Calendar of Events

Call Lodge President, Cheryl Wille-Schlesser at 608-219-4464.

Unless noted, all events will be held at the Mt. Horeb Community Center. 107 North Grove Street, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572; 1 block behind Duluth Trading Company.

April 19, 2018

Monthly Meeting

Dr. Lowell Peterson will share information of the notorious gangster, John Dillinger. Dress the part! Dillinger's gang ran the wilds of Wisconsin and Minnesota in the 1930's. Don the appropriate attire of the decade and join in the fun! Special guests: Stoughton Syttende Mai Royalty Jodi and Bob Coon and their escort Bev Mansfield.

April 26-28, 2018

The Annual Vennelag Garage Sale

Bring your priced items to Rita Schraepfer-Derke's home, 205 N. 3rd Street, prior to the sale. Help is needed with sales from Thursday-Saturday afternoon. Assistance is also appreciated with clean-up on Sunday morning at 10 AM. Please call Rita with your availability to help: 608-220-7565. Proceeds will be credited to the 2019 Vennelag Scholarship Fund.

May 17, 2018

Syttende Mai Party

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.

May 20, 2018

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.

May 23, 2018

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.

June 10, 2018

The 50th Mt. Horeb Summer Frolic Parade. Line-up is behind the Mt. Horeb Middle School on Lincoln Street. The parade begins at 12 Noon. Wear your bunads or other Norwegian attire.

June 28, 2018

Vennelag Lodge will celebrate Midsommer at Stewart Lake Park. Kayaks will be available for use. Kubb pitches will be set up for play. A picnic with potluck dishes to share will tempt the taste buds of the attendees. The Lodge will supply meats and veggie burgers, buns, and condiments. Night sky viewing will occur after dark. Bring your telescope! Bug repellant is also highly suggested!

July 20, 2018

1 PM Kitchen Crew arrives to prep foods for the annual Kaffee Stue. 2 PM Table and Chair Crew arrives for event preparation.

July 21, 2018

Kaffe Stue

ANNUAL KAFFE STUE-SUMMER LUNCH WITH NORSK SPECIALTY FOODS. Held in conjunction with Mt. Horeb's Art Fair. SERVING BEGINS at 9 AM. Velkommen!