Seldovia Craft Invitational Chainsaw Carving Competition
9th annual Chainsaw carving competition, sponsored by the Seldovia Chamber of Commerce. Seldovia will host 5 carvers and their assistants to participate in a 3 day chainsaw carving competition. Over 40 carvings will be displayed in businesses, community areas and parks are Seldovia. This has become a real attraction and asset to the beauty of our community. Watch as natural local spruce logs are turned into a glorious work of art. In addition to Alaskan Master Carvers: Ben Firth - Anchor Point, Derrick Stanton - Kenai, and Rob Younkins - Anchorage, carvers Jeff Samudosky from Washington and Chris Foltz from Oregon will also participate. From eels, bears, pirates and prospectors, to seals, eagles, doll sheep and otters - these masterful artists work are enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Events include the Chainsaw Carving Competition, an End of Summer Mini Marathon (5K and 10K), Guitar Masters Concert and a community potluck. There will be live music at the Linwood Bar and Grill over the weekend. Visit Seldovia.com for a complete schedule of events.