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August 13, 2014

The American Swedish Historical Museum’s Summer Crayfish Party Returns This Friday, August 15

This Friday, August 15, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia and the American Swedish Historical Museum invite guests to savor one of Sweden’s most delicious summer traditions: the annual Summer Crayfish Party. Starting at 6 p.m., partygoers can pile their plates high with crayfish, potato salad, green salad, bread, Swedish meatballs with jam, Swedish cheese […]

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June 19, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate The Extra Daylight Hours Of The 2014 Summer Solstice In And Around Philadelphia This Weekend

This Saturday, June 21 marks the very longest day of the year — the summer solstice — and as the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, Philadelphia heats up with summertime events. Cultures around the world celebrate this astronomical event, and there is no shortage of ways to take advantage of the extra […]

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June 5, 2014

Deal Alert: The American Swedish Historical Museum Offers Free Admission This Friday, June 6 In Honor of Sweden’s National Day

Why wait until July 4th to celebrate a national holiday? On Friday, June 6, the American Swedish Historical Museum welcomes visitors to celebrate Sweden’s National Day at the oldest Swedish museum in the United States. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ASHM will offer free admission to all visitors. Drop in to enjoy family-friendly exhibits […]

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March 17, 2014

The American Swedish History Museum Hosts Waffle Day And Opens A New Pippi Longstocking Exhibit On Sunday, March 23

On Sunday, March 23, the American Swedish History Museum hosts two exciting events sure to satisfy Philadelphians’ cravings for waffles and whimsy. First, take part in one of Sweden’s most delicious traditions: Waffle Day. In Sweden, this celebration marks the long-awaited start of spring, and families gather together to enjoy crispy, heart-shaped waffles. At the […]

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January 22, 2014

Warm Up With A Pea Soup And Punch Dinner At The American Swedish Historical Museum, Saturday, January 25

This Saturday, shake off the cold weather and warm up Swedish style when the Ärtsoppa och Punsch (Pea Soup and Punch) Supper returns to the American Swedish Historical Museum. This annual event, hosted by the museum’s Pea Soup Committee, kicks off at 6 p.m. Attendees will break bread together over a quintessential Swedish meal of […]

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October 4, 2013

Calling All Carnivores! The 4th Annual Great Meatball Match Up Returns To The American Swedish Historical Museum, Sunday, October 6

This weekend’s forecast? Partly cloudy with a definite chance of meatballs. As long as you don’t miss Sunday’s meat-filled melee, that is! This Sunday, October 6, the American Swedish Historical Museum and the South Philly Review present the 4th annual Great Meatball Match Up. Running from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., this carnivorous cooking extravaganza […]

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August 20, 2013

Savor A Taste of Sweden At The American Swedish Historical Museum’s Summer Crayfish Party, Friday, August 23

The American Swedish Historical Museum invites visitors to experience a delicious Swedish summer tradition: crayfish! In partnership with the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, the museum will host its Summer Crayfish Party beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 23. Why crayfish? Years ago, these sea creatures were plentiful in the lakes of central Sweden, […]

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July 22, 2013

The American Swedish Historical Museum Pours Scandinavian And Local Suds During Its Annual SmörgåsBeer’d Festival, Saturday, July 27

Great news — there’s no need to trek to the Ikea snack bar to get your fix of Swedish goodies! For the third year in a row, the American Swedish Historical Museum presents SmörgåsBeer’d, a festive celebration of bites and brews. On Saturday, July 27, 5 to 8 p.m., pair some of Sweden’s tastiest treats, […]

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March 7, 2013

Celebrate The Start Of Spring At The American Swedish Historical Museum’s Waffle Day Celebration, Saturday, March 16

From 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, the American Swedish Historical Museum is hosting a pretty sweet (pun intended) celebration. In Swedish culture, it’s tradition to celebrate spring with fresh waffles with jam and whipped cream. Waffle Day is traditionally a celebration of the Christian holiday, Annunciation Day, but it now spans past the […]

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January 11, 2013

Warm Up With A Traditional Swedish Supper At American Swedish Historical Museum On Saturday, January 26

In a cold weather conundrum? Find refuge at the American Swedish Historical Museum during their annual Pea Soup and Punsch Supper on Saturday, January 26. The Ärtsoppa och Punsch supper dates back to the medieval times and is served as a hearty winter meal before Friday fasting. The loaded ladles of Swedish pea soup start […]

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