Calendar of Events for the Cleveland Area Swedes and Beyond
The Breakfast Club meets every Tuesday at 8:30 AM at the Bob Evans restaurant at 1437 Golden Gate Blvd., Mayfield Heights Ohio 44124
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.
Nov 10, Monthly Meeting
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)
Date, time, place TBD, Midsummer Celebration
June 9, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Swedish Movie or Bingo
May 19, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Memorial Service and Vasa Voices Spring Concert (3rd Sunday)
April 14, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Waffles and Cream (1st Sunday)
March 10, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Membership Meeting; Program TBD
February 10, 2pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Ärtsoppa – Swedish Pea Soup
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.
Nov 11, 2 pm, Peace Lutheran Church, members meeting followed by membership history presentation by Rolf Bergman
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.