Blacksmith is a fairly broad term that is often used to describe the crafters of many types of smithery – artist blacksmiths, industrial blacksmiths, metalworkers, silversmiths, welders, machinists, knife makers, gunsmiths, farriers. This weekend blacksmiths will gather at Clayville to share stories and make metal parts the old-fashioned way. They will demonstrate their talents and show how historic everyday items, such as small items used in the building trades, agricultural implements and household objects, were made at the forge. The Broadwell Inn and other village historic buildings will be open for small, socially distanced tours, and beverage service and popcorn will be available. Admission is free. Visit their Facebook page for more information. clayville.org.

Hammer-in
Saturday, May 15
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Clayville Historic Site
Route 125
Pleasant Plains
217-481-4430
Free

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