Prairie Pursuits

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

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Cedar Birdhouse

April 25, 5:30-7 p.m.

Shearing to Spinning

April 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 6-9 p.m.

Dairy Goats
& Soft Cheese

June 8, 9-11:30 a.m.

Summer Classes

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Blacksmithing -
Bottle Opener

June 17 or September 10, 6-8 p.m.

Basic Carpentry -
Wooden Stool

July 9, 5-6:30 p.m.

Cigar Box Banjo

July 13, 5-6:30 p.m.

Chill Out and Make
Some Ice Cream!

July 25, 1-3 p.m.

Making Simple
Board Games

September 12, 5:30-7 p.m.

Autumn Classes

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Bookbinding

October 3, 5:30-7 p.m.

Blacksmithing -
Bottle Opener

October 14, 6-8 p.m.

All About Oxen

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

Blacksmithing -
Dog Face Hook

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

Coffee & Brunch

November 14, 8-11 a.m.

Beginners
Drop Spindle

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