Author: Jan Slack

President’s Message

The summer season started early – in fact there wasn’t much of a winter around here at all. In some ways, not being lulled into a wintertime comfort zone has helped as far as Wendish Fest planning is concerned, because we are ahead of schedule in the planning...

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President’s Message

“Wón njeje tu – Wón žiwy je!” “He is not here – He is alive!” We wish you a blessed Easter season. After an extremely short winter season – temperature-wise – spring is in full swing and we are busy hosting tour groups and visitors. In addition, numerous...

President’s Message

Strowe Nowe Lĕto! (Happy New Year)! It is hard to believe that 2016 is already behind us and another year has begun. What seems to me to have been just yesterday was really one year ago, when most of 2016 was still in the future. As we moved through 2016, we were...

President’s Message

It’s finally October and the fall season has arrived! We’ve been busy around the museum the past three months. Along with planning and preparation for Wendish Fest, we’ve also hosted numerous visitors and tour groups and attended meetings and conferences. Joyce Bise and Raymond and Sandra Matthijetz represented...

President’s Message

Seems we’ve slid headfirst into the dog days of summer after a longer-than-usual spring season that also brought rain by the bucket-loads. Those who operate hay cutters and balers in Lee County have been very busy lately cutting and baling what is reported to be a bumper crop....