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2021 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale

Join us October 29 & 30, 2021

polar-bearsThe Sauder Village Woodcarver’s Show & Sale is a special weekend filled with unique artistry. Founder’s Hall will feature skilled carvers showcasing handcrafted wildlife, fish, birds, caricatures, bowls, plaques, ornaments, pens and so much more. Special guest artist Alec LaCasse will be demonstrating and teaching workshops. The show features vendor tables with carving supplies, woodcarving demonstrations and exhibit only displays.

Awards are given to exhibitors for the following categories: Sauder Award - Best of Show, Specialty Award, Award of Excellence, People's Choice, Carver's Choice and Merit Awards. 

Congratulations to 2019's winners, follow this link to view: 2019 Woodcarver's Show Award Winners

Event Overview & Information

  • Show & Sale - Dates, Hours & Location

    Friday & Saturday, October 29 & 30, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    The Woodcarver's Show & Sale is located in Founder's Hall at Sauder Village for the general public.

  • Workshop - Dates, Hours & Location

    Wednesday & Thursday October 27 & 28,  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day

    Workshop is located in meeting rooms at the Sauder Heritage Inn within Sauder Village. Registration is required.

  • Admission:

    Tickets into the Woodcarver’s Show & Sale and entire Historic Village... Adults - $20.00, Students (6-16) - $14.00 (Senior, Military and AAA discounts apply)

    Tickets into only the Woodcarver’s Show & Sale - $9.00 (Must be purchased in Founder's Hall where exhibit is located.)

    Sauder Village Members receive FREE admission to the Woodcarver’s Show & Sale and entire Historic Village.
  • Group rates:

    Bringing a group of 20 or more? Special group rates and arrangements are available by calling our Group Sales Department at 800.590.9755.


Follow this link to register for the workshop +/or dinner & lecture:
Workshops and Dinner and Lecture Registration -THIS EVENT IS PAST!
Registration for workshops and dinner & lecture began June 21st 2021 at 10am EST

Workshop and Banquet Awards and Dinner Lecture registration can be done online through our secure website and are processed in the order that they are received.


Looking for a discount on the workshop offered? Become a member of Sauder Village, a 501c3 non-profit organization. Your membership offers you discounts for select workshops and classes, in select venues across Sauder Village like Threads of Tradition Quilt Shop, the Gift Shop, the General Store, the Barn Restaurant, the Doughbox Bakery, Sauder Heritage Inn and Campground and are given a full year of general admission to Historic Sauder Village and discounts for Member events! You can also feel good knowing that your supporting membership helps provide wonderful family experiences and educational opportunities for all ages throughout the year and helps to preserve the past for many generations to come.

Follow this Membership link to join as a member online or call Debbi Russell at 800.590.9755 to join or renew your existing membership.

Event Highlights


Guest Artist

Alec LaCasse well-known woodcarving artisan will be teaching workshops at the Woodcarver's Show & Sale.

Workshop & Dinner Lecture

All class participants will receive two one-day complimentary admission passes to Historic Sauder Village. You can use this personalized, non-transferable pass on any day of the Woodcarver’s Show.
Sauder Heritage Inn Upper Lobby

Stay and Relax at the Heritage Inn

Enjoy the hospitality and comfort surrounded by a spacious, timber-frame lobby. the beautiful fireplace, hand-forged lamps and railings and an indoor pool with waterfall, 

34th Annual Woodcarver’s Show & Sale at Sauder Village

34th Annual Woodcarver’s Show & Sale at Sauder Village

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