Calendar of Events

Woodcarving Show Calendar

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Due to the COVID-19 virus, many woodworking shows have been postponed or canceled. Before making arrangements to attend a show, please reach out to the event contact.

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

ALASKA

Feb 23- Mar 19: ANCHORAGE

Artistry in Wood. Midtown Mall, 600 E Northern Lights Blvd. #133. 12pm-6pm daily. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Free adm.
Contact Robert Pelno, 907-575-2002, robertpelno@yahoo.com. 

ARIZONA

Feb 25-26: MESA

Desert Woodcarving Show and Sale. Mesa Centennial Hall, 201 N Center St. 9am-4pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $10 adm.  Contact Bobby Gray, 480-323-8981, bgray839@gmail.com. 

Mar 4: TUCSON

Southwest Woodcarvers Carving Demonstration and Carving Show. SaddleBrooke Two Arts and Craft Center, 38759 S Mountain View Blvd. 9am-3pm. Free adm. Contact Tricia Jennings, azchipster@gmail.com.

ARKANSAS

May 6-7: MOUNTAIN HOME

North Arkansas Woodcarvers Club’s (NAWC) Woodcarving Show. Baxter County Fairgrounds, College and Wade Sts. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact: Sandy Smith, 870-431-8070, webmaster@northarkansaswoodcarvers.org.

CALIFORNIA

May 20-21: SACRAMENTO

Capital Woodcarvers Association and Gourd Artists Show. Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St. 9am-5pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun.  Free adm. Contact Alison Cook, 916-599-1324, alison.cook99@outlook.com. 

COLORADO

Jul 8-14: CREEDE

Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous. Underground Mining Museum and Community Center, 503 W Willow Ck Rd. Free adm. $30 adm. for class registration. Contact Marianne Benjamin, 719-648-6854, maben4580@gmail.com. 

Jul 29-30: COLORADO SPRINGS

Pikes Peak Whittler 39th Annual Show, Sale and Competition. Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 S 33rd St. 10am-4pm Sat. and Sun. $5 adm. for adults, $4 adm. for military and seniors. Free adm. for scouts and children under 12 with adults. Contact Mark Goodman, good-wood@comcast.net. 

Sep 23-24: COLORADO SPRINGS

2nd Annual Carvin’ the Rockies. Colorado Shrine Club, 6 S 33rd St. 9am-4pm Sat. and Sun. $5 adm. Free adm. for children with adult. Contact Bob Hershey, 717-951-5569, bzcarvn@ptd.net.

FLORIDA

Jan 6-7: PUNTA GORDA

Southwest Florida Wood Art Expo and Competition. Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St. 9am-4pm daily. $7 adm. per day or $12 adm. for both days. Contact Jim O’Dea, 941-697-2002, jeodea@aol.com.

Jan 8: PORT ORANGE

Friends Carving Club of Port Orange Show. Port Orange Adult Center, 4790 S Ridgewood Ave. 10am-4pm. $2 adm. Contact Connie Teeters, 386-624-2334, connieteeters49@gmail.com.

Jan 29: MELBOURNE

Space Coast Wood Carvers Annual Show. Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1551 Highland Ave. 9am-3pm. $3 adm. Contact Tom Anstett,
407-325-5424, tomironsides54@yahoo.com. 

Feb 7-10: NORTH PORT

Florida Woodcarvers Roundup. VFW Post 8203, 4860 Trott Circle. 8am-4pm daily. Free adm. Contact Jim O’Dea, 941-697-2002, jeodea@aol.com. 

INDIANA

Jun 1-3: CLAYTON

Central Indiana Woodcarvers Roundup. Martha’s Orchard, 6578 Cty Rd. 400E. 9am-5pm daily. $15 adm. (pre-registration), $20 in-person adm. Contact Bob Woodruff, 317-459-4454, bigbob7244@gmail.com. 

IOWA

Mar 4-5:  CEDAR RAPIDS

The Art of Wood-Carving and Turning Show and Competition. National Czech and Slovak Museum, 1400 Inspiration Pl SW. 10am-4pm Sat. and Sun. Free adm. Contact Don Lund, 319-683-2864, klund@sharontc.net. 

MICHIGAN

Mar 18-19: SHELBY TWP

41st Metro Carvers of Michigan Wood Carving Show. Packard Proving Grounds, 49965 Van Dyke Ave. 10am-4pm Sat. and Sun. $5 adm. Contact Sharon Hill, 586-557-3712, sharon0229@att.net. 

MINNESOTA

March 25-26: ROCHESTER

Rochester Woodcarvers 47th Annual Woodcarving Show. 4-H Building, Graham Park (formerly Olmsted County Fairgrounds), 1508 Aune Drive SE. 10am-4pm both days. Free adm. Contact Tom Severson, 507-254-5445, rochcarve@gmail.com.

Apr 27-30: EDEN PRAIRIE

The Minnesota Woodworkers’ Guild 2021 Northern Woods Exhibition. Eden Prairie Center, 8251 Flying Cloud Dr. 10am-8pm Thurs., 10am-9pm Fri and Sat., 10am-7pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Charlie Kocourek, 612-559-6179, charlie@jack-bench.com. 

MONTANA

May 5-7: MISSOULA

Montana State Woodcarvers Show and Sale. Missoula County Fairgrounds. 1101 South Ave W. 9am-6pm Sat., 11am-5pm Sun. $5 adm.
Contact Thomas Collins, 406-529-0239, tomcollins875@gmail.com. 

NEBRASKA

Jun 3-9: CRETE

46th Doane Woodcarving Experience. Doane University. 1014 Boswell Ave. Advance registration required. Contact Rohn Collins, 402-880-6721, rohncollins@cox.net. 

NEW YORK

Apr 8: ROCHESTER

Genesee Valley Woodcarvers Show. Eisenhart Auditorium, Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. 10am-430pm. Free adm. Contact Jack Nettleton, 585-398-7038, webmaster@gvwoodcarvers.com. 

Apr 22-23: ELMA

Southtowns Woodcarvers of Western New York Spring Show 2023. Elma Senior Center, 3007 Bowen Rd. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Morgan Lyle, 716-801-0664, morganmxracing@yahoo.com. 

NORTH DAKOTA

Apr 15-16: FARGO

46th Annual Red River Valley International Wood Arts Festival. Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N. 10am-4pm Sat. and Sun. $5 adm. $10 adm. per family; children 12 and under free. Contact Rhonda Smith, 218-839-4259, rhondasmith.carver@gmail.com. 

OHIO

Mar 4-5: MIDDLETOWN

Miami Valley Woodcarvers Annual Show. Christ United Methodist Church, 700 S Marshall Rd. 10am-5pm Sat., 12:30pm-5pm Sun. $6 adm. Children under 12 free. Contact Teresa Balsbaugh, 513-594-2074, dtbalsbaugh@gmail.com. 

Jul 19-22: FLETCHER

Buckeye Woodcarvers Roundup. Poor Farmers Campground, 7211 Lostcreek-Shelby Rd. 9am-5pm daily. $25 adm. Contact Barb Foster, 937-773-7314, buckeyewoodcarversroundup.webs.com. 

OKLAHOMA

Aug 11-12: BROKEN ARROW

2023 Woodcarving and Arts Festival. Broken Arrow Central Park Community Center, 1500 S Main St. 9am-5pm Fri. and Sat. Free adm. Contact Blake Werner, 918-629-8007, bawerner57@gmail.com. 

OREGON

Jan 14-15: LINCOLN CITY

Artistry in Wood. Chinook Winds Casino Resort, 1501 NW 40th Place. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Kathy Jensen, 503-856-4158, jensenka17@yahoo.com.

PENNSYLVANIA

Mar 11-12: MILLERSVILLE

Lancaster County Woodcarvers’ Woodcarving and Wildlife Art Festival. Millersville University, 101 Shenks Ln. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 adm; free adm. with military or student ID. Contact Jeff Pretz, 717-940-3311, jefpretz@ptd.net. 

Jul 16-20: HONESDALE

21st Northeast Woodcarvers Roundup. Cherry Ridge Campsite, 147 Camp Rd. 9am-4pm daily. Free adm. Contact Robert Muller, 570-470-2736, rmuller@nep.net. 

Sep 22-24: HONESDALE

19th Fall Carve In. Cherry Ridge Campsite, 147 Camp Rd. 9am-4pm daily. Free adm. Contact Robert Muller, 570-470-2736, rmuller@nep.net. 

TEXAS

Jan 20-21: PHARR

Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers 2023 Carving Show. Nomad Shrine Club. 1044 W Nolana Loop. 10am-4pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun. $5 adm. Contact Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers, 320-252-7205, rgvcarvers@rgvwoodcarver.org.  

Jan 23-28: PHARR

2023 Rally on the Rio Woodcarving Seminar. Nomad Shrine Club. 1044 W Nolana Loop. 8am-4:30pm daily. Contact Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers, 320-252-7205, rgvcarvers@rgvwoodcarver.org for pricing and event information. 

WISCONSIN

Apr 7: WESTBY

Karve In 7. Westby Elementary School, 122 Nelson St. 10am-4pm. Free adm. Contact John Sutton, 608-634-4396, lbarnfarms@gmail.com. 

May 7: OSHKOSH

47th Annual Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Woodcarving Show, Competition and Sale Artistry in Wood. The Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 North Main St. 9am-4pm. $5 adm. Children 12 and under free. Contact Dick Krummick, 847-922-2372, rkrummick@att.net. 

Sep 7: JANESVILLE

Rock River Valley Carvers Show and Sale. Craig Center, Rock County Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave. 9am-4pm. Free adm. Contact Brad Crandall, 608-931-0188, bwkicrandall@gmail.com. 

WASHINGTON

Jun 10-11: BREMERTON

Kitsap Woodcarvers Woodcarving Show. Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Mark Campbell, 360-536-6155, kitsapcarver1a@gmail.com. 

CANADA

Apr 21-23: EDMONTON

Northern Alberta Wood Carvers Association Annual Show and Competition. Duggan Community Hall, 3728 106th St. Registration 7pm-9pm Fri. Show runs 10am-4pm Sat. and Sun. Free adm. Contact Faye Hough, 780-918-5121, faye.thful99@gmail.com. 

EGYPT 

Dec 15-18: CAIRO 

Cairo Woodshow 2022. Cairo International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2 El-Nasr Rd, Al Estad, Qesm Than Madinet Nasr. 10am-6pm daily. Free adm. Contact Dnyanada Madlekar, +971 503283904, info@woodshowglobal.com. 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Mar 7-9: DUBAI

Dubai WoodShow 2023. Dubai World Trade Centre, Halls 5-8, Sheikh Zayed Rd. 10am-6pm daily. Free adm. Contact Dnyanada Madlekar, +971 503283904, info@woodshowglobal.com.