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.

April 29, 2017
  • Hammer-Axe Workshop

    April 29, 2017 
    Macoupin County Historical Society, 920 W Breckenridge St, Carlinville, IL 62626, USA

    Contact: Augie Schmidt (618)254-9235

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May 4, 2017
  • BAM Conference

    May 4, 2017May 7, 2017 
    Missouri State Fairgrounds, Sedalia, MO

    Demonstrating: Howard Clark, Allan Kress, Lyle Wynn, and Matthew Burnett
    Visit http://www.bamsite.org/ for more information and registration forms.

    Contact: Mike Laughlin (816)580-3442

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May 6, 2017
  • Pontiac Spring Open Shop

    May 6, 2017 
    Thresherman's Park, Pontiac IL

    Contact: Marvin Waldschmidt (309)364-2009

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