Blackhawk Carving Club
Rockford, Illinois 61109
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Blackhawk Carving Club Events

Meeting Schedule

We meet every Wednesday at 9:00 am until 12:00 noon at Ken Rock’s facility at 625 Adams Street, Rockford, IL.  The location is next to and East of Heritage Park on Rural Street. 

 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.


Club Activity Schedule

Upcoming Shows in 2022 and 2023


Karve In 7 will be held on April 22, 2023 at Westby Elementary, 122 Nelson Street, Westby, WI. This is a new location. Free admission. Contact Steve Michaels @ or John Sutton @ 608-634-4396 or

• The Mid-Wisconsin Chippers will be holding their 47th Annual Show, Competition, and Sale on Sunday May 7, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the “Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 North Main Street, Oshkosh, WI. Admission in $5.00, Ages 12 & under are free. More show information is available @ or from Paul Wolters (920-727-2139).

AWC Congress will be held in Maquoketa, IA from June 10 to 17, 2023. Competition, Seminars, and Show. More information from Ron O’Kray, the website, or Facebook: Affiliated Wood Carvers

• The Rock River Woodcarvers will be holding their show on September 9, 2023.

• The first Carve in On the Chippewa was a success. They are planning next year’s show for September 16, 2023


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