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Upcoming Classes & Events

The Nebraska Carving Retreat

February 2, 2022 - February 5, 2022


Gathering of woodcarvers to carve and share Ideas. The event is held at the Lodge located within Mahoney State Park. Visit for more details

Location: Omaha

Boomer's Bro

February 5, 2022 - February 13, 2022

Teacher: Dale Green Description: In this workshop Dale will teach a creative process for changing an existing rough out into a completely different carving Dates: Feb 5,6,12,13 Time: Sat, Sun – 9:30am-11:30 Pacific / 10:30 – 12:30 Mountain / 11:30am-01:30pm Central / 12:30pm – 2:30pm Eastern 8 hours ( 4 sessions – 2 hours each day) Cost: $125 Includes roughout and shipping in the US. To sign up Email Dale

Location: Online via Zoom

Understanding the planes of the face

February 7, 2022 - February 25, 2022

Teacher: Janet Cordell Dates: Feb 7,11,14,18,21,25 Times: 2-4 p.m. Pacific Time 3-5 p.m. Mountain Time 4-6 p.m. Central Time 5-7 p.m. Eastern Time 12 hours (6 sessions – 2 hours each day) Location: Online (Via Zoom) Cost: $160 Pattern will be provided so you can cut a blank for both Man and Woman’s face. To sign up Email Janet

Location: Online via Zoom

Woodcarving LouisaMae the Easter Bunny

February 19, 2022 - February 27, 2022

Dates: Feb 19,20,26,27 Times: Sat, Sun – 1:30pm-3:30 Pacific /3:30pm-05:30pm Central / 4:30pm – 6:30pm Eastern 8 hours (4 sessions – 2 hours each day) Location: Online (Via Zoom) Cost: $125 Includes roughout and shipping in the US. To sign up Email Bob:

Location: Online via Zoom

Florida Woodcarvers Roundup

February 22, 2022 - February 25, 2022


4 day event. Multiple woodcarving classes going at once. For details see

Location: Held at the VFW Post 8203, 4860 Trott Circle, North Port, FL 34287

Jim O'Dea
(941) 697-2002

Desert Wood carving Show and Sale

February 26, 2022 - February 27, 2022


Shows Sales 32 nd - annual show and sale

Location: Mesa convention center 201 n Center Street Mesa , Ariz

Bobby Gray
(480) 323-8981

James Miller: Figure Carving Inspired by Norwegian Tapestries

March 2, 2022 - March 16, 2022

Please visit for more info.

Location: Online via Zoom

Ohio Decoy Show

March 18, 2022 - March 20, 2022


Classes Shows Competitions Sales
6001 Rockside Rd Independence, Ohio Holiday Inn 9 a.m. 4 p.m.

Location: ODCCA - decoy and bird show

Dwane Ong
(734) 934-2548

Montana State Woodcarvers Association Show & Sale

May 7, 2022 - May 8, 2022


Classes Shows Competitions
Carving, Pyrography, Turning. Judged event

Location: Missoula County Fairgrounds

Thomas Collins
(406) 529-0239

North Arkansas Club

May 7, 2022 - May 8, 2022


Shows Sales
43rd Annual Show and Sale 10 a.m. 5 p.m.

Location: Baxter County fair grounds

The Doane Woodcarving Experience

July 24, 2022 - July 30, 2022


Classes Sales
Located at Doane University. Wood carving instruction; dorm accommodations; cafeteria meals. For info:

Location: Crete

Rohn Collins
(402) 880-6721

Tri-Valley Show & Competition

September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022


Shows Competitions
Woodcarving Show & Competition

Location: Veterens Hall, 301 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Bob Kehl
(925) 443-5632

38th Annual Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Show

September 17, 2022 - September 18, 2022


Shows Sales
The Wilderness Center Woodcarvers are hosting their 38th annual Woodcarvers Show Saturday and Sunday, September 17th and 18th at the Wilderness Center in Wilmot Ohio. There will be a number of award winning woodcarvers displaying, selling, and answering any questions about their woodcarving. Door prizes, raffles, food, chain saw carving, and Bob Stadtlander, a woodcarving supplier will also be on hand during the show. Admission is free and the hours are 10am - 4pm Sat, and 11am - 4pm Sun.

Location: 9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot, Ohio

Keith Shumaker
(330) 359-5235

Utah Valley Woodcarver's Show

September 23, 2022 - September 24, 2022


Classes Shows Competitions Sales
Carving show and competition

Location: Veteran's Memorial Building 400 North Main Street Spanish Fork, Utah

Gary Lee Heaton
(385) 320-5442

51st Annual Houston Area Woodcarvers Show and Competition

October 12, 2022 - October 15, 2022


Classes Shows Competitions Sales
Annual Show, Competition, Sale and Classes. Classes are October 12-14, 2022 Show, Competition and Sale Saturday October 15, 2022 Show is open to the public; Must pre-register for show tables, competition entry, and classes. Location and class details are pending.

Location: 2401 Saddlehorn Trl Saddlehorn Trail

Carolyn & Preston Smith
(281) 392-0713

Wonders in Wood Show and Sell

October 22, 2022 - October 23, 2022


TriState Woodcarvers Club Annual Show and Sell. The show includes competitions in a variety of wood carving disciplines, demonstrations, charity fundraisers, door prizes and sales of member masterpieces, as well as goods from Brownie's Wood Carving Supplies.

Location: 4H Fair Grounds Banquet Hall 201 E Boonville Nwe Harmony Rd Evansville, IN 47725

Jon Gunnels
(719) 271-9224
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