BGCM and Carroll County Farm Museum Schedule of Events

Date Event
Jan 6 - 8, 2017
Annual Bill Gichner Memorial Hammer-In
Jan 7 - 8, 2017
BS-101: Beginner Blacksmithing
Jan 12, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Jan 13 - 15, 2017
Cabin Fever Expo
Jan 15, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: A flower for Valentine’s Day
Feb 4 - 5, 2017
BS-101: Beginner Blacksmithing
Feb 9, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Feb 19, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: A vessel, dipper, or ladle
Feb 25, 2017
Dan Boone's Pasture Party 2017
Featuring Phil Heath
9am-4pm at 7381 Parrish Road, Louisa, VA
Admission: Bring something for iron in the hat
Registration deadline is Feb. 15
Contact Judy Boone jmbb1000@aol.com
Mar 1 - 29, 2017
BS-101 Wednesday Evenings Beginner
Mar 4 - 5, 2017
BS-101: Beginner Blacksmithing
Mar 9, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Mar 11 - 12, 2017
Traditional Joinery
Mar 19, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: An item with a representation of a clover, 3 or 4 leaf
Apr 1 - 2, 2017
Intermediate Knife Making 2: Handles & Fittings
Apr 8 - 9, 2017
Beginner Knife Making
Apr 10 - 13, 2017
Super BS-101 Beginner
Apr 13, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Apr 21 - 23, 2017
BGOP Spring Fling
Featured demontrators Kim Thomas & Richard Sullivan
More info here
Apr 23, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: A blacksmith tool
May 11, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
May 19 - 21, 2017
29th Annual BGCM Blacksmith Days Featuring Nathan Robertson, Rob Dekelbaum, and Jacob Selmer
Contests
1. A hammer
2. An item with 3 or more mechanically assembled components
Please share our flyer
Jun 8, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Jun 10 - 11, 2017
BS-101: Beginner Blacksmithing
Jun 18, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: Grill tool
Jul 13, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Jul 16, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: Jewelry
Jul 29 - 30, 2017
BS-202 Intermediate Blacksmithing
Aug 5 - 6, 2017
BS-101: Beginner Blacksmithing
Aug 10, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Aug 27, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: Picnic/cookout item
Sep 14, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Sep 24, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: An item from a railroad spike
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2017
Intermediate Knife Making 1: Blades & Heat Treat
Oct 4 - Nov 1, 2017
BS-101 Wednesday Evenings Beginner
Oct 7 - 8, 2017
Tool & Jig Making
Oct 12, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Oct 15, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: An item with a cutting edge
Oct 28 - 29, 2017
BS-101: Beginner Blacksmithing
Nov 4 - 5, 2017
Intermediate Knife Making 2: Handles & Fittings
Nov 9, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Nov 18, 2017
Holiday Party at Bear Branch Nature Center
Join your fellow blacksmiths for dinner and cheer. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
Trade item: Handmade holiday ornament and/or Cookie Exchange (1 dozen w/recipe)
Nov 18 - 19, 2017
BS-101: Beginner Blacksmithing
Nov 25 - 26, 2017
Beginner Knife Making
Dec 14, 2017
Open Forge 6-9PM
Dec 17, 2017
BGCM Monthly Meeting
Trade item: A cross

Dates subject to change

Demonstrators are needed for the Farm Museum's Historic Forge

on the Special Event Dates listed above as well as anytime the Farm Museum is open.

Contact to volunteer.