Open to the public: Woodcarving show at Penn State Brandywine

MEDIA, Pa. — On Nov. 10 and 11, the public is welcome to attend the 35th annual William Rush Woodcarving Wildlife Art and Craft Show and Sale at Penn State Brandywine.

The show will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11.

The show brings together woodworkers and artists from the region to showcase their talents and educate the public about their craft.

The event will engage the public through carving, painting, sharpening, wood burning, airbrush demonstrations and more. Attendees also will be able to purchase original carvings, crafts, books and woodworking supplies.  

According to its website, the William Rush Woodcarving Club, a chapter of the National Woodcarving Association, was organized in January 1977. It now boasts a membership of about 80 whittlers and carvers from the southeastern Pennsylvania region, including Philadelphia.

Attendees 12 years of age and older must give a $5 donation at the door. Donations will benefit Penn State Brandywine student scholarships. Parking is free of charge on the Brandywine campus.

To learn more about the event, visit the William Rush Woodcarving Club blog