Mississippi Gourd Festival, 2016

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Gourd Flowers and Vase by Martha Ertle

The 7th Annual Mississippi Gourd Festival was held September 16-17, 2016, at the Smith County Ag Complex in Raleigh, MS.  Show Chair was Sarah Kemp.  Thanks to all of you who made the festival a success.

Click here to view the list of vendors who participated in the festival.

Click here to view gourdcrafting classes that were offered on Thursday-Saturday, September 15-17, at the 2016 Mletter size sign 2016ississippi Gourd Festival.  Seventy-one class spots were filled by forty-two students.

We had a great lineup of free demos during the festival.  Thanks to each of the demonstrators for volunteering their time and efforts.  The demos are an important part of our festival.

Thanks to the Raleigh Area Chamber of Commerce provided the food concessions for the Mississippi Gourd Festival on September 16 and 17 and for our Mississippi Gourd Society membership supper/meeting on Friday, September 16.