Mark Your Calendars!
Our Gift to you...2017 PAABA Calendars The NEW 2017 Version!!!
PAABA Hotline - Call 724-45-FIRE-1
New! WRABA Event Schedule below!
THURSDAY NIGHTS - FORT ALLEN - Open Forge Call Dick Fisher for details! 724-836-3625 See the new addition and take part in the friendly atmosphere. $5 Donation appreciated for fuel.
September 22-24 – SOFA Quad State Round-Up - This year, enjoy blacksmiths that are from the USA! Kevin Cashen - Blade Smithing, Nathan Allen-Traditional, Richard Sullivan-Forged Rifle Barrel, Michael Bendele- Repose, Joe Bonifas-Contemporary, and MORE!
Join PAABA members, (and we always have a fine turnout) at the PAABA “Home” tent for refreshments and a place to relax before heading out to the acres of tailgating sales or demonstrations! If you have not been to SOFA, do not hesitate, you will see familiar faces and meet some new people as well! Location is the Miami County Fairgrounds on Route 25A in Troy, Ohio. It is about 4 ½ to 5 hours from Pittsburgh. Plenty of camping too! See their web site for more information! https://sofablacksmiths.org/
October 21 – Country Fab, Host: Bob Pickens–9:00 We are very pleased to have Tom Willoughby demonstrate for you. Tom was a recent demonstrator at the ABANA Conference in 2016, he is a wealth of knowledge.
432 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge, PA 15003
WRABA scheduled events in 2017
Western Reserve Area Blacksmith Associates
September 22-25 SOFA QuadState Roundup 2017, Miami County fairgrounds, Troy Ohio
Saturday October 7: Hammer in: (bring a dish to share plus an item for the iron in the hat sale)
Don Pfaff’s forge 28151 Township Line Road (Mountz Rd), East Rochester Ohio 44625
Saturday November 11: Hammer in: TBD
Care to Get Involved?
We are seeking & updating our
demonstrators' list. Would you like to demonstrate at community days
in your area?
You will need:
Contact an officer: John Steel 724-774-6757 Dave Lint 724-529-7942 Bill Robertson 412-221-2402 Chris Holt 412-741-6171