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Carved birds are among the artists' subjects in Artistry in Wood. (Submitted photo)

Woodcarvings, turnings, wood burning art and hand-carved figurines will be showcased this weekend when Cantigny Park and North Suburban Carvers present Artistry in Wood.

The exhibition includes demonstrations, and a chance for veterans to win a raffle for one of 12 eagle-head presentation canes.

Established in 1979, the club is based in Bensenville, and has 150 members carving a name for themselves.

The show runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28. It is set in the Cantigny Visitors Center, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

Admission is free, but a $5 parking fee is charged. For more information, call Cantigny Park at 630-668-5161 or visit To learn more about the club, go to