The 2017 Snowflake Parade in downtown Lindsborg ushered in the 14th annual Artists’ Studio Open House.
Shops were bustling as patrons crisscrossed brick-laid Main Street and artisans connected with visitors in their galleries.
Artist Mri-Pilar (L) shares a story and a smile with an art enthusiast at her studio.
The Julbock (Swedish Christmas goat), is traditionally crafted with the straw from the final harvest.
Artist Getchen Esping sketches a portrait for a coffee lover at the Blacksmith Coffee Shop.
Celtic Harpist RoJean Loucks fills Pilar's studio on N. Washington with the strings of Christmas. Fabrics, paints and textures were celebrated across canvas and vase, and in the air with live musical performances in three of the art studios, including the Red Barn and Elizabeth Liljegren studios.