Norwegian feast planned at Badger Lutheran Church

Annual dinner will be held on Friday

BADGER – The Badger Lutheran Church will hold its 110th Norwegian supper from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday at the church, 127 Second Ave. S.E.

The menu includes lutefisk, lefse, potatoes with gravy, meatballs, green beans, cranberries, flatbread, gumme, fruit soup, spritz, kringla, krumkake and coffee.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 6 to 12. Children age 5 and younger are free.

Tickets can be bought at Wicker Jewelers, 700 Central Ave.; KC Nielsen Ltd., Humboldt; and the church office. There will be a limited number of tickets available the night of the supper.

Take-out and delivery service will be available in the Badger area.

The dinner has been a Badger Lutheran Church tradition since 1906.

To prepare the supper, church members continue to use recipes which have been passed down through generations. Servers will be dressed in traditional Norwegian clothing.

This year’s grocery list for the supper includes 275 pounds of fish, 325 pounds of russet potatoes, 168 pounds of hamburger, and 335 dozen lefse baked by church members. Over 80 pounds of butter will be used. There will be 70 dozen kringla, 88 dozen spritz, 65 dozen krumkake, seven gallons of cranberries, eight gallons of gumme and 10 gallons of fruit soup.

More than 100 church members will be working the day and night of the supper.