Lucia Festivity of Light pageant set for Saturday

Event set for Stratford Lutheran Church

STRATFORD – The Swedish American community will be celebrating the upcoming St. Lucia Day with its annual Lucia Festivity of Light pageant on Saturday, Dec. 9 Stratford Lutheran Church, 812 Teneyck Ave, Stratford. Lions Club Soup Luncheon, 11a.m.-1 p.m.; Swedish carols singalong with pronunciation practice, 1:15 p.m.; Lucia pageant, 2 p.m.; refreshments served immediately after.

Filled with Swedish and American Christmas carols, folklore, dramatizations, along with the crowning of Lucia, The Swedish Foundation of Iowa’s Swede Bend Settlement, Inc. invites the public to participate in this cultural and holiday experience.

Star Boys, Elfin Boys, and Lucia Maidens, ages 3-15 (non-Swedes welcomed) are still needed for the event. Please, contact organizer, Carol Larson, if interested in participating, 515-838-2440.