Tuesday, December 25, 2001

Þorrablót 2002

The Annual Þorrablót will be held on February 16th at the Swedish Museum on 5211 N. Clark Street, Chicago (tel. 773-728-8111).

The Blót will commence at 6.30 pm with hors d'oeuvre, hákarl, brennivín and cocktails.

Approximately one hour later we will move to the main floor where traditional Þorra Icelandic food from Bautinn, Akureyri and American food from Wickström's catering, will be served.

This year, we will enjoy the company of the Icelandic band and entertainers "Hundur í óskilum" or “Missing Dog”. The band has become increasingly popular for their funny and entertaining performances and is now on it’s first tour overseas.

We will finish with sing along with the Þorra-choir, home made desserts, our famous raffle, welcome the speaker of the night, and then clear the floor for dancing the night away.

Ticket price at the entrance is $50 for members, $55 for non-members, $25 for children 6-15 years, children 5 years and younger are free of charge. Tickets bought in advance are $45 for members and $50 for non-members. Advance purchase of tickets must be made before February 4th. Please, make checks payable to the Icelandic Association and send with the form below, to Sonja Johnson, Treasurer, 6105 N.Glenwood Unit 2, Chicago, Il, 60660. If you have not paid the membership fee, please do so now and send in the census form as well.

We have a special deal with The Chicago Lodge on 920 West Foster, walking distance from the museum (tel.773-334-5600). For the rates, simply tell them you are with the Icelandic Association of Chicago. Parking is at Clark and Foster, on side streets and at the bank one block north of the museum, no permits are needed.

Yes, we (I) will attend the Þorrablót 2002

Member (s) Adults Children

Non-member(s) Adults Children

Enclosed: $

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