Syttende Mai Festival kicks off in Stoughton 

Stoughton is hosting its weekend long Syttende Mai Festival, a celebration of Norwegian heritage, beginning today and running through Sunday, May 21, according to Channel 3000. 

The festival — an annual celebration on the weekend closest to Norway’s May 17 Constitution Day — has been a city-wide tradition since the 1950s. It is set to include parades, food and drink, arts and music, athletic competitions, and kids’ activities. 

Further information regarding the festival can be found online.