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Saturday, November 9th | 7:00pm-11:00pm | Blacksmith Date Night: Carving Fork

Saturday, November 9th | 7:00pm-11:00pm | Blacksmith Date Night: Carving Fork


Heat up your relationship: Enjoy a fun evening out at a blacksmith shop! Blacksmithing involves making objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. In this class you'll learn to make a show stopper for the next time you host thanksgiving! Light snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, and all the materials necessary to make one beautiful finished project with your partner will be provided.  

Please note: Each ticket covers the cost for one couple (2 people). This class is for ages 16+. Blacksmith Date Night is a very interactive class that involves significant physical activity and heat. If this sounds like your idea for a great experience, we promise you an evening that you will remember for years to come! Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing.
To ensure the best possible class experience for all students, please contact Arc + Flame Center prior to class if you any have concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health.

This class will take place at Arc + Flame Center, located at 125 Fedex Way, Rochester NY.

About the teacher:
Jon Kelley is a blacksmith instructor at the Arc + Flame CenterHis journey as a blacksmith began in 2015 when he took his first class. He knew right away it was a place he wanted to be a part of. Jon immediately joined the New York Designer Blacksmiths, where he currently sits as forgemaster for the Genesee region. Outside of instructing Jon is a historical interpreter of blacksmithing at the Genesee Country Village. His interests include the history of metallurgy, the properties of steel and how they apply to tools, and the creation of objects for his home.

For details about our refund and class cancellation policy, visit our FAQs.