The cultural program at the February meeting is ‘An Emigrant’s Story’. CGR Janet Johnson (Drott Lodge member) will take us on a journey from Enoch Mattson’s homeland in Borstil, Sweden to his new home in Prentice, WI. Members will also create an interactive map to share where their Swedish emigrants came from in Sweden and where they landed in the USA.
SACC-DC and the Embassy of Sweden are thrilled to extend the invite to Swedish Heritage Night of 2020! Only $49 – includes a Caps T-shirt for everyone.
Cultural program: Pelle the No-Tail Cat. Marit Knollmueller, District 9 Cultural Leader and Drott Lodge Member, will take our members on a cat’s-eye journey through the streets of Uppsala. This family-friendly event is based on the popular children’s books by Gösta Knutsson.
Cultural program: Traditional Swedish Crafts Workshop.
Three local artisans will help you explore and develop your skills in the traditional Nordic crafts. This event is suitable for ages 8 and up.
Drott Lodge will enjoy its annual bonfire for Valborgs. Family lawn games with prizes for young and old alike.
Drott Lodge will have tables for imported gifts, Drott Lodge promotion and genealogy information.
In addition to the usual decorating of the maypole and procession with musicians, and potluck meal, Drott Lodge will have photo contests for babies and pets. Additionally we will host an open-faced sandwich contest judged by 4 celebrity judges.