Arizona
Phoenix
4 Nov: Scandinavian Jul Bazaar at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Scandinavian food and handcrafts. Valley-wide Scandinavian Cultural Clubs and Lodges 602.942.5180

Scottsdale
2 Dec: Swedish Christmas Market, Lucia pageant, jultomte, crafts and gifts, Café Swea and kids’ activities. www.arizona.swea.org / Arizona@swea.org

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California
Burlingame
8 Dec: Annual Julfest and Lucia procession. Julbord. Entertainment. The Swedish Club of San Francisco, lindairiz@comcast.net / 650.344.8144

Huntington Beach
19 Nov: Swedish Christmas Fair. Swedish handicrafts, Lucia pageant, jultomte, Swedish food, traditional music and dancing. SWEA-OC / www.orangecounty.swea.org

Kingsburg
2 Dec: Kingsburg Chamber of Commerce Santa Lucia Celebration. Festival of lights, Parade on Draper St at 5:30 PM. www.kingsburgchamber.com / 559.897.1111

Los Angeles - San Pedro
17 Nov - 19 Nov: Scandinavian Christmas Fair. Christmas decorations, handmade goods and fresh homemade food and a café. More info at Norwegian & Swedish Church, www.sjomannskirken.no/los-angeles-san-pedro or 310.832.6800

3 Dec: 1 Adventmässa. Kören medverkar. Kyrklunch serveras. www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles or Email: losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se

9 Dec: Svenska Kyrkans’s Julbord. Info and RSVP at www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles / losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se

13 Dec: Svenska Kyrkans’s Lucia Celebration with pageant, Lussefika and Santa. www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles / losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se

25 Dec: Svenska Kyrkans’s Julotta, followed by coffee and sandwiches. www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles / losangeles@svenskakyrkan.se

Los Gatos
10 Dec: Lucia Celebration. The Swedish School in Silicon Valley, www.swedschool.org / swed_school@yahoo.com

Petaluma
10 Dec: Lucia Fest. Swedish food and drinks, Lucia Pageant, Santa anda dancing around the Christmas tree! Linnea Lodge #504, llinnealodge@gmail.com / 415.990.3882

San Diego - Balboa Park
1 Dec - 2 Dec: Annual Christmas Fair. Lucia procession, Swedish crafts, vendors, Swedish food and drinks. www.sandiego.swea.org / msvedlund@gmail.com

San Francisco
17 Nov - 18 Nov: Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar. Christmas decorations, Norwegian food, gifts and crafts. Norwegian Seaman Church, www.sjomannskirken.no/san-francisco / 415.775.6566

2 Dec: Swedish Christmas Fair. Lucia, crafts, gifts, Swedish music and activities for kids. www.sanfrancisco.swea.org / julmarknad@sweasanfrancisco.org

7 Dec: 2017 Christmas Gala. Lucia procession, live music and amazing Julbord from Chef Pelle. Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, www.sacc-sf.org / events@sacc-sf.org

10 Dec: Lucia performance, Swedish Church Advent Service with Swedish Church Choir and coffee. 415.632.8504, www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco

10 Dec: Santa Lucia celebration with procession, lussekatter, glögg and Scandinavian treats. The Young Scandinavians Club at Swedish American Hall, www.ysc.org / info@ysc.org

16 Dec: Scandinavian Christmas dinner. The Young Scandinavians Club, www.ysc.org / info@ysc.org

24 Dec: Swedish Church Julbön. www.svenskakyrkan.se/sanfrancisco / 415-775-6566

Santa Cruz
2 Dec: Lucia Festival with Zaida singers, dancing around the Christmas tree and kids’ activities. Scandinavian Cultural Center, www.scc-santacruz.org / santacruz@gmail.com

Torrance, Los Angeles
3 Dec: SWEA LA’s Annual Christmas Fair with Scandinavian crafts, food and Christmas collectibles, Santa’s Workshop, a raffle and Lucia program at 12 and 3 p.m. 747.222.9102 / www.losangeles.swea.org/swea-la-xmas-fair

Thousand Oaks - Samuelson Chapel
7 Dec: Lucia celebration at California Lutheran University, elohrmyers@callutheran.edu / 805.493.3228

Colorado
Denver
2 Dec: Swedish Christmas Market. Traditional Swedish food & crafts, bake sale, flowers, glögg, Lucia and Santa. www.denver.swea.org / denver@swea.org

Connecticut
Fairfield
2 Dec: Holiday Fair and Bake Sale. Nordic gifts, handmade crafts, baked goods and a Scandinavian lunch. www.thescandinavianclub.com / scanclubnews@hotmail.com

Hartford - Emanuel Lutheran Church
1 Dec: St. Lucia Festival. An annual tradition since 1914, with performances at 5 & 8 p.m. $5/adults, $3/children. www.emanuelhartford.org / 860.525.0894

Westport - Christ & Holy Trinity Church
9 Dec: Lucia Celebration with glögg and Swedish delicacies served after the Lucia program. Swedish School of Connecticut, www.svenskaskolanct.com / svenskaskolanconn@gmail.com

Florida
Boca Raton
2 Dec: Christmas Bazaar. www.southflorida.swea.org / florida@swea.org

17 Dec: Julkonsert and Julbord. www. svenskakyrkan.se/florida / florida@svenskakyrkan.se

Clearwater
1 Dec: Lucia Pageant with harpist Victoria Garcia and Christmas sing-a-long. Suncoast Scandinavian Club, blekinge93usa@gmail.com / 732.546.7756

Davie
3 Dec: Adventsgudstjänst. florida@svenskakyrkan.se / www.svenskakyrkan.se/florida

24 Dec: Julbön med julens sånger. florida@svenskakyrkan.se / www. svenskakyrkan.se/florida

Lake Worth
10 Dec: Swedish Julfest and Glögg Party. Annual party with great food, desserts and coffee. $10, holiday raffles! Nordic Heritage Club of South Florida, carolrune@aol.com / 561.737.6476

Miami - Immanuel Lutheran Church
9 Dec: Lucia Celebration. florida@svenskakyrkan.se / www. svenskakyrkan.se/florida

Sarasota
10 Dec: Lucia Celebration with pageant, coffee, glögg and baked goods. www.swedishclubsarasota.org / info@SwedishClubSarasota.org

Georgia
Atlanta - Sandy Springs
3 Dec: Svensk Julmarknad. Baked goods, flowers, handicrafts, Swedish delicacies, Lucia and activities for kids. www.atlanta.swea.org / sweaatlanta@gmail.com

Atlanta
5 Dec: Glögg Mingle with glögg and Christmas inspired treats. www.sacc-georgia.org / info@sacc-georgia.org

10 Dec: Lucia concert at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. Nordic Lodge #708 celebrates with music, the “Sounds of Sweden” choir, coffee, pepparkakor and more. 404.874.8664 / www.redeemer.org

Atlanta - St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
16 Dec: Julbord. The Christmas smörgåsbord with glögg, Christmas music, singing and an auction. RSVP to Nordic Lodge, 770.292.9916 / www.stlukeatlanta.org

Atlanta - Druid Hills Golf Club
16 Dec: Lucia Gala 2017. Swedish Christmas smorgasbord, Lucia procession, dancing and singing. www.sacc-georgia.org / info@sacc-georgia.org

Illinois
Batavia - Bethany Lutheran Church
2 Dec: Swedish American Children’s Choir Swedish Christmas and St. Lucia Festival with Swedish gifts and baked goods. swedishsoprano4@aol.com / 630.414.9700

Bishop Hill
24 Nov - 26 Nov / 2 Dec - 3 Dec: Julmarknad, Swedish Christmas Market: Music, handmade items, antiques, folk art and other gift items. www.bishophill.com / 309.927.3899

8 Dec – 9 Dec: Lucia Nights, Festival of Lights. Coffee and sweets are served in shops and museums by young girls dressed as St. Lucia. www.bishophill.com / 309.927.3899

Chicago
17 Nov: Got Glögg? Who really has the best glögg in Chicago? Tasting and competition. Swedish American Museum, www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / museum@samac.org

19 Nov: Candle making and Christmas crafts. Make hand-dipped candles, heart baskets, Christmas ornaments and a traditional Swedish Christmas treat. Swedish American Museum, www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / 773.728.8111

Chicago - Andersonville
1 Dec - 3 Dec: Julmarknad. Scandinavian handicrafts and kaffestuga, children’s crafts, games, Santa, Lucia and folk dancers. www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / 773.728.8111

Chicago
8 Dec: 35th Annual Lucia Luncheon. The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce-Chicago, www.sacc-chicago.org / sacc@sacc-chicago

Chicago - North Park University
9 Dec: NPU Center for Scandinavian Studies Sankta Lucia Celebration. Smörgåsbord following the pageant, 773.244.5615 / www.northpark.edu/lucia

Chicago
9 Dec - 10 Dec: Breakfast with Tomten. Swedish pancake breakfast with traditional crafts, dancing around the Christmas tree. RSVP www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / museum@samac.org

13 Dec: Lucia Celebration in Andersonville. Lucia celebration with holiday songs, readings, and Lucia procession with Chicago Cultural Center and Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 773.728.8111 / www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

17 Dec: Traditional Swedish Christmas smörgåsbord. Lucia procession, dancing around the Christmas tree and Santa. RSVP www.swedishamericanmuseum.org / 773.728.8111

Geneva
1 Dec: The Annual Christmas Walk. Santa Lucia and her attendants arrive by horse-drawn carriage. www.genevachamber.com / lrush@genevachamber.com

Orland Park - Hope Covenant Church
9 Dec: Lucia Breakfast and Pageant celebrates the legend of Lucia with music, traditional Swedish foods, a Swedish market and raffle. 708.299.2396 / www.orlandhope.org

Rockford - First Lutheran Church
1 Dec: Lucia concert. Swedish songs and candlelit processional. www.swedishhistorical.org / museum@swedishhistorical.org

Rockford – Our Savior's Lutheran
2 Dec: Julmarknad. Breakfast with Tomten, Meatball Luncheon, Mormor's Attic, Kaffee Stuga and a marknad with Swedish foods and crafts. 815.963.5559 / www.swedishhistorical.org

Iowa
Elk Horn
24 Nov - 26 Nov: Julefest. Danish food, glögg and tasty treats. Gift shops, specialty stores and craft fairs. Christmas concert and Father Christmas. Danish Villages, www.danishvillages.com / 800.451.7960

Sioux City
9 Dec: The Vasa Lodge celebrates jul with a smörgåsbord and program. ron@dalesburg.org / 605-253-2575

Swedesburg
7 Dec: Swedish Smörgåsbord with traditional Swedish foods. Info and RSVP Swedish Heritage Society, swedish@iowatelecom.net / 319.254.2317

11 Dec: Lucia festival. Singing, cookies and a potluck dinner. Swedish Heritage Society, swedish@iowatelecom.net / 319.254.2317

Kansas
Lindsborg
11 Nov: Välkommen to Christmas in Lindsborg! Scavenger hunt and more. mdauer@amfam.com / 785.227.8687

Lindsborg - Bethany Lutheran Church
9 Dec: Lucia Festival. Holiday music and festivities, Lucia processions and traditional folk dances. www.visitlindsborg.com / cvbdir@lindsborgcity.org

25 Dec: Julotta.Traditional Swedish Christmas Lutheran Church service. www.visitlindsborg.com / triciac@lindsborgcity.org

26 Dec: Annandag Jul. Experience a traditional Lutheran Church service in Swedish. www.visitlindsborg.com / cvbdir@lindsborgcity.org

Maryland
Potomac
4 Nov: Swedish Bazaar. Swedish gifts and foods, homemade Swedish baked goods, smorgasbord lunch and live music. Drott Lodge #168, www.drott-lodge.org / info@drott-lodge.org

Rockville - Saint Elizabeth’s Church
11 Nov: Danish Bazaar. Crafts, Danish baked goods, decorations, candles, jewelry. Danish Club of Washington, DC www.danishclubdc.org / danishclubdc@yahoo.com

Sveaborg
9 Dec: Lucia. www.sveaborgsociety.com / info@sveaborgsociety.org

Massachusetts
Boston
9 Dec: Swedish Yuletide. Food, crafts, gifts, Swedish café, musical entertainment, Lucia and activities for kids. www.sweaboston.org / swedishyuletide@sweaboston.org

East Longmeadow – St. Paul Lutheran
17 Dec: Lucia Fest with singing, folk dancing and refreshments. Brage-Iduna Lodge, radners122@gmail.com / 413.447.5850

Michigan
Farmington Hills
18 Nov: Christmas Fair. Lucia pageant, craft and goods from Sweden, Swedish food, children’s activities, entertainment. SWEA-Michigan, www.sweamichigan.org / president@sweamichigan.org

Grand Rapids
2 Dec: Lucia Celebration with music and candlelight in a beautiful setting. Saffron buns, cardamom bread, pepparkakor and craft. www.sahswm.org / info@sahswm.org

Novi
9 Dec: Christmas Concert with Lucia. The Arpi Swedish Male and Scandia Women’s Chorus of MI, www.swedishclub.net / 248.478.2563

Minnesota
Minneapolis
25 Nov - 26 Nov: Julglädje. A kickoff to Making Traditions at American Swedish Institute - songs, stories and smiles are the hallmarks. www.asimn.org / 612.871.4907

30 Nov - 4 Jan 2018: Lantern Lit Glögg Tours. Glögg complimented with lite appetizers. www.asimn.org / 612.871.4907

2 Dec – 3 Dec: Christmas Market at American Swedish Institute. Outdoor Handcraft Fair with wares by local artisans, musical performances and activities. www.asimn.org / 612.871.4907

7 Dec: SACC-MN Scandinavian Christmas Julfest. www.saccmn.org / info@saccmn.org

9 Dec: Lucia with concerts featuring the ASI Lucia Choir. Info and tickets American Swedish Institute, www.asimn.org / info@ASImn.org

12 Dec: Lucia Celebration for ASI members in the mansion. www.asimn.org / 612.871.4907

15 Dec - 17 Dec: Julbord with traditional Swedish Christmas smorgasbord. RSVP American Swedish Institute, www.asimn.org / 612.871.4907

Scandia
16 Nov: Lutfisk & Swedish Meatball Dinner. Traditional holiday smörgåsbord. www.gammelgardenmuseum.org / 651.433.5053

18 Nov - 19 Nov / 16 Dec - 17 Dec: Gammelgården Museum’s Girls and Dolls Tea Party with Lucia. Bring your dolls and girls and enjoy lunch, stories and crafts. RSVP www.gammelgardenmuseum.org

Scandia
10 Dec: Lucia Celebration. Swedish Prayer service and Lucia Fest Breakfast. www.gammelgardenmuseum.org / museum@gammelgardenmuseum.org

16 Dec - 17 Dec: Gammelgården Museum’s Girls and Dolls Tea Party with Lucia. Bring your dolls and girls and enjoy lunch, stories and crafts. RSVP www.gammelgardenmuseum.org

Missouri
Kirkwood
12.09: Lucia and Jul Festival. Celebrate a Swedish Christmas with Lucia with Nordic folk dancing, caroling, Swedish Santa Claus, gingerbread boys and much more. www.swedishcouncilstlouis.org

New Jersey
Budd Lake - Vasa Park
25 Nov: Juldans. Dancing around the Christmas tree with traditional music. Scandinavian specialties, glögg, Sankta Lucia pageant and Santa. www.Juldans.org / 973.691.8637

New Providence
18 Nov: Scandinavian Import & Gift Sale. Scandinavian Christmas holiday products and food for sale. Lodge Linne#429 VOA, jenshoejfam@msn.com / 908.665.1292

Upper Montclair
19 Nov: Swedish Christmas Fair – Swedish handicrafts, food, glögg, café and Lucia pageant. SWEA-New Jersey, newjersey@swea.org / www.swea.org/newjersey

New York
Bronx
2 Dec: Glögg party and Lucia at Manhem Club. www.SmorgasBandet.com / Dragspel@aol.com

Brooklyn
10 Dec: Christmas Party & Luciafest at The Danish Club. Glögg, Dancing around the Christmas tree. Music & entertainment by Smörgåsbandet. dragspel@aol.com / 718.415.0602

Melville
2 Dec: Julfest at Lindberg Lodge. www.SmorgasBandet.com / Dragspel@aol.com

New York - Svenska Kyrkan
17 Nov - 19 Nov: The Swedish Church Julbasar. Swedish crafts, Christmas music, Swedish food, glögg, etc. www.svenskakyrkan.se/newyork / newyork@swedishchurch.net

New York - Aquavit
1 Dec: Christmas Luncheon & Lucia: Celebration at restaurant Aquavit. Swedish smörgåsbord and Lucia. www.saccny.org / info@saccny.org

New York - Scandinavia House
2 Dec: Swedish Christmas Children’s Workshop. Kids learn the secrets of making traditional holiday crafts. www.scandinaviahouse.org / info@amscan.org

New York
8 Dec: Christmas Ball at The Metropolitan Club. Dinner, Lucia, silent auction. www.americanscandinavian.org / info@americanscandinavian.org

New York - Scandinavia House
10 Dec: Holiday Concert & Lucia featuring Scandinavian and American holiday favorites and traditional Saint Lucia procession. www.scandinaviahouse.org / info@amscan.org

New York - Church of the Incarnation
16 Dec: Lucia Celebration with procession and choirs. Tickets www.svenskakyrkan.se/newyork / newyork@svenskakyrkan.se

New York - Svenska Kyrkan
25 Dec: Julotta. www.svenskakyrkan.se/newyork / 212.832.8443

West Hempstead - St. Andrew’s Lutheran
3 Dec / 9 Dec: Lucia Festival with pageant, folk dancing, coffee, dessert, glögg and gifts. Barnklubben Elsa Rix#1, Elsarix1@aol.com / 917.363.9885

North Carolina
Raleigh - State Fairgrounds
2 Dec: Scandinavian Christmas Fair. Authentic celebration with food and glögg, Nordic folk dancing, music, children’s activities, gifts and Lucia. http://scanfair.org / 336.541.5072

North Dakota
Bismarck - Lord of Life Lutheran Church
10 Dec: Santa Lucia Celebration. Dancing, food and other goodies. Three Crowns Swedish American Association of Bismarck-Mandan, 3crownsswedish@gmail.com / 701.516.2979

Ohio
Cleveland Heights - Church of the Savior
9 Dec: Lucia Celebration and Vasa Voices Jul Program with dessert and coffee, a raffle and Swedish butik. Swedish Cultural Society and Vasa lodge. 216.371.5141 / Marty.bergman@sbcglobal.net

Cleveland Heights - Peace Lutheran Church
25 Dec: Traditional Morning Julotta Service with Vasa Voices and a light breakfast. 216.371.5141 / Marty.bergman@sbcglobal.net

Indian Hill
10 Dec: Lucia Fest. Lucia dinner party. Info and tickets Scandinavian Society of Cincinnati, www.scandinaviansoc.org / 513.889.5306

Oregon
Portland Memorial Coliseum
2 Dec - 3 Dec: ScanFair. Scandinavian arts and crafts, Nordic food, Lucia and kids’ entertainment. New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society, www.scanheritage.org / 503.977.0275

Portland
2 Dec - Broder Nord
15 Dec - Nordia House
Julbord dinner. Nordic-style with Broder Restaurant’s take on a traditional Julbord dinner with spiced glögg. Nordic Northwest, www.scanheritage.org / 503.977.0275

Portland - First Presbyterian Church
9 Dec: Lucia Fest with Tomte, ring dances, Swedish bakery, coffee and glögg. www.newsweden.org / 503.977.0275

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
1 Dec: Julbord. Cocktails, Christmas smörgåsbord dinner, Lucia procession and Christmas Market. www.americanswedish.org / info@americanswedish.org

2 Dec: Lucia Fest and Christmas Market with holiday deli items, decorations, gifts, SWEA bakery and Swedish Christmas Café. www.americanswedish.org / info@ americanswedish.org

Philadelphia - Gloria Dei Church
8 Dec - 10 Dec: Sankta Lucia and St. Eric’s Fair. Celebrating 80th Lucia Fest! Christmas bazaar with Scandinavian imports. www.old-swedes.com / info@old-swedes.org

Rhode Island
Cranston
11.05: Swedish Holiday Brunch in the Swedish Kaffestuga with Swedish baked goods for sale. RSVP 401.739.3530 / marlenehaglundhatch@gmail.com

South Carolina
Columbia
16 Dec: Lucia Celebration. Enjoy the fellowship, food and fun. The Nordic Club, wcui2@aol.com / 843.324.8076

South Dakota
Dalesburg
10 Dec: 40th Annual celebration of the St Lucia Tradition in Dalesburg. www.dalesburg.org / 605.253.2575

Texas
Austin
10 Dec: Annual Lucia and julbazar. Bake sale, raffle, coffee, glögg, Lucia procession. http://austin.swea.org / austin@swea.org

Dallas
2 Dec: JulBasar and Lucia. Swedish crafts, gift items, baked goods, glögg and sweets, Lucia procession. www.dallas.swea.org / dallas@swea.org

Houston
10 Dec: SWEA Houston’s Lucia celebration with procession, julfika and dance. www.houston.swea.org / sweahouston@hotmail.com

Virginia
Virginia Beach
2 Dec: Swedish Christmas Bazaar. Traditional decorations- Gifts and Crafts Swedish Crystal-Baked Goods- Café. www.virginiabeach.swea.org / virginiabeach@swea.org

Vermont
Landgrove
16 Dec: Sankta Lucia at the Landgrove Inn. Delicious julbord, traditional Jul songs, Nordic Harmoni chorus, Lucia, glögg and more. RSVP 802.824.6673 / Vtinn@sover.net

Washington, DC
House of Sweden Washington
2 Dec: Christmas Bazaar. Scandinavian crafts, cafe and Lucia procession. SWEA Washington DC or Embassy of Sweden and House of Sweden, www.washingtondc.swea.org / sweapr@gmail.com

Washington
Seattle - Kirkland
13 Dec: Glögg and meatballs. SWEA women’s choir, Christmas songs and Lucia. www.sacc-seattle.org/events/glogg-and-meatballs / julie@sacc-seattle.org

Seattle
18 Nov - 19 Nov: Yulefest. Scandinavian Christmas food and drinks, handicrafts, music, dancing, Santa. Nordic Heritage Museum, www.nordicmuseum.org / nordic@nordicmuseum.org

Seattle
7 Dec: Nordic Stories. Children’s Christmas stories from the Nordic countries, along with fun craft projects. Nordic Heritage Museum, www.nordicmuseum.org / nordic@nordicmuseum.org

Seattle
15 Dec: Swedish Christmas Julbord. Delicious and authentic Christmas smörgåsbord. Info and RSVP info@sacc-seattle.org / 425.952.6299

Tacoma - Pacific Lutheran University
3 Dec: Sankta Lucia Festival of Light, reception to follow. Scandinavian Cultural Center, www.plu.edu/scancenter / schroejm@plu.edu

Wisconsin
Dodgeville - Folklore Village
9 Dec: St. Lucia Ceremony. Swedish songs, candlelight and aromatic saffron buns. Potluck and dancing. www.folklorevillage.org / programs@folklorevillage.org

Hales Corners - Whitnall Park Lutheran
10 Dec: Lucia Celebration. Dance around the Christmas tree, Santa, Coffee and treats. swedishamericanhistoricalwisc@gmail.com / www.sahswi.org

25 Dec: Julotta. Hymns and liturgy in Swedish and English. Coffee and treats. swedishamericanhistoricalwisc@gmail.com / www.sahswi.org

Madison - St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
2 Dec: Julfest/Christmas Party with traditional Swedish dinner (julbord) and Lucia procession. The Scandinavian American Club (SAC) www.madsac.org / madisonsac@gmail.com

Sister Bay
8 Dec – 9 Dec: Traditional Swedish Christmas Smörgåsbord. A multi-course Christmas smörgåsbord. RSVP www.aljohnsons.com / 920.854.2626

IKEA
USA
15 Dec: Swedish Christmas Julbord Celebrations at all IKEA restaurants with an all you can eat buffet! Contact your local IKEA store for more information. www.ikea-usa.com/StoreLocator

No Celebration listed close to you? For continuous info from all over the U.S., see events at www.nordstjernan.com.