National Wood Carvers Association
PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243

Phone (513) 561-7045
Email [email protected]

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Upcoming events

    • 1 Apr 2023
    • 2 Apr 2023
    • JUMP in Boise, Idaho
    The Idaho Woodcarvers, Boise Wood turners will be hosting the show.  For more information contact them at  208-466-4899.
    • 14 Apr 2023
    • 16 Apr 2023
    • Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave North, Fargo, ND 58102

    The Red River Valley Woodcarvers of Fargo, ND are pleased to welcome you to our 46th Annual event that features several classes for beginners to accomplished carvers. 40 + woodcarvers and woodturners display their work.  We will have several tool vendors and a wood vendor to purchase supplies from.

    Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave North, Fargo, ND 58102

    Red River Valley Woodcarvers

    • 15 Apr 2023
    • Dayspring Weslyan Church 2431 Marion-Mount Gilead Road; Marion, OH

    Multi-talented offerings at this unique one-day only show; concessions available

    Burl Davis 740-262-1174

    Marion Whetstone Woodcarvers

    • 21 Apr 2023
    • 28 Apr 2023
    • Hill Country Youth Event Center; Kerrville, TX

    April 21-28 — Kerrville, Texas. Texas Woodcarvers Guild presents Spring Roundup at Hill Country Youth Event Center.


    • 21 Apr 2023
    • 23 Apr 2023
    • Duggan Community Hall 3728 - 106 Street NW; Edmonton, Alberta Canada

    Host Club: Northern Alberta Wood Carvers Association

    NAWCA Annual Show and Competition Garage sale and vendor tables

    Contact Phone: 1-780-918-5121

    • 22 Apr 2023
    • Millstream Woodcarvers Clubhouse, 2230 Blanchard Avenue; Findlay, OH

    The show will feature a display of member's recent carving and woodburning projects, demonstration of project creations, gifts for sale, information about club membership and signup for beginning carving classes. Doors to show will open at 10:00am and close and 4pm, Saturday, April 22, 2023.

    Gwen Kuenzli

    Millstream Wood Carvers Club

    • 28 Apr 2023
    • 30 Apr 2023
    • Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1300 3rd St North; Waite Park, MN 56387

    Central MN Woodcarvers & Prairie Wood Carvers-

    Snow Daze 2023 Carve In Seminar. 11 Instructors including Relief, Old World Chip carving, Wood spirits, Santa's, Pyrography, Feathers & Quilting/Fiber Arts. Classes begin on Friday at 2:00 pm. 2 1/2 days of friends, fun and carving. Just wanting to learn or advanced. Open to the public. Check out our website for all class and cost information.


    • 5 May 2023
    • 7 May 2023
    • Missoula County Fairgrounds; Missoula, MT
    Show is open to all wood carvers, wood turners, and pyrographers!
    • 7 May 2023
    • The Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 North Main Street, Oshkosh, WI

    The 2023 Mid Wisconsin Annual Show is the oldest and largest in Wisconsin. The show will be held on Sunday May 7, 2023. Carvers, pyrographers, vendors, demonstrations and judging competition of artistic work will be featured. Open to the public from 9:00AM to 4:00Pm. Contact us for table information.

    Dick Krummick -  [email protected]

    Mid Wisconsin Chippers - [email protected]

    Hosted by: Mid-Wisconsin Chippers

    Oshkosh, WI

    • 20 May 2023
    • 21 May 2023
    • Scottish Rite Center at 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA.

    Contact phone number: 916-599-1324

    The 2023 Capital Woodcarvers Association and Gourd Artists show will be held on May 20 & 21, with set-up on Friday, May 19. The Capital Woodcarvers Association show is the largest show in California. For the last few years, the shows have been enriched by participation of the local Gourd Societies. Free woodcarving and gourd art demonstrations are given during the show. Participants may enter pieces for judging and /or rent a table for display of their work. 

    • 1 Jun 2023
    • 3 Jun 2023
    • Martha's Orchard, 6578 Co Rd 400E; Clayton, IN

    Woodcarvers roundup for all levels of experience; Caricatures, Decorative Spoons, Fishing Lures, Bark houses etc

    Danville Woodcarvers


    • 3 Jun 2023
    • 9 Jun 2023
    • Doane University, 1014 Boswell Ave; Crete, NE

    402-880-6721, Rohn Collins; Mid-America Woodcarvers Association

    5 days of carving instruction,

    • 14 Jun 2023
    • 17 Jun 2023
    • Osceola County Fairgrounds; Evart, MI

    Woodcarvers Roundup; on-site instruction for all levels of carver; one of the largest roundups in the US.

    Evart Roundup/Floyd Rhadigan

    [email protected]

    • 8 Jul 2023
    • 14 Jul 2023
    • 503 West Willow Creek Road, Creede, CO 81130

    Come to beautiful Creede, CO to take classes at the unique venue: Silver Mine Community Center. We have just shy of 20 instructors teaching a variety of classes. You are sure to find a class that suits your needs and ability level. Spouses are welcome to take some of the non-carving classes that we offer, also!

    This event is our 32nd Annual Rendezvous and is widely attended by woodcarvers from all over the United States.

    Creede Woodcarvers

    • 10 Jul 2023
    • 14 Jul 2023
    • Ellensburg, WA Kittitas Event Center

    The Northwest Carving Academy is a world-class carving event that features instruction on hand and power carving, pyrography, painting, design and basket weaving. Instructors include Ryan Olsen, Rich Wetherbee, Bob Travis, Pat Moore, Debi Edwards, Dick Wilk, Mike Reifel, Izo Becic, Charley Phillips, Jerry Simchuk, Penny Burns and Jeff Gibson.

     Kittitas Event Center

    Ellensburg, WA

    See for registration info


    • 19 Jul 2023
    • 22 Jul 2023
    • Poor Farmers Campground; Fletcher, HO

    Open Roundup with multiple Instructors to assist new and/or experienced carvers; Caricatures, Decorative Spoons, Gourds, Power Carving, Relief, Birds etc

    937-773-7314 or [email protected]

    Buckeye Woodcarvers Roundup

    • 23 Jul 2023
    • 30 Jul 2023
    • Colorado Springs Shrine Club 6 South 33rd Street; Colorado Springs, CO

    Contact phone number: 7199305309

    Pikes Peak Whittlers


    $5.00 adults

    $4.00 military/seniors

    Scouts in uniform free

    Under 12 free with adult

    Mark Goodman ([email protected]) Steve Gurnett ([email protected])

    • 2 Sep 2023
    • Williamsville Village Hall, 141 West Main Street; Williamsville, IL

    Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers

    Show, Sale and Competition 


    • 9 Sep 2023
    • 10 Sep 2023
    • Veterans Memorial Hall, 301 Main St; Pleasanton, CA

    Woodcarving Show hosted by the TriValley Carvers


    • 15 Sep 2023
    • 18 Sep 2023
    • Wisdom House; Litchfield, CT

    CT Woodcarvers & New England Woodcarvers 26th annual woodcarving retreat


    • 16 Sep 2023
    • 17 Sep 2023
    • Cambria Veteran's Hall at 1000 Main St.; Cambria, CA

    Central Coast Chapter 7 of CCG

    24 local and statewide carvers will display and sell their carving art. A carving competition will be held at 1 pm both days, and a drawing will be held for individual carvings.

    Cambria Veteran's Hall at 1000 Main St.; Cambria, CA


    • 16 Sep 2023
    • 17 Sep 2023
    • Carnes Gym @ Town Hall 5th St. ; Big Stone Gap, VA

    12th Annual Carv - In Show and Sale hosted by Mountain Tradition Woodcarvers club. A woodcarving show, sale and competition on Sept 16 & 17, 2023. Open, Intermediate, Novice divisions. Saturday show is from 9-5, with a VIP Dinner at 6pm for the first 50 that register. Sunday the show will also be from 9-5. On Sunday we also have church for anyone that wants to join at the Jessee Lee RV Park. Prize money for Best of Show, Open, Intermediate, Novice; and People Choice. We will also have a couple contest during the show times. We will also have a raffle and silent auction going on. Our show is free to visitors. Registration fee is $20 for the first 1-20 carvings. please follow us on      @mountaintradition on instagram. please contact us at [email protected] or call 276-220-6818 Victoria Eldridge for more information.

    Mountain Tradition Woodcarvers Club          276-220-6818

    • 23 Sep 2023
    • 24 Sep 2023
    • The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot, OH 44689

    Free Admission: Come see award winning carvers with their art available for purchase. Raffles, Door Prizes, Tool Vendors, Food, and Chainsaw carving will also be there.

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot, OH 44689

    The Wilderness Center Woodcarvers

    • 23 Sep 2023
    • 24 Sep 2023
    • 6 South 33rd Street; Colorado Springs, CO

    The CCA will offer seminars, exhibits and The National Caricature Carving Competition. Vendors will be on site. Tables will be available to rent for sale and displays. This is the only ALL caricature carving event in the country. Saturday night social and a silent auction.

    Contact phone number:  717-951-5569

    • 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:  [email protected] or [email protected]

    • 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 [email protected] Dave Hiller [email protected]

    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


    • 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


Past events

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 Tri-State Woodcarvers Club Wonders in Wood Show and Sell
22 Oct 2022 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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