Wednesday May 16, 2012
A blacksmith class sponsored by Rekindle the Spirit will be held at the Manley-Bohlayer Heritage Farm blacksmith shop in East Canton (Rt. 414 at East Canton Cross Road) on Saturday, June 9, from 9 am to 3 pm.
Merle Eiffert, blacksmith, will be the instructor and will demonstrate the art of blacksmithing (taking hot iron heated on a coal fire in a forge and forming it into shapes such as door handles, nails, dinner chimes and metal roses).
Participants will make an item of their choosing during the six-hour session.
Those wishing to participate in the class are asked to register by June 5, 2012 by telephoning Gene Kennedy, Coordinator, 570-673-8144.
A registration fee of $35 per person is required, and the class is limited to ten participants.