Night at the Museum: Blacksmiths & Brews

Fri, September 13, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Friday, September 13


Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Ever wanted to be in our museum at night? Explore the museum after hours during this wonderful program while also enjoying a cash bar serving beer and wine! At 7 p.m., Shel Browder and Steve Mankowski, blacksmiths who have worked at Colonial Williamsburg and Historic Jamestowne, will be on hand for a fascinating forging and blacksmithing discussion utilizing their storytelling talents. Participants are also welcome to explore the museum after the blacksmith’s presentation. $3 per person Space is limited; register by Sept 11 at For more info: (217) 586-2612 or

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