3 day woodcarving festival in Faribault, Minnesota, august , carving workshops, carving classes, nightly activities, on site camping, Live woodcarving auction, tool and supply vendors, artists selling their work, saturday evening music jam, Jivin' Ivan and the Kings of swing, caricature carving, realistic faces, faces and expressions, mountain man relief woodcarving, garden gnome relief woodcarving, spirit faces in bark, hummingbird feeder, raccoons and rabbits, Scandinavian figures, chip carving, wolf bust, rural relief landscapes, lighthouse woodcarvings, bark turtles, drawing for woodcarvers, whimsical santas, vintage santas, oak leaf faces, beginning woodcarving, batik workshop, sharpening woodcarving tools, hollow bark whimseys, caricatures in clay. past & current artists: chris whillock, ivan whillock, steve brown, leah goodard, carol kent, tami oachs, russ scott, ol' don burgdorf, joe dillett, ev ellenwood, tony erickson, walt grittner, chris howard, marv kaisersatt, bob lawrence, floyd rhadigan, alice spadgenske, loren woodard, greg wirtz, fred & elaine stenman, tim rundall, marty dolphens, mart lind, dick zawack, bob lawrence, denny schuster, mary weinheimer, bill jaeger marty leenhouts, leah goddard, russ scott. Products sold: flex cut , denny tools, occ tools, fox chapel books, carving magazine.. Featured vendors: woodcarverswarehouse.com, stubaiUSA, spiritcarving.com, whillock.com, krantz
wood sales, the woodcraft shop larry yudis, t-shirt depot, john dunkle carving knives and sharpening services. Events: whittling contest, traders blanket, live auction, music jam. Carving Magazine, Stubai woodcarving tools - major sponsors.