Virginia's oldest privately owned attraction: Big Walker Lookout & Country Store offers the art and craftsmanship of 25 artisans and crafters that demonstrate their talents each weekend all summer long. Blacksmith artisan, Gary Robertson, of Wytheville will demonstrate at the hand forge and anvil, the art of the blacksmith. His minimalist approach to his art shows you don't need every tool in the world enjoy blacksmithing. Speak one on one with Gary, and see raw materials become a work of art! Finished pieces will be available for purchase. Come to the top of The Big Walker National Forest Scenic Byway between Bland and Wytheville, Virginia. Sparks will fly! Free demonstration.