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

 

ARKANSAS

Nov 6-7: ROGERS

41st Annual Woodcarving Show and Sale. Frisco Station Mall, 100 N Dixieland Rd. 9am-5pm Fri. and Sat., 10am-3pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Scott Boyle, 479-381-3014, sdascoot62@hotmail.com.

May 7-8: MOUNTAIN HOME

North Arkansas Woodcarvers Club’s (NAWC) 43rd Annual Woodcarving Show and Sale. Baxter County Fairgrounds, College and Wade Sts. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm.  Contact Sandy Smith, 870-431-8070, webmaster@northarkansaswoodcarvers.org.

COLORADO

Oct 9-10: COLORADO SPRINGS

Pikes Peak Whittlers Annual Woodcarving and Woodworking Show and Competition. Colorado Springs Shrine Club, 6 S 33rd St. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $3 adm. for adults; $2 adm. for military and children. Children under 12 free. Contact Steve Gurnett, 719-339-5164, sgurnett@comcast.net.

Oct 23-24: LAKEWOOD

46th Annual Colorado Carvers Club of the Denver Metro Area Show, Competition, and Sale. West Metro Fire Training and Event Center, 3535 S Kipling St. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 adm. per group. Fire dept. personnel, first responders (with ID), and children under 12 free. Contact Larraine Givens, 440-935-2256, cccannualshow@centurylink.net. 

FLORIDA

Dec 4: INVERNESS

24th Annual Nature Coast Carving Club’s Show. Citrus Co. Fairgrounds Auditorium, 3610 Florida S. Ave.  9am-4pm. $3 adm. Children under 8 free. Contact Gene Short, 352-634-2003, shortywoodshop@gmail.com.

Jan 7-8: PUNTA GORDA

2022 Southwest Florida Wood Art Exposition and Competition. Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St. 9am-4pm Fri. and Sat. One-day adm. $7; two-day adm. $10. Contact Jim O’Dea, 941-697-2002, jeodea@aol.com.

Jan 9: PORT ORANGE

Friends Woodcarving and Woodworking Show. Port Orange Adult Center, 4790 S. Ridgewood Ave. 9am-4pm. Free adm. $2 donations appreciated. Contact Connie Teeters, 386-624-2334, connieteeters49@gmail.com.

IDAHO

Apr 2-3: BOISE: 

Idaho Artistry in Wood Show. J.U.M.P. Boise, 100 W Myrtle St. 9am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 adm. Children 12 and under free. Contact Rich Froelich, 360-561-1371, cdmrichieboy@gmail.com.

ILLINOIS

Oct 1-3: SANDWICH

Gathering of Woodcarvers 2021. Sandwich Fairgrounds. 1401 Suydam Rd. 10am-6pm Fri., 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-3pm Sun. $25 registration fee. Class fees vary. Contact Mike Noland, 630-730-3490, gatheringofwoodcarvers@gmail.com.

MINNESOTA

Sep 25-26: BLAINE
Metro Chapter, MWCA Woodcarving Show. Northtown Mall, 398 Northtown Dr. 10am-5pm Sat., 11am-5pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Bruce Christofferson, 612-475-9606,
osage-n-cedar@hotmail.com. 

Oct 2-3: COON RAPIDS

Metro Chapter, MWCA Annual Carve-in Seminar. Coon Rapids VFW Post 9625, 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd. 9am-4pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun. Members only. $90 per person/ seminar fee. Contact Tom Sheldon, 763-213-4178, tbshel@comcast.net.

Oct 7-10: EDEN PRAIRIE

The Minnesota Woodworkers’ Guild 2021 Northern Woods Exhibition. Eden Prairie Center, 8251 Flying Cloud Dr. 10am-9pm Thurs.-Sat., 11am thru 6pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Charlie Kocourek, charlie@jack-bench.com.

MISSOURI

Oct 16: CAMDENTON

Lake of the Ozarks Woodcarvers Show. Community Christian Church, 1064 N Business Rt. 5 Hwy. 8:30am-3:30pm. Free adm. Contact Doug Bibles, 573-286-1049, dbibles@charter.net. 

NEBRASKA

Oct 16: OMAHA
Mid-America Woodcarvers Association Wood Art Fair. German American Society, 3717 S 120th St. 9am-5pm. $5. Children under 12 free. More info at midamericawoodcarvers.com.

NORTH CAROLINA

Oct 30-31: ASHEVILLE

Folk Art Center, 382 Blue Ridge Parkway. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Free parking. Contact John Nieburg, johnnieburg@msn.com. 

NORTH DAKOTA

OCT 9-10: BISMARCK

Flickertail Woodcarvers Annual Show. Bismarck State College Career Academy. 1221 College Dr. 1230pm-430pm daily. Free adm. Contact Becky Barnes, 701-371-115, flickertailwoodcarversnd@gmail.com.

OHIO

Sep 18-19: MIDDLETOWN

Miami Valley Woodcarvers Barn-N-Bunk. 3677 Wayne Madison Rd. 11am-5pm Sat. and Sun., Free adm. Contact Teresa Balsbaugh, 513-594-2074, dtbalsbaugh@gmail.com

Sep 17-19: WELLINGTON

LaGrange Steam Engine Showand Flea Market. Lorain County Fairgrounds, 2300 Fairgrounds Rd. Bldg #14. 9am-5pm Fri. and Sat., 9am-3pm Sun. $3 adm. Free parking. Contact Suzanne Kristoff, 440-935-2256, zann550@gmail.com. 

Oct 16-17: WILMOT

Annual Woodcarver’s Show. The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW. 10am-4pm Sat., 11am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Keith Shumaker, 330-359-5235, keith.f.shumaker@gmail.com.

Mar 5-6: MIDDLETOWN

Miami Valley Woodcarvers Annual Woodcarving Show. 700 S. Marshall Rd. 10am-5pm Sat., 1230pm-5pm Sun. $6 adm. Children under 12 free. Contact Teresa Balsbaugh, 513-594-2074, dtbalsbaugh@gmail.com.

PENNSYLVANIA

Oct 9-10: FAIRLESS HILLS

PA Delaware Valley Woodcarvers Annual Artistry in Wood Show and Competition. Bucks County Technical High School, 610 Wistar Rd. 10am-4pm daily. $5 adm. Contact Maxine Ernest, 215-752-7193, maxern1568@gmail.com. 

Mar 12-13: MILLERSVILLE

47th Annual Woodcarving and Wildlife Art Festival. Millersville University Student Memorial Center, 101 Shenks Ln. 10am-6pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 adm. Children under 15 (with adult), students (with ID), and veterans (with ID) free. Contact Bob Hershey, 717-951-5569, bzcarvn@ptd.net. 

Oct 30-31: BERLIN

Woodcarving Art Show & Sale. East Berlin Area Community Center, 405 North Ave. 9am-4pm daily. $4 adm. Veterans, active duty military, and children 12 and under free. Contact Kyle Gabel, info@conewagocarvers.com. 

UTAH

Sep 23-25: SPANISH FORK

Utah Valley Woodcarvers Show. Veterans Memorial Building, 400 N Main St. 12-7pm Fri., 9am-5pm Sat. Adm. for members: $4 online, $5 in-person. Adm. for nonmembers: $5 online, $6 in-person. Contact Gary Heaton, 385-329-5442, drgaryheaton@yahoo.com.

TENNESSEE

Oct 9-10: SEVIERVILLE

Smokey Mountain Woodcarving Association Show. My People Senior Activity Center, 1220 W Main St. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Donations for senior center accepted. Contact JR Hemmerlein, 309-620-1197, corngrinder50@yahoo.com.

VIRGINIA

Sep 18-19: BIG STONE GAP

The Mountain Tradition Woodcarvers’ Carv-In & Show. Carnes Gym. E. 5th St.  9am-5pm Sat., 12pm-4pm Sun.Free adm. Contact Victoria Eldrige, veldridge.emt.ff22@gmail.com, or Maurice Vanhook, mauricevahook@yahoo.com.  

WASHINGTON

Oct 9-10: TACOMA
Northwest Woodcarvers Artistry in Wood. Waller Road Grange, 2708 64th St.E. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 admission, maximum $21 for family. Children under 12 free. Contact Robin McDonald, rmadrin@comcast.net. 

WEST VIRGINIA

Sep 4-5: WHEELING

Oglebay Woodcarving Show. Oglebay Park. Wilson Lodge, 465 Lodge Dr. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild, 724-255-3514, showinfo@oglebaywoodcarvers.com. 

WISCONSIN

 

Sep 11: JANESVILLE

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

Sep 18-19: STEVENS POINT

Wisconsin River Woodcarvers Annual Show, Competition, and Sale. Holiday Inn, 1001 Amber Ave. 9am-5pm Sat., 9am-4pm Sun. $5 adm. Children 12 and under free. Contact Ron O’Kray, 715-341-2214, webmaster1@wisconsinriverwoodcarvers.org.

Apr 23: WESTBY

Carve In @ the Bekkum. Bekkum Memorial Library, 206 N. Main St. 10am-4pm. Free adm. Contact John Sutton, 608-606-4396, lbarnfarms@gmail.com.

CANADA

Oct 1-3: NEW BRUNSWICK

New Brunswick Woodcarving Competition and Sale. Sir James Dunn Academy, 180 King St. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-3pm Sun. Free adm. Contact Brian Dykeman, 506-450-9571, bmdykeman@gmail.com.

Nov 12-14: ONLINE

Hamilton Virtual Woodworking Show. 10am-5pm daily. $5 adm.Visit woodshows.com or contact Gina Downes, 905-779-0422, gina@woodshows.com.