Celebrate Winter at the American Swedish Institute

A member of the American Swedish Institute's St. Lucia concert cast.
December is a busy time at the American Swedish Institute. Celebrate the winter season at their upcoming events.

This article originally appeared as part of the story Light of Lucia in the December 2019 issue.

December 7 and 8: Julmarknad
The annual market festival where attendees can purchase handmade items for sale by more than 40 talented local and regional artists.

December 13: Lucia’s Legend Preschool Program
Celebrate Lucia’s Legend and explore the legend of St. Lucia through stories, crafts and activities.

December 20: Winter Solstice Celebration
Keep warm for the winter solstice with a festival featuring small plates and warm glögg (Swedish mulled wine) from the FIKA Café.

December 27 and 28: Julglädje Concert
Julglädje (or “Christmas Joy”) brings families together for an annual performance hosted by popular performer Ross Sutter and featuring American and Swedish holiday tunes.