Sweden's National Day is June 6. Only since the early 20th century has it been considered the Day of the Swedish Flag, becoming a national holiday as late as 2004.

JUNE 2-11: Swedes celebrate their nationaldag on June 6 every year. Check our online calendar for all the places in Swedish America that have National Day celebrations this weekend through June 11.


JUNE 2-4 in Portland, OR: Find Nordic treasures, antiques and collectibles at the annual Fogelbo Yard Sale on the grounds of Fogelbo, the historic estate of the Scandinavian Heritage Foundation. Visit vendors with a wide variety of items for sale, and get your korv and Swedish baked goods. 503.977.0275 / www.scanheritage.org/fogelbo

JUNE 7-10 in New York, NY: The celebrated Swedish contemporary circus Cirkus Cirkör performs Limits at BAM, Brooklyn Academy of Music. For tickets see www.bam.org/physical-theater/2017/limits, www.cirkor.se

JUNE 8 in New York, NY: Oskar Stenmark performs with his musical trio, Piatruba, at the Tavern on the Green in Central Park at 6 p.m. www.oskarstenmark.com

JUNE 10 in Door County, WI: The 5th Annual Roofing of the Goats Parade in downtown Sister Bay kicks off the tourism season as the goats prepare for the summer on the grass roof of Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant. Wear an authentic folk consume and receive your choice of a free beverage; enjoy live music and a Swedish Pancake Eating Contest. 920.421.1589 / www.aljohnsons.com

And, don't miss the summer's events" Midsommar in America 2017