Classes & Workshops

Basic Blacksmithing

Prairie Pursuits: Basic Blacksmithing

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February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Basic Blacksmithing is a 6 session class that covers the basics of hand blacksmithing and bench-work techniques.

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Nocturnal Animals

Playtime on the Prairie: Nocturnal Animals

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February 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

What animals sleep during the day? What do they do at night? We’ll learn about nocturnal animals and their homes. Playtime on the Prairie is an early childhood experience tailored for our youngest guests.

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Prairie Pursuits - Hand Forged Knife

Prairie Pursuits: Knifesmithing – Making the Hand Forged Knife

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February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Crafting your own knife is a satisfying challenge. We’ll up-cycle used steel into hand-forged and finished knives. Learn about proper forging, heat treating, and handle construction.

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Pottery

Prairie Pursuits: Basic Pottery

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February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come learn all aspects of making beautiful wheel thrown pottery, including glazing techniques.

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Nocturnal Animals

Playtime on the Prairie: Nocturnal Animals

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February 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

What animals sleep during the day? What do they do at night? We’ll learn about nocturnal animals and their homes. Playtime on the Prairie is an early childhood experience tailored for our youngest guests.

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Nocturnal Animals

Playtime on the Prairie: Nocturnal Animals

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February 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What animals sleep during the day? What do they do at night? We’ll learn about nocturnal animals and their homes. Playtime on the Prairie is an early childhood experience tailored for our youngest guests.

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Fun at the Forge

Prairie Pursuits: Blacksmithing – Fun at the Forge

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February 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Be a blacksmith for a day. Learn to heat metal in a coal forge and shape it on an anvil.

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Prairie Pursuits - Hand Forged Knife

Prairie Pursuits: Knifesmithing – Making the Hand Forged Knife

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March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Crafting your own knife is a satisfying challenge. We’ll up-cycle used steel into hand-forged and finished knives. Learn about proper forging, heat treating, and handle construction.

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Exploring Indiana History and STEM

Exploring Indiana History and STEM

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March 3 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Connect students to history and science through this fun, interactive program. As they rotate through several stations, students participate in science activities and learn how they connect to Indiana history.

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Pottery

Prairie Pursuits: Basic Pottery

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March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come learn all aspects of making beautiful wheel thrown pottery, including glazing techniques.

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