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Valborg 2014 – Friday, May 9 at 6.30 PM

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Let’s plan on better weather on Friday 9 May at 6:30 PM! Please note the change in day and time.
We will have plenty of food and very good hot dogs along with meatballs & mashed potatoes. We appreciate your support to be able to continue these events. This is a popular family event.

Join us for Valborg
Friday, May 9 at 6.30 PM
Sugar House Park, SE corner
(By the playground/amphitheater — look for the Swedish flag)

Welcome spring and sing traditional songs around the bonfire!
Come hungry as we will sell Swedish style hotdogs, mashed potatoes, warm & cold drinks, and Swedish desserts, like princesstårta, semlor, wienerbröd, vaniljbullar…

Make sure to bring family and friends. We will have a Swedish store set up at this activity.

Vårsoppa 2014 – Spring activity

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Date: Saturday, March 22
Time: 6 PM
Place: K2 The Church
193 West 2100 South, South SLC

This is one of our favorite activities all year! Come and enjoy our soup buffet (pea soup, potato soup & nettle soup, just to mention a few), limpa bread & knäckebröd with cheese, Kalles kaviar, sausage, etc. Semlor is the traditional dessert. The tables will be beautifully decorated with påskris (traditional Easter decoration – birch twigs w/ feathers). Door prices!

If you can’t stay and enjoy the food and good company, you’re still welcome to come and shop. Our “Swedish Store” will be open from 5:30-6 PM and again from 7PM – closing. We will sell Easter eggs, like the one above, in different sizes. We are loaded with Marabou chocolates and several variety of cheese.

Tickets are $6/adult and $5/child 3-12.
Members of Swedish Heritage receive a discounted price – $4/adult & $3/child 3-12.

Lucia Celebration 2013

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Come Celebrate Lucia

Date: Saturday, Dec 7
First Baptist Church
800 S 1300 E, SLC

Time: 5 PM Tomte program & Långdans (Gym)
6 PM Lucia Program (Sanctuary)

Admission:
Adult: $6 – Child: $3 (4-16)
If you join SHS for 2014, you get the member price.

Come hungry and enjoy dinner catered by “Copper Grill”.
Adult: $12 – Children: $8 (10 and under)
If you join SHS, you get the member price.

See Lucia and her Starboys and get in the spirit of Christmas! The program will be extra special this year as we will be having the program in a church and will be using real candles. (Arrive early; the doors will be closed during the Lucia procession.) Dance your socks off. Visit with Santa and shop till you drop. There will also be face painting and other fun activities for the children in the gym.

Come Prepared to buy your Christmas gifts and traditional foods! The Swedish Store will be filled with many NEW items. The Store will be open from 4 pm-5.15pm for members of SHS. The Swedish store will also be open after the Program.

We will be stocked with Swedish cheeses (Hushållsost (Farmer’s cheese), Prästost, Herrgård, Havarti, etc.), Kalles Kaviar ($2.75), Knäckebröd (crisp bread) several varieties, Saffran (Saffron), saft (drink concentrate (limited quantity of pear flavor), Marabou choklad (several different varieties), Swedish candy (skumbananer), limpa bread and other baked items and MUCH more!

The Swedish Store is a fundraiser for the Swedish Heritage Society. We appreciate your support in helping us
further Swedish culture and traditions in Utah, like our annual Lucia Celebration.

See you there!

2013 Midsummer Celebration

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Midsummer Celebration
Saturday, June 22

International Peace Gardens
1060 S 900 W, SLC
Located in the NW corner of Jordan Park

  • 4:00 PM Bring fresh flowers/foliage (birch) to help decorate the May Pole
  • 5:00 PM Pole raising – Dancing
  • 6:00 PM Games for the children
  • 6:30 PM Drawing of raffle tickets
  • 7:00 PM Dinner catered by “Copper Grill”.
    Non-members of SHS – $12/adult, $8/child (10 & under).
    Members of Swedish Heritage Society – $10/adult, $6/child.

Join us for Valborg May 4th

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Join us for Valborg
May 4th at 6PM
Sugar House Park, SE corner
(By the playground/amphitheater — look for the Swedish flag)
Welcome spring as we sing traditional songs around the bonfire!
Come hungry as we will sell Swedish style hotdogs, mashed potatoes, and Swedish desserts.
Make sure to bring family and Friends. Our Swedish store will be set up at this activity.
Swedish Heritage Society, SLC, UT

Vårsoppa / Spring Soup 2013

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

We have found a great location for the Spring Soup this year. It’s only 1 minute from the Trax station on 2100 S.
This is a great event to get to know some people as this is a smaller event. It is not a traditional Swedish occasion, but an event we have organized for many, many years. It’s always much appreciated. If you want to get to know people, helping out by volunteering at the event is always a great way to meet people. If you would like to make a soup, please let us know ASAP!

VÅRSOPPA
Spring activity

Date: Saturday, March 23
Time: 6 PM
Location: K2 The Church
193 West 2100 South
South SLC

This is one of our favorite activities all year! Come and enjoy our soup buffet (pea soup, potato soup & nettle soup, just to mention a few), limpa bread & knäckebröd with cheese, etc. Semlor is the traditional dessert. The tables will be beautifully decorated with påskris (traditional Easter decoration – birch twigs w/ feathers). Door prices!

If you can’t stay and enjoy the food and good company, you’re still welcome to come and shop. Our “Swedish Store” will be open from 5:15-6 PM and again from 7PM – closing. We will sell Easter eggs, like the one above, in different sizes. We are loaded with Marabou chocolates and several variety of cheese.
Tickets are $6/adult and $5/child 3-12.
Members of Swedish Heritage receive a discounted price – $4/adult & $3/child 3-12.

Lucia 2012 Video

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Julie & Benny van der Wal put together a short YouTube clip of our event

Lucia 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Come Celebrate Lucia

Date: Saturday Dec 8
Olympus Junior High
2217 East Murray Holladay Rd, SLC
(head East on street north of Cottonwood Mall)

Time: 5:40 PM Långdans (Auditorium)
6 PM Program (Auditorium)

Admission:

Adult: $6 – Child: $4 (4-16)
If you are a member of the Swedish Heritage Society or join SHS at the event, you get the member price ($2 less/person)

Come hungry and enjoy dinner catered by “Copper Grill” (formerly known as “A Viking’s Feast”).
Pringing TBA

See Lucia and her Starboys and get in the spirit of Christmas! Enjoy the wonderful entertainment. (Arrive early; the doors will be closed during the Lucia procession.) Dance your socks off! Visit with Santa and shop till you drop. There will also be face painting, a fish pond and other fun activities for the children in the foyer following the program.

Come Prepared to buy your Christmas gifts and food! The “Swedish Store” will be filled with many NEW items. The “Swedish Store” is a fundraiser for the Swedish Heritage Society. We appreciate your support in helping us further Swedish culture and traditions in Utah, like our annual Lucia event.
The Swedish store will be open until 8 pm after the Program.
We are stocked with Swedish Cheeses (Hushållsost (Farmer’s cheese), Prästost, Havarti, etc.), Kalles Kaviar ($3), Knäckebröd (crisp bread) – several varieties, Saffran (Saffron), saft (drink concentrate, Marabou choklad (several different varieties), Swedish candy (skumbananer, geléhallon), limpa bread, other baked items and MUCH more!

The Swedish store will be set up behind the Auditorium.

Pre-Christmas Store, Oct 27

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The Swedish Store

The Swedish Heritage Society will have “the Swedish Christmas Store” open Saturday, Oct 27, 1-2.30 PM at Meadowbrook Condos Clubhouse 1140 W 4360 S, SLC Follow the flags to the clubhouse.

We will have the following for sale:

Baked goodies (limpa bread, vaniljbullar, kardemummabullar, wienerbröd, princesstårta, & more)
Swedish
candy (soft raspberries, etc)
Marabou
, Fazer & Freia chocolates -several varieties
Cheese Havarti, (Västerbotten-, präst-, herrgård-, hushållsost (Farmer’s cheese)
Getost 100%

Kalles
kaviar $3.00
Abbas Anchovies

Abbas sill

Kavli Räkost
- shrimp cheese
Julmust $1.50/bottle – Sweden’s most    popular soft drink
Felix Lingon berries
Felix Smörgåsgurka
– cucumber chips
Blueberry, black current, queen’s blend, & cloudberry
jam
Knäckebröd
crisp bread, several varieties
O’Boy – chocolate drink mix
Ballerina
cookies
Ekströms Nyponsoppa
– rosehip soup
Blåbärsoppa – blueberry soup
Swedish style
yellow peas
Pärlsocker –
pearl sugar
Vaniljsocker – vanilla sugar
Odense
Almond paste
Syrup
- dark & light
Slottssenap
– mustard (two varieties) And much more!

We will sell traditional, authentic julmust, made locally. It tastes just like the julmust you buy in Sweden. If you would like to purchase a case, please let us know ASAP as we want to make sure we have enough for all that would like some.

Place your  baking order by 6 pm on Friday, Oct 26, as we sell out fast.

This is a fundraiser for the Swedish Heritage Society. We appreciate your continued support.

Kräftskiva / Crayfish Party

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Kräftskiva i parken
Crayfish Party in the Park

Saturday, August 25, 6 PM

International Peace Gardens
1060 S. 900 W., SLC
Located in the northwest section of Jordan Park

Let’s repeat last year’s SUCCESSFUL crayfish party! Come join us for delicious food catered by “Copper Grill” (formerly known as “A Viking’s Feast”).

MENU: CRAYFISH, shrimp (cooked in dill), potatoes, meatballs, kålpudding (meat loaf w/ cabbage), plommonspäckad fläskkare’ (prune stuffed pork loin), Jansson’s frestelse (Jansson’s temptation), pickled cucumbers & more. Dessert and drink are included.

COST:
Adults: $14.oo/person
Children (10 & under): $10.00/child
If you become a member at the event you will receive the discounted member price.

Members of the SHS get a discounted price:
Adults: $11.00/person
Children (10 & under): $7.00/child

To get the discounted prices you need to RSVP and send in the money in advance. To RSVP, call Mona at 801-969-1685

You can also RSVP by sending an email to swedishheritage2@aol.com. If you don’t RSVP, we can’t promise there will be enough food.

Once you’ve called or sent an email to RSVP, please send a check to:

Swedish Heritage
1222 Tamarack Rd
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

We need to receive your check before the event to be able to give you the discounted price.

The day of the event the dinner will be the same for all:
Adults $16, Children (10 & under) $12

Swedish Heritage will, as a fund raiser, sell Swedish candy, Marabou chocolate (several varieties), Swedish cheeses (präst- , herrgård-, & hushållsost), Felix lingon berries, svart vinbär-, drottnings -& blåbärssylt (black current, queen’s blend, & blueberry jam), saft (drink concentrate), “jul”must (traditional Swedish drink), Kalles kaviar, sill (pickled herring), knäckebröd (crisp bread), skorpor (dry biscuits), blåbärs- & nyponsoppa, Ekströms vaniljsås (vanilla sauce mix), limpa bread, other baked goodies, and more!

The store opens at 5:30 PM!!

Bring a cooler for heat sensitive goods!