Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Honourable Company of Horners 2018 Show

March 2-3, 2018
Guild’s Annual Horn Fair
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC)
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The public is invited to view the exhibits 12:00 noon on Friday to 5:00 PM and then on Saturday  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

The Nominating Committee has nominated the following slate of officers for membership vote at the business meeting Friday morning: Guildmaster – Carl Dumke, Guildmaster Elect – John DeWald, Secretary – Jim Steel, Treasurer – Art DeCamp.

The ever popular Interactive Horn Workshop will have several work stations manned by Journeymen and Masters demonstrating all facets of horn work. This innovative activity allows each person to converse directly with the Masters / Journeymen on those horn working aspects of interest to you.

Two Master’s seminars are currently scheduled with Rex Reddick giving his presentation on Friday and Ed long on Saturday. In addition, Roland Cadle will present a seminar on The Enigma of the Effigy Combs. 

Journeyman and Past Guildmaster Dick Toone will be demonstrating the use of the Guild’s spring pole lathe.

Once again NMLRA representatives will have a display table, courtesy of the HCH, to sign up new members, provide assistance and answer questions.
Journeyman Clinton Byers is making the 2018, 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.

The Awards Committee will conduct the judging Saturday afternoon for the horn competition and those seeking advancement to Journeyman.

The culmination of the Annual Meeting will occur with the banquet on Saturday night. There will be a social gathering from 5:30 to 6:00 followed by a supper meal, key announcements and musical entertainment.

Following the meal you can relax, enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine, and take in the always entertaining program which includes: the 1 of 1000 Powder Horn presentation to the NMLRA, Kiselica Award winner, announcement of the horn competition awards, and the auction of the West Coast Horn and Accoutrement items by Kris Polizzi. A musical program will be provided by Nathan (Bucky) Blauch.

To make early reservations, lodging arrangements have been made at Days Inn Carlisle, 101 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle, PA 17015

The registration deadline is February 19, 2017.
If you have any questions concerning our annual meeting, please contact Ed Long at (610) 554-3930/e-mail: spiritof76@ptd.net or Art DeCamp at (814) 643-6343/email: ajdecamp@verizon.net.


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