The 2016 13th annual National Road Chainsaw Carving Festival, managed by the Confluence Lions Club, will host chainsaw carvers from all over the US and other countries. They will be carving, displaying, and selling their carved items to the public.  Last year there were 46 carvers that participated.  The festival will be held:

June 16-18, 2016

Thurs, Fri. & Sat.   8am - 8pm Daily

Addison's Community Park

at Fike Ln. (off Main St.), Addison, PA

(30 miles south of Somerset, 25 miles East of  Uniontown PA, on US Rt. 40.)

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Free Admission

Food available for purchase

The festival is held in Addison, PA located on the National Road within the National Road Heritage Corridor in southern Somerset County.    There are many nearby attractions that you may want to visit while you are here including the original historic Petersburg Toll House, Frederick Augustine House & Visitor Center, the Petersburg-Addison Museum, the Humberson one-room schoolhouse and the Youghiogheny Lake.

 

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Click here for our flyer (and schedule) that you can print.  For a dial-up line, it will take a few minutes for this flyer to download, so be patient.

 

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NOTE: This site will be updated in Feb 2017 for our June 2017 festival

Each carver is asked to donate one or more (maximum of 4) carvings to be auctioned off to the highest bidder.  The auction is held on Saturday June 18th at 3:00 p.m.  Don't miss the opportunity to own this "extreme" art.  Net proceeds from the festival benefits the Somerset County Blind Association , an organization whose mission is ...to provide social, vocational, rehabilitative and educational services for people who are blind or whose vision is impaired…).  Over the past 12 Festivals the Confluence Lions Club has donated $115,800 to the Somerset County Blind Association. 

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