Calendar of Events

Woodcarving Show Calendar

Going to a show? Call before you go!

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 kelly.umenhofer@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 4-5: MOUNTAIN HOME

North Arkansas Woodcarvers Club’s (NAWC) 44th Annual 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.

ARIZONA

Feb 24-25: MESA

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

COLORADO

Jul 13-19: 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.

IOWA

Jun 10-15: MAQUOKETA

56th Annual International Woodcarvers Congress. Jackson County Fairgrounds, 1212 E Quarry St. 8am-430pm daily for seminars, 10am-5pm Thurs., Fri., and Sat. for competition. $5 general adm. $ 4 adm. for seniors. $2 adm. for members. Children under 12 free. Contact Cindy Potthast, 608-712-2989, mail to: cynthia.potthast@gmail.com.

MICHIGAN

Mar 23-24: SHELBY TWP

42nd Metro Carvers of Michigan Artistic Creations in Wood Carving Show. Packard Proving Grounds, 49965 Van Dyke Ave. 10-4pm daily. $7 adm. for adults. Contact Sharon Hill, 586-557-3712, sharon0229@att.net.

MINNESOTA

 Mar 23-24: ROCHESTER

Rochester Woodcarvers Woodcarving Show at Aune Hall (formally the 4-H Building), Graham Park (formerly Olmsted County Fairgrounds), 1508 Aune Drive SE. 10am-4pm daily. Free adm. Contact Tom Severson, 507-254-5445, rochcarve@gmail.com.

NEBRASKA

Jun 1-7: CRETE

47th Doane Woodcarving Experience. Doane University. 1014 Boswell Ave. Advance registration required. Contact Rohn Collins, 402-880-6721, rohncollins@cox.net.

NEW YORK

Apr 20-21: ELMA

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

NORTH DAKOTA

Apr 27-28: FARGO

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

PENNSYLVANIA

Jul 21-26: HONESDALE

22nd Northeast Woodcarvers Roundup. Cherry Ridge Campsite, 147 Camp Rd. 9am-4pm daily. Free adm. Contact Bob Muller, 570-470-2736, rmuller@nep.net.

Sep 20-22: HONESDALE

21st Fall Carve In. Cherry Ridge Campsite, 147 Camp Rd. 9am-4pm daily. Free adm. Contact Bob Muller, 570-470-2736, rmuller@nep.net.

Oct 26-27: EAST BERLIN

Conewago Carvers Woodcarving and Art Show and Sale. East Berlin Area Community Center. 405 N Ave. 9am-4pm Sat. and Sun. $5 adm. Children 17 and under, veterans, and military free. Contact Doug Gabel, 717-676-7611, douglasjgabel@gmail.com.

TEXAS

Apr 13-19: KERRVILLE

Texas Woodcarvers Guild 2024 Spring Roundup. Kerr County Youth Activity Center, 3785 Hwy 27 E. 9am-5pm daily. Free adm. Contact Robert Rangel, robthewoodcarver@yahoo.com

WISCONSIN

Apr 20: WESTBY

Karve In 8. Westby High School Gymnasium, 206 West Ave. 10am-4pm. Free adm. Contact John Sutton, lbarnfarms@gmail.com, or Steve Michaels, 608-769-8498, steve.michaels@westby-norse.org.

Apr 28: SHEBOYGAN

Kettle Karvers Carving Show. Emil Mazey Hall, 5425 Superior Ave. 10am-4pm. Free adm. Contact Bob Lawrence, 920-458-4947, bob@kettlekarvers@att.net.

May 5: OSHKOSH

The 48th Annual Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Woodcarving Show, Competition & Sale “Artistry in Wood.” The Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 N Main St. 9am-4pm. $5 adm. Children under 12 free. Contact Dick Krummick, rkrummick@att.net.

Sep 14: JANESVILLE

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

Sep 28: EAU CLAIRE

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild’s Carve In on the Chippewa. Brick House Pub and Banquet Room (not handicap accessible), 2233 Birch St, 10am-4pm. Free adm. Contact Charlene Lynum, 715-497-6296, thelynums@gmail.com.