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Maryland Iron Festival
May 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
May 20, 2023 – May 21, 2023
CATOCTIN FURNACE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
12610 Catoctin Furnace Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Celebrate our region’s history as an early center for iron making at this festival featuring blacksmithing demonstrations; hands-on casting and molding demonstrations by experts from Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site; a live Iron pour with hands-on activities with Keystone Ironworks guided tours of the historic Harriet Chapel; children’s games and activities; live music; a beer and wine garden; food trucks; an artist and maker market; whimsical cannonball tosses and anvil-lifting contests; make it/take it opportunities, guided hikes in nearby Catoctin Mountain Park and more! The museum of the Ironworker will be open all weekend!