Forging Texas Festival
Nov 13 – 14 2021 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | TX-Ture Farm 1833 Dr Sanders Rd, Cross Roads TX 76227
TX-Ture Farm is hosting the North Texas Blacksmiths Association filling the barnyard with blacksmiths, chuck wagons, artisans, live music, craft beer, and more…!
Blacksmith Demos: Sat & Sun All Day. Feel the heat of the forge and listen to the anvil ring while blacksmiths demonstrate how they move metal into tools and art.
NTxBA Conference (paid members): Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm. Demonstration and education provided by Brian Brazeal and Mark Ling.
Blacksmith Auction: Saturday 2:00pm. Toolbox raffle and auction. All proceeds benefit NTxBA
Blacksmith Competition: Sunday 10am – 5pm. Watch the NTxBA members compete in “Fit the slot” and “Timed nail making”.
Early American Gourd Canteens: Sat & Sun All Day. Clausen’s Gourd Farm will demonstrate how to make authentic early American gourd canteens.
Gourd Music Instruments: Sat & Sun All Day. The Dallas Gourd Patch will help you make your own musical instrument from gourds!
Chuck Wagon Cooking: Sat & Sun All Day. Mark Stone will be serving up chuck wagon biscuits and honey while they last to raise awareness for our nation’s struggling heroes.
A portion of the ticket sales will go to Veterans Produce to help eliminate veteran hunger.
Axe-Throwing: Sat & Sun All Day. Paid activity. Have fun testing your skills at hurling an axe into the target.
Art/Craft Vendors & Demos: Sat & Sun All Day. The holidays are coming! TX-Ture Farm is proud to have a vendor market of local, handmade arts and crafts. Shop small, shop local for the holidays.
Hayrides: Sat & Sun All Day. A little journey around TX-Ture Farm’s lavender, apiary, and Christmas trees in our 70-year-old wagon.
Alpaca Yoga: Experience yoga, as never experienced before! Yoga with alpacas allows you a full hour, true all levels vinyasa class, outdoors with the alpacas. Heather Liner instructor. $10/person online or onsite. Bring your mat if you can.
Alpaca Feeding/Petting: Sat & Sun All Day. Moonshine and his crazy cool camelids will be showing off their fluff.
Lawn Games: Sat & Sun All Day. Cornhole. Jumbo Jenga. Jumbo Connect Four.
Festival Food & Beverage: Sat & Sun All Day. Local craft beers & food trucks.
Dogs Welcome: Leashed, well behaved dog are allowed. Alpacas fear dogs so please remove them if they bark at the alpacas. Owners must clean up after their dogs. Waste bags are not provided.
Please support our vendors who make this possible
Dawn Secord Gallery LLC
Ruraq Maki Peru
Yellow Rose Candle Co.
Baubles by Bubbles
Soft Pastel Noodles
Bindings and Biddings
Soaping Up Life
Duke’s Handmade Boards
Reeder Products, Inc.
Fun, Fun Face paint
Chunky Chicks Boutique
Grace Anne Art
4 Oaks Bakery