This festival features displays of gourds from around the world, gourd crafting classes, make-and-take crafts and vendors of dried gourds, gourd seeds, gourd crafts, gourd art, books, t-shirts, and crafting supplies. Great holiday presents! In the gourd competition, a variety of competitive growing and artistic categories are awarded ribbons and prizes. There is a silent auction, a free gourd crafting table for kids, and free talks on how to grow gourds. Details about the festival, a listing of gourd crafting classes and information on how to enter the competitions are on our web site: www.ncgourdsociety.org/festival.
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Saturday, 3 November
Sunday, 4 November