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Two Upcoming Events Hosted at Sutter Creek’s Historic Knight Foundry

Mar 12, 2024 05:05PM ● By Knight Foundry Alliance News Release
Melting metal in the furnace is something you might see at Knight Foundry. Photo courtesy of Knight Foundry

SUTTER CREEK, CA (MPG) - The historic Knight Foundry of Sutter Creek is hosting two events on Saturday, Mar. 23.

Saturday, March 23: Welcome Spring at Sutter Creek’s Historic Knight Foundry

Historic Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek kicks off Springtime with this month’s 4th Saturday Tour Day, Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Experience the Foundry’s new innovative interactive self-guided tour, which combines an intriguing video, text, and in-person experience as you explore the Foundry complex. Tickets: $15 adults 18 and up, $5 students ages 5-17, free for kids under 5 and Knight Foundry Alliance members. No reservations needed. 81 Eureka Street, Sutter Creek CA 95685, 209-560-6160. Learn more:, #VisitKnightFoundry, [email protected].

workshop students Knight Foundry

 Workshop students receive feedback every step of the way. Photo courtesy of Knight Foundry

Saturday, March 23: Green Sand Molding & Foundry Practice Workshop at Knight Foundry

In this full-day, hands-on workshop, taught by a team of Knight Foundry’s own experts, you will experience every step of the foundry workflow, from preparing the sand to pouring your completed molds in aluminum and removing your finished castings. You’ll gain a wealth of foundry practice tips, tricks, and techniques that have been used since time immemorial. And you’ll take home the castings that you made on your day at the Foundry. To learn more or sign up, visit the Education page at, email [email protected], or call 209-560-6160.

Knight Foundry workshop

 Workshop students prepare their molds. Photo courtesy of Knight Foundry