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      Calendar - Current Calendar <-- 2017 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.

 

   2017 December

1
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Open Forge

9
   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

9,10
   Santa Visit in the Walker Cabin:Gulf Branch Forge
9:00am-4:00pm (plus set up and take down)- demonstrators needed in forge

15
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Open Forge

16
   Santa Visit in the Walker Cabin:Gulf Branch Forge
9:00am-4:00pm (plus set up and take down)- demonstrators needed in forge

29
   Board Meeting:Gulf Branch Nature Center
7:00 P.M. in the Gulf Branch Nature Center.

   2018 January

5
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Heat Treating, Josh

5-7
   Gichner Memorial Hammer-in: Cordova, Maryland.
http://www.masasmiths.org/

19
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Chain Making, Alex

13-14
 The Annual Cabin Fever Model Engineering Show and Auction:
Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
http://www.cabinfeverexpo.com/index.html

   2018 February

2
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Safety Meeting, Open Forge

16
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M.Movie Night/ Open Forge

24?
   Dan Boone's Pasture Party: 7381 Parrish Rd., Louisa, VA 23093
Registration NO LATER THAN Feb 15 - Judy Boone: 540-967-3267 or jmbb1000@aol.com

   2018 March

2
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Hooks

10
   Patina Antique Tool Sales and Auction
At the Damascus, Maryland Volunteer Fire Association Activity Center.
Tool sale to start at 9 A.M., tailgating earlier. Auction at 2 P.M.
http://www.patinatools.org/auctioninfo.asp

16
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Twists: Simple and Fancy

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

   2018 April

6
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Spring Fling prep

20-22
   BGOP Spring Fling: Clear Brook, VA.
 
 

   2018 May

4
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Spring Fling Recap - Open Forge

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

?
  Apple Tree: Spring Fling 2018 Planning Meeting, 11:30 at Jeff Symanski's shop

18
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. TBA

18-20
  30th Annual Blacksmith Days:
Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, Maryland.
http://www.bgcmonline.org/

?
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park, Strawberry Festival, arrive early.
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

      Last Updated:  3-23-2014 CW

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