Winterfest

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Register Now – Click here for online

or Click here for printable form you can mail in

List of demonstrators & schedule

January 23-25, 2020

Pima County Fairgrounds

Meals will be available on-site and off-site this weekend.
Lodging: RV and tent camping is available on the fairgrounds for $30/day.   Call the fairgrounds at 520-762-9100.
Hotels, motels, and other camping options are available in and around Tucson.

Will you submit a gallery entry?  The gallery will be inside. Each entry must be hand-delivered.  We do not have the facilities to ship entries this year.  Please send the following info to Richard Rozinski (neongod52@gmail.com or text 602-803-7255): Title  – Artist’s name – Height – Length – Width – Will your entry require a pedestal?

AABA Winterfest III
Thursday – Saturday, January 23 – 25, 2020
Pima County Fairgrounds
Tucson, AZ
*** We need volunteers to staff several functions throughout Winterfest. Check page 15 of the January 2020 Anvil’s Horn
   or the AABA web site, www.azblacksmiths.org, for a list of volunteer jobs and a form to sign up. ***
Program (subject to change):
Check the AABA web site, www.azblacksmiths.org, for more schedule details. (Coming soon.)
Thursday:
– 4:00 — 7:00 pm: Registration
– 7:00 — 9:00 pm: Slide shows by demonstrators
– 9:00 — 10:00 pm: Open Forge
Friday:
– 7:30 — noon: Registration
– 8:00 — noon: Demonstrator 1 — Roger “Grizz” LaBrash — San Mai Knife
– 8:00 — 5: pm: Gallery open (Vote for your favorite gallery entry)
– 1:00 — 5:00 pm: Demonstrator 2 — Jack Brubaker — Forged Sculpture
– 7:00 — 9:00 pm: Forging contest — bring your favorite hammer and tongs. Details will be announced at the contest.
– 9:00 — 11:00 pm — Open Forge
Saturday:
– 7:30 — noon: Registration
– 8:00 — noon: Demonstrator 3 — Ellen Dirkan — Wearable Sculpture
– 8:00 — 5: pm: Gallery open (Vote for your favorite gallery entry)
– 1:05 — 1:30 pm: Iron in the Hat
– 1:00 — 5:00 pm: Demonstrator 4 — Doug Pryor — Chasing/Repoussé
– 6:00 — 7:00 pm: Banquet
– 6:00 — 7:30 pm: Silent auction
– 7:30 — 8:30 pm: Program and awards including the winner of the Lost Dutchman’s Treasure Box.
Other attractions:
– Gallery — Bring your best piece to show off.
If you plan to bring enter something in the Gallery, note your entry on the registration form on page 13.
– Small Tent Event: It’s The Little Things — managed by Fred Zweig.
– Education Tent — managed by Jaime Escobido

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Full Conference $95 (The Saturday banquet is separate)
Single Day $50
Saturday Banquet $20
There are two ways to register:
– Through the AABA web site, www.azblacksmiths.org (credit card or PayPal) or
– Fill out the form on page 13 and mail it with a check to the address on the form.
Meals: – Food will be available on—site and off—site this weekend.
Lodging: – RV Sites at the Pima County Fairgrounds for $25/night, dry camping sites for $20/night.
Reserve through the AABA website or the printed form on page 13 of this issue.
For more information about the sites at the fairgrounds go to: http://www.the-rvpark.com/
– Hotels, motels, and other camping options are available in and around Tucson.

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Directions to the Pima County Fair Grounds
Tucson, AZ
I-l0 past central Tucson
Continue on 1-10 to the Houghton Rd. exit
   (about 17mi. beyond the I-19 junction).
Follow the signs to the Pima County Fairgrounds.
There will be signs to Winterfest parking area(s).

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