Calendar of Events for the Cleveland Area Swedes and Beyond

Every Tuesday

  • The Breakfast Club meets every Tuesday at 8:30 AM at the Bob Evans restaurant at 1437 Golden Gate Blvd., Mayfield Heights Ohio 44124

December 2019

  • Dec 14, Lucia & Christmas celebration, 4 PM, Peace Lutheran Church, 3740 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44121.   $5 for members, $10 for non-members, Lucia participants and children 11 and under are free. See the newsletter for details.

November 2019

  • Nov 10, Monthly Meeting

October 2019

  • Oct 9, Leif Eriksson Day Celebration at Shooter’s Restaurant at noon.  Gathering in front of restaurant at 11:30.
  • Oct 13, Monthly meeting, (Korv Meal)

June 2019

  • Date, time, place TBD, Midsummer Celebration
  • June 9, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Swedish Movie or Bingo

May 2019

  • May 19, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Memorial Service and Vasa Voices Spring Concert (3rd Sunday)

April 2019

  • April 14, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Waffles and Cream (1st Sunday)

March 2019

  • March 10, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Membership Meeting; Program TBD

February 2019

  • February 10,  2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Ärtsoppa – Swedish Pea Soup

December 2018

  • Dec 1, the times vary by venue, Julmarknad (Swedish Christmas market) in Jamestown, NY (practically the whole of Jamestown) for more information see our link here.
  • Dec 8, 2 pm, Church of the Savior, 2537 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, Lucia and Christmas festival. Members: see the newsletter for December.We will return to our traditional format with a julbord (Swedish for Christmas table) followed by a concert of the Vasa Voices (our Lodge’s Swedish chorus), and the Lucia Pageant. Let us all plan to invite family and friends to make it a BIG CELEBRATION of our Swedish and Scandinavian heritage!   Cost is $15 per person or $40 per family of the same household (may pay in advance or at the door with cash or check)
    For the program and desert only the donation is $5
    No charge for Lucia program participants or children under 5
    No reservation is necessary for the program and dessert only
    For reservations (so we can get a head count) for the julbord contact us here before December 6 What is Lucia — see here.
  • Dec 25, 6:30 am, Swedish Julotta Service, Peace Lutheran Church.
    A Julotta is a service that celebrates the time of birth of Jesus Christ.  Jul means Christmas, otta is the time which is slightly before dawn.  A light traditional breakfast will be served after the service.

November 2018

  • Nov 11, 2 pm, Peace Lutheran Church, members meeting followed by membership history presentation by Rolf Bergman

October 2018

  • Oct 9, 11:30 am, Shooters Restaurant in the Flats, Cleveland, Leif Erikson day celebration.  We participate with other Scandinavian groups in Cleveland in celebrating Leif Erikson Day with a toast to Leif followed by a luncheon at Shooters Restaurant in the Flats .  Who was Leif Erikson?  See this link.
  • Oct 9, 2 pm, korv making party, Peace Lutheran Church
  • Oct 14, 2 pm, Peace Lutheran Church, traditional korv meal