Cogs and Corsets Schedule

**Please note that the schedule is subject to change**

For everyone’s safety, masks are required for all indoor activities and when social distancing is not possible.

Friday, June 4, 2021

3:00 – 9:00 pm – Steampunk Market

Walk through the Steampunk Market to find your next treasure. Located on Main Street

4:00 – 6:00 pm – Drop off Maker Faire entries

Bring your gadgets and inventions to The Hanger Art Gallery at 104 W Jefferson St.

4:00 – 9:00 pm – The Great Airship Hunt

Visit Downtown businesses to find the hiding image of an airship in their business. When you find the airship, you will receive a prize or a discount from the participating business.

5:00 – 5:30 pm – Promenade! and group photo

Show off your finery in a jaunt around downtown followed by a group photo. The Promenade and group photo will both be at the west doors of the Museum of History on Center Street.

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Nerf Dueling

Test your marksmanship on the northwest lawn of the Museum

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Dirigible Races

Race your friends on the corner of Jefferson and Main Streets

5:00 – 8:00 pm – STEAM activities for the family

The McLean County Museum of History and Little Art School will be showcasing free, family-friendly STEAM activities. Express your creativi-tea with tea painting and decorating your own Steampunk-inspired picture frame. And more!

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Costume Accessories Contest

Accessories are the winners this year on the west steps of the Museum of History on Center Street

6:30 pm – Maker Faire Awards

The best of the best show off their gadgets of ingenuity! Awards presented on the west steps of the Museum of History on Center Street

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Splendid Teapot Races

Thrills and spills on the corner of Jefferson and Center Streets

8:00 – 9:00 pm – Lady Lyric d’Avalon, the Time-Traveling Trouvère

Lady Lyric will be sharing epic songs and captivating stories on the north steps of the Museum of History on Jefferson Street

Saturday, June 5, 2021

9:00 – 11:00 am

Join us for a lovely breakfast buffet on the lawn of the Vrooman Mansion.

The Vrooman Mansion is opening their lovely lawn and garden to us for the morning for a breakfast buffet. The light surpass will feature sundried tomato basil quiche, pastries, fruits, coffee and, of course, tea. The brunch will be served from 9 am to 10:30 am. Bring a blanket or your favorite lawn chair. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at Eventbrite .

Menu subject to change. Serving ends at 10:30 am.

As always, masks are strongly encouraged and tours of the mansion will not be available.

Tickets will be limited until the weather is determined. More tickets will be made available on Sunday, May 30 if the weather forecast does not include rain.

10:00 am – The Skinny on the Scanties: A History of Women’s Underwear

Free online webinar that gets to the bottom of Victorian underwear. Pre registration is encouraged.

1:00 pm – Urban Transit- Moving in the City

Free online webinar showing the evolution of getting around the city. Pre registration is encouraged.