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Woodcarver's Roundup Ontario NHK 2010

May 16th 2010

Copetown Community Hall, Copetown, ON

Sponsored by Ontario Woodcarvers Association, and supported by Chipping Away, Niagara, Guelph, Owl's Nest Carving Clubs, & Burlington Art Centre - Sculptors and Woodcarver's Guild. $10 plus cost of material used.

For details or become part of this event contact John Poole - ppoole8 AT or click HERE

15th Annual Michigan Wood Carvers Association

Learning Seminar

May 17th thru 21st, 2010

Midland Fairgrounds, Midland, Michigan

This Seminar is sponsored by MWCA to provide Michigan wood carvers an opportunity to learn from experienced instructors in various wood related art forms. Cost per person: MWCA members $150.00, non members $165.00. The class size is restricted to a maximum of 12 students

For more information click HERE

Tenth annual "Sculptures in Wood"

May 22 - 23, 2010

Bloomington, IL. 

Show, sale, and contest sponsored by the Corn Belt Carving Club. The 2010 show will be be in memory of Corn Belt Carving Club founding member Jim Ego and held at The Shirk Center, Illinois Wesleyan University Campus, 302 E. Emerson Street.  Hours are 9 -5 Saturday and 12 - 5 Sunday.  Admission $3, children admitted free (must be accompanied by adult). 

For more information contact Mike Hartzler at 309-662-4276 or click HERE

12th Wood Carvers Roundup

June 9-12, 2010

Osceola County Fairgrounds. Evart, Michigan

Instructors include Chris Whillock, Dave DeGraff. David & Sally Nye, Rod Walker, Mel Johnson, Roger Horton, Leo Colburn, Andy Luckhardt, Floyd Rhadigan, Leonard Barr, Bill Jaquays, Jim O'Dea. Carvin' Jack Miller, Howard Lahti, John & Laura Dunkle, Dayle Lewis, Jerald Grusendorf, Glen Kiekintveld, Orlando Villarreal, Dave Sanderson, Cliff Atwater and many more. Camping avalable.

For more information click HERE

Creative Woodcarving Seminar 2010

June 13th to 19th

Evart, MI

Instructors include :eaj Goddard, Jim Wilsford, Chris Howard, Floyd Rhadigan, Steve Brown, Ben Donaghy, Mike Ford, Orlando Vallarreal, Dave Degraff, Linda Sales, Fred Elaine Stenman, Bob Stadtlander, Silvano Salvandor, and Rick Jensen. Camping available

For more information click HERE

44th Interternational Woodcarvers' Congress

June 17-20, 2010

Maquoketa, IA

June 14-15: Closed judging for the competition pieces
June 14-18: Seminars
June 17-20: Show is open to the public
June 19-20: Judges Critique Sessions
June 19 : Annual Awards Banquet
June 20 : Annual Membership Meeting

More information HERE

John Burke's 19th Annual Western & Wildlife Art Workshop

July 18-23, 2010

Doane College, Crete, Nebraska

John Burke's 19th Annual Western & Wildlife Art Workshop at Doane College. Woodcarving & Sculpting, along with other mediums. Join us with 14 of the Top Artist Instructors, Special Free Student Drawing. Programs for non-carvers.

Includes: Fred Cogelow, Debbe Edwards, Terry Brasher, Michele Carville Stetson, Janet Denton Cordell, Kurt Curtis, Vic Hood, Adina Denton Huckins, Rick Jensen, Pat Moore,  Jeff Phares, Patty & Adair Rucker, Harley & Midge Schmitgen, & Dave Stetson

Contact Warren J. Blessing Jr., 309 Woodbridge Rd. Coventry, CT 06238 or email to warren AT or call 860-742-3253. Application also available HERE

20th Annual Woodcarver's Day

July 10, 2010, 9:30am-4pm

Olde Mistick Village, Apple Orchard

Mystic, CT

Rain date July 11th. Free admission- Plenty of Demonstrations

Contact Warren J. Blessing Jr. 309 Woodbridge Rd.,

Coventry, CT 06238, 860-742-3253 or email to warren AT


August 12 thru 15th

Faribault, Minnesota

Over 50 - 1-Day workshops! Classes include everything from caricatures, bark houses, relief, animals, drawing, realistic figures, spirits, chip carving, Scandinavian style, Santa carving and more! They are just $50 each (materials extra). This year we've added on-site camping for just $25 per day!!! There will also be vendors selling tools, wood and supplies……including Carving Magazine, Staubai Tools,, The Woodcraft Shop, Krantz Wood Sales, Dunkle Knives and sharpening, T- Shirt Depot….

For more information click HERE call Chris Whillock at 507-339-0336

2nd Annual Indiana Woodcarvers Summer Camp

August 18-21, 2010

Pla-Mor Campground, US Highway 6, Bremen, IN

Woodcarving open to all woodcarvers & all levels of experience.  Children welcome at many tables.  More than 25 instructors from across the USA, including world champion and national champion carvers!  Many free classes with purchase of wood (projects range $3 to $35).  Some instructors will charge a seat fee.  Open platform...sit with one teacher for 4 hours and move on to another, or spend all 4 days with the same instructor. Crafts for non-carvers. Vendors supplying knives, books, tools & T-Shirts & wood. Great family campground, kids & pets are welcome, special rates for woodcarvers on event days. Music, Swimming, Fishing, Playground, Batting Cage, Mini-Golf, Driving Range, SnackBar and Gameroom, Camp Store, and lots of woodcarving!

One time registration fee per carver, covers all four days and parking: $15 in advance or $20 at the door.    Outdoor space available free for new carving instructors. (Bring your own canopies.)   

For Information - Call Marcy at 574-204-2856, email to Marcia AT or click HERE

2010 Annual CCA Seminar

August 27, 28 and 29th

Converse, IN

The Caricature Carvers of America will offer their immensely popular fall seminar in 2010 in Converse, IN. The format will be similar to that used in previous years. The 3-Day seminar will be offered as three, 1-day sessions. Students will carve with each instructor for one day. Total enrollment will be limited to 39 students.

The instructors for this program will be:

  • Peter Ortel
  • Pete LeClair
  • Joe Schumacher

For more information click HERE

War Eagle Seminars

Beaver Lake ata Hide-Away-Campground

September 13-17, 2010

Located just east of Rogers, AR

Choose from 13 instructors.
Contact Steve Brown, 270 821 8774 or e-mail

Annual Utah Valley Wood Sculpture Show

September 24 (11am to 6pm) and September 25 (9am to 4pm), 2010

Provo Library at Academy Square (third floor), University Avenue, Provo, Utah

Project submission (no public viewing) will be September 23, 10 am to 6 pm. Free underground parking is available.  There will be sales, demos, and classes.  This show is a juried show and includes woodcarving, wood burning, engraving, intarsia, gourd carving, egg shell carving, relief carving and flint knapping. 

For more information or a show prospectus contact Mary Dame at 801 798 8884 (  or PJ Peery at 801 373 4049 (

Renegade Woodcarvers Roundup

October 25-29, 2010

Lebanon, TN. 25 miles east of Nashville

Carve with each of these five nationally known caricature instructors: Floyd Radhigan, Gary Falin, Marvin
Daniels, Pete LeClair and Steve Brown.

Contact Steve Brown 270 821 8774 or e-mail



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