Annual Gala

Saturday, Nov. 6, 6 p.m.

The Swedish American Museum’s annual fundraising event is a night of fun and celebration of Swedish and Swedish-American heritage and culture. 

This years gala will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, 6 p.m. at the Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield, Ill.

This year we are honoring you, our members, donors and sponsors as the Museum celebrates its 45th birthday and the Children’s Museum turns 20. The evening will start at 6 p.m. with cocktails followed by dinner, raffles and entertainment.

The Silent Auction is online again this year 
Monday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. –
Sunday, Nov. 7, 6 p.m.

A silent auction will be held online. The auction will open on Monday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. and close on Sunday, Nov. 7, 6 p.m. Starting Saturday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m. some of the items will be on display at the Museum so you can come and see them in person. You will also have an opportunity to learn the online bidding program and start placing your bids. Please note that the Museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Click here for the silent auction.

More Gala Information

You can buy tickets for the Gala here.
To become a sponsor please click here.
To place an ad in our program book please click here.
To make a donation to our silent auction please click here.

Thank you to our Sponsors

Program Book
Larry & Laura Ekstrom
Bob & Mardee Gramen
Russell & Cathy Holmquist
Silent Auction
Julie Benson