NC ABANA is the North Carolina affiliate of ABANA the Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America, Inc. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization run by volunteers dedicated to promoting and sharing the art of blacksmithing. more information about NC ABANA...

Heritage forge at the 2007 NC State Fair
Image - Erin hammering at the 2008 NC State Fair
Image - Robert hammering at the 2008 NC State Fair
Image - Garret Dunn wins a blue ribbon for his metal artwork at the 2008 NC State Fair

2015 Meeting Schedule

1st Quarter 2015 - March 21 at 9:00 AM
Dean Curfman's Oak Hill Iron
Morganton, NC

Southeastern Blacksmith Association (SBA) Conference
May 14 - 16, 2015
Lionís Club Fair Grounds,  Madison, Georgia
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2nd Quarter 2015 - June 27 at 9:00 AM
Blacksmiths Shop in Yesterday Village
Dixie Classic Fairgrounds    Gate 9, 27th Street,  Winston-Salem, NC
Ian Thomsen will demonstrate in the morning and Paul Spainhour will demonstrate after lunch. Lunch will be available for a nominal charge. Bring items for the Iron in the Hat raffle.

3rd Quarter 2015 - TBA

Folk School Meeting - November 7, 2015 at 9:00 A.M.
J. C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown, NC 28902

4th Quarter 2015 - TBA

Regional Meeting Schedules

*** See NC ABANA and Other Blacksmiths at Work ***

FIre on the Mountain Blacksmiths Festival
April 25th, 2015
Downtown Spruce Pine NC. Locust St, Spruce Pine, NC 28777
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Fall Harvest Celebration
Yates Mill County Park, Raleigh, NC
September 19, 2015  11 a.m. - 3 p.m

Dixie Classic Fair
Winston-Salem, NC
October 2 - October 11, 2015

North Carolina State Fair
Raleigh, NC
October 15-25, 2015
Oct. 13-23, 2016
Oct. 12-22, 2017