It's lutefisk season in the Northwest. Here's your guide to the lye-cured cod:
Sunday: 11 A.M.-4 P.M.: Norden Lodge 2-002, Normanna Hall, 1106 South 15th St., Tacoma, Washington. Adults are $15; 7 through 12 are $7; and kids 6 and under are free. Also visit our Bazaar, Bake Sale, Scandinavian Gifts, and lefse demonstration. Dinner includes: Lutefisk, meatballs, lefse and all the trimmings.
Oct. 20: Noon-8 p.m. Peninsula Lutheran Church, 6509 38th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335, 40th year of doing Lutefisk dinners. $15 for adults, 5 for youth 6-13, and 5 and under free. Lutefisk, Swedish Meatballs, Parsley carrots, boiled potatoes, lefse, flatbread, wheat bread, relish tray, icecream & butter cookies, and all the coffee/tea you want to wash it all down. Bake sale and White Elephant sale as well as Pickled Herring sold by the youth. Reserved tickets available by mailing your self addressed stamped envelope and first, second and third choice of dining times onthe hour or half hour, your name & address and check to above address, Tickets available at the door as well. No reserved seating tickets sold the day of the dinner but tables are scheduled for walk-in diners. Questions?
Oct. 20: 11:40 A.M.-5:20 P.M.: 1st Lutheran church in Poulsbo 18920 4th Ave. NE Poulsbo WA with seating every 20 minutes. F a.m.ily style tables-lutefisk, meatballs, boiled potatoes, coleslaw with apples, lefse, ice cre a.m. & krumkake dessert) Tickets are presold and are on sale now at $20 per person for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12 and under 6 are free). The phone number for the church is 360-779-2622.
Oct. 27: 1 P.M.-5 P.M.: Vesterdalen Lodge 2-131, Messiah Lutheran Church, Fourth & "H" Streets NE, Auburn, WA - Across the street from Auburn High School. Cost $15.00 each, Lutefisk and meatballs dinner with annual Bake Sale and Bazaar. Tickets are not sold at the door and no refunds are given at the door the day of the dinner. If you mail your check made out to Vesterdalen Sons of Norway, $15 per ticket, children 12 and under free. For information, call 253-852-0507
Oct. 28: 11 A.M.-4:30 P.M.: The Stanwood Lions Club at the Stanwood High School Lutefisk dinner. Call 360-629-3604 for more info.
Oct. 28: 11:30-4:30 P.M.; Oslo Lodge 2-035, Sons of Norway, 1018 18th St., Bremerton, WA 98337 Lutefisk Dinner and Ladies Club Bazaar and Bake Sale. Our menu will be Lutefisk, meatballs, lefse, boiled potatoes, carrots, coleslaw, ice cream., and beverages. Our dinner is all you can eat. No reservations are needed, just come and pay at the door. For additional information please call (360) 373-1503. Cost Adults $20, Kids 6-12, $5.
Nov. 3: 11 A.M.-5 P.M.: Poulsbo Lodge 2-044, 18891 Front Street NE, Poulsbo WA Adults are $18.00, children under 10 are $9.00. Lutefisk, meatballs, boiled potatoes, cooked carrots, coleslaw, lefse, and krumkake will be served. Dinner is served buffet style, all you can eat. The Poulsbo Leikarringen dancers will be dancing. Reservations are not required. Tickets are sold at the door. 360-779-5209.
Nov. 10: Noon-5 P.M.: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 245 Valley Ave. East, Sumner, WA 98390. Lutefisk Dinner. $16 and children 10 and under $7. Phone 253-863-1142.