NORDIC LIGHTS BENEFIT DINNER FOR THE ASTORIA NORDIC HERITAGE PARK'S CAPITAL CAMPAIGN - has been rescheduled for September 26th, 2020 - Cocktails 5 pm - Dinner 6 pm Current tickets holders who do not ask for refund will have their seats held. If you are interesting in being put on a waiting list please contact Judi Lampi at 503-791-9156 or clatsop41@yahoo.com. Some seats might become available.The second annual Astoria Nordic Heritage Park's Capital Campaign Benefit Dinner will be at Carruthers Restaurant in downtown Astoria on Saturday, September 26th, 2020. If tickets become available, they are $150 per person (tip is included) and $100.00 of the ticket price goes to the park. This years menu has your choice of Honey Baked Salmon, Pork Meatballs or Beet Root Risotto. Nordic themed cocktails will also be available and Nordic attire is encouraged. The Nordic Heritage Park will honor the immigrant tradition that brought thousands of Nordic immigrants to Oregon’s North Coast in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It will be a public space to make locals and visitors alike aware of the ethnic heritage that contributed immensely to the fabric of our community. It will honor families that said their last good-byes and moved to Astoria to become Americans. Three $761,000 has been raised to date and construction will begin when the remaining funds are secured - approximately $500,000.