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Showcase

Venue

New Venue this year, Central Piedmont Community College central campus.


WORRELL BUILDING
1228 Elizabeth Avenue
CHARLOTTE, NC 28204
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worrell building

2019 venue

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showcase floor

Large Showroom

workshop classroom

Modern Facilities


Days
3

Speakers
4

Divisions
3

Awards
$2000

Schedule

Friday, 22nd
Saturday, 23rd
Sunday 24th
  • Registration
    Register your carvings.
    4 pm - 7 pm
  • Judging
    Exhibits are unavailable for viewing, so take the time to visit the vendors. Registration deadline is 8:30am!
    8:30 am - 12 pm
  • Helen Gibson
    Carving the Nativity
    Speaker: Helen Gibson
    Come and learn from this John C Campbell resident carving instructor.
    10am - 11am
  • Michelle Parsons
    Pyrography
    Speaker: Michelle Parsons
    Learn woodburning from an expert.
    11:00 am - noon
  • Bob Hershey
    Animal Caricatures
    Speaker: Bob Hershey
    Bob Hershey will make a presentation on carving animal caricatures. Bob is an distinguished member of the Caricature Carvers of America. Come and learn animal world caricature carving.
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Exhibit
    Come and view the carvings and the prizes.
    9 am - 4 pm
  • Rich Weatherbee
    Subject: Using a clay model before carving
    Speaker: Rich Weatherbee
    Rich Weatherbee is a talented caricature carver and member of the Caricature Carvers of America. Rich will show us how he makes a clay model before carving the wood product.
    11:00 am - noon
  • Ronnie McMahan
    Subject: Thoughts on Carving Cardinals
    Speaker: Ronnie McMahan
    Ronnie will discuss his approach to carving cardinals. An emphasis will be placed on planning a carving and working the plan for any carving. Creativity, presentation, challenge and enjoyment of woodcarving will be encouraged.
    11:00am - noon

Registration

There are two ways to register: by mail in/hand deliver; or by online registration
Complete the registration form on page 5 of the document and mail or deliver to the club

Online Registration

Complete and submit the online registration form

Vendors

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Feb
23-24 2019
Showcase
of
Woodcarvings

Hotel Accommodations

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Charlotte Uptown, just 4 blocks from the venue.
Single or Double rooms for $129.00 per night with:
  • Complimentary deluxe hot buffet breakfast
  • Complimentary shuttle service to the Central Piedmont campus
  • Reservations must be made before Feb. 1, 2019 to secure this special rate
  • Complimentary wifi throughout meeting spaces and guest rooms
  • All suites have microwave, refrigerator, and coffee station
  • Covered and secured parking garage for $10.00 per day