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Julbord Dinner

Join us for a traditional Swedish-American Christmas smörgåsbord!


About the Julbord Dinner

We host an annual Julbord Dinner where community members gather for traditional Swedish-American holiday foods and companionship.

Come and eat salads, relishes, fruit, herring, bread, cheese, potatoes, salmon, potato sausage, meatballs, rice pudding, and other Christmas goodies.

The 2023 date will be Monday, December 4! THE EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Thank you to everyone who has RSVP'd!

Lucia Performance 

After dinner, stay for the Sankta Lucia Festival, hosted by the Augustana College Scandinavian Studies program and the American Scandinavian Association at Augustana.


Swedish-language students perform Swedish songs and readings. 


The Lucia program is free and open to the public.


Opportunities for Sponsors

Local businesses and national Swedish-American organizations are invited to support the Center by sponsoring a portion of the Julbord dinner. 

No upcoming events at the moment

Tack så mycket to this year's sponsors!

Potato Sausage Level

WVIK, Quad Cities NPR (media sponsor)

Rice Pudding Level

Peterson Fundraising Group, LLC


Pickled Herring Level

American Scandinavian Association at Augustana
Vasa Order of America National Archives

Wanda Esping & Tim Anderson, Premier Computer Services

Vasa Lodge Bishop Hill #683

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