Calendar & Events

Below is a listing of upcoming events and programs hosted or sponsored by Drott Lodge No. 168 and our partner organizations.  You may change the view of the calendar to Month/Week/Day by clicking on “Agenda” or filter by categories by selecting the “Categories” button. If you are from a partner organization and would like your event or program listed in our calendar, please email us at info (at) drott-lodge (.) org  – please include “Calendar Entry” as your subject heading – our admin will review and post if the request meets our criteria. Regular business meetings and programs hosted or sponsored by Drott Lodge No. 168 are Open to the Public unless otherwise indicated. All meetings run 2:30-5:30pm, unless otherwise stated.      
Feb
9
Sun
2020
February Monthly Meeting @ St. James Church undercroft
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The cultural program at the February meeting is ‘An Emigrant’s Story’. CGR Janet Johnson (Drott Lodge member) will take us on a journey from Enoch Mattson’s homeland in Borstil, Sweden to his new home in Prentice, WI.  Members will also create an interactive map to share where their Swedish emigrants came from in Sweden and where they landed in the USA.

Feb
10
Mon
2020
Grand Lodge Language Scholarship deadline
Feb 10 all-day
Feb
15
Sat
2020
GL Higher Education Scholarship deadline
Feb 15 all-day
Feb
20
Thu
2020
Washington Capitals Swedish Heritage Night @ Capital One Arena
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm

SACC-DC and the Embassy of Sweden are thrilled to extend the invite to Swedish Heritage Night of 2020! Only $49 – includes a Caps T-shirt for everyone.

Feb
29
Sat
2020
District Scholarships deadline
Feb 29 all-day
Mar
8
Sun
2020
March Monthly Meeting – Pea Soup & Plättar @ St. James Episcopal Church - undercroft
Mar 8 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Cultural program: Pelle the No-Tail Cat.  Marit Knollmueller, District 9 Cultural Leader and Drott Lodge Member, will take our members on a cat’s-eye journey through the streets of Uppsala.  This family-friendly event is based on the popular children’s books by Gösta Knutsson.

Apr
5
Sun
2020
April Monthly Meeting @ St. James Episcopal church undercroft
Apr 5 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Cultural program: Traditional Swedish Crafts Workshop.

Three local artisans will help you explore and develop your skills in the traditional Nordic crafts.  This event is suitable for ages 8 and up.

Apr
25
Sat
2020
Valborg bonfire @ McLean Virginia
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Drott Lodge will enjoy its annual bonfire for Valborgs.  Family lawn games with prizes for young and old alike.

May
9
Sat
2020
Manassas Viking Festival @ Old Town Manassas, VA
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Drott Lodge will have tables for imported gifts, Drott Lodge promotion and genealogy information.

May
16
Sat
2020
Bus Trip
May 16 all-day

Check back for details.

Jun
21
Sun
2020
Midsommar Celebration @ Carderock Recreation Area Pavillion
Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In addition to the usual decorating of the maypole and procession with musicians, and potluck meal, Drott Lodge will have photo contests for babies and pets. Additionally we will host an open-faced sandwich contest judged by 4 celebrity judges.


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