Calendar of Events

Woodcarving Show Calendar

Going to a show? Call before you go!

Make sure you check-in with the show coordinator or show website PRIOR to going to an event to make sure the event will be held as originally scheduled. The calendar relies on details provided by others and is listed here for your reference.

Are you a show coordinator looking to promote your event? Woodcarving Illustrated publishes a general listing of carving shows in each issue. If you would like your show listed in our Calendar of Events, please send us your events’ information at the e-mail below. We will publish this in the upcoming issue of Woodcarving Illustrated as well as on our online calendar of events.

Email event information to danielle.schagrin@foxchapelpublishing.com.

Each entry must include the following:

• Name of event

• Date & time

• Location (town, state, street address)

• Admission price (if none, list as “free adm.”)

• Contact name & info (phone number and e-mail)

• Website (if applicable)


Calendar of Events

FLORIDA

Dec 7: INVERNESS

Nature Coast Wood Carving Show and Sale. Citrus County Fairground Auditorium, 3610 Florida Hwy. South (Hwy. 41). 9am-3pm. $3 adm. Contact John Faubert, 352-556-2408, naturecoastcarvingclub.com.

Jan 10-11: PUNTA GORDA

Southwest Florida Woodcarvers, Inc. Wood Art Exposition & Competition. Charlotte Harbor Event Center, 75 Taylor St. 9am-4pm. $7 adm. Contact Gary Johnston, 716-628-7042, flwoodartexpo.com.

Jan 12: PORT ORANGE

Friends Carving Club Wood Carving and Craft Show. Port Orange Adult Activity Center, 4790 South Ridgewood Avenue. 9am-3pm. $2 adm. Contact William Myers, wrmyers3@yahoo.com, friendscarvingclub.org.

Jan 25: PORT CHARLOTTE

25th Annual Woodcarver and Woodburner Show. Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron Street. 9am-3pm. Free adm. Contact Ken Hill, 802-497-4908.

Feb 8: SEBRING

Highlands Woodcarvers Woodcarving Show. Sebring Recreation Center, 333 Pomegranate Ave. 10am-3pm. $3 adm. Contact Robert Seyboly, 863-471-6077, highlandswoodcarvers.com.

IDAHO

Mar 21-22: BOISE

Idaho Artistry in Wood Show. J.U.M.P. Boise, 100 W. Myrtle St. 9am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 adm.; ages 12 and under free. Contact Rich Froelich, cdmrichieboy@gmail.com, idahoartistryinwood.org.

ILLINOIS

Nov 3-4: BELLEVILLE

Midwestern Woodcarvers Art Show. Belle-Clair Exposition Hall, 200 S. Belt East. 9am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $4 adm. Contact Dennis McBride, 618-806-7232, midwestwoodcarvers.com.

KANSAS

Nov 23-24: TOPEKA

Kaw Valley Woodcarvers 40th Annual Show & Sale. Ramada Downtown, 420 SE 6th Ave. 10am-5pm Sat., 11am-4pm Sun. $4 adm. Ages 14 and under free with adult adm. Contact Katrina Meredith, kmeredith605@gmail.com, kawvalleywoodcarvers.org.

MICHIGAN

Mar 21-22: MADISON HEIGHTS

Metro Carvers of Michigan Artistic Creations in Wood. Madison Place Banquet & Conference Center, 876 Horace Brown Dr. 10am-5pm Sat., 10:30am-4pm Sun. $4 adm.; ages 12 and under free. Contact Fred Azelio, 586-994-1146 or Pat Murphy, 810-392-3642, metrocarvers.com.

NEW JERSEY

Nov 16: AUDUBON

M.D. Blair Studio Third Annual Open Studio. Mark Blair, artist and traditional wood carver. 353 West Kings Highway. 2pm-9pm. Free adm. Contact Stacey Schofield, 856-217-5237, stacey@mdblairstudio.com, mdblairstudio.com.

NORTH DAKOTA

Apr 17-19: FARGO

Red River Valley International Wood Arts Festival. Ramada Inn, 3333 13th Ave. S. 12pm-5pm Sat., 12pm-4pm Sun. $3 adm. Contact Rhonda Smith, rhondasmith.carver@gmail.com, rrvwoodcarvers.wordpress.com.

OHIO

Nov 9-10: SHARONVILLE

Cincinatti Woodcarving Show presented by the Cincinatti Carvers Guild. The Clarion Hotel, 3855 Hauck Rd. 10am-5pm Sat., 11am-4pm Sun. $5 adm.; ages 12 and under and scouts in uniform free. Contact Rick Bissonnette, cincycarvers@gmail.com, cincinatticarversguild.org.

PENNSYLVANIA

Nov 2-3: MEDIA

William Rush Woodcarvers Club 36th Annual Woodcarving, Wildlife Art and Craft Show. Penn State Brandywine Campus, 25 Yearsley Mill Road. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 donation. Contact John Chacosky, johnchacosky@gmail.com, williamrushwoodcarvers.blogspot.com.

Mar 21-22: MILLERSVILLE

Lancaster County Woodcarvers’ 47th Annual Woodcarving & Wildlife Art Festival. Student Memorial Center, Millersville University, 101 Shenks Ln. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 adm.; free for those with military ID, students with high school or college ID. Contact Pete Kovarovic, 717-392-4814, lancarvers.com.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Nov 16-17: SIMPSONVILLE

Piedmont Wood Carvers Club Sculptures and Designs in Wood 32nd Annual Wood Carving Competition, Show, and Artists Fair. Simpsonville Activity and Senior Center, 310 W. Curtis St. 10am-5pm Sat., 11am-4pm Sun. $2 adm. ages 13 and up. Contact Dave Fisher, 864-268-3619, piedmontwoodcarvers.com.

TEXAS

Jan 10-11: PHARR

Rio Grande Valley Woodcarving Show & Competition. Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W Nolana Loop. 10am-4pm. $3 adm. Contact Brenda Lodermeier, 320-252-7205, rgwoodcarvers.org.

Jan 13-18: PHARR

21st Annual Rally on the Rio. Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana Loop. Classes run 8am-4:30pm daily. Contact Brenda Lodermeier, 320-252-7205, rgvwoodcarvers.org.

Feb 1-2: ARANSAS PASS

Coastal Bend Woodcarving Show. Aransas Pass Civic Center, 700 W. Wheeler Ave. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-3pm Sun. Contact Tom Kreyling, kreyling@swbell.net, texascarvers.org/show.html.

WASHINGTON

NOV 16: SEQUIM

Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans Show and Sale. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Rd. 9am-4pm. Free adm. Contaact Gary Cummins, 360-774-1378, g.cummins40@gmail.com

Mar 14-15: BREMERTON

Kitsap Carvers 34th Annual Juried Show. West Side Improvement Club, 4109 West E Street. 11am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Mark Campbell, 360-536-6155, kitsapcarvers1a@gmail.com.

WISCONSIN

Apr 25: WESTBY

Carve In 4 at the Bekkum. Bekkum Memorial Library, 206 N. Main St. 10am-4pm. Free adm., donations accepted. Featured carver Harley Refsal. Contact John Sutton, 608-634-4396, bekkum@wrlsweb.org.

CANADA

Nov 2: PICKERING, ONT

Ontario Wood Carvers Association 40th Annual Magic in Wood Show. Pickering Recreation Complex, 1867 Valley Farm Rd. 10am-4pm. $3 adm. Children 12 and under free. Contact Kevin Reid, show@ontariowoodcarvers.com, ontariowoodcarvers.ca.