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 7 pm on the second Thursday of every month.


Shenandoah Valley Blacksmiths Guild is transitioning to a new meeting location!

Meetings in the following Months will continue to be held at The Burkholder Buggy Shop!

(February, April, June and December 2018)


Other meetings throughout the year will be held at different shops as we explore options for a new permanent meeting location! (Click on "Schedule of Events" for the full schedule and Directions) 



January - Bill Fox's shop in Grottoes

February - Barney Fifer's shop in Grottoes

2019 Schedule will be updated as locations are confirmed.



January - Lanny Campbell's shop in Waynesboro

March - Al McDorman's smithy in Staunton

May - Bill Fox's shop in Grottoes

July - Drew Alexander's shop in Broadway

August - Tom Harris' shop in Broadway


September 22nd - GUILD PICNIC at Al McDorman's smithy in Staunton

October - Lanny Campbell's shop in Waynesboro

November - James Spurgeon's shop in Mint Spring



Parking requirement for Guild meetings at Burkholder Buggy Shop:

The pasture to the right of the Burkholders is not available for overflow parking as it is being used for livestock.

Please park across the street in the paved lot.  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]