Homeschool Day

Field Trips

Explore the variety of learning opportunities Conner Prairie has to offer in our seven historic areas. Meet the residents of 1836 Prairietown and experience Indiana’s brush with the Civil War…

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Prairie Pursuits: Knifesmithing

Prairie Pursuits - Hand Forged Knife

Learn the art of hand forging a knife. Topics covered will be steel selection, forging the blade, filing a finishing, heat-treatment and handle selection and fitting. Some hand tools required.…

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Prairie Pursuits: Pretzels and Mustard

Prairie Pursuits: Pretzels and Mustard

Learn to make your own pretzels and mustards. We’ll learn to make proper pretzels with a water-bath and then bake them in the beehive oven or bake kettles. While the pretzels are baking, we’ll stir up both hot and sweet mustards to have with the pretzels.

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