National Wood Carvers Association
PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243

Phone (513) 561-7045

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Upcoming events

    • 7 Oct 2023
    • 8 Oct 2023
    • 3704 Alexandria Pike / Elks Lodge; Cold Spring, KT

    Wood carving show & sale

    River Valley Wood Carvers

    • 7 Oct 2023
    • Gardiner Lions Club 25 Lions St.; Gardiner, ME

    Woodcarving show & Competition 

    Hosted by Maine Woodcarvers Association


    • 13 Oct 2023
    • 14 Oct 2023
    • 3400 NW 36th Street ;Oklahoma City, OK

    Oklahoma City Woodcarvers Club

    Wood Carving Show and Sale 


    • 14 Oct 2023
    • 15 Oct 2023
    • Bismarck Public Schools Career Academy, 1221 College Drive, Bismarck ND 58501

    53rd Annual Flickertail Woodcarvers carving show and sale - carving displays, classes, tool and wood vendors, raffle of carvings. Classes in the morning, free admission to the public 12-4:30 both days. Featured artists: Chip carving with Charlene Lynum, rosemaling with Alan Pearson, Josh Epping

    Flickertail Woodcarvers

    • 15 Oct 2023
    • Peabody Senior Center, 79 Central Street; Peabody, MA

    Open to all wood carvers covering many categories. Visit for more information.

    New England Wood Carvers

    • 21 Oct 2023
    • Extension Office, 21st 21st Sreet N and Ridge Road in the Sunflower room; Wichita, KS

    Great Plains Woodcarvers

    An open show and sale including woodcarving, woodworking, sculpture. This is a one-day event with no competition or judging. 


    • 21 Oct 2023
    • German American Society 3717 S. 120th St.; Omaha, NE

    Mid-America Woodcarvers Association

    Mid-America Woodcarvers Assn presents the 48th Annual Fall Show & Sale at the German American Society. Chainsaw carving and Wood Turning demos. Vendors & Raffle. 9am - 5 pm. Free Admission. For information: Tom Paskach (402)321-4784 or website

    Tom Paskach (402)321-4784

    • 28 Oct 2023
    • 29 Oct 2023
    • East Berlin Area Community Center (EBACC), 405 North Avenue, East Berlin, PA 17316

    Conewago Carvers

    Woodcarving and Art Show and Sale. Carvers and Artists. Carvings, artwork and carving tools and supplies are available for purchase. Carving demonstrations, silent auctions and door prizes each day.


    • 28 Oct 2023
    • St. Lukes Sport and Event Center, 704 Kirkus St, Proctor, Minnesota

    Carving show open to the public and free. 10 AM to 3 PM. Club members, carvers and carving vendors from the region can reserve a table for the price of one donated item. Raffle held at the end of the day. Raffle tickets are $1.00. Regional vendors include sales of wood, tools, books, other carving items and sharpening services. 


    • 28 Oct 2023
    • 29 Oct 2023
    • Belle-Claire Exhibition Hall; 200 S Belt East; Belleville, IL

    Come and see some of the best carvers, woodworkers, and homemade crafts from around the country display their artwork at one of the largest shows in the country!  Show is open to all hand-crafted items.  There will be carving demonstrations, wood and tool vendors, and tool sharpening. 

    Applications available on the website.

    Competition judging by Judge Rick Harney.

    Admission $5; Children under 12 are free.

    Contact: or

    • 28 Oct 2023
    • SaddleBrooke Two Arts and Craft Center, 3879 S. Mountain View Blvd; Tucson, AZ

    Southwest Woodcarving Association is hosting a Carving Show and Carving Demonstration on Oct 28, 2023 9:00 AM to 3 PM at the SaddleBrooke Two Arts and Craft Center, 3979 S. Mountain View Blvd, Tucson AZ 85739. Admission and parking are free. Woodcarvings displayed will include Character Carving, Realistic and Stylized Birds and Animals, Pyrography, Relief Carving, and Decorative Gourds.


    • 29 Oct 2023
    • DeForest Area High School, 815 Jefferson Street, DeForest, WI 53532

    October 29, 2023, join the Capital Area Woodcarvers & Badger Woodturners for their 32nd Annual Show and Sale.

    Carvers, turners, vendors, exhibitors, demonstrations, People's Choice competition will be featured. Open from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.

    FREE ADMISSION. For more details, contact: Cindy Potthast Dave Hiller

    Capital Area Woodcarvers & Badger Woodturners


    • 3 Nov 2023
    • 4 Nov 2023
    • Trinity United Methodist Church 607 Airport Road, Huntsville AL 35802

    Admission is FREE to the public!

    This is one of the oldest shows/competitions for woodcarvers in Alabama. There will be competition in many categories with $2000 total prizes awarded. There will be demonstrations and a raffle of many hand-carved items and carving tools. This will also be an opportunity to sign up for free classes and to purchase unique gifts, woodcarving supplies, and books from our exhibitors.

    North Alabama Woodcarvers Association


    • 5 Nov 2023
    • Waupaca Recreation Center, 407 School Street; Waupaca, WI

    Waupaca Area Woodcarvers 2nd annual woodcarving show, competition and sale

    Call 715.281.4923 for more information.

    • 18 Nov 2023
    • Hampden Township Community Building, 5001 Hampden Park Drive Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

    Annual Show and Sale featuring; Wood Carving Displays, Demonstrations, Carvings for Sale, Carving

    Supplies for Sale, 100% of the Carved Ornament Sales Benefit Charity

    Hampden Township Community Building, 5001 Hampden Park Drive Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

    West Shore Wood Carvers


    • 12 Jan 2024
    • 13 Jan 2024
    • Charlotee Harbour Convention & Event Center, 79 Taylor St, Punta Gorda, FL

    Florida's largest wood art show featuring woodcarving and wood turnings among other wood art forms. A 2 day show on Friday and Saturday 12,13 January 2024 Competition with cash prizes, vendors, demonstrations, and art sales. 9am to 4pm

    SWFL Woodcarving, INC


    • 14 Jan 2024
    • Adult Center, 4790 S. Ridgewood Av.; Port Orange, FL

    Friends Carving Club of Port Orange

    The show will be Sunday 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. no entry fee. lots of raffles guest Carver Roger Stegall. You can contact Connie Teeters at 386-624-2334 or


    • 27 Jan 2024
    • Eau Civic Center 1551 Highland Ave ; Melbourne, FL

    Wood carving demo’s/raffles/ food/bake goods

    Tom Anstett 407-325-5424

    • 31 Jan 2024
    • 3 Feb 2024
    • Peter Kiewit Lodge at Mahoney State Park;Ashland, NE

    3- and 4-day classes

    Hosted by Mid-America Woodcarvers

    • 20 Feb 2024
    • 23 Feb 2024
    • 4860 Trott Circle, North Port, FL

    4 day event. 12 classes going at once. Most are 1 day classes but several days may be necessary to complete some projects. Classes 8am to 4pm each day . Caricature, woodburning, chip carving, relief, quilting on wood, animals and birds. See details and costs at 

    North Port Woodcarvers Club


    • 20 Apr 2024
    • Dayspring Wesleyan Church, 2431 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd, Marion, Ohio

    Marion Whetstone Carvers

    Woodcarving Show and Sale


    • 1 Jun 2024
    • 7 Jun 2024
    • Doane University, 1014 Boswell Ave., Crete, NE

    Mid American Wood Carvers 

    Doane University, 1014 Boswell Ave., Crete,  NE

    Advance Registration is required

    Contact: Rohn Collins, 402-880-6721

    15 or more outstanding instructors'

    • 10 Jun 2024
    • 15 Jun 2024
    • Jackson County Fairgrounds; 1212 E. Quarry Street Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

    QUALITY SHOW. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Hundreds of carvings will be submitted into competition to be judged. Carvers will come to Maquoketa, Iowa from across the United States and abroad to attend seminars taught by some of the best carvers in the world.  Stop in and observe some of the seminars, visit vendors for your carving supplies and enjoy the show.  For more information visit our website(s): Facebook: Affiliated Wood Carvers

     The Sponsoring club is Affiliated Woodcarvers.   Contact Cindy Potthast for additional information at: or 608-712-2989


    • 8 Jul 2024
    • 12 Jul 2024
    • Kittitas County Fair Grounds Event Center;Ellensburg, WA

    NW Carving Academy offers week long carving master classes with nationally recognized carving teachers from around the country. This year’s carving instructors include Izo Becic (European sculptural and relief carving), Rohn Collins (realistic animal carvings), Jeff Gibson (chip carving), Tom Henscheid (spoon carving and tool making), Pam Moore (figurine carving), Ryan Olson (charicature carving), Jerry Simchuk (bird habitat design, carving, and painting), Bob Travis (caricature carving), Rich Wetherbee (human figure carvings), and Dick Wilk (NW native carving). Anita Wells will also be teaching Nantucket basket construction and there will be a quilting circle. Registration is open now. For more information check our website: 

    NW Carving Academy Board

    (503) 718-8391

Past events

23 Sep 2023 2nd Annual Carvin' the Rockies
23 Sep 2023 39th Annual Wilderness Center Woodcarving Show - CANCELLED
22 Sep 2023 The Gathering of Woodcarvers' Woodcarving Art Festival
16 Sep 2023 Central Coast Woodcarvers 43rd Annual Show & Sale
16 Sep 2023 12th Annual Carv-In Show & Sale
15 Sep 2023 2023 Woodcarving Retreat of New England
10 Sep 2023 49th Colorado Carvers Show & Competition
9 Sep 2023 TriValley Wood Artists
2 Sep 2023 Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers 32nd Annual Show
11 Aug 2023 New Brunswick Woodcarving Competition and Sale
11 Aug 2023 2023 Woodcarving and Arts Festival
23 Jul 2023 Pikes Peak Whittlers 39th Annual Show, Sale and Competition
19 Jul 2023 Buckeye Woodcarvers Roundup
14 Jul 2023 Woodcarving with Rick and Ellen Butz at Great Camp Sagamore
10 Jul 2023 Northwest Carving Academy
8 Jul 2023 Annual Woodcarving Show: Woodcarvers Festival: "Spirit of America"
8 Jul 2023 Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous
14 Jun 2023 Evart Woodcarvers Roundup
3 Jun 2023 46th Doane Woodcarving Experience
1 Jun 2023 Central Indiana Woodcarvers Roundup
20 May 2023 Capital Woodcarving Association and Gourd show
7 May 2023 47th Annual "Artistry in Wood"
5 May 2023 Montana State Woodcarvers Assoc Show & Sale
28 Apr 2023 Snow Daze Learning Seminars 2023
22 Apr 2023 Millstream Wood Carvers Annual Show
21 Apr 2023 Spring Roundup
21 Apr 2023 Northern Alberta Wood Carvers Association Annual Show
15 Apr 2023 Marion Whetstone Carvers Annual Show and Sale
14 Apr 2023 46th Annual Red River Valley Wood Art Festival
1 Apr 2023 Idaho Artistry in Wood Show
25 Mar 2023 47th Annual Rochester Woodcarvers Woodcarving Show
13 Mar 2023 Ozark Woodcarving Seminar
11 Mar 2023 48th Annual Woodcarving and Wildlife Art Festival
11 Mar 2023 Wonders in Wood, Lancaster County Wood Carvers
4 Mar 2023 Miami Valley Carvers Show
1 Mar 2023 Vermont Studio Center - Residency Progrm
9 Feb 2023 Florida State Fair woodcarving Show and Competition
9 Feb 2023 Florida State Fair Woodcarving Competition
7 Feb 2023 Florida Woodcarvers Roundup / North Port
1 Feb 2023 Nebraska Carving Retreat
23 Jan 2023 Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers Learning Seminar
20 Jan 2023 Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers Show and Competition
10 Jan 2023 Chip O Texas Show
8 Jan 2023 Port Orange Florida
8 Jan 2023 Friends Carving Club of Port Orange
6 Jan 2023 South West Florida Wood Art Expo and Competition
6 Nov 2022 Waupaca Area Woodcarvers show, sale and competition
5 Nov 2022 Midwest Woodcarvers 51st Midwest Artistry in Wood Show
22 Oct 2022 Wonders in Wood Show and Sell
22 Oct 2022 Tri-State Woodcarvers Club Wonders in Wood Show and Sell
15 Oct 2022 Lake of the Ozarks Annual Show and Competition
15 Oct 2022 Mid-America Woodcarvers Assn 47th Annual Show
12 Oct 2022 51st Annual Houston Area Woodcarvers Show and Competition
8 Oct 2022 31st Catatonk Valley Carving Show
7 Oct 2022 First Annual Hannah Woodcarving Contest
1 Oct 2022 River Valley Woodcarvers Expo
28 Sep 2022 Smoky Mountain Wood Carving Show and Competition
24 Sep 2022 Floyd Rhadigan, CCA
24 Sep 2022 38th Annual Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Show
24 Sep 2022 Carvin' the Rockies
24 Sep 2022 Joe You, CCA
24 Sep 2022 Bob Hershey, CCA
24 Sep 2022 Bob Travis, CCA
24 Sep 2022 Jim Hiser, CCA
24 Sep 2022 Ron Dowdy, CCA
23 Sep 2022 Utah Valley Woodcarver's Show
17 Sep 2022 West County Woodcarvers Show
17 Sep 2022 47th Annual Show, Competition and Sale
16 Sep 2022 Lorain County Woodcarvers Show
10 Sep 2022 Tri-Valley Show & Competition
3 Sep 2022 Oglebay Woodcarvers Show & Sales
11 Aug 2022 Hill & Holler Woodcarving Seminar
24 Jul 2022 Doane Woodcarving Experience
9 Jul 2022 Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous


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National Wood Carvers Association
PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH  45243

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