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2019 Woodcarver’s Show & Sale

Join us October 26 & 27, 2019

Woodcarving-workshopThe Sauder Village Woodcarver’s Show & Sale is a special weekend filled with unique artistry and family fun. Founder’s Hall will feature skilled carvers showcasing handcrafted wildlife, fish, birds, caricatures, bowls, plaques, ornaments, pens and so much more. Special guest artist Floyd Radigan will be demonstrating and teaching workshops. The show features vendor tables with carving supplies, woodcarving demonstrations and lively music by Wes Linenkugal.

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. 

On Saturday in the Historic Village, there will be the Explore the Crafts event for more inspiration and fun.

New!Chain Saw CarvingSaturday October 26
Tony Burroughs of Tony’s Carvings will be demonstrating chain saw carving throughout the day in the Historic Village. Tony will create 4 to 5 unique pieces which will be raffled by the end of the day!

2019 Woodcarver's Show Award Winners Congratulations!

Congratulations to last year's winners, follow this link to view: 2018 Woodcarver's Show Award Winners

Event Overview & Information

  • Show & Sale - Dates, Hours & Location

    Saturday, October 26, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Sunday, October 27, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

  • Workshops - Dates, Hours & Location

    Wednesday- Friday October 23-25,  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day

    Workshops are 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 - $18.00, Students (6-16) - $11.00 (Senior, Military and AAA discounts apply

    Tickets into only the Woodcarver’s Show & Sale - $8.00 (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.


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.

Follow this link to register:
Workshops and Dinner Lecture Regsitration

Event Highlights


Guest Artist

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

Workshops & 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, 

33rd Annual Woodcarver’s Show & Sale at Sauder Village

33rd Annual Woodcarver’s Show & Sale at Sauder Village

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