The various meals to be dished out to the wandering collective at this year’s festival will be both traditional and unusual, and intended to be enjoyed whole-heartedly.

The menu this year includes lunch platters from Copper Grill with Swedish meatballs, Swedish meatloaf, real mashed potatoes, Swedish pickles, roll with butter, cranberries, brownies, cookies, eclairs, marzipan cake.

Fried mozzarella sticks, turkey legs, tornado potato, and twister dogs will also be on the menu of choices.

Aebelskivers, Scones, Navajo tacos, Piccadilly chips, and Sanpetes famous barbecued turkey will also be part of the offerings. Pulled pork, smoked ribs, tacos, tamales and chicken bowls will also be available.

Drinks will be plentiful in the form of fresh squeezed lemonade, twisters, limeade, shaved ice, snow cones, Italian ice, and the Texas Twister Drink, for those who find walking under the hot sun a great excuse for trying some new beverages.

And don’t forget dessert: The choices will range from the classic cotton candy, to kettle corn, stroop wafels, churros, cool beads ice cream, fudge, and funnel cakes with a great selection of toppings.

In addition to the food booths at the festival, the Ephraim Lions Club will sponsor certain meals on Saturday.

EPHRAIM LION CLUB BREAKFAST- Saturday morning, pavilion behind the Co-op, 8 – 10 am, the Ephraim Lions Club will serve its traditional festival breakfast of aebelskivers (pancake-like apple slices) with sausage, pancakes, eggs and orange juice. The cost is $7 per plate and $25 for immediate families. Aebelskivers are $5 per dozen. Proceeds this year will be donated to the Lions Club International Foundation providing eye glasses for those in need.