2022 UPCOMING EVENTS

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Friday, November 18, 2022
10:00-4:00 pm
RAVE: Readers & Authors Vegas Event
Bally's Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
Description: Author Meet & Greet, books for sale, book signings, and more. I'll be in the non-fiction section with a limited title selection. The event is free and open to the public with over 200 authors in a variety of genres. It's a great event for readers and book lovers of all types!

I will have copies of "On With the Butter!" "Never Too Late" "Homestyle Icelandic Cooking for American Kitchens" "The Guardians of Iceland and other Icelandic Folk Tales" and a few copies of "Her Viking Heart" Hekla has 12 titles in publication and the other 7 will NOT  be available at the show unless you preorder. You can get 15% off any title during the show, and I'm extending that discount to any title pre-ordered for show pick up. You can be sure to get that special title if you want at the discounted price by clicking HERE: https://bit.ly/3xjpQpb

Saturday, December 17, 2022
10:00-5:00 pm
Mesa Book Festival
Benedictine University Mesa
Mesa, Arizona
Description: I will have an author book with copies of all12 Hekla Publishing titles. Take advantage of the Author Meet & Greet, books for sale, book signings, and more. The event is organized by Anthology, Inc., a Mesa, AZ, based literary non profit organization, the Mesa Book Festival is the annual event to showcase the literary arts in the East Valley. At the center of the event are 100+ authors, small presses and other publishers across all genres sharing their works. A full day of interactive panels, presentations and performances delivers a fun filled and entertaining experience for book lovers of all ages.
Saturday, January 28, 2023
10:00-2:00 pm
7th Annual WinterFest/BookFest
Black Canyon Heritage Park
Black Canyon City, Arizona
Description: Food crafts, informational booth, virtual auction, raffle, activities, and author booths.  Old Canon Schol Museum will be open for tours.  Author Meet & Greet, books for sale, book signings, and more.
Saturday, February 4, 2023
1:00 pm
2023 Arizona Symposium with Women Authors
Desert Breeze Community Church
Sun City, Arizona
Description: Author booths for meet and greet and books for sale. Author panels for discussion and audience Q&A. I'll be available at a booth as well as participating on the non-fiction panel discussion.

PAST EVENTS

November 5, 2022

Scandinavian Jul Festival

Events & Wellness Center

Phoenix, Arizona

October 6, 2022

Living Well at Every Age

Online ZOOM Event

Waunakee Public Library

Waunakee, Wisconsin

 

July 16, 2022

De Smet Craft & Gift Fair

Events & Wellness Center

De Smet, South Dakota

June 18, 2022

Nordic Midsummer Fest

Buck Hall

Burnsville, Minnesota

 

January 29, 2022

Barnes & Noble Booksigning

Arrowhead Palms

Peoria, Arizona

January 9, 2022

New Year New You Market

Valley Vista High

Surprise, Arizona

December 1, 10, 12, 2021
Arizona Author's Association Book Sale & Signing
Glendale Sparkles, Arrowhead Mall
Glendale, Arizona
 
SEP 23, 2021
Session Talk: How my Culture and Heritage Inspires my Writing
Local Author Day
Huron Public Library
Huron, South Dakota
 
SEP 4, 2021
Vitality of a Heartland Viking:Scandinavian Philosophy for LIving your Best Life at any Age
South Dakota State Fair
Huron, South Dakota
JUN 16, 2021
​Annual Women's Fellowship Dinner: REJOICE in the Day
Desmet, South Dakota
MAR 20, 2021
ONLINE EVENT: LEGENDARY ICELAND – LAND OF FIRE & ICE
Scandinavian Cultural Center
Tickets through Eventbright HERE
MAR 19, 2021
ONLINE EVENT: Vitality of Vikings
Scandinavian Association of Ohio-Members Only

MAR 12, 2021
VIRTUAL PRESENTATION:Living Life in Motion
Triology Resort Communities: Members Only

 

FEB 20, 2021
VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: Living with Vitality: Lessons from our Icelandic Viking Heritage
HEKLA Club, Minneapolis Minnesota
JAN 25, 2021
ONLINE Event: Samtal Hour
Being Icelandic: Discovering and Embracing Cultural Heritage as an Adult
Icelandic Roots, International Membership
JAN 20, 2021
ONLINE Event - Never Too Late: Embrace Vitality at Any Age
La Porte County Public Library, La Porte, Indiana

DEC 13, 2020

Multi-Author Book Signing
1832 S. McDonald, Mesa Arizona

 

​​​NOV 14, 2020
Craft & Gift Fair
Event & Wellness Center
705 Wilder Lane, De Smet, South Dakota 57231
OCT 21, 2020
ONLINE Event - Behind the Book: Ieda's Story
Chillicothe Public Library
430 N Bradley Ave., Chillicothe, Illinois
OCT 17, 2020
Arts & Crafts Festival
Faulkton High School
1114 Court Street, Faulkton, South Dakota 57438
OCT 3, 2020
Huron Farmers Market
Campbell Park, Huron SD

AUG 13, 2020

Book Launch Party

Books N’ Brewz Pizzaria

201 N. Weber Avenue, Sioux Falls SD 57103

 

MAR 24 2019

Scandinavian Viking Festival

Sun 2 PM MST

Desert Fjord Sons of Norway Scottsdale Masonic Lodge

Scottsdale, Arizona

MAR 16 2019

Yuma Scandinavian Festival

Sat 9 AM MST

Yuma Civic Center West Desert Hills Drive, Yuma, Arizona

MAR 9 2019

Scandinavian Festival

Sat 9 AM MST

St. Peters Luthern Church 1844 E. Dana St., Mesa, Arizona

 

SEP 2 2018

Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice Legacy of Legend.

Vasa Park

Hackettstown, New Jersey

 

JUN 25 2018

8-minute Live Online Interview

Mon 11:52 AM

https://tunein.com/radio/All-Business-Media-Nationwide-s281640/

JUN 21 2018

Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice Legacy of Legend.

Thu 6 PM

Washington District Library 380 North Wilmor,

Washington, Illinois

APR 2 2018

Cooking around the World

Mon 6 PM

Chillicothe Public Library

Chillicothe, Illinois

MAR 2 2018

Festiba Festival of International Books & Arts

Fri 6 PM

Edinburg, Texas

SEP 10 2017

Children's Stories at Scandinavian Day

Sun 1 PM

VASA PARK

South Elgin, Illinois

SEP 3 2017

Scanfest

Sun 10 AM EDT · 13 guests

Budd Lake, New Jersey

 

 

NOV 10 2016

Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice, Legacy of Legends

Thu 6:30 PM

Chillicothe Public Library

Chillicothe, Illinois

OCT 13 2016

Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice Legacy of Legends

Thu 6:30 PM

Tremont District Library

Tremont, Illinois

OCT 3 2016

Cooking Around the World

Mon 6 PM

Chillicothe Public Library

Chillicothe, Illinois

JUL 30 2016

Book Signing - 2 authors with Icelandic-inspired stories

Sat 2 PM

I Know You Like A Book

Peoria Heights, Illinois

 

JUN 24 2016

39th Scandinavian Hjemkomst & Annual Midwest Viking Festivals

Jun 24, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016

Fargo North Dakota

JUN 24-25 2016

Scandinavian Hjemkomst and Midwest Viking Festival

The Hjemkomst Center is at 202 1st Avenue North,

Moorhead Minnesota

OCT 9-10 2015

Leif Erikson Day Festival

Westby, Wisconsin