Hard Rock Hammer-In - CBA Event
DATE: May 19-20, 2017
LOCATION: Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA
THEME: Music and Art in the Gold-Mining Country
Both days before May 16 - $150
after May 16 - $160
Single day before May 16 - $90
after May 16 - $100
Registration fee includes all meals.
You must be a CBA member to participate.
Co chairmen are Denis Murphy and Dan Perkins
Info contact is Dan Perkins (530) 575-0619
Camping: Available at the Nevada County Fairgrounds $30 dry, $40 full hook-up
For camping contact the Nevada County Fairgroundshttp://nevadacountyfair.com camping@NevadaCountyFair.com
530-273-6217 Ext 221
World-Class Demonstrators include:
• Group project by blacksmiths from Mt Forge in Truckee
Individual Demos by:
• Eric Clausen Nevada County Local Musician/Blacksmith
• Frank Trousil from Prague
• Brett Moten of Reno
• Erin Simmons of Placerville
• Ian Brooks from England
• Mark Aspery from Wales
• John Williams from Sacramento
Saturday night: 'tri-tip' dinner and Auction
Bring something for the GALLERY, Auction and IRON-in-HAT
Friday EVENING group FIRE & MUSIC with YOUR demonstrators playing the music, all to join in.
But wait there is MORE!!!…
Arrive a day early May 18th as you are 'all' invited to a swaree in the 'Touchmark Garden'. NOON to Nite Nite.
Horsdoovers, salads, sodas, 'gin' fizzes PLEASE RSVP & BYOB. See over 300 different plants species and Artist Blacksmith Touchmarks. Visit the small gallery with the PRICELESS 'Freddy R. and the CBA Kids of O'fest' Sculpture on display donated for a year by owners Mary and John Graham. Come Hang out with us!
Sit • Stay • Chat • Blacksmiths
STAY an extra day or two and visit Other area attractions:
• Empire Mine one of the oldest, largest and most prosperous HARD-ROCK gold mines in North America. Artifacts and living history.
• North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum, gold mining artifacts, including a working Stamp Mill and Cornish Pump, the largest Pelton Wheel ever constructed.
• Malakoff Diggins of the hydraulic mining days filled with Gold rush history.
• Bridgeport and south Yuba River State Park to actually gold pan, wildflower and bird walks along the mighty river. Walk one of the largest covered bridges.
• Quaint towns with museums, shops and galleries: Nevada City, Rough and Ready, Camptonville etc. Even Allegheny and Forest City, CA to VISIT the working mine: the Sixteen to One Underground Mine Tour (Full-day trip)