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Wood Shaving Days

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July 20, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Hartwick Pines State Park
2833 Monarch Drive
Grayling, MI United States



Hartwick Pines State Park in Grayling will host its annual Wood Shaving Days Festival on July 19 & 20 at the park’s Logging Museum.  From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, visitors can enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of the historic steam-powered sawmill cutting logs into pine boards; listen to traditional music  and enjoy the art of wood carving, wood burning and other woodcrafters.  Also included at Wood Shaving Days are demonstrations by blacksmiths, weavers, and wool spinners.

Woodshaving Days Wood Shaving Days will be held on the grounds of the Logging Museum at Hartwick Pines State Park. The Logging Museum is a field site of the Michigan Historical Museum and interprets the white pine logging era of 1840-1910. Wood Shaving Days is sponsored by the Friends of Hartwick Pines and all proceeds go toward the interpretive and educational programs at Hartwick Pines State Park.

For more information about Wood Shaving Days or other programs at Hartwick Pines, please call (989) 348-2537.  There is no charge for attending Wood Shaving Days, but a Michigan Recreation Passport is required to enter the park.

For more information about this event, Hartwick Pines State Park, accessibility or park amenities, contact the park at (989) 989-348-2537 (TTY/TDD 711 Michigan Relay Center for the hearing impaired), or visit http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/Details.aspx?id=453&type=SFCG

The DNR is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state’s natural resources for current and future generations.