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      Calendar - Current Calendar <-- 2018 Past Months

Check the ABANA Calendar HERE


Please note:
Dates with "?" are annual events who's dates have not yet been set for this year.
 

   2018 September

1
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
12:00-3:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

7
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Sale Box Items

8-9
   MASA Hammer-in at Tuckahoe:Tuckahoe Steam show grounds
MASA web site: http://masametalsmiths.org/
Tuckahoe web site: http://www.tuckahoesteam.org/

21
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Tenons, Phil Heath. Also: open nominations for the board

21-23
   SOFA Quad State ROUND-UP:Troy Ohio
SOFA web site: http://www.sofablacksmiths.org/

30
Hill Center’s Annual Family Day: 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE Washington, DC
2:00-6:00- Skip Roberts is the Coordinator
Web sites: www.hillcenterdc.org

   2018 October

5
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Hourse Heads, Sam Parkin

6-7
   Page County Heritage Festival:Page County Fairgrounds, Luray VA
Web sites: pagecountyheritage.com

6-7
   Ayrshire Farm Harvest Festival: Upperville, VA
11:00-4:00 PM - Rich Doyle is the Coordinator.

6-7
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators Needed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

7
   Cherry Hill Farm Day: 10:00am-3:00pm, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church, VA 22046
Web Site cherryhillfallschurch.org.

13
   National Building Museum:401 F Street NW Washington, DC 8:00- 4:00
Web site HERE. Demonstrators needed. Skip Roberts is the Coordinator

13-14
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM - Demonstrators Needed on the 14th -George Anderton is the Coordinator.

14
   Western members meeting:George Anderton's house
1:00 PM - Guillotine type tools

20
   Aldie Harvest Festival:Village of Aldie, VA
Pat McGuire is the Coordinator.

20
   Fall Heritage Day:Gulf Branch Nature Center
1pm to 5pm - Forge will be open for demonstrations, Come early/stay after for set up.

19
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Belt Grinder/Open Forge, Josh Fikentscher. Also: close nominations for the board.

20-21
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

27-28
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park, History Weekend
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

   2018 November

2
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Gas Cutting, Kieth Kuck

?
   Blacksmiths and Friends Traditional Arts Festival:
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood MD 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
For more information see (new link): HERE

3
   Blacksmithing Campfire:Gulf Branch Nature Center
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

16
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Christmas Ornaments

30
   Board Meeting:Gulf Branch Nature Center
7:00 P.M. in the Gulf Branch Nature Center.

   2018 December

7
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Open Forge

7-9
   Santa Visit in the Walker Cabin:Gulf Branch Forge
Fri: 5:00-8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am-8:00pm
Sun: 9:00am-4:00pm
Come early/stay after for set up.- demonstrators needed

?
   Annual Meeting / Holiday Dinner: Church of the Covenant
2666 N Military Rd., Arlington VA 22207 - Entrance on the lower level around the back.
Doors open at 6:00; Dinner at 7:00
Pot Luck - Bring a food item to share - Dessert/Entree/Side Dish
Optional Gift exchange - bring a wrapped gift, get a gift by random drawing.
Optional Ornament exchange - bring a hand made Ornament for exchange

21
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Open Forge

      Last Updated:  3-23-2014 CW

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