Stein Fjell Lodge's first meeting was held in January 1976. Our number is 6-114, as part of Sons of Norway's District 6, which also includes Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah. Most of our members live in northern Colorado and Wyoming -- from Greeley to Estes Park and Longmont to Cheyenne.
There are occasional exceptions to meeting on the second Saturday -- be sure to check here, in Posten, or with one of the officers listed on the Contact Us page to confirm the date, time, and location of a particular meeting.
If you are interested in joining our lodge, more information is on the Sons of Norway Membership page. Just type in Loveland, CO in the box below "Member Enrollment: Find a Lodge Near You."
Viking of the Year 2023: Kari
This honor acknowledges members who have distinguished themselves by providing outstanding service to the lodge during the previous year.
Grand Marshal 2023: Becky and Jon-Eirik
The Grand Marshal leads our Syttende Mai (May 17th -- Norwegian Constitution Day) parade. With appreciation and respect, this honor is given to members who have served the lodge faithfully for many years.
Stein Fjell is involved in a variety of special events throughout the year, featuring both traditional and contemporary cultural, social, and community programs with a unique Norwegian-American flavor.
January: Anniversary -- celebration during regular lodge meeting date and time
January-February: Ski for Light -- Skiing. Sharing. Learning. The mission of Ski for Light is to enhance the quality of life and independence of visually- or mobility-impaired adults through a program of cross-country skiing. Lodge members assist skiers arriving and departing from DIA. More info, videos at website.
February: Barneløpet (Children's Race) -- Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA, Granby CO. A free, non-competitive, cross-country ski event for young people through age 16 and their families, organized by lodges on Colorado's Eastern Slope. Parents, grandparents, and other spectators line up at the finish banner to enthusiastically cheer the skiers on with cowbells and flags, followed by a reception and light lunch. Detailed information: barnelopet.com
May: Syttende Mai (May 17th -- Norwegian Constitution Day) Celebration; includes a picnic and parade.
June 14-16, 2024: Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, Parfet Park, Golden -- Colorado lodges participate in this summer solstice festival of light, flowers, food, and music. The festival is usually open from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. No admission fee.
August: Corn Roast Parade, Loveland CO -- members accompany our float along the parade route
October: Lutefisk Dinner -- traditional Norwegian foods prepared and served by members and friends of the lodge; butikken with Scandinavian gifts, and baked goods for sale.
December: Juletrefest (Christmas Tree Party) -- family party with good food, Julenisse, and singing around the Christmas tree.