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GreenWood Wrights’ Spring Gathering 2024

April 19 - April 21

Join us for a relaxing weekend of carving and camaraderie in Franklinville, NC. Kick back and carve in a relaxed camping atmosphere with some of the best carvers around. Bring your hammock, your best camping recipe, and get ready to make some memories!

New to carving? Let us know and we’ll set you up with a designated old-timer to keep an eye on you and answer your whittling questions.


Deep River Folk School
282 Rising Sun Way
Franklinville, NC 27248

Admission Includes

  • Ongoing Carving Circles
  • Skill Demonstrations
  • Relaxation
  • On-site Camping
  • Parking
  • Portapotties

Demonstrations are scheduled throughout the weekend, and basic camping facilities are provided.


  • Spring Pole Lathe
  • Sharpening
  • Tree and Woodgrain Identification

What Should You Bring?

Great question. Here’s a starter list of things you probably want to pack for the weekend:

  • Tent
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow
  • Camping Chair
  • Treen and cooking ware
  • Camping stove
  • Reusable Water Bottle
  • Flashlight
  • Matches
  • First Aid Kit
  • Wood Blanks
  • Hatchet
  • Carving Knives
  • Cooler
  • Food
  • Bug Spray
  • Sunscreen

Cara’s GreenWood Marketplace

Attendees are welcome to bring their wares to sell or trade. 


April 19
April 21
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