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Upcoming events

    • October 01, 2021
    • October 03, 2021
    • CA
    • 180

    OCTOBERFEST 2021

    OCTOBERFEST 2021 IS CANCELLED  

    Due to extreme drought and Covid, it was decided that holding the event would be too risky and stressful.

    DATE: Oct 1 - Oct 3, 2021

    LOCATION: TBD

    CONTACT: TBD

    CHAIRMAN: Dave Nourot

    REGISTRATION:

    ONLINE REGISTRATION DATE TBD
    After TBD date please register on site.

    Limited to 180 members.

    Register by Mail: Make check payable to CBA.
    CBA Secretary Craig Litwin

    200 Nelson Way #5
    Sebastopol, CA 95472

    COST: TBD

    *You must be a CBA member to attend.

    DEMONSTRATORS: TBD

    EDUCATION AREA:  TBD

    • April 21, 2022
    • April 24, 2022
    • Petaluma, CA

    SPRING CONFERENCE 2022

    IT'S TIME TO "COME TOGETHER" AT THE FIRST CBA SPRING CONFERENCE IN TWO YEARS. JOIN US IN PETALUMA.

    We have great demonstrators lined up:
    -- Monica Coyne
    -- Peter Braspennix
    -- Doug Pryor
    -- The Bushey Brothers Jesse and Aaron
    With a special guest from Italy.
    The CBA teaching Team - Lead by Mark Aspery with John Williams and Victoria Ritter
    And many more.
    Join us and LET'S CELEBRATE TOGETHER
    The conference activities start at 1 PM on Thursday, April 21, 2022, and wrap up Sunday Morning April 24, 2022.

    DATE: April 21- April 24, 2022

    LOCATION: Petaluma, CA

    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Conference Fees
    Schedule And Site Map

    Getting There And Lodging
    Dedication
    Demonstrators
    Education / Hands On
    Contests

    ONLINE REGISTRATION: TBD

    MAIL-IN REGISTRATION: TBD

    CONTACT & GENERAL CHAIRMAN:  TBD

    SCHEDULE: TBD

    SITE MAP: TBD

    CONFERENCE FEES:

     Conference Fees  Before April ?, 2022
     After April ?, 2022
     Full Conference   $ TBD  $ TBD
     Single  Day  $ TBD  $ TBD
     Saturday Banquet Dinner Ticket  $ TBD  $ TBD
     
     




    MEAL PLANS:  TBD

    You will be able to choose the following meal plans during the registration process.


     Full Conference Plans (Include Sat Banquet)
     Total Price
     Full - Start Thursday
     $ TBD
     Full - Start Friday
     $ TBD
     Full - Start Saturday
     $ TBD





    No Breakfast Plans (Include Sat Banquet)
    Total Price
     No-Bfst - Start Thursday
     $ TBD
     No-Bfst - Start Friday  $ TBD
     No-Bfst - Start Saturday  $ TBD





    *All Meal Plans Include Saturday Banquet

     Saturday Banquet Only
     $ TBD

    GETTING THERE:   TBD

    LODGING OPTIONS:   TBD

    RV AND CAMPING RESERVATIONS: TBD

    DESCRIPTION TBD


    DEMONSTRATORS

    -- Monica Coyne
    -- Peter Braspennix
    -- Doug Pryor
    -- The Bushey Brothers Jesse and Aaron

    With a special guest from Italy.

    EDUCATION

    TBD

    Contests

    TBD





Past events

September 16, 2021 CBA Level II skills: Upsets and Joints - CBA event
August 20, 2021 ROARING CAMP CAMPSITE SIGNUP - For Full Event Registrants ONLY-CBA Event
August 20, 2021 ROARING CAMP HAMMER-IN 2021- CBA Event
July 15, 2021 LEVEL II SKILLS: COLLARING - CBA EVENT
June 17, 2021 LEVEL II SKILLS: C- and S-Scrolls - CBA EVENT
May 20, 2021 Level II Skills: SCROLLING WRENCH AND TONGS - CBA EVENT
May 13, 2021 FORGE A VIKING PADLOCK - CBA EVENT
April 16, 2021 EVENT CANCELLED - SPRING CONFERENCE 2021 - CBA Event
April 15, 2021 LEVEL II SKILLS: SCROLLS! - CBA EVENT
February 18, 2021 LEVEL II SKILLS: SCROLLS! - CBA EVENT
February 02, 2021 2ND SESSION - CHASING AND REPOUSSE WITH DOUGLAS PRYOR - CBA EVENT
January 28, 2021 CHASING AND REPOUSSE WITH DOUGLAS PRYOR - CBA EVENT
December 17, 2020 FORGING THE GENERAL-PURPOSE LEAFING HAMMER - CBA EVENT
December 03, 2020 LEVEL III GRILLE TUTORIALS - CBA EVENT
November 19, 2020 MAKE YOUR OWN HAND TOOLS - CBA EVENT
November 12, 2020 INTRODUCTION TO KITCHEN UTENSILS - CBA EVENT
October 29, 2020 OKTOBERFEST (ZOOM) HAPPY HOUR - CBA Event
October 15, 2020 TONG-MAKING - OPEN AND BOX JAW TONGS WITH WELDED REINS (Experienced novice/Intermediate) - CBA Event
October 08, 2020 MAKE YOUR OWN HAND TOOLS - CBA EVENT
October 02, 2020 OCTOBERFEST 2020 - CANCELLED - Watch for the Oktoberfest / Halloween zoom hangout on October 29
September 17, 2020 THE BASKET-TWIST HANDLED POKER - an exercise in forge welding - CBA EVENT
September 03, 2020 TONG-MAKING - OPEN AND BOX JAW TONGS WITH WELDED REINS (Intermediate Level) - CBA Event
August 27, 2020 LET'S TALK DESIGN - Session 4 - CBA EVENT
August 20, 2020 LET'S TALK DESIGN - Session 3 - CBA EVENT
August 15, 2020 ROARING CAMP (ZOOM) HAPPY HOUR - CBA Event
August 14, 2020 ROARING CAMP HAMMER-IN 2020- CANCELLED- CBA Event
August 13, 2020 LET'S TALK DESIGN - Session 2 - CBA EVENT
August 06, 2020 LET'S TALK DESIGN - Register for all 4 sessions - CBA EVENT
August 06, 2020 LET'S TALK DESIGN - Session 1 - CBA EVENT
July 30, 2020 THE BASKET-TWIST HANDLED POKER Session 2 - CBA EVENT
July 20, 2020 THE BASKET-TWIST HANDLED POKER Session 1 - CBA EVENT
April 30, 2020 SPRING CONFERENCE 2020 - purchase additional meal plans - CBA Event- CANCELLED
April 30, 2020 SPRING CONFERENCE 2020 - CBA Event - CANCELLED
March 19, 2020 INSTRUCTOR TRAINING NORTH - CBA Event - CANCELLED
February 29, 2020 INSTRUCTOR TRAINING SOUTH - CBA Event
February 22, 2020 FORGE WELDING - CBA Event
January 18, 2020 FERNDALE CONFERENCE PREP WORKSHOP - CBA Event
October 04, 2019 OCTOBERFEST 2019 - CBA Event
September 27, 2019 WAYNE'S WORLD 2019 - CBA Event
August 16, 2019 ROARING CAMP HAMMER-IN - CBA Event
July 26, 2019 2019 HARD ROCK HAMMER-IN - CBA Event
April 25, 2019 SPRING CONFERENCE 2019 - CBA Event
March 30, 2019 INSTRUCTOR TRAINING - ORANGE COUNTY - CBA Event
March 14, 2019 WEAVERVILLE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING - CBA Event
January 26, 2019 TOOLING UP THE CBA FORGES - CBA Event
October 05, 2018 OCTOBERFEST 2018 - CBA Event
September 29, 2018 WAYNE'S WORLD 2018 - CBA Event
August 17, 2018 ROARING CAMP HAMMER-IN - CBA Event
June 01, 2018 2018 HARD ROCK HAMMER-IN
April 12, 2018 SPRING CONFERENCE 2018 - CBA Event
March 10, 2018 GAS AND COKE FORGE WORKSHOP - CBA Event
February 10, 2018 HAND AXE WORKSHOP - CBA Event
January 20, 2018 TOOL-MAKING WORKSHOP - CBA Event
November 12, 2017 KITCHEN UTENSIL CLASS - CBA Event
October 29, 2017 BITS N PIECES- CBA Event
September 29, 2017 OCTOBERFEST 2017 - CBA Event
August 18, 2017 ROARING CAMP HAMMER-IN - CBA Event
May 27, 2017 CHRISTOPH FRIEDRICH WORKSHOP
May 19, 2017 HARD ROCK HAMMER-IN
April 27, 2017 SPRING CONFERENCE 2017 - CBA Event
March 16, 2017 WEAVERVILLE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING - CBA Event
January 21, 2017 CBA BOARD MEETING - CBA Event
January 21, 2017 TONG-MAKING WORKSHOP - CBA Event
December 03, 2016 KITCHEN UTENSIL CLASS, FRANSIS LEIDINGER - CBA Event
October 29, 2016 LOW-RELIEF CHASING, FRANCIS LEIDINGER - CBA Event
September 30, 2016 OCTOBERFEST 2016 - CBA Event
September 24, 2016 WAYNE'S WORLD - CBA Event
August 19, 2016 HAMMER-IN AT ROARING CAMP RAILROADS - CBA Event
April 28, 2016 SPRING CONFERENCE 2016 - CBA Event
January 30, 2016 CBA FORGE BUILDING WORKSHOP
December 05, 2015 KITCHEN UTENSIL/BBQ TOOLS WORKSHOP
October 24, 2015 CALIFORNIA BLACKSMITH ASSOCIATION INSTRUCTOR TRAINING - CBA Event
October 02, 2015 OCTOBERFEST - CBA Event
September 25, 2015 WAYNE'S WORLD - CBA Event
September 25, 2015 Instructor Training at Wayne's World
August 07, 2015 Roberto Giordani Workshop
May 22, 2015 Frederic Crist Workshop
April 23, 2015 SPRING CONFERENCE - CBA Event
March 19, 2015 Instructor Training - Weaverville
January 17, 2015 REBUILD AN ANVIL - CBA Event

Appropriate eye protection is required and must be worn during all California Blacksmith Association sponsored workshops and demonstrations, be it as a demonstrator, helper, instructor, observer or participant. By registering or attending such events, you agree that you understand these requirements, that you will bring your personal eye protection to all such events , and that you will wear the eye protection as required.


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