The Elkhart Historical announces a new craft of “Ice Dyeing” to be offered in their 3rd Saturday Craft Day series. The beautiful results of this technique can be seen at the Country Bumpkin Shop where the classes will be held on August 19.  Two sessions will be held, 10am and 1pm, at the cost of $30 per session. Judy Gustafson will lead the class, which is limited in size to 4 per session. Participants must be able to walk one short flight of stairs to join the class. Special items are required ...
[For more information, click here --> Elkhart Historical Society]

      The other classes being offered that day are the ever-popular Painting with Renée Sisk, offering watercolor at 10am and acrylic at 1pm. The cost remains the same at $30, which includes all your supplies.  The classes are held at Horsefeathers and a crafters lunch is offered for all 3rd Saturday crafters at 12n to 1pm for $10.

       Jean Tweet will offer Antique button and lace collage, to which you may add your own special items.  The cost is $30 per session and they will be held at Bird Song Books and Vintage at 10am and 1pm.


Please call (217) 947-2238 to hold a spot in these fun creative classes. You may also find more detail on our Face Book page, Elkhart Illinois Antiques, Arts and Café.  

Elkhart Route 66

Labor Day Celebration

Sept  1 & 2


       FRIDAY    5P – 10P       Art, Music, Food in Shops

    6p-8p Jazz Trio “Lincoln Strings Trio” Matthew Wachtel 217-737-8985      Rte 66 Model Raceway open Friday Night

   SATURDAY  [click here for event listing --> Saturday Events ]

Wild Hare Cafe - Elkhart Historical Society Lecture Series

Guy Fraker speaking on his book:
"Lincoln's Ladder to the Presidency"
Paul Beaver, Emeritus of Lincoln College,
speaking on the Scully's in central Illinois
Peter Neihaus, speaking on
his years spent in South Africa
Dr. Dennis Campbell of Lincoln
College speaking on local mammals
Karl Luthin, DVM presents “The Perils of Traveling in an 1800’s Winter”
6 Feb., 2015 LDN: "From War’s Ashes
to the Birth of Lincoln College"

Mt. Pulaski 1850's Courthouse to where
Lawyer A. Lincoln traveled on the
Illinois 8th Judicial Circuit

Annual Spring tours of
Elkhart Hill flowers

 “An Evening with Mark McDonald”
NOW     ON


Wild Hare Cafe     Horsefeathers (vintage shoppe) 

Village of Elkhart        The Country Bumpkin
(vintage shoppe) 

Cafe   Gift Shop
Wed - Sun   Wed - Sun
11 to 2:30   10:30 to 3

About Us
Lecture SeriesCafe
Special EventsHorsefeathers
Past Lectures



sandwich or panini plates from $4.99 to $9.95

quiche of the day with 2 side salads  $9.95

soup $2.99/5.99

single servings of house salads $1.99

homemade desserts $3.99

beverages  $1.99

< all presentations are crafted on-site >

11x14 acrylic
n canvas board

11x14 watercolor
11x14 watercolor

Renee's morning class (10-12) ...
 watercolor painting 
Afternoon class (1-3) ...
 acrylic painting on canvas board

Dragonfly Art Classes: 
phone:  217 . 737 . 7933      


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