Arizona
Phoenix
21 Nov 2015 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
SWEA-Arizona Swedish Christmas Market. Lucia pageant, jultomte, Swedish crafts and gifts, Café Swea with Swedish delicacies and activities for children. More info www.arizona.swea.org or email: Arizona@swea.org

California
Burlingame
13 Dec 2015 6:00 PM
The Swedish Club of San Francisco 36th Annual Julfest/Christmas Party at Burlingame Women's Club, 241 Park Rd, Burlingame, CA 94010. Glögg, Lucia procession, herring table, dinner and entertainment, Långdans and ring dance. For more info email lduffstiles@gmail.com or call 650-344-8144

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Huntington Beach
22 Nov 2015 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
SWEA-OC Swedish Christmas Fair. Swedish handicrafts, Lucia pageant, jultomte, Swedish food, traditional music and dancing. For more info www.swea.org/orangecounty or email: ac5533@aol.com or call 949-244-5887

Kingsburg
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Kingsburg Chamber of Commerce Santa Lucia Celebration. Festival of lights Parade on Draper St at 5:30 PM. For more info, see www.kingsburgchamber.com or call 559-897-1111

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Los Angeles/San Pedro
20 Nov 2015 & 21 Nov 2015 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
21 Nov 2015 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Norwegian church & Swedish Church Scandinavian Christmas Fair. Christmas decorations, candles, clothing, food and a Café For more info www.svenskakyrkan.se or losangeles@sjomannskirken.no or call 310-832-6800

Los Angeles/San Pedro
6 Dec 2015 5:00 PM
Luciagudstjänst. For more info www.svenskakyrkan.se or losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se or call 310-832-6800

Los Angeles/San Pedro
8 Dec 2015 6:30 PM
Julbord. For more info www.svenskakyrkan.se or losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se or call 310-832-6800

Los Angeles/San Pedro
25 Dec 2015 7:00 AM
Julotta. For more info www.svenskakyrkan.se or losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se or call 310-832-6800

Los Angeles, Torrance
13 Dec 2015 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
SWEA-LA's 36th Annual Swedish Christmas Fair at Torrance Cultural Art Center 3330 Civic Center Dr. Lucia pageant, folk dancers, Swedish food, crafts, books, jewelry, toys, Jultomte. Swedish "fika." More info http://losangeles.swea.org/ Email ChristmasFairSweaLA@gmail.com or call 562.888.4038

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Los Gatos
13 Dec 2015 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Svea Lodge #348's and the Swedish School in Silicon Valley's Annual Lucia Celebration at Nordahl Hall, 580 W Parr Ave., Los Gatos. Lucia performance, dancing around the tree, visit by Santa, Zaida Singers performance, glögg, baked goods and Swedish shopping. For more info www.swedschool.org

Palo Alto
16 Dec 2015 7:00 PM
Christmas in the Ballroom. Scandinavian Christmas music as well as many beloved holiday tunes, and more! More info: email aassarsson@gmail.com or call 650-704-4211

Petaluma
13 Dec 2015 4:00 PM - 7 PM
Linnea Lodge #504s Lucia Festival & Julbazaar. Lucia, smörgåsbord, ring dances and Santa. More info: Linnea Lodge on Facebook Adult members $ 20.00 Adult Non Members $ 25.00 Children 6-14 $ 8.00 Children 5 and under Free. RSVP Dec. 8 with payment to: Linnea Koagedal, 14 Steven Dr. Petaluma, CA 94952 (check payable to Linnea Lodge #504) linneak@pacbell.net

San Francisco/ Norwegian Seamen’s church
20 Nov 2015 & 21 Nov 2015 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Norwegian Christmas Bazaar. Christmas decorations, Norwegian food, gifts and crafts. For more info www.sjomannskirken.no/san-francisco/ email: sanfrancisco@sjomannskirken.no or call 415-775- 6566

San Francisco
5 Dec 2015 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SWEA-San Francisco Swedish Christmas Fair. Lucia procession, foods, crafts, gifts, Scandinavian delicacies, Swedish music and activities for children. For more info http://sanfrancisco.swea.org/ email: julmarknad@sweasanfrancisco.org or sanfrancisco@swea.org

San Francisco
11 Dec 2015 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce
Christmas Luncheon. Lucia procession, Swedish food and beverages. For more info www.sacc-sf.org or email info@sacc-org.org or call 415-781-4188

San Francisco/ Norwegian Seamen’s church
13 Dec 2015 3:00 PM
Swedish Church Advent Service and Lucia Performance. Swedish Church Choir and Coffee. For more info www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco email: sanfrancisco@svenskakyrkan.se or call 415-632 8504

San Francisco - Swedish American Hall
13 Dec 2015 4:30 PM
The Young Scandinavians Club hosts Santa Lucia celebration. Lucia procession, lussekatter, glögg and Scandinavian treats. For more info www.ysc.org email: info@ysc.org or call 415.346.7450

San Diego’s Balboa Park
4 Dec 2015 & 5 Dec 2015
SWEA-San Diego's Annual Christmas Fair. Lucia-procession, traditional music, vendors, baked goods, Swedish meatballs and glögg. For more info http://sandiego.swea.org/ or email: sandiego@swea.org

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Santa Cruz
5 Dec 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lucia Festival
Scandinavian Cultural Center's Lucia fest. Lucia procession, Zaida singers, refreshments. Dancing around the Christmas tree, children's activities. For more info: www.scc-santacruz.org or email.santacruz@gmail.com or call 831-425-9725

Tiburon
19 Dec 2015 7:00 PM
Christmas in the Ballroom. Scandinavian Christmas music as well as many beloved holiday tunes, and more! More info: Email aassarsson@gmail.com or call 650-704-4211

Colorado
Denver
21 Nov 2015 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
SWEA-Denver’s Swedish food & crafts. Traditional Swedish food, bake sale, Christmas flower arrangements, glögg and Lucia procession. For more info www.denver.swea.org email: denver@swea.org

Connecticut
Fairfield
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Scandinavian Club Holiday Fair and Bake Sale. Nordic gifts, handmade crafts, baked goods, Scandinavian food & other vendors. Traditional Scandinavian lunch. More info www.thescandinavianclub.com or scanclubnews@hotmail.com or 203-259-3817

Fairfield
12 Dec 2015 6:00 PM
Scandinavian Club's Christmas Glögg Party. Christmas Smörgåsbord, glögg, sing-along and live music. More info www.thescandinavianclub.com or scanclubnews@hotmail.com or leena@krook.net or call 203-685-1148

Hartford - Emanuel Lutheran Church
4 Dec 2015 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
102nd St. Lucia Festival at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford, Connecticut. Two performances: 5 & 8 PM. Refreshments served after each performance. Swedish crafts and cookies will be sold. Admission $5. More info steinmillerl@gmail.com or 860-563-0040

Westport – Christ & Holy Trinity Church
12 Dec 2015 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Swedish School of Connecticut's Lucia Celebration. More info www.svenskaskolanct.com or svenskaskolanconn@gmail.com or 203-893-3518

Washington, DC
House of Sweden Washington
5 Dec 2015 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The SWEA-Washington DC Holiday Bazaar supported by the Embassy of Sweden and House of Sweden. Lucia procession, foods, crafts, gifts, Swedish café with Swedish delicacies, glögg, activities for children. For more info www.washingtondc.swea.org email: sweapr@gmail.com or

Florida
Boca Raton
13 Dec 2015 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Svenska kyrkan in Florida’s Julkonsert/Julbord. For more info www. svenskakyrkan.se/florida email: florida@svenskakyrkan.se or call 954-604-0605

Lake Worth
13 Dec 2015 2:00 PM
Nordic Heritage Club of South Florida's Annual julfest and Glögg party. Party platters, coffee and cake, door prizes and Christmas music. For more info carolrune@aol.com or call 561-737-6476

Miami
5 Dec 2015
Lucia Celebration at Svenska Kyrkan in Florida. For more info www. svenskakyrkan.se/florida email: florida@svenskakyrkan.se or call 954-374-9303

Sarasota
13 Dec 2015 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
The Swedish Club of Sarasota Sankta Lucia pageant. Coffee, glögg and baked goods. For more info http://www.swedishclubsarasota.org/ email: gimshaug@mac.com or call 941-705-7700

Georgia
Atlanta - Sandy Springs
21 Nov 2015 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
SWEA-Atlanta Svensk Julmarknad. Baked goods, holiday flowers, handicrafts, Christmas ornaments, and delicious foods, Swedish delicacies and activities for children. For more info http://atlanta.swea.org/ or call 404-613-4900

Atlanta - Druid Hills Golf Club
4 Dec 2015 7:00 PM – 12:00 PM
SACC Georgia 30th Lucia Gala 2015. Swedish Christmas smorgasbord, Lucia procession, dancing and singing, snaps. RSVP or info 770-670-2480 or info@sacc-georgia.org

Atlanta
13 Dec 2015 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Nordic Lodge's annual Lucia concert at Winters Chapel United Methodist Church 
5105 Winters Chapel Rd. Coffee and sweets offered after the concert. For more info www.vasaorderatlanta.org email rygert@bellsouth.net or call: 770.361.1074

Illinois
Andersonville
5 Dec 2015 & 6 Dec 2015 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Julmarknad handicrafts fair with traditional Swedish food and entertainment. Info: www.andersonville.org/events

Andersonville
13 Dec 2015 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM
St. Lucia Festival of lights. A candlelit, carol-filled procession down the sidewalks of Clark Street, followed by singing and treats at the Museum. Info: www.andersonville.org/events/ or www.swedishamericanmuseum.org or 773.728.8111 info@swedishamericanmuseum.org

Bishop Hill
27 Nov 2015 - 29 Nov 2015 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Christmas Market – Julmarknad. Music, handmade items, antiques, folk art and other gift items. More info www.bishophill.com or call 309-927-3311

Bishop Hill
5 Dec 2015 & 6 Dec 2015 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Christmas Market – Julmarknad. Music, handmade items, antiques, folk art, and other gift items. More info www.bishophill.com or email: bhha@mymctc.net or call 309-927-3899

Bishop Hill
11 Dec 2015 & 12 Dec 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lucia Nights - Festival of Lights. Coffee and sweet items are served in shops and museums by young girls dressed as St. Lucia. Musical entertainment. Info www.bishophill.com or call 309-927-3899

Bishop Hill
25 Dec 2015 6:00 AM
Julotta - Candlelight Non-Denominational Church Service in the Colony Church. In Swedish and English. Info www.bishophill.com or call 309-927-3345

Chicago
20 Nov 2015 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Got Glögg? Tasting and competition at the Swedish American Museum. See who really has the best glögg in Chicago. Info www.swedishamericanmuseum.org email: info@samac.org or lnordstrom@samac.org or call 773-728-8111

Chicago
North Park University
12 Dec 2015 4:00 PM
NPU Center for Scandinavian Studies Sankta Lucia Celebration. More Info www.northpark.edu/centers/center-for-scandinavian-studies/sankta-lucia email: kmandersson@northpark.edu or call 773.244.5295

Chicago
12 Dec 2015 & 13 Dec 2015 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Breakfast with Tomten. Swedish pancake breakfast with traditional crafts, dancing around the Christmas tree and a special visit from Tomten (Santa). Info www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Chicago
Daley Plaza
11 Dec 2015 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Swedish American Museum and Andersonville
13 Dec 2015 4:45 PM
Swedish American Museum and Ebenezer Lutheran Church
13 Dec 2015 7:00 PM
Lucia Celebration. Lucia celebration with holiday songs, readings, and Lucia procession. Info www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Chicago
4 Dec 2015 11:15 AM –1:15 PM
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago will host its 33rd Annual Lucia Luncheon. Info http://sacc-chicago.org

Chicago
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
6 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Swedish American Museum’s annual Julmarknad. Scandinavian handicrafts and kaffestuga. Visit the Children’s crafts, games and a visit from Santa. Lucia processions and folk dancers. Info www.swedishamericanmuseum.org or RSVP 773-728-8111

Chicago
20 Dec 2015 5:00 PM –7:00 PM
Swedish American Museum’s Julmiddag-Old Fashioned Swedish Family Christmas Dinner. Traditional Swedish Smörgåsbord with entertainment. Lucia procession andSanta gives julklappar to all children. Info www.swedishamericanmuseum.org. Call 773.728.8111 for reservation.

Chicago - Ebenezer Lutheran Church
20 Dec 2015 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Svensk Julgudstjänst (Swedish Christmas Service). Info www.swedishamericanmuseum.org or lnordstrom@samac.org or call 773-728-8111

Geneva
4 Dec 2015 & 5 Dec 2015 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
The Annual Christmas Walk. Sankta Lucia arrives and Santa makes his Geneva debut on horse-drawn carriage to open his Gingerbread House. Enjoy carolers, the Great Tree lighting, roasted chestnuts, Swedish cookies, an old-fashioned candy cane pull, and holiday shopping. On Friday & Saturday, five homes festively decorated by local decorators open their doors for self-guided tours. More info 630-232-6060 or www.genevachamber.com

Rockford
4 Dec 2015 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Swedish Historical Society's Lucia. A choir of children singing both Swedish and English songs will warm your heart and start off the Christmas season with joy. More info 815-963-5559 email: bkhammar@comcast.net or www.swedishhistorical.org

Rockford
5 Dec 2015 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Swedish Historical Society's annual Jul Marknad. Swedish foods, vendors, meatball luncheon, Kaffee Stuga and dancing around the Christmas Tree with Lucia and Tomte. More info www.swedishhistorical.org email: bkhammar@comcast.net or 815.966.1218

Iowa
Iowa City
13 Dec 2015 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Iowa City Swedish Club Lucia Fest - Lucia pageant, smörgåsbord and music. More info www.iowacityswedishclub.com or Jeannenelson@mchsi.com or 319-354-1762

Swedesburg
9 Dec 2013 7:00 PM
Swedish Historical Society Lucia festival at Swedish American Museum, 107 James Ave. Potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m. More info www.facebook.com/SwedesburgSwedishAmericanMuseum or email: swedish@iowatelecom.net or call 319-254-2317

Kansas
Bethany College, Lindsborg
6 Dec 2015 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Jultide at Bethany, the holiday celebration of Christ’s birth featuring folk dancers and many music ensembles. For more info http://www.bethanylb.edu/ or email: goodwintm@bethanylb.edu or call 785-227-3380, x 8274

Bethany Lutheran Church, Lindsborg
12 Dec 2015 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Lucia Fest. Music and festivities, Lucia processions and traditional folk dances. More info www.visitlindsborg.com or email: cvbdir@lindsborgcity.org or call 888.227.2227

Massachusetts
Boston
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Swedish Yuletie – The SWEA Boston Fair and Holiday celebration. Foods, crafts, gifts, Swedish cafés, musical entertainment, Lucia pageant and activities for children. More info www.sweaboston.org or swedishyuletide@sweaboston.org

Michigan
Bloomfield Hills
21 Nov 2015 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM
SWEA-Michigan Christmas Fair. Lucia pageant. Craft and goods from Sweden, Swedish food, children's activities, entertainment. More info www.sweamichigan.org or julbasar@sweamichigan.org or president@sweamichigan.org or call 734-883-7930

Grand Rapids
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM
SAHS/WM 19th Annual Lucia Celebration - Music and candlelight in a beautiful setting. Crafts, saffron buns, cardamom bread, pepparkakor and coffee served. More info 616-458-0420 or www.sahswm.org or info@sahswm.org

Novi
12 Dec 2015 3:00 PM
The Arpi Swedish Male and Scandia Women’s Chorus of MI Christmas Concert with Lucia. More info www.swedishclub.net or call 248-478-2563.

Minnesota
Bloomington
10 Dec 2015 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
SACC-MN Scandinavian Christmas Smörgårdsbord - A unique opportunity to enjoy extraordinary food and to experience Scandinavian holiday traditions. More info www.saccmn.org or email: info@saccmn.org or call 612-424-2496

Minneapolis
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
6 Dec 2015 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
ASI Christmas Market at American Swedish Institute - Outdoor Handcraft Fair with wares for sale by local artisans, musical performances, family activities and plenty of holiday cheer. More info www.asimn.org or call 612-871-4907

Minneapolis
12 Dec 2015 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
ASI Lucia Celebration at American Swedish Institute. Lucia concert featuring a seasonal choir of 75 children. More info www.asimn.org or email: info@ASImn.org or call 612-871-4907

Minneapolis
13 Dec 2015 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
ASI Lucia Celebration at American Swedish Institute for ASI members. Lucia concert featuring a seasonal choir of 75 children. Fika with Lucia Buns and coffee. More info www.asimn.org or email: info@ASImn.org or call 612-871-4907.

Minneapolis
13 Dec 2015 1:00 PM
19 Dec 2015 12:00 PM
19 Dec 2015 6:00 PM
21 Dec 2015 1:00 PM
ASI’s annual Julbord at American Swedish Institute. Enjoy a traditional Swedish Christmas smorgasbord with dopp i grytan, prinskorv, Jansson’s Temptation, Swedish meatballs, Swedish potato sausages, etc. More info www.asimn.org or RSVP 612-871-4907

Vining
8 Dec - 5:30 gathering, 6:15 dinner
Lutfisk & Meatball Dinner with Gloria Dei Bell Choir entertaining. At 211 Soule St. in the Community Center. Sponsored by Leif Erikson, Sons of Norway - for anyone interested in the culture of Danes, Finns, Icelandics, Norwegians and Swedes. More info districtonebarbara@aol.com

Scandia
13 Dec 2015 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Gammelgården Museum’s Lucia Celebration. Swedish Prayer service, Lucia Fest Breakfast. Info www.gammelgardenmuseum.org or email: museum@gammelgardenmuseum.org or 651-433-5053

Nebraska
Oakland
10 Dec 2015 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Swedish Heritage Center’s Sankta Lucia Festival as 4th graders dance and crown this year's Sankta Lucia. More info foodpride1@yahoo.com or call 402-685-5652.

Oakland
10 Dec 2015 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Swedish Heritage Center’s Swedish hors d'oeuvres including Swedish specialties. For more info email: foodpride1@yahoo.com or call 402-685-5652.

Oakland
13 Dec 2015 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Burt County Brass Quintet Christmas Concert followed by a delicious traditional Swedish smorgasbord at the Swedish Heritage Center. For more info email: foodpride1@yahoo.com or call 402-685-5652.

New Jersey
Budd Lake
28 Nov 2015 5:00 PM
Juldans - Dancing around the Christmas tree with music by Jeanne Widman Anderson and Smorgasbandet with Walter Eriksson, Jr. on nyckelharpa. Traditional Scandinavian specialties, glögg, candle-lit ceremony and pageant of Sankta Lucia. More info www.juldans.org or call 973-691-8637

New Providence
21 Nov 2015 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Lodge Linne's Scandinavian Import & Gift Sale – Scandinavian Christmas holiday products and food for sale, folk dance performance. More info jenshoejfam@msn.com or call 908-665-1292 or 973-479-7873.

Montclair
22 Nov 2015 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SWEA-New Jersey’s Swedish Christmas Fair – Swedish handicrafts, delicacies, glögg and café with home baked goods. Lucia pageant at 11 am and 2 pm. More info l 908-229-4148 or http://newjersey.swea.org/christmas-fair/ or email: newjersey@swea.org

New York
Jamestown
13 Dec 2015 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
American Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the Scandinavian Studies program’s Lucia. Lucia Pageant and traditional folk dances, coffee, juice and lussekatter. More info http://www.scandinavianjamestown.org/events.htm or email: maria.malmstrom@me.com or call 716-708-7226

Brooklyn, New York
12 Dec 2015 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Swedish flutist Elsa Nilsson and her quartet perform traditional Swedish songs often sung on December 13 to celebrate Lucia. More info www.elsanilssonmusic.com or email: elsanilssonmusic@gmail.com or call 206-661-7462

Manhasset - Church of Our Savior Lutheran
12 Dec 2015 6:00 PM
Barnklubben Elsa Rix#1 celebrates 95th Annual Lucia Festival - Lucia pageant, folk dancing, Swedish cakes and crafts. More info: Elsarix1@aol.com or call 917-363-9885

New York
4 Dec 2015 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
SACC-NY Annual Christmas Luncheon & Lucia Celebration at The Pierre Hotel. Swedish Smörgåsbord arranged by Restaurant Aquavit. Lucia performance. More info http://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-christmas-luncheon-lucia-celebration-tickets-15558166896 or info@saccny.org or helena.kjellberg@saccny.org or call 212.838.5530

New York
4 Dec 2015 7:00 PM
The American Scandinavian Society Christmas Ball at The Metropolitan Club. Dinner, Lucia procession, silent auction. More info www.americanscandinavian.org or info@americanscandinavian.org or call 212-751-0714

Scandinavia House, New York
5 Dec 2015 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Swedish Christmas Children’s Workshop - children (ages 5-10) experience how Swedes prepare for Christmas and learn to make traditional holiday crafts in this julpysseldag (Christmas craft day). More info www.scandinaviahouse.org or call 212-779-3587

New York
10 Dec 2015 - 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
SWEA-New York's Glöggmingel with Lucia. More info www.newyork.swea.org

Svenska Kyrkan, New York
19 Nov 2015 & 20 Nov 2015 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
21 Nov 2015 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Swedish Church Julbasar. Swedish crafts, Christmas music, Swedish food, glögg, etc. More info www.svenskakyrkan.se/newyork email: newyork@swedishchurch.net or call 212-832-8443

Svenska Kyrkan, New York
12 Dec 2015 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Swedish Church Lucia Celebration. Lucia procession and choirs. More info www.svenskakyrkan.se email: newyork@swedishchurch.net or call 212-832-8443 or 646-255-0381

Svenska Kyrkan, New York
24 Dec 2015 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The Swedish Church Christmas Celebration. Swedish food, Kalle Anka, glögg and pepparkakor. More info www.svenskakyrkan.se email: newyork@swedishchurch.net or call 212-832-8443

Svenska Kyrkan, New York
25 Dec 2015 7:00 AM
Julotta at the Swedish Church. More info www.svenskakyrkan.se email: newyork@swedishchurch.net or call 212-832-8443

West Hempstead - St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church
6 Dec 2015 3:30 PM
Barnklubben Elsa Rix#1 celebrates 95th Annual Lucia Festivals - Lucia pageant, folk dancing, Swedish cakes & crafts. For more Info: Elsarix1@aol.com or call 917-363-9885

North Carolina
Raleigh
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Scandinavian Christmas Fair sponsored by SWEA and Vasa. Scandinavian food, glögg, Nordic folk dancing, folk music, children’s activities, Scandinavian crafts and and gifts, Lucia Procession. For more info www.scanfair.org or call 336-541-5072 (SWEA) or 919-824-2335 (Vasa)

North Dakota
Bismarck
13 Dec 2015 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Three Crowns Swedish American Association of Bismarck-Mandan celebrates the annual Lucia Fest at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. More info dhswenson@msn.com or call Fay at 701-255-5005 or Helen at 701-223-6286.

Ohio
Scandinavian Club of Columbus, Ohio's Lucia procession. For more info www.scandiclub.com, email: ScandiClubInfo@gmail.com

Oregon
Portland Memorial Coliseum
5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
6 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
29th Annual ScanFair by New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society. Scandinavian arts and crafts, Scandinavian food, Lucia, Sankta, pickled herring eating contest. For more info www.newsweden.org or www.scanheritage.org email: info@newsweden.org or leif2845@comcast.net or call 503-977-0275

Portland Immanuel Lutheran Church
12 Dec 2015
New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society's Lucia Fest. Lucia, tomte, ring dances, Swedish baked treats, coffee and glögg. More info www.newsweden.org or email: info@newsweden.org or leif2845@comcast.net or call 503-977-0275

Pennsylvania
Old Swedes Church, South Philadelphia
11 Dec 2015 6:00 PM & 8:00 PM
12 Dec 2015 2:00 PM & 3:30 PM & 5:00 PM
13 Dec 2015 2:00 PM & 3:30 PM & 5:00 PM
Lucia Fest 2015. Sankta Lucia and St. Eric’s Fair. More info www.old-swedes.org or email info@old-swedes.org or Marlysegl@gmail.com or call 610-476-9841 or 215-389-1513

Philadelphia
4 Dec 2015 6:00 PM
ASHM’s Julbord. Cocktails and an authentic Christmas smörgåsbord dinner are followed by the Lucia procession. Info www.americanswedish.org or info@ americanswedish.org or 215-389-1776

Philadelphia
5 Dec 2015 11:30 AM –4:30 PM
ASHM’s Family-friendly Lucia Fest, with Lucia processions at 1 pm and 3 pm. Christmas Market with holiday deli items, decorations and gifts, SWEA bakery tables and Swedish Christmas Café. Info www.americanswedish.org, info@ americanswedish.org or 215-389-1776

South Dakota
Dalesburg
12 Dec 2015 3:00 PM
38th Annual Celebration of the St. Lucia tradition. More info www.dalesburg.org or call 605-253-2575 or email: ron@dalesburg.org

Texas
Austin
6 Dec 2015
SWEA-Austin’s Annual Lucia and Julfest. Lucia procession. More info http://austin.swea.org/ or email: austin@swea.org

Dallas
5 Dec 2015 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
SWEA-Dallas JulBasar and Lucia Celebration. Swedish crafts, gift items, baked goods and sweets. Lucia procession. For more info www.dallas.swea.org email: dallas@swea.org

Houston
13 Dec 2015
SWEA-Houstons Lucia Celebration. Lucia procession. For more info www.houston.swea.org email: sweahouston@hotmail.com

Utah
5 Dec 2015 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Salt Lake City - a Utah Lucia Celebration by Swedish Heritage Society of Utah. Lucia procession, Christmas gifts and traditional foods. Dinner seatings at 4:30 PM and 5:30 PM. The Lucia program begins at 6:30. First Baptist Church, 800 S 1300 E, Salt Lake city. For more info Email swedishheritage2@aol.com or see www.swedishheritagesociety.com/

Vermont
Landgrove
12 Dec 2015 7:00 PM
Sankta Lucia at the Landgrove Inn. Julbord, choir, Lucia, glögg and more. For more info call Tom 802-824-6673 or email: vartland@comcast.net

Washington
Seattle
21 Nov 2015 & 22 Nov 2015 10:00 AM– 5:00 PM
Nordic Heritage Museum’s Yulefest. Nordic-inspired wares, food in the Nordic Café, glögg, Kaffestuga, Scandinavian fiddlers, singers and folk dancers. www.nordicmuseum.org or call 206-789-5707 or email: info@nordicmuseum.org or sarak@nordicmuseum

Tacoma
12 Dec 2015 7:00 PM
Swedish Sankta Lucia Fest in the Lagerquist Hall. For details see www.plu.edu/scancenter or call 253-535-7349. Nordic Christmas Fest later in December.

Wisconsin
Folklore Village Dodgerville
12 Dec 2015 5:30 PM
St. Lucia Ceremony - Swedish songs, candlelight and aromatic saffron buns. Potluck and dancing. More info http://folklorevillage.com/t1/ email: staff@folklorevillage.org or call 608-924-4000

Hales Corners - Whitnall Park Lutheran Church
13 Dec 2015 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Swedish American Historical Society of Wisconsins Lucia Celebration. Lucia procession, coffee and treats, dance around the Christmas tree. Info www.sahswi.org or email: swedishamericanhistoricalwisc@gmail.com or wenz113@outlook.com or call 414-352-7890.

Hales Corners - Whitnall Park Lutheran Church
25 Dec 2015 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Swedish American Historical Society of Wisconsins Julotta. Swedish hymns and liturgy in both Swedish and English. Enjoy coffee following Julotta. More info www.sahswi.org or email: swedishamericanhistoricalwisc@gmail.com or wenz113@outlook.com or call 414-352-7890.

Kenosha
4 Dec 2015 & 5 Dec 2015 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Linnea Bakery together with other vendors is organizing a Nordic Coral with live reindeer on Friday night and Icelandic horses on Saturday. More info call 262-484-4203.

Milwaukee
11 Dec 2015 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
A joyful afternoon with Sankta Lucia, coffee, pastries and glögg at The Swedish Consulate of Wisconsin. More info www.milwaukee@consulateofsweden.org or call 414-291-7835.

IKEA
USA
11 Dec 2015 2:00 PM– 9:00 PM
Swedish Christmas Julbord Celebration at all IKEA restaurants with an all you can eat buffet! For more information: Contact your local IKEA store.

No celebration listed close to you? For continuous info from all the U.S., see events at www.nordstjernan.com. Also, find your local SWEA chapter by going to www.swea.org - almost every SWEA organization will have Lucia and/or Christmas Fairs.