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7th ANNUAL HAMMER IN / WEEKEND OF WORKSHOPS

 

Have you always wanted to “learn how to do that?” If so, our June event is the place to be. We have expanded our annual Blacksmith Hammer In to become a weekend of workshops. On June 3 & 4 we are open from 9 - 5 on Saturday & 10-5 on Sunday for our 7th Annual “Hammer In/Weekend of Workshops.”  General admission is $5 for adults and free for children 10 and under with accompanying adult. Guests will see tour guides on site, visit cabins and see blacksmith demonstrations as well as numerous artisans in various cabins. Guests will also have the opportunity to register and participate in hands on workshops.

The 2017 workshop lineup is:

 

Blacksmithing - The blacksmith work shop is an all day workshop. Space is limited to 8 participants. Pre-registration recommended.

Corn Husk Doll Making This work shop is on Saturday and repeated on Sunday. There is a morning and afternoon session.

Feather Tree  This work shop is on Saturday only. There is a morning session.

Herbs This work shop is on Saturday only. There is a morning and afternoon session.

Josephine Knot Egg Basket  This work shop is on Saturday only. There is a morning session.

Old Time Music From Then To Now  This work shop is on Sunday only. There is an  afternoon session.

Paper Marbling  This work shop is on Saturday and repeated on Sunday. There is a morning and afternoon session.

Tinsmithing / Space is limited. This work shop is on Saturday and repeated on Sunday. It is an all day workshop. Pre-registration recommended.

Turkey Wing Broom  This work shop is on Saturday & Sunday. There is an afternoon session.

Wood Whistle Making  This work shop is on Saturday & Sunday. There is a morning and afternoon session.
 

CLICK HERE FOR A 2017 PDF OF THE LINE-UP INCLUDING FEES, TIMES & INSTRUCTORS.

 

This event is brought to you by Cornerstone Bank, the Fort New Salem Foundation;  LLC Martin Ventures, LLC / EastGate Used Cars, LLC & State Farm Agent Rob Johnson

Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc.   

81 Settlers Lane   PO Box 186 Salem, WV 26426   

Email       304-695-2220