Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Swedish Heritage Society of Utah Midsummer Event 2012

    This upcoming weekend is the annual Swedish Midsummer Celebration located at the International Peace Gardens in Salt Lake City, Utah! Midsummer is a Swedish event that is full of a lot of dancing, food, games, music and fun!

June 23, 2012

1060 S. 900 W.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Located in the northwest corner of Jordan Park
The Midsummer event, itself, is FREE!
** There is a charge for dinner, raffle tickets, drinks, games and purchases at the Swedish store, if you so desire these things. **
The schedule includes:
4:00 PM- Bring fresh flowers and foliage to help decorate the May pole. Only fresh & NO plastic flowers!

5:00 PM - Pole raising

6:00 PM - Program and games for the children

6:30 PM - Raffle drawing

7:00 PM - Dinner catered by "Copper Grill" (formerly "A Viking's Feast")
Adults : $12.00 (members $10/adult) 
10 & under: $8.00 (members $7/child)
* * The Copper Grill Catering has amazing food! If you haven't tried it yet, then you are missing out! Some of the catering food includes: meatballs, fresh baked rolls, country mash potatoes, meatloaf, dessert, drinks, & much more! * *
Swedish Heritage, as a fund raiser, will be selling Swedish candy (several varieties recently brought from Sweden), Marabou chocolate (mint, dark, milk, schweitzernöt (nuts), etc), Swedish cheeses (präst-, herrgård, Havarti dill, äkta getost (100% goat’s cheese) & hushållsost (Farmer’s cheese) Felix lingon berries, sylter (several varieties of jam), saft (a drink concentrate), julmust (made locally), Kalles kaviar, sill (pickled herring), knäckebröd (crisp bread), blåbärs- & nyponsoppa, vaniljsås (vanilla sauce mix), jordgubbskräm (strawberry dessert), creamy Danish butter, baked goods, books in Swedish and English, necklaces, CD’s, maps of Sweden, beautiful Ekelunds table linens (great for wall-hangings as well), Sverigedräkten (folk costume in cotton), dalahästar, and TONS of other fun stuff at FANTASTIC prices.

    The store opens at 4 PM!!

   Due to limited seating, you’re welcome to bring your own chairs & blankets. Cold drinks will be for sale throughout the event!

    Don't Miss Out! Bring your friends & family! Everyone is welcome!

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Becca said...

Events in other towns always sound so fascinating, but yet I never go to things in my town LOL