Old Swedes FoundationOld Swedes Church • Wilimington, DE



Aldersgate Brass

Sunday, Dec. 6, 3 pm

Old Swedes Church will resound with the "joyful noise" of the Aldersgate Brass ensemble on Sunday, Dec. 6 in a concert featuring classics and seasonal works. The public is welcome to attend; donation requested. The Hendrickson House museum shop will be open. Decorated for a Swedish Christmas, the shop features Swedish Christmas items, the 2015 Old Swedes ornament, 2016 Old Swedes full-color calendar and more gift ideas.


Sankta Lucia Celebration

Sunday, December 13, 2015; 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm

Join us for a traditional celebration of the Feast Day of Sankta Lucia, a holiday that is still marked by light and music in Sweden today. The Delaware Swedish Colonial Society sponsors the annual December celebration of Sankta Lucia at Old Swedes Church. The doors of the church will open 30 minutes prior to each performance.
Tickets are available online:
For the 1 pm performance
For the 3:30 pm performance
Contact Ingrid McAllister - 302-378-2661 (home) or 302-373-0736 (cell) or email: immcallist@aol.com


A Swedish Christmas

Dec. 2-31, 2015

The Hendrickson House Museum, decorated for a Swedish Christmas, will be open for tours and holiday shopping, Wednesdays through Saturdays., Dec. 2-31. The Gift Shop always has plenty of Swedish Christmas ornaments, books and gift items. NEW this year: the 2015 Old Swedes Church ornament; 2016 full-color Calendar; 5x7 color photos of Old Swedes Church and Hendrickson House, matted. The museum and gift shop will also be open Sunday, Dec. 6 and Sunday Dec. 13 from Noon - 5:00 pm for those attending the Aldersgate Brass Concert and the Sankta Lucia celebration.