our time together includes a program on Danish traditions or culture, time to get to know each other, and a brief business meeting.  This Danish Sisterhood Lodge differs from other lodges because we are a 100% virtual lodge! Our members join us from around the country and enjoy each other through the use of Zoom technology.  Contact Kim Brixey (913-645-7649 or brixey.ks@gmail.com) for Zoom […]

  • Danish Sisterhood Lodge #20 of Kenosha Regular Meeting (April 21, 2021)
    on April 21, 2021 at 5:00 am

    DANISH SISTERHOOD LODGE #20 OF KENOSHA REGULAR MEETING Danish Sisterhood Lodge No. 20, Kenosha,WI is holding virtual meetings via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month.   DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICALodge # 20Kenosha, Wisconsin For more information: Majbritt Stewart, Lodge Presidentmandmstewart@mac.com | 847-812-1551  Anna Nielsen, Lodge Secretary annamnielsen88@gmail.com | 262-412-4482 www.DanishSisterhood.com

  • This Date in Danish American History - The Danish Sisterhood of America (December 15, 2021)
    on December 15, 2021 at 6:00 am

    THIS DATE IN DANISH AMERICAN HISTORY - THE DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICA The Danish Sisterhood of America was founded on December 15, 1883 by Christine Hemmingsen, a Danish immigrant from Orup, Denmark. Inspired by the success of the Danish Brotherhood of America, Mrs. Hemmingsen established Christine Lodge #1 in Negaunee, Michigan. The Danish Sisterhood of today continues to grow with numerous lodges located throughout the United States and Canada. The Danish culture is rich – its history […]

  • Godt Nytår (January 01, 2022)
    on January 1, 2022 at 6:00 am

    GODT NYTÅR! New Year’s Eve rituals exist in many parts of the world and Denmark is no different. Here’s a short guide to understanding some of the best-known traditions. The Queen Margrethe’s New Year’s Eve speech at 6pm signals the beginning of a long and festive night. It’s a live broadcast from the Queen’s office in Christian IX’s Palace at Amalienborg, an annual essential that first started with King Christian IX in the 1880s. The Queen takes this opportunity to summarize […]

  • This Date in Danish American History - The Danish Sisterhood of America (December 15, 2022)
    on December 15, 2022 at 6:00 am

    THIS DATE IN DANISH AMERICAN HISTORY - THE DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICA The Danish Sisterhood of America was founded on December 15, 1883 by Christine Hemmingsen, a Danish immigrant from Orup, Denmark. Inspired by the success of the Danish Brotherhood of America, Mrs. Hemmingsen established Christine Lodge #1 in Negaunee, Michigan. The Danish Sisterhood of today continues to grow with numerous lodges located throughout the United States and Canada. The Danish culture is rich – its history […]

  • Godt Nytår (January 01, 2023)
    on January 1, 2023 at 6:00 am

    GODT NYTÅR! New Year’s Eve rituals exist in many parts of the world and Denmark is no different. Here’s a short guide to understanding some of the best-known traditions. The Queen Margrethe’s New Year’s Eve speech at 6pm signals the beginning of a long and festive night. It’s a live broadcast from the Queen’s office in Christian IX’s Palace at Amalienborg, an annual essential that first started with King Christian IX in the 1880s. The Queen takes this opportunity to summarize […]

  • This Date in Danish American History - The Danish Sisterhood of America (December 15, 2023)
    on December 15, 2023 at 6:00 am

    THIS DATE IN DANISH AMERICAN HISTORY - THE DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICA The Danish Sisterhood of America was founded on December 15, 1883 by Christine Hemmingsen, a Danish immigrant from Orup, Denmark. Inspired by the success of the Danish Brotherhood of America, Mrs. Hemmingsen established Christine Lodge #1 in Negaunee, Michigan. The Danish Sisterhood of today continues to grow with numerous lodges located throughout the United States and Canada. The Danish culture is rich – its history […]

  • Godt Nytår (January 01, 2024)
    on January 1, 2024 at 6:00 am

    GODT NYTÅR! New Year’s Eve rituals exist in many parts of the world and Denmark is no different. Here’s a short guide to understanding some of the best-known traditions. The Queen Margrethe’s New Year’s Eve speech at 6pm signals the beginning of a long and festive night. It’s a live broadcast from the Queen’s office in Christian IX’s Palace at Amalienborg, an annual essential that first started with King Christian IX in the 1880s. The Queen takes this opportunity to summarize […]

  • This Date in Danish American History - The Danish Sisterhood of America (December 15, 2024)
    on December 15, 2024 at 6:00 am

    THIS DATE IN DANISH AMERICAN HISTORY - THE DANISH SISTERHOOD OF AMERICA The Danish Sisterhood of America was founded on December 15, 1883 by Christine Hemmingsen, a Danish immigrant from Orup, Denmark. Inspired by the success of the Danish Brotherhood of America, Mrs. Hemmingsen established Christine Lodge #1 in Negaunee, Michigan. The Danish Sisterhood of today continues to grow with numerous lodges located throughout the United States and Canada. The Danish culture is rich – its history […]

  • Godt Nytår (January 01, 2025)
    on January 1, 2025 at 6:00 am

    GODT NYTÅR! New Year’s Eve rituals exist in many parts of the world and Denmark is no different. Here’s a short guide to understanding some of the best-known traditions. The Queen Margrethe’s New Year’s Eve speech at 6pm signals the beginning of a long and festive night. It’s a live broadcast from the Queen’s office in Christian IX’s Palace at Amalienborg, an annual essential that first started with King Christian IX in the 1880s. The Queen takes this opportunity to summarize […]