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Blacksmithing: Couple's Date Night

$200.00
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$200.00

NOTE: Students under the age of 16 MUST contact Arc + Flame Blacksmithing Director (Candace Martens) for an evaluation prior to enrolling in a smithing class. Candace can be reached at blacksmithing@rocafc.com or 585-617-9644.  Interested Students MUST COMPLETE this underage student APPLICATION prior to meeting with Blacksmithing Director.

If you have a question about the facility or registering for a class, please call Arc + Flame directly at 585-349-7110.

Looking for a way to heat up your relationship or just do something outrageously cool? Tired of the same old dinner, bar or movie? Bring your loved one or buddy out to Arc + Flame for a fun evening in our blacksmith shop. We provide everything: entertaining instructors, light snacks, beverages and all the materials necessary to make a beautiful finished project with your partner. Projects vary by date so be sure to check the listing. The cost covers one couple (2 people) for the price of $200.

Couple's Date Night Sessions: (Price covers both people for any one of the following sessions)  (Each class will focus on the topic listed. Click the "Details" tab for a list of project descriptions)

  • Friday, May 20th: Rose (7pm-11pm) (Instructor: Joe Schmitz)
  • Saturday, May 28th: Bottle Opener (6pm-10pm) (Instructor: Joe Schmitz)
  • Friday, June 3rd: Tiki Torch (7pm-11pm) (Instructor: Jon Kelley)
  • Saturday, June 11th: Rose (6pm-10pm) (Instructor: Joe Schmitz)
  • Friday, July 1st: Rose (7pm-11pm) (Instructor: Jon Kelley)
  • Saturday, July 9th: Kebab Skewers (6pm-10pm) (Instructor: Jon Kelley)
  • Friday, August 5th: Rose (7pm-11pm) 
  • Saturday, August 13th: Yard Stakes (6pm-10pm)

Student Testimonies:

      "Awesome Night! We had high expectations, but they were exceeded by far." 
      -- Zachary and Amanda Keep

      "Hot, sweaty and totally awesome!" 
      -- Jennifer Rubens

      "Instructors had great interaction with novices." 
      -- Jerry Urban

      "This was a great introduction to blacksmithing. I would definitely take another course!" 
      -- Dillon Saldan
       

      Details: 

      • 4-hour class period: 7:00pm-11:00pm or 6:00pm-10:00pm (*Unless otherwise noted)
      • Enrollment: 4 to 10 students (2-5 couples)
      • Experience required: None
      • All materials and safety equipment included
      • Light appetizers, soft drinks and water included
      • Vending machines available

      NOTE: The Blacksmithing Date Night is a very interactive class that involves significant physical activity. If this sounds like your idea for a great experience, we promise you an evening that you will remember for years to come!
           Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. 

           If you any have concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all of our students!

       

      Click below to view details on specific projects: (The list below contains examples of various topics offered, however each class focuses on only one. Each available class date will specify the corresponding project.) 

      Come create a beautiful piece of art to decorate your home or give as a gift to someone you care about. This project focuses on learning hammer control through applied texture. Students will also get to express their creative side while forming the individual petals into a cohesive flower. (Open to all levels)

        

      Celebrate Love Conquers All Day by setting under the stars with fire! Learn to create a handy piece of functional yard art out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of creating a long taper and scrolling. Once the pieces are finished and setup they will be tacked together by an instructor. The joints are then finished by wrapping with some copper wire. (Open to all levels)

      Learn to create a metal Unicorn head bottle opener by hot forging.  The class will go over the basic operations of creating shoulders to develop the defining areas of a unicorn's head then decorative punches will be used to add features.  Once the head is finished the student will complete the other end with a bottle opener as time permits. (Open to all levels)

      Come celebrate Plant a Flower day by making your own garden trowel. For this project students will texture and form a spade. Then they will create a decoratively twisted handle that they will rivet to it. (Open to all levels)

      Celebrate National Prosecco Day by making your own yard stakes to hold your wine glasses! Learn to create your own relaxing yard accessories by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of creating decorative wine glass holders for relaxing by the camp fire and enjoying your favorite sparking wine cocktail. (Open to all levels)

      Learn to create a bottle opener out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of punching a slot, drifting it open, using a punch to set a tab and testing it. Once the bottle opener is finished the student will complete the other end with a twist and/or a decorative finial as time permits. (Open to all levels)

       

      Celebrate National Bubble Bath Day by creating a one of kind candle holder. You'll be able to add flickering light to your next relaxing evening with a candle holder you made yourself! So come learn to create a candle holder out of metal by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of forming and shaping with the anvil, hammer and tooling to give the candle holder shape and character. (Open to all levels)

      Celebrate National Kebab Day by making your own skewers! Learn to create your own BBQ accessories by hot forging. The class will go over the basic operations of creating a long taper and twisting for grip. Students will add decorative finials to the ends to use as handles. (Open to all levels)

      Come create a beautiful piece of art to decorate your home or give as a gift to someone you care about. This project focuses on learning hammer control through tapering and scrolling.  Students will also get to express their creative side while forming the scroll into pleasing forms. (Open to all levels)

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      PLEASE READ: Student Health / Refund Policy / Age / Dress Code

      NOTE: Our programs are designed to be as inclusive as possible. However, if you have any concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all our students.

      Please read our class refund policy. If you have any questions, contact our administrative team at 585-349-7110 or email: info@rocafc.com.

      Students must be AT LEAST 16-years of age to attend class unless otherwise noted (ie: Fusing Tike, Teen and Creative Kids Classes) OR approval from Department Director.

      Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes, shorts, skirts, or highly flammable clothing.




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