The Butterfly Effect theory suggests that a small movement like a flutter of a butterfly wing can result in a significant difference in future life events.
It is wonderful to see the support that has been coming in since the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) went public about our disappointment in Manitoba museums and galleries remaining closed despite most other businesses being allowed to reopen June 26th.
With the recent Health Orders in Manitoba similar industries like retail businesses, restaurants and bars, sports and recreation facilities, and community, cultural, and religious gatherings, and even higher-risk indoor venues like gyms and fitness centres, have been permitted to open at 25 per cent capacities, while museums continue to be closed.
Mennonite Heritage Village’s (MHV) exhibit on display for 2021 is entitled “Mennonites at War.” For nearly 500 years, Mennonites have been shaped by violence, war, and military participation in different ways.
As public health restrictions continue in Manitoba, we are pleased that Village Books and Gifts has been able to remain open to shoppers!
It might not be what modern people would put on their list of what is needed to build a village, but a garden is vital.
The Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) grounds and galleries are still closed until June 11th, but we are still busy getting several new developments ready for you!
The Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) windmill, our signature building, is a replica of the largest of four windmills built in the Steinbach area in the years 1876 to 1878.
In last week’s post I shared a personal story about how our backgrounds can bias us to emphasizing certain parts of history and downplaying others.