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Area metalworkers to display skills Jan. 31
PICAYUNE -- Area craftsmen will demonstrate blacksmithing and other metalworking techniques for the general public Jan. 31 at the Mississippi State University Crosby Arboretum in Picayune.
Forge Day organizers expect about 10 exhibitors for the event. Attendees can learn tips for metalworking and try their hand at the forge. Adults and children who sign a waiver form may participate at select booths. Safety equipment will be provided.
Knife sharpening will be available.
The event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members and $2 for non-members’ children under age 12.
For more information, call the arboretum at 601-799-2311.