Bethany College Swedish Crafts will be demonstrating the art of clay throwing and broom making during Millfest, Saturday, May 5th and Sunday, May 6th at the McPherson County Old Mill Museum, 120 Mill Street.

Celebrating the Lindsborg community’s rich history in the arts and Scandinavian culture, Bethany College Swedish Crafts produces a variety of hand-crafted objects. Learn more about this distinctive experience for students during Millfest.

“We are excited to be involved in the Old Mill Museum’s Millfest,” said Eleanor Heimbaugh, Director of Bethany College Swedish Crafts and Assistant Professor of Ceramics and Sculpture. “The BC Swedish Crafts team will be on hand to show how we make Bethany bowls and brooms and share the tradition of creating handmade items.”

Hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 12:00 – 5:00 on Sunday. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for ages 6-12, and under 6 are free.

Bethany bowls, brooms and Swedish crosses will be available for purchase at the festival. The proceeds from Bethany College Swedish Crafts sales go back to Bethany students in the form of scholarships.