Chainsaw Carving & Art Fair

Something for everybody – for any nature lover, for any art lover.

River Bend Nature Center is pleased to host the 5th Annual Chainsaw Carving and Art Fair on October 7th & 8th. Carvers from all over the Midwest will be creating works of art from pine logs.

Chainsaw Carving hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, and 9:00am to 2:00pm on Sunday.  At 3:00pm on Sunday all carvings will go up for auction. Bid on your favorites!  50% of all money raised will go directly to River Bend Nature Center to support education and recreation programs.

On Sunday, October 8th, from 9am to 2pm River Bend will host a free Art Fair held in conjunction with the chainsaw carving event.  This event features nature-focused handmade, original works of art for sale.   Other activities on Sunday include hand carving demonstrations, wood turning, sawmill demonstrations, archery, learning centers, children’s crafts, and silent auction. Canoe and kayaks will be available for rent if you’re interested in viewing the fall colors from the river.

And new this year…Wine & Beer Tasting in the woods…sample Wisconsin brews and vintages while wandering through the autumn trails!  Tasting event from 12:30p – 2:30p…followed by a cash bar at the auction. $25 in advance / $30 at the door. Get your tickets here.

Sponsors: Johnson Bank · Rogan’s Shoes · DAVID Insurance · Union Grove Power Equipment · River Bend Carving Club · Racine County Conservation League · Timers Beverage Center · Affordable Tree Service