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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 October

6
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Key, Phil

7-8
   Page County Heritage Festival:Page County Fairgrounds, Luray VA
Web sites: pagecountyheritage.com

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

7-9
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

14
   National Building Museum:401 F Street NW Washington, DC 8:00- 4:00
Web site HERE. Demonstrators needed. Skip is now the Guild Contact for this event.

14-15
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators Needed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

?
   Aldie Harvest Festival:Village of Aldie, VA
(no online info/website down 10/6/2017)
Web site http://www.villageofaldie.com/harvestfest.htm/.

21
   Fall Heritage Day:Gulf Branch Nature Center
1pm to 5pm - Forge will be open for demonstrations, Come early/stay after for set up.

20
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Chasing tools, Alex. Also: close nominations for the board.

21-22
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

28-29
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

   2017 November

3
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Guided forge for new members.

4
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
12:00-3:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

11-12
   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

18
   Blacksmithing Campfire:Gulf Branch Nature Center
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

17
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Christmas Ornaments

   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

?
   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. TBA

?
   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

      Last Updated:  3-23-2014 CW

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