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HABA 2009 Events Calendar

Please note that HABA web sites may not be active until one month before the event. Until then, they may take you to last years page or nothing at all.

Last Update : November 4, 2009

HABA Monthly Meetings
HABA Public Demos
Other Meetings
January 17
Annual Knife Workshop with Cowboy Szymanski in Bellville, Texas
February 21
Bowls and Vessel Making with Dave Koenig at Tudor Forge in Magnolia
March 7
Nailing up Boards at Kleb Farm Barn in Tomball

Feb 28-March 1
HABA at Barrington Farm for
Texas Independence Day Demo

March 27-29
Tomball German Fest

April 3-5
Spring Blacksmith's Round-Up 2009 at Oldenburg featuring Bob Alexander

April 18
16th Annual Depot Day Public Demo in Magnolia
May 16
Divider and Caliper Workshop with Bob Hensley at Bucksnort Forge in Magnolia
June 20
Forge Welding with Tee Hines in Magnolia
July 25
Open Forge Practice with Tee Hines in Magnolia
August 15
HABA Lecture - History of Metals at Kleb Nature Center with Dave Koenig +
September 19
Hardware at Armand Bayou Nature Center
October 2-4
Fall Blacksmithing Forge Fest at Oldenburg featuring Training Progression

October 31 and Nov 1
Barrington Living History Farm "Smithing in Texas"
October 10
Family Day Demo at Pearl Museum

October 17
Bizarre Bazaar at Beaumont Art League
November 21
Special Holiday Demo with Bob Patrick at Kleb Woods Farm
November 14-15
Martyn Farm Fall Festival at ABNC
Happy Hammer Holidays