Illinois Valley Blacksmith Association hosts open forges for members at the below locations:
Clayville Blacksmith Shop is open the 1st Saturday of the month.
Mt. Vernon’s Pioneer Village blacksmith shop the 2nd Saturday. Bring dish for Pot luck lunch.
Sugar Grove Foge and is open the 3rd Saturday of each month. Lunch is on your own.
Carlinville blacksmith shop for a work day every Wednesday from about 10:00 to 3:00 and the 4th Saturday of the month.