Capital City Carvers

September 2010

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September to January Schedule

Sep6No meeting - Labor Day.
 13Business mtg., show & tell, door prizes, carving.
 20Carving of the Month: Shelf Santa with Robert Christian.
 21Senior Center Showcase Demo 4 to 8 p.m.
Oct4Business mtg., show & tell, door prizes, carving.
 18Carving of the Month: TBA w/ Lance Peterson.
 23Workshop at Tallahassee Museum: Loggerhead Sea Turtle w/ Barbara Mann. See program notes.
 30Saturday Workshop: TBA with Barbara Mann. See program notes.
Nov1Business mtg., show & tell, door prizes, carving.
 15Program: History of Capital City Carvers.
Dec6Business mtg., show & tell door prizes, carving.
 11Tallahassee Museum Fall Farm Day Demo
 20Holiday Party. Carving.
 27No carving-Christmas/New Years Break.
Jan3No meeting-break.
 10Business mtg., show & tell, door prizes, carving.
 17No meeting - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Feb19&20Weekend Workshop with Ross Oar.
Mar23–26Florida Woodcarvers Roundup, Zyphyrhills.

In Memorium

Elvin Kever

Capital City Carvers
April 2009 to March 2010

Program Notes

Sept. 20 carving: Robert Christian will teach an easy Shelf Santa caricature suitable for gift giving. Cutouts $2 each.

Oct. 23 Workshop at Tallahassee Museum: Barbara Mann will teach a loggerhead sea turtle. This workshop ( 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) is sponsored by the Museum. Reservations and fees must be made with the Museum — $28 for Museum members, $30 for non-members cutout included. Call 575-8684, ext. 136.

Oct 30 Capital City Carvers Saturday Workshop at Lake Ella, 9 to 4. This is one of our own Saturday workshops open to club members. Outdoors in a picnic shelter. Instruction fee $10 plus cost of cutout payable to Barbara. We will vote on the subject (squirrel eating a nut, raccoon, or country bear in overalls) at the Sept. 13th meeting. Sign-up required.

Nov. 15 Program: History of Capital City Carvers. Charter members will talk about the founding and history of the club. Helpful in understanding why and how we do things. Also an opportunity for talk about the future.

Dec. 20 Annual Holiday Party. Bring a snack and a guest to celebrate 2010 and welcome 2011. Drawing for Show & Tell prizes.

Feb. 19 & 20 Weekend Workshop with Guest Instructor Ross Oar. Ross is an excellent caricature carver and instructor. He has authored these books on carving: Folk & Figure Woodcarving, Carving Wooden Santas, Elves & Gnomes, and Carving Wooden Finger Puppets and Cane Toppers. We will work with his roughouts. Cost for workshop $100. Sign-up required. Saturday & Sunday from 9 to 5.

Club Member News

Two members, Robert Christian and Barbara Mann, have carvings in the Senior Artist Showcase 2010. Their carvings were selected for this juried show and are on display in the Senior Center lobby display case until Sept. 24th.

Barbara Mann taught cypress knee carving at the Michigan Woodcarvers Roundup in June, and at the Indiana Woodcarvers Summer Camp in August. Robert Christian braved the Indiana landscape of corn, soybeans and hogs to attend the Indiana event. We handled the heat like pros.

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