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NATIONAL AND REGIONAL EVENTS


2019

July 2-6, 2019. AUSS National Convention in Portland, Oregon

Save the dates, and plan your Oregon vacation now!




LOCAL EVENTS



Illinois

December 6, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. Christmas Concert by the Waukegan Swedish Glee Club at Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation, Waukegan, IL.

December 10, 2017 - 3:00 p.m. The Waukegan Swedish Glee Club presents their annual Julmiddag Dinner Concert at Chevy Chase CC, Wheeling, IL. For required reservations, by December 4, see http://swedishgleeclub.org/yule/dinner/

Saturday, December 23, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Sveas Söner will present "Scandinavian Solstice," a Christmas Concert together with Kantorei and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet at First Lutheran Church, 225 S. 3rd Street, Rockford, IL. Tickets: $15/$5 students. Reception to follow. In the dark of winter, comes the precious light. Discover the ancient realm of Scandinavia, from Icelandic skalds and Viking war-god songs to the tender lilt of Swedish and Norwegian carols.

Minnesota

Saturday, December 2, 11:00 a.m. The ASI Male Chorus will sing at the American Swedish Institute's Julmarknad.

Thursday, December 7, 8:00 p.m. Senska Sellskapet at Minnesota Valley Country Club

Saturday, December 9, 7:00 p.m. Jul Concert by the ASI Cloudberries at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1935 St. Clair Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota. Free will offering. Program will be followed by fika, refreshments and a social gathering

Monday, December 11, 6:30 p.m. Concert by the ASI Male Chorus at Andover Presbyterian Homes.

Sunday, December 17, 2:00 p.m. The ASI Male Chorus will present a Nordic Concert at Mindekirken.

Oregon

Saturday–Sunday, December 2-3. ScanFair: Portland’s Nordic Christmas Fair at Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum Exhibit Hall downstairs, 300 North Winning Way, Portland, OR 97208. Hours: Saturday 10 AM–5 PM; Sunday 10 AM–4 PM. The Scandinavian Choruses of Portland will perform at noon on Sunday. Buy their delicious homemade Scandinavian breads at their booth all weekend!

Saturday, December 9, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Swedish St. Lucia Festival downtown at First Presbyterian Church, 1200 SW Alder Street, Portland, OR 97205. Free for ages 3 and under, $5 for ages 4-12, $10 for ages 13+

Sunday, December 10, 3:15-4:15 p.m. The Portland Scandinavian choruses will sing at the Norwegian Christmas Music Festival (Norsk Julesangfest) at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11560 SE Market Portland, OR. Free.

Sunday, December 17, 4:00 p.m. Portland Scandinavian Chorus Christmas Concert at Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, OR 97223. Beautiful Christmas songs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden in the native languages! $10 suggested donation.

Monday, December 25, 7:00 a.m. Portland Scandinavian Chorus will sing for the traditional Swedish Christmas morning service: Julotta, at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1816 NW Irving Street, Portland, OR 97209

Rhode Island

Saturday, December 16, 4:00 p.m. The Scandinavian Women's Chorus of Rhode Island invites you to their Winter Concert at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 20 Leaf Street, West Warwick, RI. They will present a selection of seasonal songs in Swedish, Norwegian, and English. Enjoy coffee and desserts with us after the concert. $5 or pay what you can.

Washington

Thursday, December 5th, 7:00 p.m. A Nordic Christmas Concert, Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave N. Seasonal music from several of Seattle's heritage choirs including the Swedish Singers of Seattle. Reception to follow.




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