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Michigan Wood Carvers Association

EXPO 2004

June 12 and 13, 2004

Osceola Co Fairgrounds

Evart, Michigan

More info HERE

6th Annual Wood Carvers Roundup

Osceola Co Fairgrounds

Evart, Michigan

June 16 through 19, 2004

No admission; camping available

Free carving and non-carving workshops (material fee may apply)

More info www.woodcarversroundup.com/

2004 International Woodcarvers Congress

Affiliated Wood Carvers Limited

The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
2815 West Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52804 USA

Open to the public: June 24, 25, 26 and 27.

One to five day seminar sessions: June 21 through 26.

Seminar instructors for 2004 include: David Bennett, Vicki and Phil Bishop, John Burke, Neil Cox, Kirt Curtis, Debbe Edwards, John Engler, Bob Guge, Vic Hood, Randy Landen, Wanda Marsh, Peter Ortel, and J. Christopher White.

More information HERE

Southeastern Woodcarving School

July 16 - 18, 2004

Hooper Academy, Hope Hull, AL

The Southeastern Woodcarving School has been sponsored by P. M.Chippers Woodcarving Club each July since 1986. More information HERE

2nd Annual Northeast Woodcarver's Roundup

July 25-29, at Cherry

Ridge Campgrounds, Honesdale, Pa.

Whillock Woodcarving Festival

Friday and Saturday, August 21 & 22, 2004

Faribault Ice Arena, Faribault, MN

The Festival will celebrate carving with displays, demonstrations, mini-classes and lots of camaraderie!  It also celebrates the 30th year that Ivan Whillock Studio has been in existence!   Admission will be free; lots of free parking. Watch for more details.

Gathering Of Woodcarvers IV - (GOW IV)

(Formerly the Great Pig Out - GPO)

September 21 - 25, 2004

The Carving Shop, 645 E. LaSalle St.

Somonauk IL. 60552 (815) 498-9290

Seminars and woodcarving activities

Free Camping available

4th "Spit and Whittle"

Social Carving Weekend

Fri-Sun Sept 10-12, 2004

No Amission

Camping available $10 per night
Osceola Fairgrounds
Evart, Mi

More info HERE

International Carver's Conference 2004

Sept 10-12

Kitchener, Ontario Holiday Inn and the Chipping Away Resource Centre.

The Conference will feature a Carving Competition with over $4,500 in prizes and awards and centered this year on Beginners, Novice, Intermediate and Youth carvers.

The 3-Day Conference also features 68 One-Hour Seminars by 16 of the North America's top carving personalities. People like: Neil Cox, Roger Schroeder, Marv Kaisersatt, Glenn McMurdo, Ivan Whillock, Eldon Humphreys, David Bennett, Pete LeClair, Marnie Whillock and more

Additional Demonstrations and Exhibits will feature manufacturer representatives, 11 Carving Instructors, 3 Chainsaw Carvers, a Totem Pole Carver and more. People like: Peter Ortel, George Wickham, The Wood Carving Illustrated Road Show, National Woodcarving School

More information HERE

CCA Seminars

In conjunction with the 2004 CCA Caricature Carving Competition and Exhibition

Dollywood, Piegon Forge, TN

One day mini-seminars September 26

Three day seminar September 27-29

The one day session will feature mini workshops taught by 10-12 CCA instructors. The 2004 instructors for the three-day seminar will be Marv Kaisersatt, Gary Batte, and Pete LeClair.

The one-day mini workshop session will be priced at $75. The three-day session is $135. The mini session will be held on Sunday, September 26, and will be followed by the three-day session on Monday through Wednesday, September 27-29. Students enrolling in both sessions (one-day mini workshops and three-day regular seminar) will receive a $30 discount

More seminar information may be found HERE

Carving Wildlife In West Yellowstone, MT

August 10 thru August 14
  Instructors : Bob Berry, Debbe Edwards and Don Van Horn.
  Actvities: Carving, wildlife viewing, world class fishing, non-carver activites, Yellowstone National Park, cook out.
  For information and brochure contact Royann Baum by phone 801-373-5729 or e-mail at rbaum1650@aol.com.

2004 Extreme Caricature Carving Contest


10th Annual Anniversary Show on October 9th and 10th 2004

Why Extreme Caricature carving? Because the carving must depict one of the following Extreme Sports;

Caricature Carvers of America members Marv Kaisersatt and Bob Travis will serve as judges, conduct demonstrations and have carvings on display.

For more information and complete rules visit the WoodBee Carvers website by clicking HERE


12th Annual Conewago Carvers' Wood Carving and Wildlife Art Show

East Berlin, PA

October 30 and 31, 2004

12th Annual Conewago Carvers' Wood Carving and Wildlife Art Show at the East Berlin Area Community Center, Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Donation $3.00; children 12 and under free.  Includes silent auction and door prizes.  Guest artist - Jack Kochan.  Contact John Lovett, e-mail john37maria@wmconnect.com or Ed Bolt, 717-352-3006, e-mail lebolt514@earthlink.net 


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