Prairie Pursuits

Note: Please call guest services at (317) 776-6000 for more information about registration.

Prairie Pursuits

Register Now for 2020 Classes!

Prairie Pursuits offers how-to classes and workshops geared to adults and teens in a variety of topics from historic trades, to culinary skills, to the arts. View the series schedule for details of subject matter, dates, times, and prices. See something you want to learn more about? Get registered!

Ages 10+ (varies per class)

Spring Classes

Raising Sheep
and Goats

May 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Blacksmithing -
Axe Forging

Class meets three Wednesday evenings, starting May 6.

Blacksmithing -
Iron & Copper Bracelets

Class meets two evenings,
May 18 & 25, 6-8 p.m.

Pretzels and Mustard

May 23, 1-4 p.m.

Knifesmithing -
Making the Hand Forged Knife


Dairy Goats
& Soft Cheese


Summer Classes

Blacksmithing -
Bottle Opener


Basic Carpentry -
Wooden Stool


Cigar Box Banjo


Chill Out and Make
Some Ice Cream!


Making Simple
Board Games


Autumn Classes



Blacksmithing -
Bottle Opener

October 14, 6-8 p.m. - Cancelled

All About Oxen

November 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. - Cancelled

Blacksmithing -
Dog Face Hook

November 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Cancelled.

Coffee & Brunch

November 14, 8-11 a.m. - Cancelled

Drop Spindle

November 14, 5:30-7 p.m. - Cancelled