Chainsaw Carvering Festival Coming to the Sawmill Center

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA – September 11, 2017 – The Sawmill Center for the Arts will hold one of its signature events next weekend. The Chainsaw Carvers’ Round-Up will take place September 15-17 with hours from 10 am until 5 pm daily.

The Chainsaw Carvers’ Round-Up

The Chainsaw Carvers’ Round-Up

The Chainsaw Carvers’ Round-Up is a much-anticipated annual event, where attendees enjoy watching artists carve masterpieces from simple logs. Carvers from around the region spend the weekend actively working, and then auction off their finished pieces. Auctions will be held at 4 pm on September 16 and at 3:30 pm on September 17. The artists will also have some of their previously-completed work for sale on site.

This festival features vendors selling food, crafts and wood-carving-related supplies. As always, the Sawmill’s own Craft Market will be open and offer handmade items from 46 different vendors.

The Sawmill Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization dedicated to instructing, preserving and honoring the arts. Located at 140 Theatre Lane in Cook Forest State Park, the center offers art classes, live theatre performances and a bountiful craft market, full of one-of-a-kind handcrafted items. For more information, visit