Svea Lodge # 348 is a fellowship that shares a common interest in
Nordic culture and heritage. Members of Svea Lodge celebrate
many Nordic customs and occasions, often with music, cuisine,
and costume. Members of Svea Lodge typically come together in the evening
on the third
Friday of every month for a social program and meeting.
are dress casual,
are performed in English,
are conducted with minimal ritual and formality,
and are for all ages.
Svea Lodge does honor to many events and traditions from
both the old and new calendars. We celebrate
Midsummer in Sveadal,
Fourth of July,
and many other occasions throughout the year. In August 2014 Svea Lodge
will celebrate its 98th Anniversary.
Membership in Vasa is open to all men and women 14 years or older
interested in Nordic culture. Please visit
Order of America for more information about membership
and to find a lodge in your area.
Svea Lodge holds many of its meetings at
the Odd Fellow's Hall, 1035 Emory Street, San Jose, California.
(Click here for a yahoo map)
This facility has a large formal hall with a raised stage which we
occasionally use for
our meetings, plus a more casual dining room and kitchen.
On those evenings when we meet at this hall, the business meetings begin
promptly at 7:00PM, followed by the social event.
For additional information about Svea Lodge, please contact Lodge
Secretary Joan Kjemtrup by E-mail at