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 hannah.carroll@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

May 2-3: MOUNTAIN HOME
North Arkansas Woodcarvers Club’s (NAWC) Woodcarving Show and Sale. Baxter County Fairgrounds, 1507 Fairgrounds Dr. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Sandy Smith, 870-431-8070, northarkansaswoodcarvers.org.

Oct 10-11: ROGERS
Woodcarvers of Northwest Arkansas 41st Annual Show and Seminar. Arkansas Arts Academy, 506 W Poplar St. 9am-5pm Sat., 9am-3pm Sun. Free adm. $37 exhibitor fee for full table/$22 for half table. Contact Scott Boyle, sdascoot62@hotmail.com.

COLORADO

June 9-13: WHEAT RIDGE
Carving in the Rockies. Maple Grove Grange Hall, 3130 Youngfield St. Five days of varied wood carving, pyrography, and power carving classes sponsored by the Colorado Carvers Club. 9am-4pm daily. $20/day adm. for members, $25/day adm. for non-members. More info and registration forms at coloradocarvers.org.

July 25-26: COLORADO SPRINGS
Pikes Peak Whittlers’ 36th Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show and Competition. Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 South 33rd St. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $3 adm. (adults), $2 adm. (military and children), children under 12 free with adult admission. Contact Steve Gurnett, 719-339-5164, sgurnett@comcast.net.

Sep 12-13: GOLDEN
Colorado Carvers Club’s 46th Annual Woodcarving Show, Competition & Sale. Jefferson Count Fairgrounds, West 6th Ave. For more information, contact Larraine Givens, 303-934-1722, larrgivens@centurylink.net.

CONNECTICUT

May 2: COLUMBIA

Mystic Carvers Club’s Annual Woodcarving Show & Sale. Beckish Senior Center, 188 Rt. 66. 9:30am-3pm. Free adm. For more information, visit mysticcarvers.com.

ILLINOIS

Sep 6: SPRINGFIELD
Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers Show. Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 E Sangamon Ave. 10am-4pm. $4 adm., children under 12 free. Contact Bill Rice, 217-414-4790, williamrice@sbcglobal.net, or visit svwoodcarvers.org.

INDIANA

June 11-13: CLAYTON
Central Indiana Woodcarvers Roundup. Martha’s Orchard, 6578 S. County Rd. 9am-5pm daily plus events in the evening. $20 preregistration, $25 on-site. Contact Bob Woodruff, 317-459-4454, bigbob7244@gmail.com.

IOWA

Aug 7-8: DUBUQUE
Midwest Scroll Saw & Woodworking Trade Show. Dubuque County Fairgrounds, 14569 Old Highway Road. 9am-5pm Fri. 9am-3:30pm Sat. Pre-reg deadline July 17. More info at midwesttradeshow.com.

KENTUCKY

Oct 3: UNION
River Valley Woodcarvers 20th Annual Show. Boone County Library, 8899 US Rt. 42. Free adm. Contact Lee Dwyer, dwyerstan15@gmail.com.

MAINE

July 11-12: NORTHPORT
Maine Coast Competition. Blue Goose Center, 1184 Atlantic Hwy. 9am-5pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Steve Moody, 207-722-3086, jsmoody@fairpoint.net. Find more info at pbcaa.org.

MISSOURI

Sep 12: BALLWIN
15th Annual West County Woodcarvers Show. United Methodist Church, 14825 Manchester Rd. 10am-4pm Saturday. Free adm. Contact Larry Keller 636-227-4598, club.mail@wcwoodcarvers.org.

Oct 17: CAMDENTON
Lake of the Ozarks Woodcarvers Show. Community Christian Church, 1064 N. Business 5 Highway. 8:30am-3:30pm. Free adm. Contact Doug Bibles, 573-286-1049, dbibles@charter.net, or visit lakeozarkswoodcarvers.org.

MONTANA

May 1-3: MISSOULA
Montana State Woodcarvers Show. Orchard Homes Country Life Center, 2537 South 3rd St. West. $4 adm. Show times TBA. Contact Thomas Collins, 406-529-0239, tomcollins875@gmail.com.

May 4-9: MISSOULA
Montana Carving Corral. Orchard Homes Country Life Center, 2537 South 3rd St. West. Adm. price varies with class. Contact Thomas Collins, 406-529-0239, tomcollins875@gmail.com.

NEBRASKA

July 19-25: CRETE
Mid-America Woodcarvers Association Annual Doane Woodcarving Experience. Doane University, 1014 Boswell Ave. Advanced registration required. Contact Rohn Collins, rohncollins@cox.net. For more info, visit thedoaneexperience.com.

Oct 17-18: OMAHA
Mid-America Woodcarvers Association Wood Art Fair. German American Society, 3717 S 120th St. $5 adm. (includes raffle ticket), children under 12 free. For more info, visit midamericawoodcarvers.com.

OHIO

July 22-25: FLETCHER
10th Annual Buckeye Woodcarvers Roundup. Poor Farmers Campground, 7211 N Lostcreek-Shelby Rd. 9am-5pm daily. $20 registration fee before June 30, $25 at the door. Contact Barb Foster, 937-773-7314, jim.barbfoster@att.net.

Sep 19-21: WELINGTON
Ohio Woodcarvers Club Show. Lorain County Fair Grounds, 2300 Fairgrounds Rd. $3 adm. Free parking. LaGrange Steam Engine Show and Flea Market vendors also on-site. Contact Suzanne Kristoff, 440-935-2256, zann550@gmail.com.

OKLAHOMA

June 19-20: BROKEN ARROW
Woodcarving and Arts Festival. Central Park Community Center, 1500 South Main Street. 10am-5pm Fri. and Sat. Free adm. Contact Bob Block, 918-693-2418, or visit eowa.us/newsevents.

PENNSYLVANIA

July 19-23: HONESDALE
18th Annual Northeast Woodcarvers Roundup. Cherry Ridge Campsite, 147 Camp Rd. Free adm. For more info, contact Robert Muller, 570-448-9017, rmuller@nep.net or visit cherryridgecarvers.org.

Sep 25-27: HONESDALE
17th Annual Fall Carve In. Cherry Ridge Campsite, 147 Camp Rd. Free adm. For more info, contact Robert Muller, 570-448-9017, rmuller@nep.net or visit cherryridgecarvers.org.

TENNESSEE

May 16-17: GREENEVILLE
Evergreene Woodcarvers 25th Annual Show and Competition. First Presbyterian Church, 110 Main Street. Free adm. Contact Dennis Stubbs, 423-638-7417, destubbs@centurylink.net.

Sep 26-27: SEVIERVILLE
Smoky Mountain Woodcarvers Show and Competition. Sevierville County Senior Citizen’s Center, 1220 West Main Street. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $1 adm. Contact J.R. Hemmerlien, comgrinder50@yahoo.com.

UTAH

Sep 24-26: SPANISH FORK
Utah Valley Woodcarvers Show. Veterans Memorial Hall, 400 North Main Street. Noon-7pm Fri., 9am-5pm Sat. $3 adm. Contact Gary Heaton, 385-329-5442, drgaryheaton@yahoo.com.

WASHINGTON

June 5-6: NINE MILE FALLS
Spokane Carvers 18th Annual Rendezvous. Tin Cup Cafe, 10013 W. Charles Rd. Register at 8am for classes held 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm both days. Additional attractions include a raffle, a 50/50 drawing, and a weekend carving project. Contact Tim Rahman, at 509-467-3342, or email spokanecarversinfo@hughes.net.

WEST VIRGINIA

Sep 5-6: WHEELING
Oglebay Woodcarvers 41st Annual Show. Oglebay Park, 465 Lodge Dr. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Email clark@unimaxsystems.com.

WISCONSIN

May 3: OSHKOSH
Artistry in Wood Show and Competition. Oshkosh Convention Center, 1 North Main Street. 9am-4pm. $4 adm. Contact Paul Wolters, 920-727-2139.

June 27: 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.

Aug 1: OCONOMOWOC
Lake Country Carvers. Life Enrichment Center, 1306 West Wisconsin Ave. 10am-4pm. Free adm. Contact Ray Burow, 920-474-4075, rburow1@wi.rr.com.

Sep 12: JANESVILLE
15th Annual Rock River Valley Carvers of Wisconsin. Craig Center, Rock County Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave. 9am-4pm. Free adm. Contact Brad Crandall, bwkicrandall@gmail.com or visit rockrivervalleycarvers.com.

Sep 19-20: STEVENS POINT
Wisconsin River Woodcarvers 20th Annual Show, Competition & Sale. Holiday Inn, 1001 Amber Ave. 9am-5pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun. $5 adm., children under 12 free. Contact Greg Wirtz, 715-423-2035.

CANADA

May 30-31: RICHMOND, BC
Artistry in Wood. McRoberts Secondary School, 8980 Williams Rd. 10am-6pm Sat., 10am-4p, Sun. $2 adm. Contact Dan Lemire, Richmond.carvers@gmail.com or visit richmondcarvers.com.