WOOD   CARVING   CLUBS

and

CARVER'S  EVENTS  in  the  US & CANADA

2014

REGISTER  YOUR  CLUB  AND  EVENT

2014
CA  

See Website for all CA Shows

California Carvers Guild  
TX Jan 17-18

Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers

Woodcarvers Show & Sale at the Cielo Banquet Hall, 1101 E FM 495, San Juan, TX 78589  Contact Fred Stenman fstenman@msn.com 
OR Jan 18-19

Coastal Carvers

Coastal Carvers Annual “Artistry in Wood” Show at the Chinook Winds Convention Center, Lincoln City, OR.  Theme is Native American.  Featured Carver Lonnie Acord.  Contact Kathy Jensen 503.856.4158 or jensenka17@yahoo.com   More info on the homepage at www.coastalcarvers.org

TX Jan 20-25

Rio Grand Valley Woodcarvers

Rally on the Rio woodcarving seminar at the Cielo Banquet Hall, 1101 E FM 495, San Juan, TX 78589  Contact Fred Stenman fstenman@msn.com 
FL Feb 4-7

Florida Woodcarvers

Roundup at The Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Rd, Clearwater, FL  There are at least 20 instructors, many nationally known.  Contact  Robert Marek, 727.726.7725 or JIm O'Dea 941.697.2002   for more information.
ID Feb 22-23

Idaho Artistry in Wood Assoc.

Idaho Artistry in Wood Show at the Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 3300 Vista Ve., Boise, Idaho.  All information available on the website http://idahoartistryinwood.org .  Contact Doub Rose 208.387.0492 or roseboise@yahoo.com for specific questions.

NC Feb 22-23

Charlotte Woodcarvers Club

Showcase of Woodcarvings 2014 at the Marion Diehl Recreation Center, 2219 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28210.  Rebecca Black Show Chair reba624@hotmail.com or Ray Branch raybranch@carolina.rr.com 
WA Mar 8-9 Kitsap County Woodcarvers

Kitsap County Woodcarvers Show Westside Improvement Club, 4109 West Street, Bremerton, WA  Saturday 11-5 & Sunday 10-4, Free admission (donations welcome). Anyone can submit an entry. Contact: Ernie Travelstead, 306-876-5441

ONT

Mar 14-15-16

Grand Valley Woodcarvers Canadian National Wildfowl Carving Championship and The Owl's Nest Carving Competition at The Manulife Recreation Complex, RIM Park, 2001 University Ave. E, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Contact Jim Gehl 519.747.3001 or email at Info@canadiannationals.net 
WA Mar 15-16 Tri-Cities Woodcarving Club

Tri-Cities Woodcarving Club 20th Annual Artistry in Wood Show & Sale, Tri Tech Skills Center, Kellog at Metaline, Kennewick, WA  9am-5pm Saturday & 9am-4pm Sunday. $3 admission, children under 12 free. Contact Jerry Dilley, 509.619.0811 

OR Apr 5-6 Capitol Carvers

Capitol Carvers Annual Show, Salem OR  Hrs. 10am to 4pm both days.

http://capitolwoodcarvers.org/2014salemshow.php

BC Apr 5-6 Vancouver Island Woodcarvers Club Pacific Brant Carving & Art Show at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, BC, Canada.  For information contact Dennis Drechsler at ddrex@shaw.ca or ph. 250.479.9165
TX Apr 21-26 Texas Woodcarvers Guild TWG 2014 Spring Round-Up, Civic Center, New Braunfels, TX 78130.  Carving seminars by 30 instructors.  Details and online registration at http://www.texaswoodcarversguild.com
IN Apr 26

Council Oak Woodcarvers

Annual Show.  See website for info and contact
BC May 3

Central Fraser Valley Woodcarvers

The Central Fraser Valley Woodcarvers Club 26th Annual Show “Art of the Carver”  The show will be held at the Heritage Park, 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, B.C., on Saturday  from 10:00am to 5:00pm... please join us and enjoy this beautiful art form.  Contact Sieghard Brueckner" <16brueck@telus.net

BC May 30-Jun 1

Richmond Carvers Society

The Richmond Carvers Society 25th Annual Woodcarving Show will be held at Steveston Community Center in Richmond, BC. Canada.  Contact info later.  http://richmondcarvers.com

WA Jun 27-28-29

ACT

Five Star Dealerships "Sand & Sawdust Festival" A Chain Saw Carving and Sand Sculpting event.  Contact Lynda Miller 360.287.3887 for more info.  http://www.oceanshoresact.com
WA Jul 14-18

NW Carving Academy

6th Annual Carvers Academy, Kittitas County Fairgrounds Event Center, Ellensburg, WA.  Register with Bill and Barbara Splaine.  Get your registration form online at NWCarvingAcademy.com. 

IL Aug 16

Blackhawk Woodcarving Club

Blackhawk Woodcarving Club 20th Annual Show, Sale, &Judged Competition, with cash prizes.  On-site food, carving supply vendors.  Tebala Shrine Center, 7910 Newburg Road, Rockford, IL. 10am-4pm, Admission $3, children under 12 free with an adult.  Don Stansfield, 815.235.0075, or Bob Hallstrom at 815.963.1326. www.blackhawkcarving.com
OR Sep 18-24

Capitol Woodcarvers

Oregon WoodCarvers Annual Rendezvous at Canyonview Camp, Silverton, OR.   For more information call Dave Disselbrett at 503.390.9125 or Everett Koontz at 503.581.8428.  Registration forms at http://capitolwoodcarvers.org/rendezvous2014/2014flyer.pdf

BC Sep 21-26 Shuswap School of Carving

Shuswap School of Carving at Sorrento. Prospectus describing the classes should be posted on website in early to mid-March.

Contact: email kathy.les@telus.net  or phone 250-573- 2277.

http://bccarvingschool.com 

WA Sep 27-28

Spokane Carvers

Spokane Carvers Artistry in Wood Show.  Salvation Army Gym, 4449 N. Nevada St., Spokane, WA  Contact:  Tim Redmond 409.244.3467 or spokanecarvers.com 

TX Sep 28-Oct 5

Texas Woodcarvers Guild

TWG 2014 Fall Extravaganza, Civic Center, New Braunfels, TX 78130.  5 days of carving seminars followed by Texas State Carving Championship Competition, Show & Sale on Saturday Oct 4 and Sunday Oct 5.  Detail and online registration at http://www.texaswoodcarversguild.com
OH Oct 25-27

Sauder Village 

27th Annual Woodcarvers Show and Sale at Sauder Village, 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, Ohio.  Contact Sue Link, 800.590.9755 or info@saudervillage.org  
WA Nov 22-23

Northwest Carvers Assn.

Northwest Carvers 34th Annual Show & Sale, Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S Meridian, Puyallup, WA .  NEW LOCATION, NEW DATES .  Contact Dave Thompson dthompson956@live.com  253.732.6957 or Bob Harkness c.l.harkness@q.com 253.833.4626

 

  2015    
UT Mar

Great Salt Lake Woodcarvers

23rd Annual Show & Competition More information later.   Contact Marilyn Ure  marilyn@marilynure.com 

WOOD  CARVING  CLUBS

UNITED STATES

AK

Alaska Last Frontier Woodcarvers

Rm 204 Eagle River Municipal Bldg Ccmcd@hotmail.com 907-696-0725 AKBENNETTS@gci.net 907-694-9706

Anchorage

 

AK

Southeast Alaska Carvers Guild

9411 Long Run Drive leetj@ptialaska.net

Juneau

99801

AL

Pine Mountain Woodcarvers

262 Carroll Drive  Contact Allan Blankenship 205.681.8777  Meet 3rd Sat of each month at the Pine Mountain Community Center on Pine Mountain, Remlap, Blount County, Alabama

Remlap

35133

AR

Woodcarvers of NW Arkansas

PO Box 5533    479-855-1699  wiley@cox-internet.com  

Bella Vista

72714

AR

North Arkansas Wood Carvers Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 531
Phone 870-492-4525 Paul Baumann, president

Mountain Home

72654

AZ

Arizona Woodcarvers 

1505 N. 53 St 

Scottsdale

85254

AZ

Arizona Woodcarvers Assn.

PO Box 60611  Contact Charles Gerry Kroger  krogerry@cox.net 

Phoenix

85082

AZ

Cactus Carvers

Terry Damato Pres.

Sunrise

85373

AZ

Grand Canyon State Woodcarvers, Inc.

7908 W. Monte Vista   602.971.5844 luekerw@msn.com

Scottsdale

85257

CA

Tri-Valley Wood Carvers

 woodbycousins@juno.com

Pleasanton

94566

CA

California Carvers Guild

See website for member clubs, addresses, and contacts

 

 

CO

Colorado Carvers

1279 Cressida Crt.    

Lafayette

80026

CO

Colorado Carvers Club

PO Box 19171

Golden

80219

CO

Grand Valley Woodcarvers

Contact Randy Price 970.434.7289, 970.261.0064 or price3191@bresnan.net 

Grand Junction 

81501

CO

Northern Colorado Wood Carvers Club

619 Aviara St  Contact Richard Bandy 970.396.6828 or nococarvers@gmail.com  They meet at the Loveland Woodcraft the 3rd Tuesday @ 6:00-8:30 pm. Johnstown 80534
CO

TriCity Woodcarvers

10689 Union Way, Contact Donald Dutcher 303.466.8577 or ddut788323@aol.com Broomfield 80021
CT

Back Yard Carvers

12 Wakemore Street    Pat D'Arinzo 203.322.0404 pdarinzo@optonline.net  Darien 06820
FL

Lake Wood Carvers

Lowe's on Hiway 441  Contact Gene Thomas ethomas6@cfl.rr.com  Leesburg  
FL

Deltona Woodcarvers Club

PO Box 6111  Contact Jess Helwig 386-789-3239 deltonawoodcarvers@yahoo.com Deltona 32728

FL

Emerald Coast Carvers

Meets Mon-Wed  9-12 during Jan, Feb, Mar  jimjam943@aol.com

Destin

32540

FL

Capital City Carvers

Contact Barbara Mann 840.562.8460

Tallahassee

32301

FL

Hogtown Whittlers

1001 NW 34th St     Contact  Frits Klaassen   352.373.8805  haarlem37@cox.net

Gainesville

32605

FL

Suncoast Woodcarvers Assn

1770 62 Ave N   Bill Sistar  725.621.2374  sistar@netmeg.net

St. Petersburg 

33702

GA

Atlanta Woodcarvers Club

1340 McConnell Drive,  Contact info@atlantawoodcarvers.com

Decatur

30033
IA

Mississippi Valley Woodcarvers Assoc.

PO Box 104 (meet at Woodcraft Shop 2724 State St)  Contact Larry Yudis 563.676.8264

Bettendorf

52722

ID

Idaho Woodcarvers Guild

1982Roanoke Dr       roseboise@yahoo.com

Boise 

83712

ID

North Idaho Carvers

Contact Ken Dorris 208.772.8166    

ID

Snake River Woodcarvers 

davefx@dna.ida.net 

Idaho Falls

 

IL

Cornbelt Carving Club

304 E Mulberry, PO Box 426  cornbeltcarver@hotmail.com

Normal

61761

IL

Blackhawk Carving Club

3218 11th St  Contact Don Stansfield 815.235.0075

Rockford

61109
IN

Council Oak Woodcarvers

Carving every Saturday 9:00AM to 12:00PM alternating between the Centre Branch Library, corner of Miami Street and Kern Road and the South Bend Chocolate Cafe.  Contact Marcy Yrineo 574.387.4567 carvingmyway@gmail.com South Bend 46614
IN

Tri-State Woodcarvers 

6501 N. Green River Road    Contact Linda Allen 812-867-5734  Brulinallen@aol.com  Evansville 47725
IO Monona Wood Carvers  304 S Egbert St  Meets Tues. 1-4 pm & Thurs 6-9 pm  Lots of carving benefits  Contact Elmer Marting 563.539.2640, 363.539.8083, 563.880.0343 or marting@neitel.net  Monona 52159
KS

Kansas City Woodcarvers Club

67th & Roe   Contact Marty Epping 816.741.8718  mepping@kc.rr.com 

Prairie Village

 
LA

Hammond Cut-Ups

Contact George Will 985-340-0080 gfwill@escapees.com 

Hammond

70401

MD

Kent Island Carvers

250 Heritage Way  Contact Dave Connolly 410.708.6320 dmconnolly@verizon.net meet monthly 2nd Wed at Queenstown American Legion

Centerville

21617

MI

Leaning Tree WoodCarvers

PO Box 246 Contact Dave Allerding 269.623.6517 timbercarver@timbercarver.com

Delton

49046

MN

Minnesota Decoy & Waterfowl Carving Club

Club meets at Hope Lutheran Church, 4728 Cedar Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month7:00PM on the First Tuesday of Each Month

Minneapolis

 
MO

Ozarks Whittlers & Woodcarvers

Meets at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Portland at Delaware St., meets every Thurs. 6-9, Contact John Hodges 417.882.1223 or Steve Smith 417.818.1218

Springfield

65804

MO

St. Charles Area Woodcarvers

Community & Arts Center, 1035 St. Peters-Howell Road  Charles Sapp 636.928.0149 Charles@TheSapps.com

St. Peters

63376

MO

Ozark Mountain Woodcarvers of Southern MO  

24 Lands End, Kimberling City,  Contact evansjr@lvbw.net

Kimberling City

65686
MT

Montana State Woodcarvers Assoc.

Contact Bob & Ellen Marten, 406.826.2276 martin14@blackfoot.net 

Plains

59859
NC

Charlotte Woodcarvers Club

Box 11894,  Contact Ray Branch raybranch@carolina.rr.com 

Charlotte

28220
NC

Tarheel Woodcarvers Assoc.

Serving the Piedmont Triad Area, 5614 Virgilwood Drive,  Contact Jon Benguiat 336.285.5343

Greensboro

27409
NC

Catawba Valley Woodcarvers

PO Box 1073, Contact Don McHugh, Pres. Meets 2nd Thurs. at Klingspor Woodworking.

Hickory

28603
NJ

Jersey Hills Woodcarvers

Jefferson Township High School, 1010 Weldon Rd. Contact Bob Caldo, Pres. 973.697.1006 or cfd6895@verizon.net  Oak Ridge 07438

NM

Dona Ana Woodcarvers

539 La Melodia Drive   Contact  Ed Dombrowski  505.521.4910  epdombrowski@cs.com 

Las Cruces

88011

NY

Woodcarvers Of Queens

94-05  71st  Ave  Henry or George  Chau  718.544.0265  wcarve@hotmail.com

Forest Hills

11375

OH Dayton Carvers Guild 5383 Sherfield Drive, Contact Marshall Stearns 937.837.0728 Istearns@erinet.com  Dayton 45426
OK Oklahoma City Woodcarvers

504 Country Lane, Midwest City, OK 73130

Midwest City 73110

OR

The Capitol Woodcarvers

PO Box 13321  

Salem

97309

OR

Central Point Woodcarvers

713 White Oak Ave       Contact Donna Edsel, 541.840.6149 or donsha67@gmail.com  Central Point 97502

OR

Coastal Carvers

Box 1005

Lincoln City 

97367

OR

National Fish Carvers Guild

922 NW 20th CT   Contact Dale Barrett   541.923.5935 FLYBOY@bendcable.com

Redmond

97756

OR

Southcoast Woodcarvers

10144 Hwy 42  Cedarwinds@harborside.com

Coquille

97450

OR

Western Woodcarvers Assoc.

4033 SW Canyon Road Cheatham Hall bdixon6@ihpc.net

Portland

97221

OR

Woodsculptors Northwest

1970 SE Pheasant Drive

Beaverton

97006

PA

United Chainsaw Carvers Guild

UCCG Director, Jim Rourke, HC 12, Box 528-B Director@uccg.org

Dingmans Ferry

18328

SD

Hay Camp Woodcarvers

c/o Diane Krause - 5975 Majestic Trail 

Rapid City

57702

TN

Evergreene Woodcarvers

Contact Neva Nolen      BsnNnn@aol.com 

Greenville

37708

TX

Central Texas Woodcarvers Association

Meetings at Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E 41st St. Carve and visit meetings every Wednesday 9 am to noon; business meetings the second Thursday of each month at 7 pm.  Contact Clarence Born, Pres. 512.255.4373 or erictheunready@att.net 

Austin

 
TX

Chip O Tex Woodcarving Club

Park Place Estates, 5401 W Bus 83,  Contact Don Angelbeck  Chip_O_Tex@yahoo.com  Harlingen 78552
TX

Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers

RR1 Box 2640 Contact Elaine Craft 956.519.8209 etcraft@hotmail.com 

Mission

78574

TX

Texas Woodcarvers Guild

973 E fm 916  joesamhays@yahoo.com

Rio Vista

76093

UT Great Salt Lake Woodcarvers Historic Wheeler Farm, 6351 So.

Salt Lake City

84121

UT Utah Valley Woodcarvers Club 1221 So. 1120th South, Club President Susan Hendrix 801.471.0758 shendrix@byu.net  Meets 2nd Thur 6-8:30 pm

Provo

84606

WA

American Assoc. of Woodturners

4326 S. Bell St.  Contact  Bob Means  turnerbob@juno.com   

Tacoma 

98408

WA

Capitol Wood Carvers Association

Box 11988   

Olympia

98508

WA

Cascade Chainsaw Sculptors Guild 

Jerry Heneger, 8536 Golden Valley Dr, henegerj@comcast.net  

Maple Falls

98266

WA

Evergreen Woodworkers Guild

P.O. Box 1094  Contact Bill Cogswell, 253.770.3921 or   Capitol Carvers, PO Box 13321, Salem, OR 97309.

Sumner

98390

WA

Feather & Quill Carvers

1117 NE 124th Ave    dbaiar@comcast.net 

Vancouver

98684

WA

Inland Carvers

13520 Shone Road c/o Donald Nanson

Nine Mile Falls 

99026

WA

Kitsap County Woodcarvers

PO Box 486  

Port Orchard

98366

WA

Lower Columbia Woodcarvers

PO Box 2829   Contact Dwayne Van dvan57@q.com

Longview 

98532

WA

National Fish Carvers Guild

7711 211th St East Contact Dan Patterson danarts@comcast.net or 253.210.3716 Spanaway 98387

WA

Northwest Wood Carvers Assn

PO Box 6092   webmaster@woodcarvers.org

Federal Way

98063

WA

Northwest Driftwood Artists

13214 NE 89th     jomarsh@verizon.net 

Redmond

98052

WA

Pacific Northwest Artisans

172 Sanford Lane   Al Popowski 360.477.4037

Sequim

98382

WA

Port Townsend School of Woodworking

200 Battery Way Fort Worden  Contact Tim Lawson 360.344.4455 or Dick Culp 206.842.1299

Port Townsend

98368

WA

Puget Sound Carvers

6220 43rd NE

Seattle

98115

WA

Puyallup Valley Carvers

1304 7th Ave SW

Puyallup 

98371

WA

Quilceda Carvers

PO Box 1846   charlie@quilcedacarvers.com

Marysville

98270

WA

Spokane Carvers

P.O. Box 9987 SpokaneCarversinfo@hughes.net

Spokane

99207

WA

Tri-Cities Woodcarvers Assn

PO Box 6962      kayechip@msn.com

Kennewick

99336

WA

Yakima Regional Woodcarvers

 PO Box 10182   Contact uniqueart@charter.net 

Yakima

98909

WI

Rock River Valley Carvers

1742 Chapman Ave   Contact 608.363.0554 or kjendlie@charter.net 

Beloit

53511

WI Coulee Region Woodcarvers 1220 Denton Street  Contact Tom Ladwig 608.582.4353 or thladw@centurytel.net 

LaCrosse

54601

WI

Wildlife Carving Club

9461 River Road  Contact Dennis Bell  262.694.2293 racinecarvers@cedarstump.us                 

Pleasant Prairie

53158

CANADA 

AB

N. Alberta Wood Carvers Association

11247-59 Ave    nawca@ecn.ab.ca

Edmonton, AB

T6H1G2

 AB  

Chinook Wildfowl Carvers Assn.

c/o 50 Somerglen Rd SW   info@chinookwildfowlcarvers.com 

Calgary, AB

T2Y 3S2

BC

Central Fraser Valley Carvers 

PO Box 8000-408

Abbotsford, BC

V2S6H1

BC

Mid-Island Carving Club

500 Bowen Road   dpolsen@shaw.ca

Nanaimo, BC

V9R1Z7

BC

North Okanagon Carvers Society

3928 Cascade Dr  the-lidleys@telus.net

Vernon, BC

V1T9E7

BC

Oceanside Woodcarvers

Ken Mogensen, President                   1399 Pilot Way  ken&lizmogensen@telus.net

 Nanoose Bay, BC

V9P9B8

BC

Richmond Carvers Society

P.O. Box 36507 Seafair Post Office 

Richmond, BC

V7C5M4 

BC

South Okanagon Woodcarvers

Eagle Bluff RR-2

Oliver, BC

V081T0

BC

Vancouver Island Woodcarvers

P.O. Box 53  Ed Raaflaub, Pres. raafl467@shaw.com 

Lantzville, BC

V0R2H0

BC

Campbell River Shoreline Arts Society

PO Box 20097  Contact Jack Minshull  250.923.5078  jacglad@telus.net

Campbell River, BC

V9W7Z5 

BC

Coverdale Carvers Club

6880 – 190 Street,  Contact Jim Vellenoweth 604-575-7968 vellenoweth@shaw.ca 

Surrey, BC

V4N 1P5

MB

Les Gens de Bois Woodcarving Club

c/o 11 Brereton Road    Contact Rick Brereton 204.255.8240 beaverbaywoodcarving@shaw.ca

Winnipeg, MB 

R2J 2T7

MB

Prairie Canada Carvers Assoc.

428 Ash St   Contact Ted Muir 204.237.1385  tedmuir@shaw.ca

Winnipeg, MB

R3N 0R2

ON

Grand Valley Woodcarvers

PO Box 25011, Shoppers Drug Postal Station, Contact   info:canadiannationals.net  Kitchner, ON N2A 4A5

ON

Guelph Carving Club

Marden Park & Community Centre, 7366 Wellington Road 30,  Meets Mon. 6-9 pm Contact Tom Moffat, 102 Sanderson Dr. moffat1@sympatico.ca or Raymond 519.822.7826

Guelph, ON

N1H7L9

ON

Ontario Woodcarvers Assn.

31 Donnamora Cres, Contact Emma Perlaky, 905.764.3859 or president@ontariowoodcarvers.com  Thornhill, ON

L3T 4K6

ON

Tri-Town Carving Club

692 Brewster St. Box 671, Jude Heon heon99@personainternet.com    (Includes New Liskeard, Haileybury, & Cobalt)

Haileybury, ON

P0J1K0

ON

Chantry Carvers

Chantry Seniors Centre,  c/o P.O.Box 1164
Contact  jimjam943@aol.com

Southampton , ON  

N0H 2L0

QC

Les Artisans Sculpteurs des Cantons

172 Élaine C Poirier  Sherbrooke, QC

J1H2X9

SK

Regina Whittlers and Woodcarvers

c/o 94 McCaul Cres.  Contact Lars Rostad  306.543.8861  lars.r@sasktel.net 

Regina, SK

S4R 3X1

ENGLAND

UK Lancashire & Cheshire Woodcarvers 11 Palace House Road,  Contact John Adamson  44(0)1422847141 treesculptor@hotmail.co.uk Hebden Bridge  West Yorkshire HX7 6HW

 UK 

Wooldale Carvers

 Contact Mr Wilf Hansom  Phone +44 01484 847879 or wilfhansum@tiscaly.co.uk 

Huddersfield West Yorkshire, England

 

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