Wednesday, February 27, 2019

23rd Annual Horn Fair on March 1 & 2, 2019

The Honourable Company of Horners will once again gather at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania for our 23rd Annual Horn Fair on March 1 & 2, 2019. 

There will be no conference registration charge for attendees to include Guild and NMLRA members, as well the general public. So plan now to attend and, as in the past, all Guild members are requested to dress in period attire. Currently, major activities include:
-The Interactive Horn Workshop will have several work stations manned by Journeymen and Masters demonstrating all facets of horn work. Currently there will be stations on horn selection, horn shaping, plug turning and finishing techniques. - Journeyman and Past Guildmaster Dick Toone will be demonstrating the use of the Guild’s spring pole lathe. NMLRA representatives will have a display table to sign up new members, provide assistance and answer questions. -Journeyman Jim Leach is making the 2019, 1 of 1000 Powder Horn for the NMLRA. It will be on display at the NMLRA’s table and officially presented to the NMLRA during Saturday evening’s banquet. 
 
If you have any questions concerning our annual meeting, please contact 
Jerry Polizzi at (717) 367-3883 /e-mail: polizzifam@netzero.net or 
Art DeCamp at (814) 643-6343/email: ajdecamp@verizon.net
As always, current information is also available on the Guild’s Website at: www.hornguild.org
 
Here is a list of the scheduled events:
 
Friday(Mar 1)
12:00 – 5:00 Interactive Workshop Demonstrations, Display Area & Cresey Horn Collection      Open to Visitors and Public
1:00 Begin Horn Competition, Guildmaster Challenge & Advancement Submissions
1:30 – 2:30 Seminar I: John Proud - Richard Cresey, The Hellhorse Engraver
 
Saturday (Mar 2)
9:00 – 4:00 Registration, Socialize & Interactive Workshop Demonstrations
Display Area Open to Visitors and Public
10:00 – 11:00 Seminar II: Glenn Beall: History of Comb Making
4:00 – 4:30 Display Area Closes, Breakdown & Final Clean-up 

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