Show-Me Gourd Art Festival

Saturday, Apr 7, 2018 at 9:00am


The Show-Me Gourd Society proudly hosts a weekend gourd art festival April 7, 8, 2018. Gourd workshops are scheduled all weekend starting on Friday. These workshops are taught by some of the most talented gourd artists and crafters in the country.

On Saturday and Sunday, the festival is open to the public. Members are invited to enter gourds, either crafted or raw, into any of the over 90 classes. Trained judges select the best gourds in each class. Ribbons are awarded for first, second, and third place. Special awards and certificates are also given.

Free Demonstrations – Open to Everyone!

-10:00am: Acrylic Painting Techniques by Annette Mcquerry
-11:00am: Online Resources by Merril McHenry
-2:00pm: Gourd Lights by The Gourd Sisters, Lindy and Ann
-3:00pm: Pyrography by Lynda Roberson
-4:30pm: Gourd Cleaning by Lu Hixson