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Membership 2018-19

Renew your membership now - $15
Sep 2018 - Aug 2019 Click here for form


Raffle 2019
Enter by mail or at June Show

Tickets cost $1 each

Drawing held June 23 3pm

Gundbrandsdal Style Rosemaling, painted by
Nancy Schmidt, Vesterheim Gold Medalist
Wooden box with handle

To enter by mail: send self-addressed-stamped envelope
with payment, name and phone number to

INRA Raffle c/o Ruth H.
1020 St. James Place
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Entries must be received by June 16, 2019

Or enter in-person at our show June 22 & 23
at Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL

*2019 Events*

March Meeting
General Meeting for all Members
Saturday March 2, 2019
11 am meeting
noon lunch (bring something to share)
after lunch: let the baking begin!

Norwegian Cookie Baking

18th Annual Kofte Day - wear your sweater to the meeting


April Class
Jan Norsetter
16" Nordic Plate Landscape in the center
Os Style Rosemaling on the border

Fri-Sun April 5-7, 2019
Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL

Register NOW
8 registered


May Parade
Syttend Mai Parade
May 2019
Park Ridge, IL

More information soon


June Meeting

General Meeting for all Members
9 am members assigned to meet at storage locker
10 am all members meet at Community House
lunch & meeting



June Show & Sale
Sat-Sun June 22-23
Good Templar Park, Geneva, IL


August Class


September Meeting


October Nordic MarketPlace Chicago

Chicago Friends of Vesterheim
Nordic MarketPlace

9am - noon
Park Ridge Country Club


Cottages in the Woods

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4 pm
October 19 & 20



Check inside our newsletter 'Avisen' for details on all events.

Registration and membership required for all classes

All classes held at:
Good Templar Park
528 N East Side Drive
Geneva, Illinois map

Enter Good Templar Park through the north entrance.

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What is the INRA? The Illinois Norsk Rosemalers Association exists to promote and encourage the art of rosemaling. To accomplish this we:

Member Benefits:
Members receive a subscription to the Association's Newsletter, Avisen, a discount on class fees and use of all rosemaling books and patterns in the INRA's library.
(Please note: the INRA cannot ship materials out of state.)

Join the INRA today! 


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