The Lacombe & District Historical Society is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated Annual Hammer-In Festival at the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop. Mark your calendars for August 26th, 2023, as we invite you to the largest Blacksmith gathering in Western Canada, and a day filled with blacksmithing marvels, artisan markets, and captivating historical experiences.
Throughout the day, heritage interpreters will conduct guided tours of Alberta’s oldest blacksmith shop, offering insights into the techniques and tools that shaped the town’s history. Discover the stories behind the shop and gain a deeper understanding of the significance of blacksmithing in the community. Admission to the festival is free, but donations to our Blacksmith Shop are accepted. Bring your family and friends for a truly unforgettable experience, where history comes alive in front of your eyes. Don’t miss the chance to witness the art of blacksmithing, support the Lacombe Museum, and create lasting memories at the Hammer-In Festival.
Join us for a day that celebrates the craftsmanship of the past and showcases the talents of the present!