Regional Blacksmith Groups of NC ABANA
Local groups hold their own meetings. Please contact the host to confirm date, time and location. Members may attend any of these meetings.
Triad Area Blacksmiths – Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point area.
1st Tuesday 6:30PM for demos
3rd Saturday 9:00AM for business, and all day forging
Meeting Location: Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Winston Salem, NC
Contact: Marshall Swaringen (336) 998-7827
Southern Foothills Blacksmiths – Charlotte, Mooresville, Concord area.
2nd Sunday, each month
Contact: Steve Barringer (Mooresville, NC) (704) 660-1560
Triangle Blacksmith Guild – Central NC, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area.
2nd Saturday, odd numbered months, location varies
Contact: Randy Stoltz (Cary, NC) (919) 481-9263
Brasstown Blacksmiths – Southwestern NC.
3rd Tuesday, even numbered months, 5:00 PM to 9:00PM
Starting in 2013 the meetings will be the third Tuesday evening of even numbered months. The locations will float around and folks can call Paul with questions and locations. The meeting time will be 5:00 PM until 9:00.
Contact: Paul Garrett (Brasstown, NC) 704-604-1777
Wilkes Teaching Forge (Millers Creek)
Contact: Lyle Wheeler (336) 838-2284
Blue Ridge Student Blacksmith Guild (Flat Rock)
Contact: John Matthews (828) 645-2109