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Mon, Nov 29


Rock Island

Julbord Dinner

Enjoy traditional Swedish-American Christmas smörgåsbord fare.

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Julbord Dinner
Julbord Dinner

Time & Location

Nov 29, 2021, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CST

Rock Island, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA

About the Event

Enjoy traditional Swedish-American Christmas smörgåsbord fare, including salads, relishes, fruit, herring, bread, cheese, potatoes, salmon, potato sausage, meatballs, rice pudding and Christmas desserts. 

Visitors must be masked when not eating. Tables will be round with 5 place settings.

Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m. Guests may arrive at any time.

Location: Gävle Room, The Gerber Center for Student Life, Augustana College, 3435 9 1/2 Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201

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Park in the faculty/staff lot at 34th St & 9-1/2 Ave, not in student parking.

Cost: $24 members/$29 non-members/$12 kids 4-8/Free kids 0-3

*Patrons+ level members ($500+) get up to two tickets for free

Reservations required. Seating is limited. 

Payment must be received by noon Wed., Nov. 24 unless we fill-up first. Pay online, mail checks payable to “Swenson Center” to Swenson Center, Augustana College, 639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201, or call 309-794-7204 weekdays with a credit card.

After dinner, the annual Sankta Lucia Festival begins at 7 p.m. in nearby Ascension Chapel. Students perform traditional Swedish and Swedish-American songs and readings. The Lucia program is free.

Tack så mycket! to our sponsors for this Julbord Dinner: 

  • The Scandinavian Studies Program at Augustana College
  • Bishop Hill Lodge #683, Vasa Order of America
  • Premier Computer Services, Inc. of Rock Island
  • American Scandinavian Association at Augustana
  • ArkivDigital: Your Swedish Roots Online
  • WVIK, Quad Cities NPR (media sponsor)

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