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77th Annual NC Gourd Arts & Crafts Festival

  • NC State Fairgrounds Holshouser Bldg. 1025 Blue Ridge Rd Raleigh, NC 27607 (map)

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. 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 available on the event website.

Earlier Event: November 2
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