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.

  • Scott County Park Hammer-In

    March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 amMarch 29, 2020 5:00 pm 
    18817 290th St, Long Grove, IA 52756, USA

    Contact: Bob Tuftee, 563-332-4800

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  • Scott County Park Hammer-In

    March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 amMarch 29, 2020 5:00 pm 
    18817 290th St, Long Grove, IA 52756, USA

    Contact: Bob Tuftee, 563-332-4800

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  • *POSTPONED* IVBA Annual Meeting

    April 4, 2020 
    Imperial Buffet, 1950 E College Ave, Normal, IL 61761, USA

    Due to the concern of spreading the corona virus, the IVBA Annual Meeting is postponed to a later date that has not been determined yet. Stay well and we’ll provide updates as soon as we can.
    Contact: Gary Riss, 815-257-2634

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