The Swenson Swedish Immigration Reseach Center at Augustana will serve its third annual Julbord Dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. Guests may arrive at any time.
Traditional Swedish-American Christmas smörgåsbord fare will be served, including salads, relishes, fruit, herring, bread, cheese, potatoes, salmon, potato sausage, meatballs, ham, rice pudding and Christmas desserts.
Tickets are $24 for ages 13 and above; $12 for children ages 4-12; and free for those younger.
Pay online, call 309-794-7204 or mail checks payable to "Swenson Center" to Swenson Center, Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island, Ill., 61201.
Reservations and payments must be received by noon Nov. 27.
After dinner, the annual Sankta Lucia Festival begins at 7 p.m. in nearby Wallenberg Hall in the Denkmann Building. Students perform traditional Swedish and Swedish-American songs and readings. Cookies and beverages are served. The program is free.
3750 7th Ave.
Rock Island, IL 61201