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May 13, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Naper Settlement Blacksmith Shop
Learn the art of blacksmithing with an introduction to safety, tools and the forge in this two-session class. Participants will learn hammer techniques while making an item to take home. For adults 18 and up; limited to 6 participants. All materials provided.
May 13, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Farming built Naperville. Explore the community’s rich agricultural history, and learn how changes in technology transformed life on Naperville’s farms through the 20th century.
May 13, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Look back at how Americans have traditionally handled death, mourning and memorialization at this new program. Experience hands-on Victorian mourning artifacts and memorials from the collection of folklorist Sheila Riley. Discover what mysterious gravestone symbols really mean, then practice your knowledge in a guided walking tour of Naperville Cemetery. This two-hour program will be led by Riley, Director of Learning Experiences at Naper Settlement.