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New Germany to Host Blacksmithing Workshops

Local metal sculptor and blacksmith, Kenny Braitman

Who: Open to the public

When: July 6, 20, and 27 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Where: New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville

Cost: Free

Contact: 301-895-5453 or park-new-germany@dnr.state.md.us

Local metal sculptor and blacksmith, Kenny Braitman, will be showcasing his talents with hands-on demonstrations and instruction on the unique art of sculpting metal, during a series of three workshops to take place outside of the New Germany Lake House.

Braitman specializes in combining traditional blacksmithing techniques with contemporary design, often merging metals with glass, stone and found objects. The owner of Carey Run Forge in Frostburg, his work has been featured in many shows throughout the region and has won Best in Show on multiple occasions.

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