Syttende Mai is May 15 in Sunburg!
The Sunburg Commercial Club is excited about a full day of activities planned for their 12th annual Syttende Mai celebration on Sunday, May 15.
The day begins at the crack of dawn when the Kaffestua cafe opens at 7 a.m. Their buffet (11- 1:30) includes lutefisk, klub, meatballs and Rommegrot.
At 9:30 a.m., Hope Lutheran Church will host a non-denominational church service, and at the same time, registration begins for the antique tractor pull at Glacial Plains Coop. The Sunburg Trolls Car Club will have a food stand there as well.
At 11 a.m., the antique tractor pull will begin and is scheduled to run until 3:30 p.m. Also at 11 a.m., the Kultur Hus will open with quilt raffle tickets on sale.
A boutique with over a dozen vendors will be held at the Sunburg Community Center from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
At noon the Sunburg Trolls Car Club car display opens up in downtown Sunburg. Shortly after that, the food stand opens up at 12:30 p.m. at Willie Reigstad Park, where the Norway Lake-Sunburg Lakers amateur baseball team will host a County Line League game.
One of the keynote events of the day is the Grand Parade, which will start at 3:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to join the parade is asked to call to register (366-3896 or 354-5330).
Other activities include the K-M-S FFA Petting Zoo (1 to 3 p.m.) and the Sunburg Firemen's Supper at the Sunburg Fire Hall from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. with burgers, beans and potato salad; a kids tractor pedal pull, an adult pedal pull, and the quilt raffle drawing and Sunburg Trolls Car Club raffles. Quilt raffle tickets are available at the cafe, bank, Kultur Hus and the Hardware store.
Additional coverage and information about these events was in the May 12 issue of the Bonanza Valley Voice, including a story on the parade grand marshal: Maxine Medalen!
Also, spread the word! The Bonanza Valley Voice will broadcast the Syttende Mai grand parade on the Internet. Shortly before it starts, the video player will go from dark to live from downtown Sunburg. Here's the link to share: