Events Calendar

Open Forges at Mt. Vernon’s Pioneer Village blacksmith shop the 2nd Saturday. Bring dish for Pot luck lunch. The Sugar Grove Forge is located at Sugar Grove Nature Center and is open the 3rd Saturday of each month. Lunch is on your own. We are at the Carlinville shop for a work day every Wednesday from about 10:00 to 3:00 any one wanting to fire up a forge is welcome. Steve Knowles shop in Decatur has open forges on the 2nd Saturday of the odd months for those in the Decatur area.

Attention all members that demonstrate at various fairs, festivals or old time reunions – please contact Augie Schimdt at (618) 254-9235.  To add your event to this website, share your submission via the contact us form.

  • Copper Class

    July 20, 2018July 22, 2018 
    Roger Lorance Shop, Bellflower, IL

    For more information, contact:
    Janet Lorance, 309-475-9012 or
    Vickie Schertz, 815-646-6679

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  • Copper Class

    July 20, 2018July 22, 2018 
    Roger Lorance Shop, Bellflower, IL

    For more information, contact:
    Janet Lorance, 309-475-9012 or
    Vickie Schertz, 815-646-6679

    See more details

  • Copper Class

    July 20, 2018July 22, 2018 
    Roger Lorance Shop, Bellflower, IL

    For more information, contact:
    Janet Lorance, 309-475-9012 or
    Vickie Schertz, 815-646-6679

    See more details

  • John Deere Hammer-In

    August 4, 2018August 5, 2018 
    Grand Detour, IL 61021, USA

    More details to come!

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  • Dean Coonrad Memorial Hammer-In

    August 11, 2018 
    Pana, IL 62557, USA

    More information to come!

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