Wednesdays, October 24 – December 5 (no class Nov. 14), 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Experience the art of blacksmithing as it was practiced in the late 1850s with this six-week introductory course. Build a coal fire, work at an anvil and operate a forge. Discover how malleable iron can be as you make your own hand trowel while learning nine basic hand-forging techniques. Ages 12 to adult. Blacksmithing Classes at the Village are supported by the Michigan Humanities Council.

Price: THS Members: $270/student; Non-members: $320/student. Includes all materials and 15 hours of instruction. No prerequisite.

Call 248-524-3570.

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