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December 2017

80th Annual Lucia Fest and St. Eric’s Fair

December 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - December 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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The Lucia Fest weaves together a number of Swedish holiday traditions into a colorful musical pageant. The heart of the celebration is the Lucia procession in which a young woman is joined by other female members of the household in taking hot coffee and a warm Lucia bun to all the residents of the home. She comes crowned with candles, dressed in white, singing her traditional song, “Sankta Lucia.” In Sweden her day is celebrated in homes before dawn on…

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May 2018

3rd Annual Spirits & History

May 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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Tickets will be sold at the door! Please join us for food, beverages, story telling, jazz and overall fun!! Honoring Our Swedish Ancestors and Forefathers Spirited tastings to match the times of eight of our illustrious permanent residents! Jazz Trio courtesy of The Jazz Sanctuary Cocktail Party Fun in the Graveyard! Learn the stories of these Swedish trailblazers! Peter Gunnarsson Rambo Amandus Johnson John Craig Roak Jehu Curtis Clay Andreas Rudman Olof Stille (Stilley) + 2 more! Become a Sponsor…

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June 2018

A Summer Evening of Song circa 1850 Performed by the 2018 Jenny Lind Scholar

June 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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The Royal Stockholm School of Music has selected young Norwegian soprano, Kine Sandtrø, as the 2018 Jenny Lind Scholar! Kine is currently studying opera at the Royal School of Music in Stockholm. She will be accompanied by Julia Sjöstedt who is studying piano at the Academy of Music in Stockholm. For one night only, this talented pair will recreate a summer evening of song from 1850 when the original Jenny Lind sang at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church.  Join us…

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January 2019

HGDPC Board Meeting

January 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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The Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation Board meets on the second Monday of the month, 10 months each year. The Board meets in Riverside Hall. Board meetings are open to the public.

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Jazz & Joe

January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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The Alan Segal Quartet brings the finest samplings of Philadelphia Style Jazz to Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church the fourth Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Refreshments will be served and attendees are welcome to “Bring Your Own Wine.” A voluntary donation is requested to help defray the cost. The Alan Segal Quartet showcases some of the most accomplished jazz musicians in the Philadelphia area who specialize in Philadelphia Style Jazz. The group is comprised of Eddie Etkins…

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February 2019

HGDPC Board Meeting

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

The Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation Board meets on the second Monday of every month except for August and December. The Board meets in Riverside Hall. Board meetings are open to the public.

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Jazz & Joe

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

The Alan Segal Quartet brings the finest samplings of Philadelphia Style Jazz to Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church the fourth Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Refreshments will be served and attendees are welcome to “Bring Your Own Wine.” A voluntary donation is requested to help defray the cost. The Alan Segal Quartet showcases some of the most accomplished jazz musicians in the Philadelphia area who specialize in Philadelphia Style Jazz. The group is comprised of Eddie Etkins…

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March 2019

HGDPC Board Meeting

March 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

The Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation Board meets on the second Monday of every month except for August and December. The Board meets in Riverside Hall. Board meetings are open to the public.

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