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  • August 19, 2022
  • August 21, 2022
  • Felton, CA
  • 8


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed


All current State and Federal Covid-19 protocols will be followed.

We encourage everyone with an interest in blacksmithing, the metal arts, etc., to come to the Hammer-in at Roaring Camp. It will be open to the public for viewing; everyone will be able to watch as our demonstrators push the boundaries of hot metal, bring ancient techniques to life, and share with the larger community their talent and dedication to the blacksmith’s craft. However, only CBA members who pay the registration fee may work at the anvils and forges. 

DATE: August 19-21, 2022

LOCATION: 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton


Full Hammer-In - Register Before July 16, 2022 - $125
Full Hammer-In - Register After July 15, 2022 - $140
Single Day Hammer-In - Register Before July 16, 2022 - $85
Single Day Hammer-In - Register After July 15, 2022 - $105

FLYER:  Hammer-In at Roaring Camp Railroads Flyer 

REGISTRATION: Here on the CBA website. Registration is open till August 16, 2022 or until our maximum of 50 registrants is reached.

DEMONSTRATORS: Leah Aripotch, Dennis Dusek, Shawn Lovell, Mark Aspery (with John West and Randy Augsburger), Anna Bobisuthi. 

SCHEDULE: As of August 12, 2022

AUCTION, IRON IN THE HAT, NAIL TREE: Once again, we will have an auction at the Saturday night banquet. Iron in the Hat tickets will be sold throughout the event, and IITH will be run before dinner on Saturday night. Bring items you’d like to donate for either the auction or IITH. And be sure to make a nail for our nail tree!

MEALS: Breakfast and lunch will be available onsite. Friday night potluck. Saturday night dinner - $35 (full meal, non-alcoholic drinks included) 

T-SHIRTS: Will be available at the hammer-in. Please email Bill with number of shirts and sizes needed before July 16, 2022

ACCOMMODATIONS: Limited free on-site tent camping.


Overnight RV/Camper parking is available. These are parking spots only, no water, power, or dump station.
• Camping may also be available in nearby parks.
• There are other motels nearby in Felton, Ben Lomond, Scotts Valley, and Santa Cruz.

DIRECTIONS: SR-17 to Scotts Valley. Take exit #3 at Mt. Hermon Rd., turn right and drive 3.5 miles to Felton. Turn left on Graham Hill Road, and drive 1/2 mile to Roaring Camp (it’s on your right, 5401 Graham Hill Road).

PARKING: Attendee parking permits for the main Roaring Camp lot, and for registered campers, will be distributed for printing by August 10. 

Anna  Bobisuthi at 


 Leah Aripotch - demonstration of a Sarracenia dentata vitiosus

 Dennis Dusek - demonstration of a "Sexy Door Handle"

 Lovell - hands-on, making an iron bubble wand.

Anna Bobisuthi - hands-on, making a manta ray bottle opener.

Aspery, with John West and Randy Augsburger
 - hands-on, making a basket-twist handle



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