Wood Carving Events


Minnesota Metro Wood Carvers


Welcome To 

Wood Carvers of MN


Up Coming Events of Intrest

 for Wood Carvers

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Start planning now for the Fun Fall Weekend of Wood Carving for 2024.



Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

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NEW FOR 2024

Do you have a family member that has passed away and was a wood carver? Not knowing what to do with his wood carving stuff. Donate it to MWCA and we will put it to good use with our club members. This includes wood working tools, finished projects, incomplete projects, books and magizines, blanks of carving wood. Donate his stuff and we will list his/her name and project photo on our Donors Memorial page. Please contact Doug Erickson at imwoodcarver@gmail.com 

Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. Thank You

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More Up coming events for wood carvers

March 23-24, 2024 – Rochester, Minnesota. Rochester Woodcarvers will hold its 48th annual woodcarving and woodturning show at the 4H building on the       Olmsted County Fairgrounds. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free admission.

April 19-21, 2024- Winnipeg, Canada. Prairie Canada Carving Expo sponsored by the Prairie Canada Carvers Association. 1341 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Canada. Contact Doug Fyfe at dougmfyfe@shaw.ca or 204-396-6409. See website for event details www.prairiecanadacarvers.com/events/

April 26-28, 2024- Waite Park, Minnesota. 24th Annual Snow Daze Carve In. Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, 1300 3rd Street Dr. Sponsored by Central Minnesota Woodcarvers Association of St. Cloud, MN

April 27-28, 2024- Fargo, North Dakota. Red River Valley International Arts Festival. Fargo Air Museum, 1609 19th Ave N. 10am-5pm Sat., 10am-4pm Sun. $5 Admission. $10 admission per family. Contact Rhonda Smith at (218)-839-4259 or rhondasmith.carver@gmail.com

May 5, 2024- Oshkosh Wisconsin. The 48th Annual Mid-Wisconsin Chippers Woodcarving Show, Competition & Sale “Artistry in Wood.” The Oshkosh Convention Center, 2N Main St. 9am-4pm. $5 Admission. Children under 12 free. Contact Dick Krummick, rkrummick@att.net.

May 30, 31 and June 1, 2024- Milan, Minnesota. Milan Village Arts School Spoon Gathering. Tickets go on sale January 1, 2024. For more information contact the school at 320-734-4807 or visit their website at milanvillageartsschool.org.

June 10-15, 2024- Maquoketa, Iowa. Annual International Woodcarvers Congress. Jackson County Fairgrounds, 1212 E. Quarry Street. For more information, visit their website at www.woodcarvers congress.org, or contact Cindy Potthast at (608)-712-2989 or cynthia.potthast@gmail.com.

October 5-6, 2024- Coon Rapids, Minnesota. Twenty-first annual Metro Carving Weekend at the Coon Rapids VFW Post #9625, 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW, sponsored by the Metro Chapter of the MWCA. Contact Tom Sheldon at 763-213-4178 or tbshel@comcast.net.


Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Jan Jenson’s Old World Chip Carving Class



Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Mary Kimball’s Great Blue Heron


Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Karen Henderson’s Wooden Spoon Carving Class



Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Mary Kimball’s Great Blue Heron Relief Class



Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Maura Corey’s Decorative Kolrosing class


Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Russell Scott's Human Caricature Class



Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Bob Lawrence’s Eagle Head Bust Class



Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Chris Willock’s Wood Spirits in Bark Class.



Metro Wood Carving Weekend 2023

Darlene Williams Rosemaling Class


Metro Wood Carving Show 2017 At Northtown Mall