Meetings start at 7 pm on the 2nd Thursday of every Month

 

SHENANDOAH VALLEY BLACKSMITH GUILD

 

2019  Meeting Locations will be added as they are confirmed.


Jan 10th - Bill Fox's Shop in Grottoes

 4263 East Side Highway, Grottoes, VA 24441 

 

Feb 10th - Barney Fifer's Shop in Grottoes


2018  Meeting Locations

  

Jan 11th Lanny Campbell's shop in Waynesboro

Feb 8th Burkholder Buggy Shop in Dayton

Mar 8th Al McDorman's Smithy in Staunton

Apr 12th Burkholder Buggy Shop in Dayton

May 10th - Bill Fox's Shop in Grottoes

Jun 14th Burkholder Buggy Shop in Dayton

July 12th Drew Alexander's Shop in Broadway

Aug 9th - Tom Harris' Shop in Broadway
 
Sept 13th NO REGULAR GUILD MEETING DUE TO GUILD PICNIC!

Sept 22nd - GUILD PICNIC at Al McDorman's Smithy in Staunton

Oct 11th Lanny Campbell's shop in Waynesboro
 
Nov 8th -  James Spurgeon's Shop in Mint Spring

Dec 13th Burkholder Buggy Shop in Dayton


Directions:

Lanny Campbell's shop in Waynesboro
Directions from Harrisonburg:
Take I-81 South toward Staunton
Take the VA-275/Woodrow Wilson parkway Exit #225 towards Staunton
Turn slight left to take VA-275 Ramp toward Rt 254
Turn left onto VA-275, RT 275 becomes VA 254 and then Hermitage Road, go 8.5 miles
Hermitage Road becomes Ivy Street at Waynesboro City Limits sign
First driveway on right after city limits sign, share the road sign and speed limit sign
Directions from Waynesboro:
Hopeman Parkway
Turn onto Ivy Street at Kate Collins School Stop Light
Go 1 mile
Lanny's White Farm House is on the left.
  
Burkholder Buggy Shop in Dayton
From Route 42 in Dayton, take Route 257 West (Mason Street) .6 miles and Burkholder Buggy Shop is located on the left.
[Reminder - if you are able, please park in the paved parking lot located across the street in front of the Burkholder's home. Thank you.]

Al McDorman's Smithy in Staunton
From I-81, Take Exit 220 OR 225 for State Route 262
[Exit 220 is 1 way only; From exit 225 turn right if coming from the North; turn left if coming from the South]
From exit 225 you go through 3 intersections then look for an exit ramp onto State Road 720 W which is Morris Mill Road, go west [away from Staunton].
From exit 220 there are no at grade intersections, just look for the exit ramp to State Road 720 W which is Morris Mill Road, go West [away from Staunton].
Go West Morris Mill Road passing Nature Trail, Lone Oak, Blue Bird and Hite Lane.
Turn right on Rome Ave at the Apple Hill Estates sign.
Pass York Court.
Turn right onto Staymen Lane.
Al's Victorian style house and gravel driveway are on the left.

Bill Fox's Shop in Grottoes
From I-81, Take Exit 235 State Route 256 East towards Grottoes
Turn Left onto 256 if coming from the North;
Turn Right onto 256 if coming from the South
Follow State Route 256 to State Route 340 (6.5 miles)
Turn Right onto State Route 340 and look for Bill's address (1.7 miles)
Bill's driveway is on the Left.
From Waynesboro, Take State Route 340 North
Look for Bill's address (10.9 miles from the intersection with Hopeman Pkwy)
Bill's driveway is on the Right.

 

Drew Alexander's Shop in Broadway
From I-81, Take Exit 257 U.S. 11 North/State Route 259 East towards Broadway
Turn Left onto 259 and then Left again onto 11 if coming from the North;
Turn Right onto 11 if coming from the South
Turn Right onto Mauzy Athlone Road
Follow Mauzy Athlone Road to Mountain Valley Road (3.4 miles)
Turn Left onto Mountain Valley Road
Drew's driveway is on the Left. (0.3 miles)
 
Tom Harris' Shop in Broadway
From I-81, Take Exit 257 U.S. 11 South/State Route 259 West towards Broadway
Turn Right onto 259 if coming from the North
Turn Left onto 11 and then Right onto 259 if coming from the South;
Follow 259 West to 619/Phillips Store Road (2.3 miles)
Turn Left onto 619/Phillips Store Road
Tom's driveway is on the Right. (0.9 miles)

James Spurgeon's Shop in Mint Spring
From I-81, Take Exit 217 State Route 654/White Hill Road West
Turn Right onto 654/White Hill Road if coming from the North;
Turn Left onto 654/White Hill Road if coming from the South;
Follow 654/White Hill Road West to U.S. 11 South (0.6 miles)
Turn Left onto U.S. 11 South
James' driveway is on the Right. (1.7 miles)