First State Woodturners Holiday Party

First State Woodturners will hold their annual Holiday Party this year on Sunday, December 6th, from 12 noon to 4 PM.  It will be held again this year at Blue Ball Barn, just off Rt. 202, Wilmington, Delaware.  This extraordinary two-story stone barn, built in 1914 by Alfred I. duPont, has been recently renovated and converted into a state-of-the-art conference facility, including galleries that house a collection of Delaware Folk Art.

See Blue Ball Barn details and directions here:

Check your email for an invitation from, and please RSVP as soon as possible!   We are requesting $5 per person again this year to help cover costs. Spouses/Guests/Children welcome!  (Children under 12 free)  As always, a catered lunch will be provided.  Activities will include:

  • Catered Lunch and Beverages
  • Show & Tell
  • a Silent Auction:  wood, tools, books, DVD’s, and more!
  • a Turning Contest with four categories:
    • Bowls
    • Plates & Platers
    • Pens & Pencils
    • Miscellaneous  (architectural turnings, furniture, treenware, ornaments, boxes, etc.)

If you have any questions, please email Joe at:

Hope to see you there!