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Whillock Woodcarving Classes for 2005

Faribault, MN

Marv Kaisersatt August 8-13

Stan Bowers Knife Making August 6-7

Downloadable flyer HERE

8th Annual Woodcarvers Rendezvous

August 18-21, 2005

KOA Kampground, West Glacier, MT

For more information contact Terry or Janice Porter

Via email at tandjporterATaolDOTcom

Via phone at 406-273-4219

Wildlife in West Yellowstone

Lionshead Resort in West Yellowstone MT

Aug.22 thru 26

The seminar will feature Bob Berry - fish and Don Van Horn- Birds

For a brochure send your name and address to johhny.stevens2ATgteDOTnet

Whillock Woodcarving CARVE-FEST 2005!!!

Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28 ~ 9:00am to 6:00pm both days
Faribault Ice Arena ~ Rice County Fairgrounds, Faribault, MN 55021 ~
Directions: i-35 to exit 59 ~ South on Highway 21 ~ Left (East) on Highway 3 ~ Under bridge, on right ~ near Aquatic Center.

Wood Carving Displays! * Free Admission! * Free Demonstrations! * Interesting Mini-Seminars! * Meet Members of the Carving Magazine Panel! * Door Prizes! * Silent Auction! * Tool, Book and Wood Sales! * Saturday Night Music Jam!

Mini-seminars are only 5.00 per hour plus materials!

Sponsored by: Whillock Wood Carving * Ivan Whillock Studio * Stubai Direct * Marnie Whillock Associates * Carving Magazine

More information HERE

International Carver's Conference 2005

Kitcherner, Ontario, CA

Sept 9 through 11, 2005

Classes, seminars, competitions, demos, evening carve-ins - lots of learing and lots of fun, from the good people at Chipping Away and their friends in the carving comminity.

This event benefits the Children's Wish Foundation - $10 from every three-day pass and $5 from every single day pas will be donated to the foundation.

More info at www.chippingaway.com

19th Annual Middle Creek Wildfowl Show

September 17 & 18, 2005

9am to 5pm each day

Free admission (Any donations received will benefit the Wildlands Preservation Fund)
Middle Creek Visitor Center - 2.2 Miles South of Kleinfeltersville, PA on the Lancaster/Lebanon County Line
Hosted by Pennsylvania Game Commission, Susquehanna River Waterfowlers Association, and the Wildlands Conservancy
Displays and Vendors: Wildfowl Carvings, Wildfowl Art, Collectibles, Carving Supplies, Food
Other Activities
1. Silent Auction - benefits Susquehanna River Waterfowlers - Ends 4:00 Sunday
2. Retriever Demonstrations - Saturday, 10am & 12 noon, presented by Keystone Retriever Club - Sunday, 11am & 1pm, presented by Northern Piedmont Retriever Club
3. Decoy Competitions - Judging begins on Saturday at 1pm
4. Goose and Duck Calling Championships - begin Sunday at 2pm

For information about becoming an exhibitor, or entering the competitions, contact:

Al Keith, Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, PO Box 110, Kleinfeltersville, PA 17039
PHONE: 717-733-1512
E-MAIL: akeith
www.pgc.state.pa.us/pgc/cwp/view.asp?a=487&q=161262 or www.pgc.state.pa.us


CCA Seminars 2005

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN

One day Mini-Seminars September 25

Three Day Seminar September 26-28

For more information see the article in the March/April issue of Woodcarver Online Magazine or

Woodcarvers Retreat in New England

Oct 8 -11 2005

The W. Alton Jones Annex of the University of Rhode Island,

A few miles off I-95 at exit 5B in RI.

Instructors in 2005 will include:

Classes assigned on first come first served (by mailed date). If you would like to see which classes are still available call Ray Johnson at 860- 848-8194 or e-mail to wcvrayATmyeasternDOTcom

Viking Woodcarvers Fall Show and Sale

Oct 22 - 23, 2005

Har Mar Mall, Roseville, Minnesota

Contact: Russ Scott at 1238 Edmund Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104 or email rscott56ATnetzeroDOTcom

Davidson County Woodcarvers

Annual Show and Competition

Saturday October 22, 2005

Lexington, North Carolina

The Show is held in conjunction with the Lexington BBQ Festival, held to celebrate Lexington's pork delicacy and all its local talent. On average over the festival attracts crowds of 100,000+, and has something for every member of the family to enjoy. There will be carving demonstrations, a hospitality suite for carvers and their families to relax , and refreshments available.

Carvings will be accepted in 24 categories, with each category divided into painted and natural categories. 3 Divisions are presented: Novice, Intermediate, and Open, based on the carvers' past experience and show winnings.

For more information visit the club web site - davidsoncountywoodcarvers.com

24th Annual Woodcarving Show and Competition
Sponsored by the North Alabama Woodcarvers Association

November 5 & 6, 2005
Held in the Roundhouse at the historic Depot Museum
Huntsville, AL

New categories and activities added this year.
Contacts for information and reservation form:
John Roth    256-881-9564
Larry Nix    256-852-1964   



Northwest Wood Carvers Assn

25th Annual Juried Show & Sale

Nov 12-13, 2005 

Western Washington Fairgrounds, Gold Gate, Puyallup, WA  

Contact  Larry Smart 206-933-0953  larryandmariAThotmail.com 

Mail-in entries accepted.         

See website for more information and entry forms.  www.woodcarvers.org