Celebrating Spring Jubilee ~ Bishop Hill
We invite you to experience Bishop Hill renewed. You are invited to experience fresh ideas throughout the village shops, museums, and restaurants. Visit and have coffee with the locals and a cookie or two. Bird nesting packets available at the Bishop Hill Museum or create a bird house gourd at Garden Thyme, $25 per person. Vasa National Archives is hosting an exhibit, Swedish and Swedish American handcrafts along with a Handcraft “Sjold” Movement exhibit.
The Swedish word Slöjd, which translates as crafts, handicraft, or handiwork. It refers primarily to woodwork but also paper-folding and sewing, embroidery, knitting, and crochet. Educational Slöjd, the purpose was to form the benefits of handicraft in general education to build the character of the child, encouraging moral behavior, greater intelligence, and industriousness. Visit to learn more!