Events and Programs

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Basic Blacksmithing

Blacksmith Studio

Join Nathan Allen as you learn the basics of blacksmithing including drawing, punching, hardening, tempering steel, and forge welding. You’ll make projects such as chain links, s-hooks, a fireplace poker,…

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Engraving

Modern Woodshop

Tools required. Master engraver and author of Engraving Historic Firearms, John Schippers teaches you the art of metal engraving. Using practice pieces, you’ll learn basic design, tool selection, and sharpening…

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2022 Corn Maze

Come and explore our 22,160-foot maze featuring three unique adventure paths. Opening September 23 through October 30, choose the path that best fills your exploration spirit. Dare to explore our…

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Neighborhood Meeting

Overlook Room

Come participate in the future of Conner Prairie! We will be hosting two neighborhood meetings on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 6:30…

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Knifesmithing

Blacksmith Studio

Tools required. Under the guidance of Dwight Gallian, you’ll learn about the history and creation of a traditional hand-forged knife. Topics include proper steel selection, use of a coal forge…

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Basic Blacksmithing

Blacksmith Studio

Join Nathan Allen as you learn the basics of blacksmithing including drawing, punching, hardening, tempering steel, and forge welding. You’ll make projects such as chain links, s-hooks, a fireplace poker,…

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Engraving

Modern Woodshop

Tools required. Master engraver and author of Engraving Historic Firearms, John Schippers teaches you the art of metal engraving. Using practice pieces, you’ll learn basic design, tool selection, and sharpening…

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2022 Corn Maze

Come and explore our 22,160-foot maze featuring three unique adventure paths. Opening September 23 through October 30, choose the path that best fills your exploration spirit. Dare to explore our…

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Folding Knife

Blacksmith Studio

Tools required. A handmade folding knife is a joy to use and something you can carry with pride. Knifesmith Nathan Allen teaches how to create a historically appropriate “cut steel”…

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Advanced Hornworking: North Georgia Powder Horn

Modern Woodshop

Tools required. Work alongside master hornsmith Art DeCamp to make a North Georgia-style powder horn. This style of horn features a two-piece antler spout, banding, and decorative painted accents. Basic…