blacksmith class

Blacksmithing Class

Join us for an immersive and educational blacksmith workshop, perfect for enthusiasts looking to broaden their skills with time-honored techniques dating back before the 13th century. Under the expert guidance of Five Raccoons Forge, you’ll delve into the art of blacksmithing and create your own iron fork.

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Blacksmith Class
Begin your day with a hands-on blacksmithing experience. Attendees will work in pairs, alternating between forging their own iron forks and observing others, allowing you to learn from various perspectives. This collaborative approach ensures that everyone gets ample time at the anvil, honing their skills and crafting a unique piece.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch
After a productive morning, enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by our culinary team. Take this time to relax, share your experiences, and discuss your creations with fellow participants.

  • Crisp romaine lettuce, cucumber, tomato, red onion, and cheddar cheese, tossed in a light vinaigrette for a refreshing start.
  •  Tender chicken and colorful seasonal vegetables tossed with al dente pasta in a herb rich marina sauce, bursting with flavor.
  • A velvety slice of cheesecake of the day.


  • Expert Guidance: Learn from the skilled artisans of Five Raccoons Forge, who will share their extensive knowledge and passion for blacksmithing.
  • Hands-On Experience: Get direct, hands-on experience in forging iron, with personalized instruction to help you craft a functional and beautiful iron fork.
  • Historical Techniques: Discover techniques that have been passed down through generations, connecting you to the rich history of blacksmithing.
  • Community and Creativity: Engage with a community of like-minded individuals, sharing insights and ideas in a collaborative environment.

Whether you’re a novice or have some experience, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of blacksmithing in a supportive and enriching setting. Don’t miss out on this chance to create, explore, and enjoy a memorable day at The Village.

Note: All necessary materials and safety equipment will be provided. Please wear appropriate clothing for a workshop environment.

Reserve your spot today and step back in time with us at The Village!

COST: $75.00 / person (gratuity not included)

Cash bar available [cash + credit card accepted]



* Special dietary requests must be made at least 72 hours in advance, and we will always aim to accommodate your culinary preferences when available. Ancient Lore Village, while not restaurant, does the best to meet each of our guests’ food needs during their time with us. For those with severe allergies, please keep in mind that our chefs, while cautious, operate out of a kitchen where nuts, wheat, and many food components are used so cross contamination is a possibility.

Online reservations accepted until 48 hours prior to event/activity. For reservation availability the day of event/activity, please contact Guest Services at 865-200-2434.


Jun 22 2024


10:00 am - 1:30 pm


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