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Norse Afternoon Of Fun
The community is invited to Stoughton Norwegian Dancers Norse Afternoon of Fun.
The internationally known Stoughton Norwegian Dancers will present their annual "Norse Afternoon of Fun" performance at 1:30 p.m. Sunday Feb. 10 2019, in the Stoughton High School gymnasium, 600 Lincoln Ave..Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Visuals/Photo Opportunities: This annual event is the Norwegian’s answer to "cabin fever." The combination of colorful Norwegian costumes (bunads), rousing music and exuberant ethnic folk dancing produces the necessary elements to relieve the "winter blues." The lively group of dancers, comprised of 24 Stoughton High School students, will present a program that includes humorous, acrobatic and audience participation dances that are appealing to all ages. Twenty-four students from Stoughton elementary schools will also be dressed in bunads and accompany the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers for select dances.
Admission is $5 for adults if tickets are purchased in advance or $8 at the door.
Attendees are encouraged to wear their national costumes to truly make this an international event.
All children under the age of 10 who are dressed in their national or Norwegian costume will receive free admission. Stoughton Area School District students in grades five or below also attend free.
Admission is $1 for children who are under the age of 14.
Attendees are encouraged to bring children and grandparents to make it a family event.
A bake sale featuring authentic pastries and baked goods including Lefse, all prepared by the Stoughton Norwegian Dancer parents, will be available for purchase. There will also be a raffle drawing that includes the following great prizes plus many more:
- Two $500 prizes donated by Koffee Kup, and Jessica Ellickson/Coca Cola Co.
- $500 toward a set of tires donated by Conant Automotive
- Dale of Norway Sweater donated by Nordic Nook
- Diamond pendant donated by Diamonds Select
- Framed and matted hardanger donated by Sue Slinde
All proceeds support the Stoughton High School Norwegian Dancers.
For more information about the Norse Afternoon of Fun, contact Jamie DeBruin at 608-212-0033 or Heidi DeBruin at 608-770-2825.
For more information about the Stoughton Norwegian Dancers, visit https://stoughtonnorwegiandancers.com.