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Blacksmith Days 2024

May 18 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 4:00 pm



May 18 @ 9:00 am
May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Cost: $50
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Carroll County Farm Museum
500 South Center St.
Westminster, MD 21157 United States
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Join the Blacksmith Guild of Central Maryland for the 34th Annual Blacksmith Days weekend event!

• Demonstrations to include decorative grinding with Matt and a soon to be announced project with Mark.

• Ferriers will be here this year!

• Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

• Limited on-site camping available Friday and Saturday night; no hookups, no showers.

• No pets are allowed

• Tailgating (Blacksmith Flea market) for registered guests all weekend.

• Optional Friday Potluck Dinner – May 17, 2024 – 5:30 p.m.

• Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and lunch, noon to 1 p.m., included each day for registered guests.

• Iron-in-the-Hat drawings

• Saturday and Sunday; drawing at noon; donation of blacksmith related items encouraged.

• Forging contests: Judging is Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Items to bring to enter the contests are a thumb latch and mini hammers [mini hammer to be no more than 1 lbs (falling weight), heat treated and have a wood handle] (look back here as details become available). Items must have been forged sometime after the Blacksmith Days 2023 event.

• Live Auction (50/50 or donation to BGCM) of handmade items: Saturday at 5 p.m.

• Saturday Dinner (advanced registration) after lve auction, around 6 p.m. on May 18, 2024,

• Tool and Equipment Silent Auction (20% commission): Ends Sunday at noon

• Raffle Drawing for handmade blacksmith tools in a handmade tote – tickets available at meetings or the event.


Register online here!

Registration Forms must be received no later than May 1, 2024.