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Christmas Events 2016

Arizona
Scottsdale
26 Nov 2016 10 AM–2 PM
SWEA Arizona Swedish Christmas Market. Lucia pageant, jultomte, Swedish crafts and gifts, Café Swea with Swedish delicacies and activities for children. www.arizona.swea.org / Arizona@swea.org / 469-438-4358

California
Burlingame 
9 Dec 2016 6 PM
The Swedish Club of San Francisco Annual Julfest/Christmas Party. Glögg, Lucia procession, herring table, dinner and entertainment, Långdans and ring dance. www.swedishclubofsfba.org / lindairiz@comcast.net / 650-368-2622

Kingsburg
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–7 PM
Kingsburg Chamber of Commerce Santa Lucia Celebration. Festival of Lights Parade on Draper Street at 5:30 PM. www.kingsburgchamber.com / 559-897-1111

Los Angeles/San Pedro
11 Dec 2016 5 PM
Svenska Kyrkans's Lucia celebration. Lucia pageant and Lussefika. www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles / losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se / 310-292-7079

Los Angeles/San Pedro
13 Dec 2016 7 PM
Svenska Kyrkans's Julbord. For reservation and more info: www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles / losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se / 310-292-7079

Los Angeles/San Pedro
25 Dec 2016 7 AM
Svenska Kyrkans's Julotta. www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles / losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se / 310-292-7079

Los Gatos
11 Dec 2016 2 PM–6 PM
The Swedish School in Silicon Valley's Annual Lucia Celebration. Lucia performance, dancing around the tree, visit by Santa, Zaida Singers performance, glögg, baked goods and Swedish shopping. www.swedschool.org / swed_school@yahoo.com

Palo Alto
14 Dec 2016 7:30 PM
Christmas in the Ballroom. Scandinavian Christmas music as well as hot cider, cookies and more! aassarsson@gmail.com / 650-704-4211

Petaluma
11 Dec 2016 4 PM–7 PM
Linnea Lodge #504s Lucia Festival & Julbazaar. Lucia, smörgåsbord, dancing around the Christmas tree and Santa. linneak@pacbell.net / 707-235-3731

San Diego - Balboa Park
2 Dec 2016 5–11 PM
3 Dec 2016 5–11 PM
SWEA San Diego's Annual Christmas Fair. Lucia procession, traditional music, vendors, baked goods, Swedish meatballs and glögg. www.sandiego.swea.org or www.balboapark.org/decembernights / sandiego@swea.org

San Francisco
3 Dec 2016 9 AM–4 PM
SWEA San Francisco Swedish Christmas Fair. Lucia procession, food, crafts, gifts, Scandinavian delicacies, Swedish music and children’s activities. www.sanfrancisco.swea.org/ julmarknad@sweasanfrancisco.org or sanfrancisco@swea.org

San Francisco
9 Dec 2016 12–3 PM
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Christmas Luncheon. Lucia procession, Swedish food and beverages. www.sacc-sf.org / events@sacc-sf.org / 415-781-4188

San Francisco/Norwegian Seamen’s Church
11 Dec 2016 11 AM & 3 PM
Swedish Church Advent Service. Swedish Church choir and coffee. www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco / sanfrancisco@svenskakyrkan.se / 415-632 8504 

San Francisco/ Norwegian Seamen’s Church
24 Dec 2016 11 AM
Swedish Church Julbön. www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco / sanfrancisco@svenskakyrkan.se / 415-775-6566 

San Francisco/ Norwegian Seamen’s Church
24 Dec 2016 6 PM
Swedish Church Christmas dinner. RSVP: www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco / sanfrancisco@svenskakyrkan.se / 415-775-6566 

San Francisco/ Norwegian Seamen’s Church
24 Dec 2016 11 PM
Swedish Church Julnattsmässa. www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco / sanfrancisco@svenskakyrkan.se / 415-775-6566 

San Francisco - Swedish American Hall
11 Dec 2016 4:30 PM
The Young Scandinavians Club hosts Santa Lucia celebration. Lucia procession, lussekatter, glögg and Scandinavian treats. www.ysc.org / info@ysc.org / 415-710-0171

Santa Cruz
3 Dec 2016 4–6 PM
Scandinavian Cultural Center's Lucia Festival. Lucia procession, Zaida singers, refreshments, dancing around the Christmas tree, children's activities. www.scc-santacruz.org / santacruz@gmail.com / 831-425-9725

Torrance, Los Angeles
4 Dec 2016 10 AM–5 PM
SWEA LA's 36th Annual Swedish Christmas Fair. Lucia pageant, folk dancers, Swedish food, crafts, books, jewelry, toys, Jultomte, Swedish "fika.” www.losangeles.swea.org / ChristmasFairSweaLA@gmail.com / 562-888-4038

Connecticut
Fairfield
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–3 PM
Scandinavian Club Holiday Fair and Bake Sale. Nordic gifts, handmade crafts, baked goods, Scandinavian food and vendors. Traditional Scandinavian lunch. www.thescandinavianclub.com / scanclubnews@hotmail.com / 203-259-3817

Hartford - Emanuel Lutheran Church
2 Dec 2016 5–9 PM
103rd St. Lucia Festival at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford, Connecticut. Two performances: at 5 & 8 PM. Refreshments served after each performance. Swedish crafts for sale. Admission $5. steinmillerl@gmail.com or office@emanuelhartford.org / 860-563-0040

Westport - Christ & Holy Trinity Church
10 Dec 2016 5:15–7:30 PM
Swedish School of Connecticut's Lucia Celebration. Lucia procession, glögg and Swedish delicacies served after the performance. www.svenskaskolanct.com / svenskaskolanconn@gmail.com / 203-893-3518

Washington, DC - House of Sweden
3 Dec 2016 11 AM–5 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. www.washingtondc.swea.org / sweapr@gmail.com

Florida
Davie
24 Dec 2016 11 AM
Svenska Kyrkan in Florida’s Julafton (Gudstjänst kring krubban). www.svenskakyrkan.se/florida / florida@svenskakyrkan.se / 954-604-0605

Boca Raton
18 Dec 2016 5 PM
Svenska Kyrkan in Florida’s Musikgudstjänst och Julbord. www.svenskakyrkan.se/florida / florida@svenskakyrkan.se / 954-604-0605

Lake Worth
11 Dec 2016 2–6 PM
Nordic Heritage Club of South Florida's Annual Julfest. Great food, dessert and coffee. $10/person. Holiday raffles! carolrune@aol.com / 561-737-6476

Miami
10 Dec 2016 7–8 PM
Lucia Celebration by Svenska Kyrkan in Florida. www.svenskakyrkan.se/florida / florida@svenskakyrkan.se / 954-374-9303

Sarasota
11 Dec 2016 5:30–7 PM
Lucia Celebration by the Swedish Club of Sarasota. Lucia pageant, coffee, glögg and baked goods. www.swedishclubsarasota.org / info@SwedishClubSarasota.org / 941-705-7700

Georgia
Atlanta
11 Dec 2016 6–7 PM
Nordic Lodge's Swedish Sankta Lucia Celebration. St. Lucia choir and reception. www.vasaorderatlanta.org / rygert@bellsouth.net

Atlanta
17 Dec 2016 5–9 PM
Nordic Lodge's traditional Julbord at St. Luke Lutheran Church. www.vasaorderatlanta.org / lfulton@co.douglas.ga.us

Atlanta - Druid Hills Golf Club
17 Dec 2016 7–11 PM
SACC Georgia 31st Lucia Gala 2016. Swedish Christmas smörgåsbord, Lucia procession, dancing and singing, snaps. RSVP 770-670-2480 / www.sacc-georgia.org / info@sacc-georgia.org

Illinois
Andersonville, Chicago
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–5 PM
4 Dec 2016 10 AM–4 PM
Julmarknad handicrafts fair with traditional Swedish food and entertainment. Lucia procession, folk dancers & kaffestuga. www.andersonville.org/events or www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Andersonville, Chicago
13 Dec 2016 4:45–7 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. www.andersonville.org/events or www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / museum@samac.org / 773-728-8111

Bishop Hill
3 Dec 2016 11 AM–5 PM
4 Dec 2016 11 AM–5 PM
Christmas Market – Julmarknad. Music, handmade items, antiques, folk art, and other gift items. www.bishophill.com / 309-927-3899 or 309-927-3345

Bishop Hill
9 Dec 2016 6–9 PM
10 Dec 2016 6–9 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. www.bishophill.com / bhha@mymctc.net / 309-927-3899

Chicago
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–5 PM
4 Dec 2016 10 AM –5 PM
Swedish American Museum’s annual Julmarknad. Scandinavian handicrafts and kaffestuga. Children’s crafts, games and a visit from Santa. Lucia processions and folk dancers. www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / museum@samac.org / 773-728-8111

Chicago - North Park University
10 Dec 2016 4 PM
NPU Center for Scandinavian Studies Sankta Lucia Celebration. Smörgåsbord following the pageant. www.northpark.edu/lucia / kmandersson@northpark.edu / 773-244-5615

Chicago
10 Dec 2016 9–11 AM
11 Dec 2016 9–11 AM
Breakfast with Tomten. Swedish pancake breakfast with traditional crafts, dancing around the Christmas tree and a special visit from Tomten (Santa). www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / museum@samac.org

Chicago
13 Dec 2016 11:30 AM
Chicago Cultural Center
13 Dec 2016 4:45 PM
Swedish American Museum and Andersonville
13 Dec 2016 7:00 PM
Ebenezer Lutheran Church
Lucia Celebration. Lucia celebration with holiday songs, readings, and Lucia procession. www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Chicago
18 Dec 2016 5–7 PM
Swedish American Museum’s Julmiddag–old fashioned Swedish family Christmas dinner. Traditional Swedish smörgåsbord with entertainment. Lucia procession, dancing around the Christmas tree, and Santa gives julklappar to all children. www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / RSVP 773-728-8111

Chicago - Ebenezer Lutheran Church
18 Dec 2016 4 PM
Svensk Julgudstjänst (traditional Swedish Christmas service). www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Geneva
2 Dec 2016 6–10 PM
The Annual Christmas Walk. Santa Lucia and her attendants arrive by horse-drawn carriage to offer Swedish cookies to visitors. www.genevachamber.com / lrush@genevachamber.com / 630-232-6060

Rockford - First Lutheran Church
2 Dec 2016 7–8 PM
Swedish Historical Society's Lucia. A choir of children singing both Swedish and English traditional songs will warm your heart and start off the Christmas season with joy. www.swedishhistorical.org

Rockford
3 Dec 2016 9 AM–2 PM
Swedish Historical Society's annual Jul Marknad. Swedish food, vendors, meatball luncheon, Kaffee Stuga and dancing around the Christmas tree with Lucia and Tomte. www.swedishhistorical.org

Iowa
Elk Horn
26 Nov 2016
27 Nov 2016
Danish Villages Julefest - Danish food, glögg and tasty treats. Gift shops, specialty stores and craft fairs. Christmas concert and Father Christmas. www.danishvillages.com / windmill@metc.net / 712-764-7472 or 800-451-7960

Iowa City
11 Dec 2016 6–10 PM
Iowa City Swedish Club Lucia Fest - Lucia pageant, smörgåsbord and music. www.iowacityswedishclub.com / Jeannenelson@mchsi.com / 319-354-1762

Sioux City
10 Dec 2016 12 PM–2 PM
The Vasa Norrskenet Lodge in Sioux City hosts a Swedish smörgåsbord. ron@dalesburg.org / 712-276-7468

Stanton
25 Dec 2016 6 AM–9 AM
Traditional julotta services with Swedish and English sung and read. Breakfast afterward with Swedish tea rings, coffee, rolls and traditional goodies. austinpquist@outlook.com / 712-621-9885

Swedesburg
12 Dec 2016 6 PM–8 PM
Swedish Heritage Society Lucia Festival. Potluck dinner at 6:00. www.facebook.com/SwedesburgSwedishAmericanMuseum / swedish@iowatelecom.net / 319-254-2317

Kansas
Lindsborg - Bethany Lutheran Church
10 Dec 2016 10 AM–4 PM
Lucia Fest. Music and festivities, Lucia processions and traditional folk dances. www.visitlindsborg.com / triciac@lindsborgcity.org / 888-227-2227 or 785-227-3355

Lindsborg - Bethany Lutheran Church
25 Dec 2016 5:45 AM
Julotta.Traditional Swedish Christmas Lutheran Church service. www.visitlindsborg.com / triciac@lindsborgcity.org / 888-227-2227 or 785-227-3355

Lindsborg - Bethany Lutheran Church
26 Dec 2016 10 AM
Annandag Jul. Experience a traditional Lutheran Church service in Swedish. www.visitlindsborg.com / triciac@lindsborgcity.org / 888-227-2227 or 785-227-3355

Massachusetts
Boston
10 Dec 2016 10 AM–4 PM
Swedish Yuletide – The SWEA Boston Fair and Holiday celebration. Foods, crafts, gifts, Swedish cafés, musical entertainment, Lucia pageant and activities for children. www.sweaboston.org / swedishyuletide@sweaboston.org

East Longmeadow
11 Dec 2016 3 PM–6 PM
Sankta Lucia presented by Brage-Iduna Lodge and Three Crowns Swedish Children's Club. Holiday songs, Nordic folk dances, songs, refreshments and socializing. radners122@gmail.com or jmorgan@crocker.com / 413-447-5850.

Greenfield
11 Dec 2016 6 PM–8 PM
Viking Lodge 756 of Vasa Order of America's annual Lucia Celebration in conjunction with St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Holiday songs, kaffe och dopp. estherjohnson4@comcast.net / 413-422-1132

Michigan
Grand Rapids
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–11:30 AM
SAHS/WM 17th Annual Lucia Celebration. Music and candlelight in a beautiful setting. Saffron buns, cardamom bread, pepparkakor and coffee served, crafts. www.sahswm.org / info@sahswm.org / 616-458-0420

Novi
10 Dec 2016 3 PM
The Arpi Swedish Male and The Scandia Women’s Chorus of MI Christmas Concert with Lucia. www.swedishclub.net / 248-478-2563

Minnesota
Bloomington
8 Dec 2016 5 PM–9 PM
SACC-MN Scandinavian Christmas Smörgåsbord - A unique opportunity to enjoy extraordinary food and experience Scandinavian holiday traditions. www.saccmn.org / info@saccmn.org

Minneapolis
26 Nov 2016 12 PM–2 PM
Julglädje - A kickoff to Making Traditions at American Swedish Institute. Songs, stories and smiles are the hallmarks. www.asimn.org / 612-871-4907

Minneapolis
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–5 PM
4 Dec 2016 12 PM–5 PM
ASI Christmas Market at American Swedish Institute. Outdoor Handcraft Fair with wares for sale by local artisans, as well as musical performances, family activities and plenty of holiday cheer. www.asimn.org / 612-871-4907

Minneapolis
3 Dec 2016 6:30 PM–8 PM
11 Dec 2016 6:30 PM–8 PM
23 Dec 2016 6:30 PM–8 PM
Lantern Lit Glögg Tours at American Swedish Institute. Glögg complimented with lite bite appetizers. More info: www.asimn.org / 612-871-4907

Minneapolis
10 Dec 2016 11 AM–12 PM
10 Dec 2016 1 PM–2 PM
ASI Lucia Celebration at American Swedish Institute. Lucia concert featuring a seasonal choir of 75 children. www.asimn.org / info@ASImn.org / 612-871-4907

Minneapolis
11 Dec 2016 1 PM
17 Dec 2016 6 PM
18 Dec 2016 1 PM
ASI’s annual Julbord at American Swedish Institute. Enjoy a traditional Swedish Christmas smörgåsbord with dopp i grytan, prinskorv, Jansson’s Temptation, Swedish meatballs, potato sausage, etc. www.asimn.org / 612-871-4907 for reservation

Minneapolis
23 Dec 2016 5 PM–8 PM
Lilla Julafton at American Swedish Institute. Extended museum and Jul Shop hours; help decorate the ASI community Christmas tree! www.asimn.org / info@ASImn.org / 612-871-4907

Rush City
13 Dec 2016 6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Santa Lucia celebration by We R Able. Lucia parade, pepparkakor and making julgranskaramel. 320-358-1211

Scandia
11 Dec 2016 6 AM–10 AM
Gammelgården Museum’s Lucia Celebration. Swedish prayer service, Lucia Fest Breakfast. www.gammelgardenmuseum.org / museum@gammelgardenmuseum.org or gammelgardenlynne@frontiernet.net / 651-433-5053

Scandia
11 Dec 2016 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Gammelgården Museum’s Lucia Celebration. Swedish Prayer service, Lucia Fest Breakfast. Info www.gammelgardenmuseum.org email: museum@gammelgardenmuseum.org or gammelgardenlynne@frontiernet.net or 651-433-5053

Scandia
17 Dec 2016 10 AM
18 Dec 2016 1 PM
Gammelgården Museum’s Girls and Dolls Tea Party with Lucia. Bring your dolls and enjoy lunch, stories and crafts. Make a reservation! More info: www.gammelgardenmuseum.org / museum@gammelgardenmuseum.org or gammelgardenlynne@frontiernet.net / 651-433-5053

New Jersey
Budd Lake
26 Nov 2016 5 PM
Juldans - Dancing around the Christmas tree with music by Jeanne Widman Anderson and Smorgåsbandet with Walter Eriksson, Jr. on Nyckelharpa. Traditional Scandinavian specialties, glögg, candle-lit ceremony and Sankta Lucia pageant. www.juldans.org / 973-691-8637

New Mexico
Albuquerque
4 Dec 2016 1 PM–5 PM
Scandinavian Club of ABQ. Christmas celebration with dinner and program with Santa Lucia and Uffda band! $25/member, $30/guest. sonialersten@yahoo.com / 505-884-4495

New York
Brooklyn
11 Dec 2016 2 PM–8 PM
Christmas Party & Luciafest at The Danish Club. Glögg, dancing around the Christmas tree,
music & entertainment by Smörgåsbandet. www.facebook.com/danishclub/ or www.SmorgasBandet.com / Dragspel@aol.com / 718-748-7844

Jamestown
3 Dec 2016 9 AM–12 PM
Julmarknad. Music, door prizes and vendors, followed by Julbord. www.scandinavianjamestown.org / 716-665-0883

Jamestown - Holy Trinity Church
10 Dec 2016 2:00 PM
American Scandinavian Heritage Foundation's traditional Swedish Lucia celebration. www.scandinavianjamestown.org / swedishjamestown@gmail.com / 716-665-0883

Manhasset - Church of Our Savior Lutheran
10 Dec 2016 6 PM
Barnklubben Elsa Rix#1 celebrates 95th Annual Lucia Festivals - Lucia pageant, folk dancing, Swedish cakes & crafts. Elsarix1@aol.com / 917-363-9885

New York
2 Dec 2016 11AM–2 PM
SACC NY Annual Christmas Luncheon & Lucia Celebration at The Pierre Hotel. Swedish smörgåsbord. Lucia performance. www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-christmas-luncheon-lucia-celebration-tickets-15558166896 / info@saccny.org or roza.bicer@saccny.org / 212-838-5530

New York
2 Dec 2016 7 PM–12 AM
The American Scandinavian Society Christmas Ball at The Metropolitan Club. Dinner, Lucia procession, silent auction. www.americanscandinavian.org / info@americanscandinavian.org / 212-751-0714

New York - Scandinavia House
3 Dec 2016 1 PM–3 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). www.scandinaviahouse.org / info@amscan.org / 212-779-3587

New York - Svenska Kyrkan
10 Dec 2016 4 PM–8 PM
The Swedish Church Lucia Celebration. Lucia procession and choirs. www.svenskakyrkan.se / newyork@svenskakyrkan.se / 212-832-8443 or 646-255-0381

New York - Scandinavia House
11 Dec 2016 5 PM
Festive holiday concert. Featuring Scandinavian and American holiday favorites as well as a traditional Saint Lucia procession. www.scandinaviahouse.org / info@amscan.org / 212-779-3587

New York
13 Dec 2016
SWEA New York's Glöggmingel with Lucia. www.newyork.swea.org/events/gloggmingel-med-lucia / sweanyprogram@gmail.com

Svenska Kyrkan, New York
24 Dec 2016 11 AM–6 PM
The Swedish Church Christmas Celebration. Swedish food, Kalle Anka, glögg and pepparkakor. www.svenskakyrkan.se / newyork@svenskakyrkan.se / 212-832-8443

Svenska Kyrkan, New York
25 Dec 2016 7 AM
Julotta at the Swedish Church. www.svenskakyrkan.se / newyork@svenskakyrkan.se / 212-832-8443

West Hempstead - St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church
4 Dec 2016 3:30 PM
Barnklubben Elsa Rix#1 celebrates 95th Annual Lucia Festivals - Lucia pageant, folk dancing, Swedish cakes & crafts. Elsarix1@aol.com / 917-363-9885

North Carolina
Raleigh
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–5 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. www.scanfair.org / info@scanfair.org / 336-541-5072 (SWEA) or 919-824-2335 (Vasa)

North Dakota
Bismarck
11 Dec 2016 2:30 PM–4:30 PM
Three Crowns Swedish American Association of Bismarck-Mandan's Lucia Celebration at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Lucia procession, dancers, pot-luck and dancing around the Christmas tree. dhswenson@msn.com / 701-255-5005

Ohio
Cincinnati
11 Dec 2016 5 PM–8 PM
Scandinavian Society of Cincinnati's Lucia dinner party. www.scandinaviansoc.org

Oregon
Portland Memorial Coliseum
3 Dec 2016 10 AM–5 PM
4 Dec 2016 10 AM–4 PM
Annual ScanFair by New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society. Scandinavian food, arts and crafts, Lucia, Santa, pickled herring eating contest. www.newsweden.org or www.scanheritage.org / shf@mindspring.com or info@newsweden.org / 503-977-0275

Portland Immanuel Lutheran Church
10 Dec 2016
New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society's Lucia Fest. www.newsweden.org / info@newsweden.org / 503-977-0275

Pennsylvania
Old Swedes Church, South Philadelphia
9 Dec 2016 6 PM & 8 PM
10 Dec 2016 2 PM & 3:30 PM & 5 PM
11 Dec 2016 2 PM & 3:30 PM & 5 PM
Lucia Fest 2016. Sankta Lucia and St. Eric’s Fair at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’ Church). www.old-swedes.com/luciafestandfair.rhtml / info@old-swedes.org or Marlysegl@gmail.com /215-389-1513

Philadelphia
2 Dec 2016 6 PM–9 PM
ASHM’s Julbord. Cocktails and authentic Christmas smörgåsbord dinner are followed by the Lucia procession.Christmas Market with holiday gifts and food. www.americanswedish.org / info@americanswedish.org / 215-389-1776

Philadelphia
3 Dec 2016 11:30 AM–4:30 PM
ASHM’s family-friendly Lucia Fest, with Lucia processions at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Christmas Market with holiday deli items, decorations and gifts, SWEA bakery and Swedish Christmas Café. www.americanswedish.org / info@ americanswedish.org / 215-389-1776


South Dakota
Dalesburg
11 Dec 2016 3 PM
39th annual celebration of the St. Lucia tradition in Dalesburg. www.dalesburg.org / ron@dalesburg.org / 605-253-2575

Texas
Austin
11 Dec 2016
SWEA Austin’s Annual Lucia and Julbazar. Bake sale, raffle, coffee, glögg, Lucia procession. http://austin.swea.org / austin@swea.org

Dallas
3 Dec 2016 10:30 AM– 4 PM
SWEA Dallas JulBasar and Lucia Celebration. Swedish crafts, gift items, baked goods and sweets. Lucia procession. www.dallas.swea.org / dallas@swea.org

Houston
11 Dec 2016
SWEA Houstons Lucia Celebration. Lucia procession. www.houston.swea.org / sweahouston@hotmail.com

Virginia
Virginia Beach
3 Dec 2016 9 AM–3 PM
Swedish Christmas Bazaar by SWEA. Traditional decorations gifts and crafts, Swedish crystal, baked goods, café. www.virginiabeach.swea.org / virginiabeach@swea.org

Vermont
Landgrove
10 Dec 2016 6 PM
Sankta Lucia at the Landgrove Inn. Julbord, choir, Lucia, glögg and more. RSVP 802-824-6578 or vartland@comcast.net

Washington
Seattle
4 Dec 2016 1 PM–2:30 PM
Children’s Christmas in Scandinavia. A day of Nordic Christmas fun at the Nordic Heritage Museum. Lucia pageant, music and dancing, Santa, and Nordic crafts. www.nordicmuseum.org / alisonc@nordicmuseum.org / 206-789-5707

Seattle
14 Dec 2016
Svenska Kyrkans' Advents och Julgudstjänst. www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles /losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se / 310-292-7079

Tacoma - Pacific Lutheran University
11 Dec 2016 5 PM– 7 PM
Pacific Lutheran University's Sankta Lucia Swedish Christmas Fest. Lucia and Sonoro Scandinavian Children's Choir, dancing around the Christmas tree. www.plu.edu / reicheee@plu.edu / 253-535-7322

Wisconsin
Dodgeville - Folklore Village
10 Dec 2016 5:30 PM
St. Lucia Ceremony - Swedish songs, candlelight and aromatic saffron buns. Potluck and dancing.
www.folklorevillage.com/t1 / staff@folklorevillage.org / 608-924-4000

Milwaukee - Whitnall Park Lutheran Church
18 Dec 2016 5 PM–7 PM
Swedish American Historical Society of Wisconsin Lucia Celebration. Lucia procession, coffee and Swedish treats, dancing around the Christmas tree and a visit from Santa. www.sahswi.org / swedishamericanhistoricalwisc@gmail.com / 262-781-6113

Milwaukee - Whitnall Park Lutheran Church
25 Dec 2016 6 AM–8:30 AM
Julotta with Swedish hymns and liturgy in both Swedish and English. Enjoy coffee and cardamom buns afterward. www.sahswi.org / swedishamericanhistoricalwisc@gmail.com / 262-781-6113

Sister Bay
9 Dec 2016 5 PM–9 PM
10 Dec 2016 5 PM–9 PM
Al Johnson's Julbord Celebration. Traditional Swedish Christmas Smörgåsbord, hot and cold dishes, glögg, $25.95/person, reservations required. www.aljohnsons.com/ john@doorguidepublishing.com / 920-421-1589


USA
IKEA
9 Dec 2016 4 PM–9 PM
Swedish Christmas Julbord Celebration at all IKEA restaurants with an all-you-can-eat buffet! Contact your local IKEA store for more information.

No celebration listed close to you? For continuous info from all over 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.

And, remember to check back often on our events listing, updated daily at www.nordstjernan.com/calendar or download our events app at www.swedeninamerica.com