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HABA 2010 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 : August 16, 2010
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HABA Monthly Meetings
HABA Public Demos
Other Meetings
January 16
Annual Knife Workshop with Cowboy Szymanski in Bellville, Texas
February 20
Wrought Iron Forging with Dave Koenig at Tudor Forge in Magnolia, TX
February 10 Camp Talk/Show-N-Tell,Bayou Bend-Museum of Fine Arts Houston,Houston, TX

February 27-28 HABA at Barrington Farm for
Texas Independence Day Demo
February 13 Houston Metal Arts Guild, Gallery Talk, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
March 20
Copper Vessel Making Workshop with Russell Parrish at Ziwa Forge in Simonton, TX

March 6 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

March 25 St.John's School, Houston, TX

March 26-28
Tomball German Fest

March 13 Banging-on-the-Bayou, Louisiana Metalsmith Association, LaFayette, LA, www.lametalsmiths.org


March 20 Girl Scout Demo, Kleb Woods, Tomball, TX

April 2-4
Spring Blacksmith's Round-Up 2010 at Oldenburg featuring Training Progression

April 10
Katy Folklife Festival Demo

April 17
17th Annual Depot Day Public Demo in Magnolia
April 24-25 Bluebonnet Demo, Balcones Forge, Marble Falls, TX, www.balconesforge.org  
May 15
Hardware Hinges with Tee Hines at Bucksnort Forge in Magnolia
June 19
Tool Making Workshop with Bob Hensley in Magnolia, TX 
  June 2-5
ABANA Conference in Memphis
July 17
Kleb Work Day- Kleb Woods Nature Preserve Barn/Blacksmith Shop,Tomball, TX   with Dave Koenig 
August 21
HABA Planning and Chilling 2010 at Kleb Woods Nature Preserve,Tomball, TX  
September 18
Hardware at Armand Bayou Nature Center
October 1-3
Fall Blacksmithing Forge Fest at Oldenburg featuring Chad Gunther

October 9
Family Day Demo at Pearl Museum

October 16
Bizarre-Bazaar, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, TX

October 30-31
Barrington Living History Farm "Smithing in Texas 2007"
November 20
Christmas Decoration (2007) with Pat Bossart and Bob Hensley at Tommy Traylor's shop in Bellville
November 13
Martyn Farm Fall Festival at ABNC Pasadena TX
Happy Hammer Holidays - no meeting
DECEMBER 11-12 Candlelight Tour, The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston,TX   DECEMBER 11 Christmas at Winedale,Demo, The Dolph Brisco Museum of American History, Winedale, TX