Petersburg’s Little Norway Festival runs through the weekend

mainstreetfestival1Petersburg’s week-long Little Norway Festival is ramping up with activities scheduled through Sunday afternoon.. Petersburg’s main street is closed down Friday and Saturday, May 20-21 during the day as vendors sell food and crafts. There’s also a full schedule of activities for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Joe Viechnicki spoke with festival committee chair Janet Holten about the food and fun on tap for Friday.

For Saturday, May 21 the day starts off early with the Little Norway Lop the Loop 7 kilometer run and walk. Check in starts at 7 a.m. and the race start is at 8 a.m. on main street. Sign up online on the Parks and Rec website or at the community gym through Friday. The Eric Corl Memorial Norske softball tournament continues today and tomorrow with the championship game Saturday evening. Joe Viechnicki spoke with festival committee chair Janet Holten about the remainder of the schedule for Saturday and Sunday.