Svenska Dagarna! I'm out and around at , so keep tuning into this blog for tips, photos and highlights!
Big Event Today: is the super-highlight for what looks to be a great day. 8 p.m. at Center Stage.
The ABBA Tribute was awesome. Perfect for Swedish Days. Photos, and possibly video, coming.
OK, a lot to catch up.
Ran into , and others. Check out photos and Facebook. Thanks for saying, "hi!"
Photos here of and the . ()
Food Review: Had the pulled pork sandwich from the . It was served by , which made it that much better! I'm giving it 4.0 stars on the Swedish Days food scale—which is groaning after all the in the past two days. Välkommen - Svenska Gastrodagarna 2012
Tip #4: There are plenty of places to sit in the shade, or go inside for a cool treat. Can't tell you how pleasant it is in the Geneva Library, All-Chocolate Kitchen and 318 Coffeehouse—my work places today.
NEXT: (But only if I have enough room in my burgeoning belly.) Either the Lingonberry Sundae at Graham's or the Swedish Cardamon Rolls at 318.
- 5:30 p.m. Swedish American Choir
- 6:30 p.m. Geneva's Got Talent Semi-Finals
- 8 p.m. ABBA Salute
I'm at now. Stop by and say "hi" if you get a chance.
I'm at the . Nice workstations and WiFi! Sorry! Had to cut stop Swedish Day-ing to post the breaking news about the .
NEXT: Angela N. sugggested the pulled pork sandwich by behind the Shoppes At 127 (127 S. Third St), so I'm heading that way. :)
11:30 a.m.—Filed from the !
Had a nice conversation with Terry Emma at the Geneva History Center.
Tip #1: They've got some really cool, framed "Geneva" posters. Do a drive-by, pick up a poster and put it in your trunk so that you don't have to carry it around.
Tip #2: Go to the carnival in the late morning. No lines at all right now.
Tip #3: Great place to plan your strategy for the day: the Swedish Days information booth at the courthouse, Third and James.
Food: What would you like me to sample today? Pick something interesting, and I'll get there!
NEXT: Visit to the library, then lunch.
10 a.m. POST
Big Event Today: is the super-highlight for what looks to be a great day.
Swedish Stuff: You can also go watch—and maybe sing along with Meryl and the gang—at the Swedish cinema. And the Swedish American Children's Choir is at 5:30 p.m. on Central Stage.
Weather: Sunny and breezy, high of 93 degrees, according to the National Weather Service forecast for Geneva, IL. 41.88°N
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