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PO Box 43218 Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone (513) 561-7045
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Upcoming Classes & Events

Artistry in Wood Show, Bella Vista Woodcarvers Club

June 10, 2022 - June 11, 2022

Arkansas

Shows
35th Anniversary Show featuring local wood carvers, turners and pyrographers displaying their crafts for viewing and sale.

Location: 1771 Forest Hills Blvd, Bella Vista

Sharon Chappell
chappyco2@gmail.com
(303) 514-7016

Kitsap Artistry in Wood

June 11, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Washington

Shows Competitions Sales
Kitsap Wood Carvers

Location: Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton WA 98310

Mark Campbell
kitsapcarvers1a@gmail.com
(360) 536-6155

Carving in the Rockies

June 13, 2022 - June 16, 2022

Colorado

Classes
Classes and Open Carving - 4 days (9 - 4:00) of 1-day or 2-day classes taught by expert regional carvers. $20 per day/members (any carving club) or $25 per day/non-members. Open Carving free and visitors are welcome! Website: ColoradoCarvers.org

Location: Maple Grove Grange, 3130 Youngfield St, Wheatridge, Colorado

Creede Woodcarvers Rendezvous

July 9, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Colorado

Classes Sales
Woodcarving classes are held around the Community Center next to the Underground Mining Museum. Talented instructors :Variety of beginner to advanced classes; Tool and wood vendors; Artist displays and sales; Noncarving classes are available.

Location: Creede

Northwest Carving Academy

July 11, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Washington

Classes
The Northwest Carving Academy features five days of carving with some of the finest instructors from across the country. See https://www.nwcarvingacademy.com/ for a complete list of classes and registration information

Location: Ellensburg

Terry Moss
tbmoss@msn.com
(503) 969-7821

The Doane Woodcarving Experience

July 24, 2022 - July 30, 2022

Nebraska

Classes Sales
Located at Doane University. Wood carving instruction; dorm accommodations; cafeteria meals. For info: http://www.thedoaneexperience.com/

Location: Crete

Rohn Collins
rohncollins@cox.net
(402) 880-6721

Hill & Holler Woodcarving Seminar

August 11, 2022 - August 13, 2022

Missouri

Classes Sales
15th Annual Woodcarving Seminar featuring the following instructors: Chip Carving Class- Darian Bebout -Woodburning/Pyrography- Paula Bebout -Carving Class- Dennis Bixby (Sharpening Workshop Available) -Carving Class- Caricature- Van Kelly -Carving Class- Ornaments/Santas- Joe Land -Relief Carving- Fireplace Mantels- Steve Smith -Carving Class- Caricature- Roger Stegall

Location: Norwood

Allison Kidder
hillandhollerwoodcarving@gmail.com
(304) 532-7450

Oglebay Woodcarvers Show & Sales

September 3, 2022 - September 4, 2022

West Virginia

Shows Sales
September 3 & 4, 2022----Wheeling, W. Va. Oglebay Woodcarvers will host its 43’nd annual show and sale at Oglebay Park (off I-70 on WV, Rt 88). Air-conditioned; free admission & parking. Demos; vendors. Sat. 10 to5, Sun. 10 to 4. E-mail: Clark@unimaxsystems.com.

Location: Wheeling

Clark Adams
clark@unimaxsystems.com
(724) 255-3514

Tri-Valley Show & Competition

September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022

California

Shows Competitions
Woodcarving Show & Competition

Location: Veterens Hall, 301 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Bob Kehl
rjkehl@comcast.net
(925) 443-5632

Lorain County Woodcarvers Show

September 16, 2022 - September 18, 2022

Ohio

Shows Sales
Our annual show highlights the woodcarvers and their wood creations. This show is part of the Lagrange Engine Show held annually the third weekend in September at the Lorain County Fairgrounds and the Woodcarvers Show is located in barn 14. The show runs 3 days from 9-4 Fri and Sat, 10-3 on Sun. There are tool and wood venders at the show.

Location: Lorain County Fairgrounds, Wellington, OH

Ann Mowery
amowery22@gmail.com
(440) 864-0496

47th Annual Show, Competition and Sale

September 17, 2022 - September 18, 2022

Colorado

Shows Competitions Sales
Colorado Carvers Club of the Denver Metro Area is presenting our 47th Annual Show, Competition and Sale. Hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday. $5.00 admission fee per family. Contact: www:ColoradoCarvers.org

Location: Highlands Masonic Center at 3550 Federal Blvd, Denver, Colorado

Larraine Givens, President of CCC
CCCAnnualShow@centurylink.net

Utah Valley Woodcarver's Show

September 23, 2022 - September 24, 2022

Utah

Classes Shows Competitions Sales
Carving show and competition

Location: Veteran's Memorial Building 400 North Main Street Spanish Fork, Utah

Gary Lee Heaton
drgaryheaton@yahoo.com
(385) 320-5442

Joe You, CCA

September 24, 2022 - September 24, 2022

Colorado

Classes
JOe You of the CCA will be teaching how to build your own armature and clay model. This is a one day class, the fee is $50 plus materials. Visit www.cca-carvers.org for an application and additional information.

Location: 6 South 33rd St Colorado Springs

Floyd Rhadigan, CCA

September 24, 2022 - September 24, 2022

Colorado

Classes
Carve a caricature letter opener with Floyd Rhadigan This is a one day class. Fee: $50 plus materials. Go to : www.cca-carvers.org for additional information.

Location: 6 South 33rd St. Colorado Springs

Carol Leavy
bcleavy@gmail.com
(563) 613-1583

Bob Hershey, CCA

September 24, 2022 - September 24, 2022

Colorado

Classes
Bob Hershey will be teaching how to carve a frog pull chain. This is a one day class. Fee is $50 plus supplies.

Location: 1 Heather Lane6 South 33rd St Colorado Springs

Carol Leavy
bcleavy@gmail.com
(563) 613-1583

38th Annual Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Show

September 24, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Ohio

Shows Sales
The Wilderness Center Woodcarvers are hosting their 38th annual Woodcarvers Show Saturday and Sunday, September 24th and 25th at the Wilderness Center in Wilmot Ohio. There will be a number of award winning woodcarvers displaying, selling, and answering any questions about their woodcarving. Door prizes, raffles, food, chain saw carving, and Bob Stadtlander, a woodcarving supplier will also be on hand during the show. Admission is free and the hours are 10am - 4pm Sat, and 11am - 4pm Sun.

Location: 9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot, Ohio

Keith Shumaker
Keith.f.shumaker@gmail.com
(330) 359-5235

Carvin' the Rockies

September 24, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Colorado

Classes Shows Competitions Sales
Carvin' the Rockies will be the first ALL caricature woodcarving show. There will be a special exhibit of CCA carvings, classes taught by CCA members both days, Saturday Night Social, raffles and more. Vendors include: Heinecke Wood Products, Helvie Knives and Mountain Woodcarvers. Tables available to sell and exhibit caricature carvings. T-shirts and hats available. Visit :www.cca-carvers.org for additional information and applications

Location: 6 South 33rd St Colorado Springs

Carol Leavy
bcleavy@gmail.com
(563) 613-1583

Bob Travis, CCA

September 25, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Colorado

Classes
Bob Travis of the Caricature Carvers of America will be teaching a one day class. "Carving a Caricature Eye, My Way." This class will be held at the Carvin' the Rockies Show. For an application and additional information go to: www.cca-carvers.org

Location: 6 South 33rd St Colorado Springs

Ron Dowdy, CCA

September 25, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Colorado

Classes
Rond Dowdy of the Caricature Carvers of America will be teaching a one day class at the Carvin' the Rockies event. Carve a face with an exaggerated expression with Ron. There is a $50 fee plus material fee. For an application and additional information go to: www.cca-carvers.org

Location: 6 South 33rd St Colorado Springs

Jim Hiser, CCA

September 25, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Colorado

Classes
Jim Hiser will be teaching a one day class on "Carving a Pumpkin Head." Fee: $50.00 plus materials. Come to Carvin' the Rockies; take a class, see the show and visit the vendors to get your supplies.

Location: 6 South 33rd St Colorado Springs

Smoky Mountain Wood Carving Show and Competition

September 28, 2022 - October 2, 2022

Tennessee

Classes Shows Competitions Sales
Show is in Sevierville, TN. Oct. 1-2. Training is Wed-Fri before show and competition. Tables to rent for show/sales. Gary Falin is one of the instructors .

Location: Senior Center, Sevierville, TN.

JR Hemmerlein
Corngrinder50@yahoo.com
(309) 620-1197

51st Annual Houston Area Woodcarvers Show and Competition

October 12, 2022 - October 15, 2022

Texas

Classes Shows Competitions Sales
Annual Show, Competition, Sale and Classes. Classes are October 12-14, 2022 Show, Competition and Sale Saturday October 15, 2022 Show is open to the public; Must pre-register for show tables, competition entry, and classes. Location and class details are pending. https://houstonareawoodcarvers.com

Location: 2401 Saddlehorn Trl Saddlehorn Trail

Carolyn & Preston Smith
houstonwoodcarvers@yahoo.com
(281) 392-0713

Mid-America Woodcarvers Assn 47th Annual Show

October 15, 2022 - October 15, 2022

Nebraska

Shows Sales
47th Annual Woodcarving Art Show and Sale. 9 am to 5 pm. Free Admission. Live chain saw carving and wood turning demos. Vendors, Raffle prizes.

Location: German American Hall 3717 S 120th St. Omaha

Tom Paskach
tompaskach@hotmail.com
(402) 321-4784

Wonders in Wood Show and Sell

October 22, 2022 - October 23, 2022

Indiana

Shows
TriState Woodcarvers Club Annual Show and Sell. The show includes competitions in a variety of wood carving disciplines, demonstrations, charity fundraisers, door prizes and sales of member masterpieces, as well as goods from Brownie's Wood Carving Supplies.

Location: 4H Fair Grounds Banquet Hall 201 E Boonville Nwe Harmony Rd Evansville, IN 47725

Jon Gunnels
tristatecarvers@gmail.com
(719) 271-9224

Waupaca Area Woodcarvers show, sale and competition

November 6, 2022 - November 6, 2022

Wisconsin

Shows Competitions Sales
First ever show, sale and competition

Location: Waupaca

Harold Mohr
oldbearx2@hotmail.com
(715) 281-4923

South West Florida Wood Art Expo and Competition

January 6, 2023 - January 7, 2023

Florida

Classes Shows Competitions Sales
2 day Wood Art ( any form of Art that incorporates wood) show with cash prize competition, tool & wood vendors and tool sharpening. Hours: 9am - 4pm Admission: $7 per day $12 for both days Details at http://swflwoodartexpo.org

Location: Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Jim O'Dea
jeodea@aol.com
(941) 697-2002

Florida Woodcarvers Roundup / North Port

February 7, 2023 - February 10, 2023

Florida

Classes Sales
13 woodcarving instructors teaching 1 to 4 days of classes. Beginner through advanced ..... caricature, expressions, realistic faces, power carving, shorebirds, relief carving, spoon carving, chip carving, gnomes, woodburning, bark carving, gourds and wood spirits. Contact Jim O'Dea 941-697-2002 jeodea@aol.com or Chris Whillock 507-339-0336 chris@woodcarverswarehouse.com, Class details at http://www.floridawoodcarversroundup.com/

Location: VFW - 4860 Trott Cir - North Port

Chris Whillock
chris@woodcarverswarehouse.com
(507) 339-0336

Wonders in Wood, Lancaster County Wood Carvers

March 11, 2023 - March 12, 2023

Pennsylvania

Classes Shows Competitions Sales
Wonders in Wood presented by the Lancaster County Wood Carvers. A woodcarving and wildlife art show, sale and competition March 11&12 2023 10 to 5 Saturday & 10 to 4 Sunday at Millersville University in Millersville, PA 17551. Students and Veterans get in free. Kevin Applegate CCA will be the featured carver and teach a class Monday & Tuesday after the show. For more info contact Bob Hershey 717-951-5569, bzcarvn@ptd.net or website www.lancarvers.com

Location: 13 Pfautz Ave

Bob Hershey
bzcarvn@ptd.net
(717) 951-5569
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PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243
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PO Box 43218
Cincinnati, OH 45243