Gathering Of Woodcarvers Woodcarving Art Festival 2020
September 25 - 27 Sandwich, IL
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"a Perfect Vision in Wood"
2020 is the fourth consecutive year of operation for the new Gathering of Woodcarvers Woodcarving Art Festival. Held at the Fairgrounds in Sandwich, IL, the G.O.W. convenes once annually to create an opportunity for carvers, from novice to expert, to study with some of the most talented professional woodcarvers in the U.S.A. Class size is limited to 12 students, allowing more direct interaction between student and instructor than would be possible with a larger group. This makes it imperative to submit your registration as early as possible. Classes are filled on a "first paid, first seated" basis. Once a class is full additional registrants will be contacted and offered a choice of being placed on a waiting list for any openings that become available, a seat in any other available class or a full refund of monies paid.
Take a look at the pages here on our website, consider what style of carving interests you most and click on the "Register of a Class" button above.
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