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Westby
Syttende Mai 

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søndag

Our final day of this year's Syttende Mai celebration, and filled wth activities, including our famous Parade!

SUNDAY, may 19

8:00am

SYTTENDE MAI 5K RUN/WALK

Davidson Park - West Park St./West Avenue

  • Day of Entry fee is free

  • 8:00am - 8:30am - Check-in

  • 8:30am - Start

  • Free will offering for snacks and refreshments 

  • Last year's undated t-shirts available in limited sizes  - $10.00

  • Contact Jason Berklund - 608-632-2143 or email: jasonberklund@gmail.com

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Couple Running
Run/Walk
Rosemalers Show

Coulee Region   Rosemalers

Always a favorite at Westby Syttende Mai!  The Coulee Region Rosemalers are a mainstay of our annual celebration.

This annual Rosemalers Show & Sale showcases the tradition of rosemaling, the beautiful art form of Norway, along with featuring the talents of their Club Members!

CLICK ON PICTURES FOR ENLARGEMENTS

9:00am - 4:00pm

ROSEMALERS SHOW & SALE | bAKE SALE | RAFFLE 

Lower level - Bekkum Memorial Library

206 N Main St.

 

What better way of showing your Norwegian heritage than purchasing a "one of a kind" work of Norwegian art and adding it to your home.  Get to this sale early as these  beautiful, handcrafted items will sell quickly.

Also, make sure you purchase your Raffle Tickets as you could win one of these beautiful rosemaled prizes.  $1.00 per ticket; 6 tickets for $5.00.  Drawing on Sun., May 19th.

Tickets available from Coulee Region Rosemalers Club Members or at Dregne's Scandinavian Gifts in Westby.

 

Prizes on display at Dregne's Scandinavian Gifts in Westby. 

Click on prizes for larger view

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TINE
Gudbrandsdalen style Rosemaled by Heather Clark
QUILTED NORWEGIAN WALL HANGING
Rosemaled by Mary Lake
Chip Carving by Bob Lake

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9:00am

KID'S bIKE RACES

Washington St. & Sunset Boulevard

  • 9:00am - Registration

  • 10:00am - Races Start

  • Students up to Age 12

  • AGE GROUPS:

    • 4 and under​ | 5 & 6 7 & 8 | 9 & 10 | 11 & 12

  • Routes will vary depending on age brackets​

  • All routes within the Washington & Ulland Avenue block

SPONSORED BY:  Tara & Trevor Lyons Family

KidsBike
Bibles

church services

Various Denominations & Services 

  • 9:00am

WESTBY COON PRAIRIE LUTHERAN CHURCH

  • 500 South Main Street, Westby

SKOGDALEN LUTHERAN CHURCH

  • 4135 Oakdale Avenue - Rural Westby

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

  • 202 East State Street, Westby

  • 10:30am

VANG LUTHERAN CHURCH

  • S1721 Vang Road, Rural Westby

Chuch Services
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9:00am - 4:00pm

INFLATABLE KIDS GAMES

Athletic Field - off of Market St.

Arts & Crafts Fair

9:00am - 4:00pm

ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

Market St. (behind Subway)

Booths will be located in our Arts & Crafts Fair tent and other artisans will have their booths outside around the tent area.   Make sure that you visit their booths and see the unique and beautiful crafts on display and for sale at our Arts & Crafts Fair.

  • Commercial

  • Crafts

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10:30AM - 1:00PM

WESTBY COON PRAIRIE

LUTHERAN CHURCH

500 South Main St.

MENU

Meatballs

Lefse

Mashed Potatoes/Gravy

Vegetable

Cole Slaw/Cottage Cheese

Cookies

Coffee & Milk

COST:  $15.00 per dinner

Children can share meal

*Carry-outs available

EVERYONE WELCOME!

SPONSORED BY: WCP Women of the ELCA

MEATBALL dINNER

Image by Victor Serban

11:00AM - 1:00PM

OR UNTIL SOLD OUT

OUR SAVIOR'S

LUTHERAN CHURCH

306 South Main St.

MENU

Meatballs

Lefse

Potatoes/Gravy

Carrots

Cole Slaw/Cottage Cheese

Cookies

Norwegian Pastries

Beverage

COST:

Adults - $15.00

Ages 5-12 - $5.00

Under 5 yrs. - Free

Meatball
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kid's coloring contest

PRE-K through 4TH GRADE

Students at Westby & Coon Valley Elementary Schools

  • On display throughout Syttende Mai weekend in the windows at Bland Clinic - 100 Melby St.

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Pony Poop bingo

Near Corner of Market and Highland St.

  • Where the pony "goes" will make someone a big winner!

  • Saturday, May 18th & Sunday, May 19th

  • Fundraiser for the Vernon County 4-H Horse Project

Image by Rod Long
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AMATEUR PHOTO CONTEST

  • On display throughout Syttende Mai weekend in the windows at Westby State Bank - 100 N. Main St.

  • A certificate will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each category.

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11:00am - 12:30pm

ROYALTY TEA

Westby Middle School Cafeteria/Field House Entrance - 206 West Avenue S

  • SPECIAL INVITE ONLY!

  • Sponsored by the 2023 Westby Syttende Mai Royalty & Royalty Committee

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Royalty Tea
Saxophone

12:30pm

WESTBY  JAZZ & alumni Friends

Felleskap Square - Greenspace - Main St.

  • Enjoy timeless classics with the jazz band before the parade.

  • Directed by Monte Dunnum.

Jazz Band

1:30pm

SYTTENDE MAI PARADE

  • Parade Route goes right downtown on Highway 14.

  • ring a chair and get your spot along the Parade Route early.

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Mini Pull
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3:00pm

American MINI Pullers TRACTOR PULL

South Bekkedahl Avenue

  • Open to all Mini Pullers

  • $10 Hook fee

4:00pm

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SYTTENDE MAI INFORMATION BOOTH
201 South Main St.

BUTTON RAFFLE WINNERS 

  • 1st Place:  $300

  • 2nd Place:  $100

  • 3rd Place:  $50

  • 4th Place: $50

COULEE REGION ROSEMALERS
RAFFLE WINNERS 

  • Rosemaled Plate

  • Rosemaled Chest

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