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Batson Bladesmithing Symposium & Knife Show

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Presented by Alabama Forge Council at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer AL

Apr 07 - 09 2017
Batson Bladesmithing Symposium & Knife Show

Collectors and knife enthusiasts are encouraged to attend the Symposium and learn firsthand how modern knives are forged and made.

Friday
8:00 – 12:00 pm: Demonstrations
1:00 – 5:00 pm: Demonstrations
7:00 – 9:00 pm: Cutting Competition

Saturday
8:00 – 12:00 pm: Demonstrations
1:00 – 3:00 pm: Knife Show & Collectors Exhibition
3:00 – 5:00 pm: Auction
7:00 – 9:00 pm: Heat Treating Extravaganza

Sunday
8:00 – 12:00 pm: Demonstrations

You must register to participate in the competitions.

ADMISSION INFO

Park admission:
$5.00 Adults (12 years and older)
$4.00 Seniors (Ages 62 and older)
$3.00 Children (Ages 6-11) ages 5 and under free

The Symposium registration fee is $75 for AFC members & $100 for others (Includes a one year Membership in the Alabama Forge Council)

Contact: 205-477-5711

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Park Hours: Sunrise to Sunset. 7 days a week.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

12632 Confederate Parkway, Bessemer, AL 35111

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