Class of 2015 Nordic Fest Weekend Reunion

Join us in July! Class of 2015 Reunion July 28-30, 2022.

Class of 2015 --- It's time to come back to Decorah for a visit! We hope you will join us for a special reunion weekend this summer during Decorah's Nordic Fest.

Join us in Decorah July 28-30, 2022, to finally celebrate your 5th anniversary of graduation from Luther College. Enjoy the summer weather, Decorah's Nordic Fest, and the warm company of your classmates and Luther friends that will greet you in the beautiful Oneota Valley. Consider this more than just a reunion... make this a long weekend getaway with some of your closest friends! The weekend concludes with a class reception on campus at 5:00 P.M. Saturday, July 30, followed by Nordic Fest fireworks.

Register today! The registration form includes opportunities to sign up for the Saturday class reception, lodging on campus, and a commemorative Class of 2015 reunion t-shirt. Note: You'll be asked to create a login before proceeding with the full registration form.


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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday, July 28, 2022

NORDIC FEST OPENING CEREMONIES
6:45 P.M. / COURTHOUSE SQUARE - MAIN STREET DECORAH
Enjoy special festivities to kick off the 55th annual Nordic Fest! Opening ceremonies include performances by the Luren Singers and Nordic Dancers, and introduction of the Board of Directors, introduction of the Grand Marshals and Skål Recipient, and Flag and Bunad presentations.

C & C TRIVIA
8:00 P.M. / IMPACT COFFEE - WASHINGTON STREET, DOWNTOWN DECORAH
Put your knowledge to the test! Team up with classmates and compete in three rounds of questions, plus a final make-it or break-it round. Trivia takes place outside in the street, weather permitting. No cost, sign up in person.

NORDIC FEST ENTERTAINMENT AND BEVERAGE GARDEN
8:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M / DOWNTOWN DECORAH
Enjoy music offerings at canopies 1 and 2 in the Nordic Fest grounds. Canopy 1 is found within the Nordic Fest Beverage Garden, which offers ample seating, a family friendly environment, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage sales and more.

Friday, July 29, 2022

EXPLORE DECORAH
Revisit your favorite shops, get out on the trails, and enjoy time on the Upper Iowa River.

LUTHER BOOK SHOP OPEN
8:15 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.

NORDIC FEST ENTERTAINMENT AND BEVERAGE GARDEN
10:30 A.M. - 11:00 P.M / DOWNTOWN DECORAH
Enjoy music and entertainment offerings at Courthouse Square and canopies 1, 2 and 3 in the Nordic Fest grounds. Canopy 1 is found within the Nordic Fest Beverage Garden, which offers ample seating, a family friendly environment, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage sales and more.

NORDIC FEST KANOLOPET
6:30 P.M. / UPPER IOWA RIVER, START AT 2012 PULPIT ROCK ROAD
Sign up for some fun along the beautiful Upper Iowa River. The Kanoløpet is a canoe race from OFF the Driftless 2012 Pulpit Rock Rd., to the Twin Bridges located on 5th St. Registrations can be found at the Decorah Chamber of Commerce and must be completed by 5:00 pm on the day of the race.  *This event will be cancelled if river water levels are too low.

Saturday, July 30, 2022

EXPLORE DECORAH
Revisit your favorite shops, get out on the trails, and enjoy time on the Upper Iowa River!

LUTHER BOOK SHOP OPEN
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

NORDIC FEST ELVELOPET
7:30 A.M. / DECORAH CITY HALL, 400 CLAIBORNE DRIVE
Decorah’s “River Run” race course along the Upper Iowa River and surrounding area highlights the natural beauty that Northeast Iowa has to offer. Online registration will open soon and remain open through Thursday, July 28.

NORDIC FEST GRAND PARADE
10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. / WATER ST. DECORAH
Show your alma mater pride by joining the Luther College float in the parade! Staff, faculty, current students and alumni participate in this yearly tradition.

NORDIC FEST ENTERTAINMENT AND BEVERAGE GARDEN
12:30 A.M. - 11:30 P.M / DOWNTOWN DECORAH
Following the parade, enjoy music and entertainment offerings at Courthouse Square and canopies 1, 2 and 3 in the Nordic Fest grounds. Canopy 1 is found within the Nordic Fest Beverage Garden, which offers ample seating, a family friendly environment, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage sales and more.

NORDIC FEST ROCK THROW
1:00 P.M. / DOWNTOWN DECORAH
Show off your strength in this crowd favorite contest! Contestants are divided into weight classes and assigned 50lb - 100lb rocks to throw. The ultimate goal: throw it the farthest! Sign up in person.

NORDIC FEST LUTEFISK EATING CONTEST
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. / WATER ST. DECORAH
Put your lutefisk eating skills to the test in this competition! No registration or fee, just show up!

CLASS OF 2015 REUNION RECEPTION
5-7 P.M. / LUTHER COLLEGE
Reunite with classmates and celebrate your time together while enjoying dinner and a cash bar. After the event, head back downtown for more Nordic Fest festivities and fireworks! Sign up for this event when registering for the weekend. Cost: $25.

NORDIC FEST FIREWORKS
10 P.M. / DOWNTOWN DECORAH
Enjoy an amazing fireworks display along the Upper Iowa River. Seating is available at the athletic fields near city hall.