Blackhawk Carving Club
Rockford, Illinois 61109
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Blackhawk Carving Club Events

Meeting Schedule

Carving sessions every Wednesday 8:30 -11:00 am (Visitors always welcome).  Monthly business meeting - third Wednesday of the month.  Ken-Rock Community Center (North room)  3218 Eleventh Street, Rockford, Illinois 61109     map and directions

At our meetings, carvers often bring in work they have finished.   We all get  to see and appreciate their results.  Friends and spouses of carvers are especially welcome to visit and meet carvers.

Weekly Carving Session Time Changed!

Our weekly carving session meeting time has been changed back from our Wednesday afternoon time period to Wednesday morning, 8:30 to 11:00 am.


Club Activity Schedule

June 5 open carving
June 11 Picnic at Bauman Park (see article
June 12 open carving
June 19 open carving and meeting
June 26 open carving

July 3 open carving
July 10 open carving
July 17 open carving and meeting
July 24 open carving
July 31 open carving

August 7 open carving
August 14 open carving
August 21 open carving and meeting
August 28 open carving

September 4 open carving
September 11 open carving
September 18 open carving and meeting
September 25 open carving

October 2 open carving
October 9 open carving
October 16 open carving and meeting
October 23 open carving
October 30 open carving


Blackhawk Woodcarvers annul picnic

The Blackhawk Woodcarvers annual picnic will be on 11 June 2019 at the Bauman Park Shelter from 3:00pm until sundown.  Attendees should bring their own lunch and may bring a dish to pass. The club will provide soft drinks and water. If you plan on grilling bring your own charcoal and lighter. There are grills available at the park.     
           Gary Lundquist


Affiliated Woodcarvers Congress

The Affiliated Woodcarvers Congress will be held in Maquoketa, IA from June 8 thru June 16, 2019

Doane Experience

The Doane Experience will be in Crete, NE from Sunday July 21 to Friday July 26, 2019

Lake County Carvers

Lake County Carvers will be holding their Woodcarving Show on Saturday August 2, 2019 at the “Life Enrichment Center” 1306 West Wisconsin Ave. Oconomowoc, WI from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

The Musky Area Woodcarvers Workshop

The Musky Area Woodcarvers Workshop will be held from August 13 to 16, 2019 at the Community Center in Boulder Junction, WI.

Rock River Valley Carving Club

The 14th Annual RRVC Carvers of Wisconsin Show & Sale. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Craig Center, The Rock County Fairgrounds, 1302 Craig Avenue

Janesville, Wisconsin 53545.  For more information,  Please contact: Reggie James - (608) 365-4281 or Brad Crandall - (608) 931-0188.    The chain saw carver is Zoli Akacsos, of Zoli's Woodcarving

Wisconsin River Woodcarvers

19th Annual Woodcarving Show, Competition and Sale. September 21, 2019 – 9am to 5pm and September 22, 2019 – 9am to 4pm. The Holiday Inn, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54482. Admission is $5.00. (Attendees 12 and under are free). For more information, contact: Ron O’Kray 715-341-2214  715-570-2534(cell),  Greg Wirtz 715-423-0471  715-323-2035(cell)

Artistry in Wood

Artistry in Wood will be holding their last show on Saturday and Sunday October12 & 13, 2019 at the Roberts Centre; 123 Gano Road, Wilmington, OH.


Capitol Carvers of Wisconsin

Capitol Carvers of Wisconsin will be holding their 31st annual show & sale at the Abundant Life Christian School; 4901 East Buckeye Road; Madison , WI on Sunday October 20, 2019.

The Woodcraft Shop has been sold to a company in Beloit,  WI. The 800-397-2278 number will be the same, same service just a different location. More details will follow on new store as  we get them. 

           Becky and Denny Neubaue



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