National Wood Carvers Association
PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243

Phone (513) 561-7045

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Upcoming events

    • 19 Apr 2024
    • 21 Apr 2024
    • Pembina Curling Club, 1341 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    Prairie Canada Carvers Association


    Workshops, short courses, show and competition

    Pembina Curling Club, 1341 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    • 19 Apr 2024
    • 21 Apr 2024
    • 3728-106 St ; Alberta, Canada

    38th Annual NAWCA Carving Competition & Show - Alberta, Canada

    Northern Alberta Wood Carving Association

    NAWCA invites you to our 38th Annual Wood Carving Competition and Show! Event will take place at Duggan Community Hall 3728 - 106 Street on April 19-21, 2024! April 19 - Competition Registration @ 4pm-8pm *Cash Only* April 20 - Competition/Demonstrations/Show/Garage Sale/Displays/Raffle/Concession/Vendors/50-50 @ 10am-5pm April 21 - Show/Demonstrations/Garage Sale/Displays/Raffle/Concession/Vendors @10am-2pm Explore the art of wood carving at our annual show! Enjoy captivating displays, live demos, and a Carvers garage sale. Browse through vendors, purchase raffle tickets for amazing prizes, and stay fueled with our all-day concession. Public admission is free - donations appreciated. For more information, as well as our competition entry form and rules, please visit:


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

    Marion Whetstone Carvers

    Woodcarving Show and Sale


    • 26 Apr 2024
    • 28 Apr 2024
    • Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N ; Fargo, ND

    Red River Valley Woodcarvers

    47th Annual event celebrating the art of woodcarving with classes and a show featuring carvers from Minnesota, North Dakota and Canada. Featured Carver is Vladimir Davydov teaching relief carving.

    Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N ; Fargo, ND


    • 26 Apr 2024
    • 28 Apr 2024
    • Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1300 3rd St. N ; Waite Park, MN

    Central Minnesota Woodcarvers

    3 days with 12 instructors! Check out our website

    (320) 252-7205

    • 27 Apr 2024
    • 2230 Blanchard Avenue; Findlay, OH

    Millstream Woodcarvers Club, Inc.

    Contact phone:  419 859-3363

    Open to public from 10:00am to 4:00 pm featuring individual member project displays, demonstration carving and woodburning, gifts for sale, information concerning membership and classes.

    • 27 Apr 2024
    • 2230 Blanchard Avenue; Findlay, OH

    Millstream Woodcarvers Club

    419 859-3363

    Annual Club Members Carving/Pyrographic Show displays members' projects and presents the Jim Slough Award for best carving completed during the past year.

    • 3 May 2024
    • 5 May 2024
    • 1101 South Ave W; Missoula, MT

    State Association 

    Our annual show. Carvings, turnings, burnings judged separately. Demonstrations, Raffle, Featured Artist. Admission to the public $5.00. Parallel Virtual Show. Contact Show Coordinator Tom Collins (tomcollins875@gmail).


    • 11 May 2024
    • Woodcraft Store, 4420 Emerson Avenue; Parkersburg, WV

    Geppetto Woodcarvers

    Woodcarving demonstration at the Woodcraft store in Parkersburg, WV.


    • 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


    • 17 Jun 2024
    • 21 Jun 2024
    • 101 Recreation Avenue, Osceola County Fair Grounds; Evart, MI


    Creative Wood Carving is formerly the Floyd Fest. It will follow the MWCA Roundup at the same location just as the Floyd Fest did in 2023. 


    • 29 Jun 2024
    • 30 Jun 2024
    • Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center, 500 E. Elm St. ; Lebanon, MO

    Show-Me Gourd Society


    Experience the Fine Art of Gourds! Gourds are an excellent medium for artists and some of the finest (Nationally recognized) gourd artists will be at this show. In addition, wood carvers, painters, basket makers, fiber artists, and more will join us to teach, display and sell both art and supplies. Some of the highlights are: • Workshops on a variety of art media with teachers from around the USA • Vendors selling both art and supplies • free demonstrations • An amazing gourd art competition • Fine Art Raffle • Live Auction • Silent Auction For more information go to Artists wanting to teach or vend should complete an application available on our website or contact Toni Mickle:

    • 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

    • 13 Jul 2024
    • 19 Jul 2024
    • 503 West Willow Creek Road, Creede, CO 81130

    Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous

    Come to beautiful Creede, CO to take classes at the unique venue: Silver Mine Community Center. We have over 20 instructors teaching a variety of classes. You are sure to find a class that suits your needs and ability level. Non-carving companions are welcome to take some of the non-carving classes that we offer, also! This event is our 33rd Annual Rendezvous and is widely attended by woodcarvers from all over the United States. Creede Woodcarvers


    • 9 Aug 2024
    • 11 Aug 2024
    • 180 Kings St, Sir James Dunn Academy; New Brunswick, Canada

    NB Woodcarving Association

    17h New Brunswick Wood Carving Competition and Sale Aug 9-11, 2024, Sir James Dunn Academy, St. Andrews by the Sea. Competition for carvers at all levels. Categories for all types of wood carving. A number of purchase awards. Two theme competitions: Any Warbler and Flowers. Workshops, demonstrations, carving supplies, knife carving competition. Check out our website for details: or contact Tim Griffin ( ).


    • 21 Sep 2024
    • 22 Sep 2024
    • Clatsop County Fairgrounds annd Expo Cennter; Astoria, Or

    35th Annual Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show and Competition

    Randy Martin 503-668-8348

    Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show Association

    Carving show, competition and seminars

    • 5 Oct 2024
    • 6 Oct 2024
    • Elks Lodge 3704 Alexandria Pike; Cold Spring, KY 41076

    River Valley Wood Carvers

    Ohio, Indiana & Kentucky carvers present their annual Show & Sale at the Cold Spring KY Elks Lodge. Website:


    • 11 Oct 2024
    • 13 Oct 2024
    • Lyon Farm, Rte. 71; Yorkville, IL

    Oswego Area Karvers

    Carving classes with Vic Hood, Dylan Goodson, Roger Stegall, Joshua Walters & Pyrography with Marie McDonough


    • 12 Oct 2024
    • German American Society; Omaha, NE


    Mid-America Woodcarvers Assn presents the 49th Annual Fall Show & Sale at the German American Society. See hand carved, chainsaw, and wood turned art. Vendors & Raffle. 9am - 5 pm. Free Admission. For information: Amanda Bartling (712) 310-1066 or website

    • 13 Oct 2024
    • The Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Avenue; Bristol, CT

    New England Woodcarvers

    Woodcarving Show and Competition. Wood artists of all kinds are welcome to participate. More details about the Spirit of Wood can be found on


    • 26 Oct 2024
    • 27 Oct 2024
    • 4H Center Exposition Hall, 201 Boonville-New Harmony Rd, Evansville, IN 47725

    TriState Wood Carvers

    Exposition, demonstrations and sale of handcrafted art including wood carving, wood turning, pyrography, and scroll saw.


    • 27 Oct 2024
    • DeForest Area High School, 815 Jefferson Street, DeForest, WI 53532

    Capital Area Carvers of Wisconsin & Badger Woodturners 33rd Annual Show and Sale

    Sunday, October 27, 2024, join the Capital Area Woodcarvers & the Badger Woodturners for their 33rd Annual Show and Sale. Carvers, turners, vendors, exhibitors, demonstrations, and competition will be featured. Open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. FREE ADMISSION. For more details, contact: Cindy Potthast, Dave Hiller,

    DeForest Area High School,  815 Jefferson Street, DeForest, WI  53532

    Cindy Potthast, 608-712-2989

    • 1 Nov 2024
    • 2 Nov 2024
    • 607 Airport Road, Trinity United Methodist Church; Huntsville, AL

    40th Annual Mid-South Woodcarving Show and Competition

    The North Alabama Woodcarvers Association will host the 40th Annual Mid-South Woodcarving Show and Competition on Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, 2024. The show includes carver competitions with cash prizes, demonstrations, tool sales, and sales of wood and blanks and roughouts. 


Past events

13 Apr 2024 38th Annual Genesee Valley Woodcarvers Show and Competition
6 Apr 2024 2024 Van Wert Woodcarvers Show - CANCELLED 031124
23 Mar 2024 NWA Showcase
2 Mar 2024 Miami Valley Woodcarvers Annual Show and Sale
20 Feb 2024 Florida Woodcarvers Roundup
13 Feb 2024 Florida Woodcvarvers Roundup- Gainesville, FL
31 Jan 2024 3rd Annual Nebraska Carving Retreat
27 Jan 2024 Space Coast Wood Carvers
14 Jan 2024 Friends carving Club of Port Orange Florida
12 Jan 2024 Southwest Florida Wood Art Expo and Competition
18 Nov 2023 West Shore Wood Carvers Annual Show and Sale
5 Nov 2023 Waupaca Area Woodcarvers Artistry in Wood 2023
3 Nov 2023 39th Annual Mid-South Woodcarving Show and Competition
29 Oct 2023 Capital Area Carvers of Wisconsin & Badger Woodturners 32nd Annual Show and Sale
28 Oct 2023 Midwest Artistry in Wood - Wood & Craft Show
28 Oct 2023 Knotty Carvers of the North Annual Carving Show
28 Oct 2023 Conewago Carvers 31st Woodcarving and Art Show and Sale Show & Sale
28 Oct 2023 Tri-State Woodcarvers Club "Wonders in Wood"
28 Oct 2023 TriState Woodcarvers "Wonders in Wood" Show
28 Oct 2023 Tucson AZ Carving Show and Demonstration
27 Oct 2023 Woodcarving Woodworking
21 Oct 2023 Art, Crafts & Woodcarving Show & Sale
21 Oct 2023 Great Plains Woodcarvers Show & Sale
21 Oct 2023 Mid-America Woodcarvers Assn 48th Annual Show
15 Oct 2023 Spirit of Wood Show and Competition
14 Oct 2023 Flickertail Woodcarvers 53rd Annual Show and Sale
13 Oct 2023 Artistry in Wood
7 Oct 2023 Maine Woodcarvers Assoc.
7 Oct 2023 Ohio Valley Woodcarvers Expo
23 Sep 2023 39th Annual Wilderness Center Woodcarving Show - CANCELLED
23 Sep 2023 2nd Annual Carvin' the Rockies
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 2023 Woodcarving and Arts Festival
11 Aug 2023 New Brunswick Woodcarving Competition and Sale
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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