The Seven Lag Stevne
yearly gathering of descendants of Norwegian immigrants to the U.S. and Canada who came from seven
areas of Norway (from parts of Buskerud, Oppland, and Telemark counties) Each of
these areas is represented by an organization, or "lag" that works to maintain
cultural ties to its ancestral homeland and provides support for genealogical
research. In 2015, activities will take place at the La Crosse Center,
300 2nd Street South, La Crosse WI. Use your GPS to plot your
route to this great summer get-together!
hoping that a full day of genealogy and classes on Saturday will
appeal to members who have had difficulty attending stevner in the
past that have been held only on weekdays.
If you have never
attended a stevne before, and a weekend event appeals to you, I
encourage you to set aside the weekend of July 10-12.
This is a great
way to learn about your immigrant ancestors.
If you have friends
whose ancestors came from areas of Norway that are not part of the
7-lag, feel free to invite them to attend the class presentations.
promise to be of interest to anyone whose ancestors settled the
family and friends to the 2015 7-Lag Stevne!
Spread the word to members of
your church or heritage organization!
This brochure provides an
overview of the event
2015 7-Lag Stevne
Due to the enthusiastic response to both the
Vesterheim tour and the River Boat Dinner Cruise, we will
arrange for the Vesterheim tour buses to return in time to
make the 5:00 cruise. If you have been hoping to
participate in both the Vesterheim tour and the River Boat
Dinner Cruise, you can make reservations for both, and be
assured that you will have five hours at Vesterheim and
still make it back from by 5:00 to enjoy dinner on board the
La Crosse Queen. The 5:00 dinner cruise has been opened to
the general public, so don't delay in making your
reservation if you are interested in going.
automatically when new information |
appears on the 7-Lag website
January 27, 2015:
Index for the book Coon Valley: 150 Years (1849-1999)|
2015: Updated registration to include
dorm room reservations, deadlines for Norskedalen tour and Dinner Cruises
and added reduced children's prices
May 20, 2015: The
7:30 Dinner Cruise on Saturday evening has been filled. There are still a
few seats available for the 5 pm cruise.