Wigilia: A Polish Christmas Celebration

Nov. 27, 2012

Specially decorated for Christmas, The Polish Center of Wisconsin will glow with the warmth of a traditional Polish Christmas Eve (Wigilia) celebration. Guests will learn about Polish Christmas customs and savor a family-style Wigilia meal, catered by Jack Norman Catering and served by Polish Center volunteers.

The evening will begin with sharing of the opłatek (Wigilia wafer). The menu of traditional meatless dishes will include marinated herring, vegetable salad, barszcz (beet soup) with dumplings, fried and baked cod, pierogi, fruit compote, and assorted sweets.

After dinner there will be singing of Polish and English Christmas Carols, Koledy.

Cost: $35 for adults; $20 for children ages 6-15. Children 5 and under are free.

Call The Polish Center at 414-529-2140 to make a reservation. Reservations are required by December 2, 2012

The Polish Center of Wisconsin
6941 S 68th Street
Franklin, WI 53132

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