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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 sbrownwoodcarvin AT

Lake Placid Woodcarving Experience

17-19 September, 2010

Held annually in mid September at the Northwoods Inn, Lake Placid, NY multiple classes including Eldon Humpherys, Ross Oar, Chris Howard and Leah (Wachter) Goddard teaming up on a single project, and Jim O'Dea -

More information HERE

Or contact Jim O'Dea at jeodea AT 716-404-9725 or 941-697-2002 cell

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 (

Woodcarvers Retreat in New England

October 8-11, 2010

Rhode Islands Enviromental Education Center at the W. Alton Jones Campus

Three days of woodcarving classes, 9 classes going at once, held at the University of Rhode Islands Enviromental Education Center at the W. Alton Jones Campus, a 2200 acre woodland park on Columbus Day weekend each year ( 2nd weekend of Oct). On site room and board available, a few RV's can be accommodated

For more information click HERE

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 sbrownwoodcarvin AT

Woodcarving Magic Show and Sale

November 6 8:30AM to 4PM

Franklin Cultural Arts and Recreation Ctr. Franklin, IN

Sponsored by Circle City Carvers, Indianapolis; Hoosier Carvers, Columbus and Franklin Carving Group, Franklin. Admission free.

Larry Carter 812-372-1956 ore email larrycarter1215 AT

Coming in 2011


Florida Woodcarvers Roundup

Last Week of March

Zephryhills, FL

Four days of woodcarving classes, 20+ classes going at once, held in Zephryhills, FL the last week of March each year. See for details. On -site meals available, group rates at motels nearby, nearby Rv Parks and State Park.


NorthEast Woodcarvers Roundup

3rd or 4th Week of July

Cherry Ridge Lodging and Campgrounds, Honesdale,PA

Four days of woodcarving classes, 20+ classes going at once, held at the Cherry Ridge Lodging and Campgrounds, Honesdale,PA the 3rd or 4th week of July each year. See for details. On site meals, rooms and campsites available.


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