First State Woodturners will have their annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 6, Noon-4 PM, at Blue Ball Barn, just off Rt. 202, Wilmington. Members should check their email for an invitation. Please RSVP as soon as possible. As always, members are welcome to bring a guest.
Blue Ball Barn is an extraordinary two-story stone barn, built in 1914 by Alfred I. duPont. It has recently been renovated and converted into a state-of-the-art conference facility, including galleries that house a collection of Delaware Folk Art.
- Date & Time: Saturday, Dec 6, Noon – 4 PM
- Location: Blue Ball Barn, 1914 W. Park Drive, Wilmington, DE 19803
- Directions to Blue Ball Barn here.
- We are requesting $5 per person to help defray costs
- Activities will include:
- Hot lunch, catered by Bachetti’s
- Show & Tell
- Turning Contest
- Silent Auction
- Announcements and other Club business
Here are the details for the contest:
- Plates & Platters
- Spindle Turnings (between centers)
- Miscellaneous (architectural turnings, furniture, treenware, ornaments, boxes, pens)
- Enter in as many categories as you like
- Entries should be turned in the past year
- $25 Woodcraft Gift Certificate for each Category
- Bowl blanks
- Spindle blanks
- Pen blanks
- Tools/accessories you no longer need
- Books/DVDs on wood turning or woodworking
- Back issues of woodworking or turning magazines
Proceeds from the auction will go to the club treasury to help fund future activities.