Vennelag and its members are committed to promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Norway and other Nordic countries. Providing traditional meals, teaching cultural skills (such as rosemal, genealogy, hardanger) and Norsk language.
A special party will be held for the Lodge members to celebrate Norwegian Constitution Day. The Norwegian Constitution was signed at Eidsvoll, NO on May 17, 1814. This is earlier than our normally scheduled meeting! Entertainment will be the Ladies of the Fjord, playing traditional Hardanger fiddle music.
Join us at the Stoughton Syttende Mai Parade! Meet at Mandt Park in Stoughton by 12:30 PM. The parade will roll at 1:30 PM. Dress for the weather. Bring a water bottle and your food of choice. A snack to share would be welcome! Please wear bunads, Norwegian sweaters, or gnome hats. Our goal is to have FUN while celebrating our heritage! Alle er velkommen.
Vennelag's annual high school scholarship will be presented at the Senior Awards Program at Mt. Horeb High School, 305 S. 8th Street, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572. The program begins at 7 PM, and will continue until all scholarships are presented. If you wish to be present, Vennelag's presentation will be near the end of the program that evening.