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

ARKANSAS

Sep 7-8: ROGERS

Woodcarvers of NW Arkansas 40th Annual Woodcarvers Show. Frisco Station Mall, 100 N Dixieland Rd. Contact Scott Boyle, sdascoot62@hotmail.com, woodcarversofnorthwestarkansas.weebly.com.

CALIFORNIA

Sep 21-22: CAMBRIA

Central Coast Woodcarvers’ 42nd Annual Show. Cambria Vet’s Hall, 1000 Main Street. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $2 adm., under 12 free. Contact Dick Marshall, dmarshcambria@charter.net or George Newell, gnewellpoly@hotmail.com.

ILLINOIS

Sep 13-15: SANDWICH

The Gathering of Woodcarvers Woodcarving Art Festival. Sandwich Fairgrounds, Suydam Rd. entrance. 9am-5pm Fri. & Sat., 9am-3pm Sun. $5 adm. for adults, $2 adm. ages 13-17, free adm. for ages 12 & under. Contact Mike Noland, 630-730-3490, gatheringofwoodcarvers.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.

Oct 20: FRANKENMUTH

Frankenmuth Wood Carvers Show. E.F. Rittmueller Middle School, 965 E. Genesee St. 10am-4pm. $3 adm. Contact aharr@hotmail.com, 989-652-8371.

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.

KENTUCKY

Oct 5: UNION

River Valley Wood Carvers Club 19th Annual Show. Boone County Public Library—Scheben Branch, 8899 US Rt. 42. 10am-4pm. Contact Marty Cahill, marty.cahill.cathal@gmail.com, rivervalleywoodcarvers.com.

MARYLAND

Oct 12: SALISBURY

22nd Annual Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo. Ward Museum, 909 South Schumaker Drive. 8am-4pm. Free adm. Contact Kristie Clattenburg, kaclattenburg@salisbury.edu, wardmuseum.org/program-calendar/wild-fowl-expo/.

MASSACHUSETTS

Oct 20: WOBURN

New England Woodcarvers Annual Spirit of Wood Show & Competition. Woburn Senior Center, 144 School St. 10am-3pm. $6 adults, $3 seniors, under 17 free. Contact John Early, 978-922-0168, newc.org/spirit-of-wood-show.

MICHIGAN

Oct 20: FRANKENMUTH

Frankenmuth Woodcarvers Show. E.F. Rittmueller Middle School, 965 E. Genesee St. 10am-4pm. $3 adults. Contact aharr76@hotmail.com.

MISSOURI

Sep 14: BALLWIN

West County Woodcarvers 14th Annual Show. Salem in Ballwin United Methodist Church, 14825 Manchester Rd. 10am-5pm. Free adm. Contact Larry Keller, 636-227-4598, club.mail@wcwoodcarvers.org.

NEBRASKA

 

Oct 19-20: OMAHA

Mid-America Woodcarvers Association 45th Annual Wood Art Fair. German American Society, 3717 S. 120th Street. 9am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 adm. (includes raffle ticket), ages 12 and under free. Contact midamericawoodcarvers@midamericawoodcarvers.com, midamericawoodcarvers.com.

NORTH CAROLINA

Oct 26-27: ASHVILLE

Western North Carolina Carvers 2019 Annual Woodcarving Competition and Exhibition. The Folk Art Center, Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 382. 9am-5pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact John Nieburg, JohnNieburg@msn.com, piedmontwoodcarvers.com.

NORTH DAKOTA

Oct 12-13: BISMARCK

50th Annual Flickertail Woodcarvers Show. ND Heritage Center, 612 E Boulevard Ave. 12:30pm-5pm both days. Free adm. Contact Becky Weisgerber, flickertailwoodcarversnd@gmail.com, flickertailwoodcarvers.org.

Mid-America Woodcarvers Association Annual Doane Woodcarving Experience. Doane University, 1014 Boswell Ave. $525 per person includes double occupancy dorm. Advance registration required. Contact Rohn Collins, rohncollins@cox.net, doaneexperience.com.

OHIO

Oct 12-13: WILMINGTON

Artistry in Wood. Roberts Centre, 123 Gano Rd. 10am-6pm Sat., 10am-5pm Sun. $8 one-day adm., $10 2-day adm. Contact webmaster@daytoncarvers.com, daytoncarvers.com/artistryinwood.html.

OREGON

Sep 28: CENTRAL POINT

Central Point Woodcarvers 7th Annual Big Show & Sale. Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St. 10am-3pm. Free adm. Donations of non-perishable food items welcome. Contact Ron Chappell, 541-944-4535, centralpointwoodcarvers.com.

PENNSYLVANIA

 

Sep 20-22: HONESDALE

16th Annual Fall Carve In. Cherry Ridge Campsie, 147 Camp Road. Free adm., cost for materials. Contact Robert Muller, rmuller@nep.net, cherryridgecarvers.org.

Oct 26-27: EAST BERLIN

Conewago Carvers 27th Annual Woodcarving and Art Show & Sale. East Berlin Area Community Center, 405 North Avenue. 9am-4pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun. 4$ adm.; Veterans and active military free; ages 12 and under free. Contact Kyle Gabel, 717-676-7611, info@conewagocarvers.com, conewagocarvers.com.

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.

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

WEST VIRGINIA

Aug 31-Sep 1: WHEELING

Oglebay Woodcarvers 40th Annual Show and Sale. Oglebay Park, WV Rt. 88. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Clark Adams, clark@unimaxsystems.com, oglebaywoodcarvers.org.

WISCONSIN

Aug 3: OCONOMOWOC

Lake Country Carvers Annual Woodcarving Show and Sale. Lake Country Life Enrichment Center, 1306 W. Wisconsin Ave. 10am-4pm. Free adm. Contact Ray Burow, 920-474-4075.

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.