The SVBG is a group of folks who are interested in blacksmithing.  Some are professional, some are hobbyists, some seldom hammer but we are all interested in smithing.  We meet at 6:30 pm on the second Thursday of every month.


Shenandoah Valley Blacksmiths Guild Picnic will be held at Bill Fox's Smithy in Grottoes on Saturday June 22nd! 

Click on "Schedule of Events" for the Directions or contact our Picnic Event Coordinator Drew Alexander at: 540-421-6763


Regular Guild Meetings from April through October will be held at the Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing in Waynesboro!

(November through March will be at different member's shops)



January - Bill Fox's shop in Grottoes

February - Barney Fifer's shop in Grottoes

March - Drew Alexander's shop in Broadway

April through October - Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing in Waynesboro

November - Bill Fox's shop in Grottoes

December - TBD




For meetings at the Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing:

Please park in the large paved lot to the Right after you enter the gate.

Exceptions are limited to folks carrying coal, or tools to demo with or "The SVBG Orginazational Box".



 [yes, we know that organizational is mis-spelled]