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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.

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   2017 April

7
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Spring Fling prep/ Safety Demo

21-23
   BGOP Spring Fling: Clear Brook, VA.
 
 

   2017 May

5
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Spring Fling Recap - Open Forge

6
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
12:00-3:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

7
  Apple Tree: Spring Fling 2018 Planning Meeting, 11:30 at Jeff Symanski's shop

19
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Lathe, Mike B.

19-21
   28th Annual Blacksmith Days:
Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, Maryland.
http://www.bgcmonline.org/

27-28
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park, Strawberry Festival, arrive early.
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

   2017 June

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

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

2-4
  Annual Massanutten Antique Tractor & Gas Engine Show: Conicville Volunteer Fire Company's property
Web site: http://www.massanuttenantiquetractor.com/2016-show.html

16
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Cable Welding, Josh F.

17
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

24
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
10:00-4:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

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

   2017 July

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. BBQ (bring food to cook) / Tailgating

6-9
   43th Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Show:
Route 50 5 mi. N. of Easton MD
http://www.tuckahoesteam.org/

21
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Forging Leaves (Part of the fireplace project) Josh and Eric

28-30
   Berryville Steam and Gas Show:Berryville, VA
http://www.svsgea.com/steam_shows.htm

?
   4-H Fair/Frying Pan Park Farm Show:Herndon, VA. July 31- August 3.
4-H web site HERE.
Frying Pan Park web site http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/fpp/.

   2017 August

4
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. Bronze Anvil Andirons (part of the Fireplace project), Josh and Eric

5
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
12:00-3:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

?
   Montgomery County Agricultural Fair: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Web site http://www.mcagfair.com/.

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

   2017 September

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

2
   BGOP Demonstration:Sky Meadows State Park
12:00-3:00 PM Demonstrators welcomed - George Anderton is the Coordinator.

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

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

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

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

   2017 October

6
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. TBA

?
   Page County Heritage Festival:Page County Fairgrounds, Luray VA
Web sites: pagecountyheritage.com

?
   Cherry Hill Farm Day: 6:00am-11:00am, 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.

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

?
   Aldie Harvest Festival:Village of Aldie, VA
Web site http://www.villageofaldie.com/harvestfest.htm/.

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

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

20
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. TBA

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. TBA

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

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

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

17
   Shop Meeting:BGOP Forge
7:30 P.M. TBA

      Last Updated:  3-23-2014 CW

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