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HABA 2011 Events Calendar

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Last Update : November 11, 2011

HABA Monthly Meetings
HABA Public Demos
Other Meetings
January 15
Fold Forming Copper with Val Link in Tomball, Texas
February 19
Power Hammer Demo with Jeff and Alan and Carlton Lee in Bryan, Texas
March 18-19
Blacksmith Round Up at Kevin Crawford's Shop in Alvin, Texas
April 23
Knife Making Workshop with Auction with Cowboy at Newman's Castle in Bellvile, Texas
April 16 Magnolia Depot Day Demo Balcones Bluebonnet Demo April 2nd and 3rd at Sycamore Creek Ranch in Marble Falls featuring Brian Brazeal.
May 7
Texture, color, and finish with Dana Flanders at Ziwa Forge in Simonton, Texas
June 18
Hammer Making Demo with Daniel and Chris Riffe at Tudor Forge in Magnolia, Texas
July 16
Picnic at Magnolia Depot and Shop in Magnolia
August 20
Heat Treating For Blacksmiths with Bob Nichols at Kleb Woods Conference Center
September 17
Handles and Hammers with Tom Scarsella at Armand Bayou
September 30-Oct 2
Forge Fest in Oldenburg -CANCELED