When: Sat., Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2015
This festival features displays of gourds from around the world, special gourd workshops, and vendors of dried gourds, gourd seeds, gourd crafts, gourd art, books, and crafting supplies. A variety of competitive categories are awarded ribbons and prizes. There is a live auction on Saturday at noon and also a free gourd crafting table for kids. Details about the festival, a listing of gourd crafting workshops, and information on how to enter the competitions are on the web site: www.ncgourdsociety.org/festival. For more information, contact 919-696-0744.