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Whillock Woodcarving Classes for 2005

Faribault, MN

Ivan Whillock May 2-7 and May 11-16

Marv Kaisersatt May 16-21, July 11-16 and August 8-13

Stan Bowers Knife Making August 6-7

Downloadable flyer HERE


1st Annual Suwanee River Woodcarvers Roundup

Manatee Springs State Park,

Chiefland, FL

March 17-20, 2005

The first annual Suwanee River Woodcarvers Roundup in Florida will be held Thrusday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20, 2005. This is an unstructured, no pressure, carefree carving event with very few guidelines. No matter what your age, if you already carve, would like to improve your skills, or would like to learn how, come for a few quiet days of wood carvers getting together to have a great time cutting up!!!

Carving classes Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The only instructional cost would be for materials needed for the workshops. Non carving visitors are welcome at anytime during the Roundup. Donations accepted at the door to cover pavilion rental costs.

This Roundup will be held at the Manatee Springs State Park, 11650 N.W. 115th St., Chiefland, FL 32626. To Make reservation for camping/RVs at the park call Reserve America at 1-800-326-3521 or go online at www.floridastateparks.org. Basic campsite fee with hookups $16.

Directions: From I-75S go W on 27 to Williston. Take Alt27 to Chiefland, go N on 19, turn left on 320 to Manatee Springs. From I-75N go W on 26 to Trenton. Take 129S to Chiefland, go N on 19, turn left on 320 to Manatee Springs.

Other accomodations in area: Best Western 352 493-0663, Holiday Inn Express 352 493-9400, Chiefland RV Park 352 493-1493

Call Jim O'Dea at 941-697-2002 jeodea@aol.com or Tony Erickson at 352 665-7679 ajeca@aol.com to let us know your are coming so we have adequate table space. Bring your own chairs if you can.