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Events, Happenin's and Going's-on

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Carving Classes at the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
523 W. Water St.
Decorah, IA 52101

Harley Refsal - September 9-11; Scandinavain-Style Flat-Plane Figure Carving

Harley Refsal - November 4-6; Holiday Figure Carving

Ron Poast - September 26-30 and another week in the spring of 2012; Violin or Hardanger Fiddle Making

For more info click HERE

Fall Seminars at The Woodcraft Shop

Bettendorf, Iowa

Bob Guge, Sleepy Hollow, IL
Realistic Bird Carving and Painting - Bluebird
September 16, 17 and 18, 2011 - $235.00 (includes study cast, cutout and eyes)

Charlie Arnold, Anderson, SC
Carving and Painting a "Bellamy Eagle"
Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and 2, 2011 - $135.00 (plus $25 material charge)

Josh Guge, Gilberts, IL
Everything you wanted to know about AIRBRUSHING, but was afraid to ask!
October 7, 8 and 9, 2011 - $205.00

P.J. Driscoll, LaVista, NE
Carve and Paint a Santa ... P.J.'s style!
October 28, 29 and 30, 2011 - $160.00 (plus $22 for the roughout)

Chris Hammack, Stephenville, TX (CLASS IS FULL - CALL TO GET ON WAITING LIST)
Caricature Carving with one of the good ol' boys!
November 19 and 20, 2011 - $150.00 (plus roughouts)

Rick Harney, Normal, IL
Doing a Relief in Clay
December 2, 3 and 4, 2011 - $165.00

For more info - click HERE and look on the LH column, you'll see * SEMINARS* highlighted in yellow. Click on that link and it will take you to the seminar page. Click on the link: "Seminar Flyer & Registration Form" and that will take you to a PDF file that lists all the information on the seminars.

The New War Eagle Seminar 2011

September 12 - 16, 2011

Hide-a-Away Campground, East of Rogers, Arkansas on Hwy. 303

Come and experience the NEW WAR EAGLE - 13 Nationally known instructors to choose from.

For more information contact Steve Brown 270-821-8774 & 270-871-4239
email sbrownwoodcarvin AT bellsouth.net or click HERE

The Lake Placid Woodcarving Experience
16, 17, 18 September 2011
with a second session
20, 21, 22 September

Northwoods Inn, Lake Placid , NY

Session 1 instructors include Eldon Humphreys, Carl Borst, Pete LeClair and Jim O'Dea; Session 2 instructors include Leah Goddard and Chris Howard, Ross Oar, Barbara Mann, Tony Erickson, Sally and David Nye and Jim O'Dea

More information HERE

Livonia, MI Woodcarvers Annual Show

October 1st, 2011 - 1000 am-4:00 pm

Monaghan Knights of Columbus Hall, 19801 Farmington Road

Contact Show Chairman, Charlie Plunkett at 313-561-7551 to reserve your table


Woodcarvers Retreat in New England

October 7-10, 2011

W. Alton Jones Campus of the University of Rhode Island

Sponsored by the Mystic Carvers Club, Mystic, CT.

Program details and more information HERE

Woodcarvers of Northwest Arkansas

33rd Annual Competition, Show & Sales

October 15 & 16, 2011

Benton County Fairgrounds, 7640 SW Regional Airport Road
Bentonville, AR 72712

We have 8’ tables for competition ($35) and 10 X 10 booths without table ($40) for sales.
Show is for Woodcarvers and Turners. Cash prizes & ribbons.
We are encouraging sales this year of woodcarvings and carving supplies.
We have 300,000 crafters in the area for the craft week, many passing by the fair grounds.
We have a tool supplier and wood vendor on site.
For brochure and info: Charles Wolfe carverwolfe AT sbcglobal.net

Woodcarving Magic Show and Sale

Saturday November 5, 2011

Franklin Parks and Recreation Bldg

Franklin, IN.

This show is presented jointly by Circle City Carvers, Indianapolis, IN; Hoosier Woodcarvers, Columbus, IN; Franklin Woodcarvers, Franklin, IN and the Franklin Parks and Recreation Dept. There will be demonstrations, door prizes, whittling contest, fun and fellowship. No admission charge. Contact person is:

Larry Carter
5015 Flintwood Circle
Columbus, IN 47203
Phone: 812-372-1956
larrycarter1215 AT sbcglobal.net

Northwest Carvers Assn. 31st Annual Juried Show & Sale

November 12th & 13th, 2011 Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Western Washington Fairgrounds 9th & Meridian, Puyallup, WA at the Red Gate, Food Court Building

Demonstrations, seminars, auction, raffles, banquet, with Ribbon and cash awards. $7.00 per day (Children under 12 - $1 extra per family)

For more info click HERE

E-Mail: webmaster AT woodcarvers.org or Contact Bob Harkness 253.833.4626 c.l.harkness AT att.net

Winter Wood Wonders 2012

February 18th and 19th 10am to 4 pm (with setup on the 17th)

Kane County Fair Grounds
525 South Randall Road - St.Charles, IL 60174

Last update 8-28-11


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