Hours

Friday, October 1, 2021 – Noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday, October 2, 2021 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, October 3, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Special Kids and Family Day Activities all day!

Admission

$ 5.00 for the day, $7.00 for the weekend.  Kids 12 yrs and Under – free.

Free Parking.

Schedule of Events

 

Friday, October 1

9 a.m. – Noon            Workshops (advanced registration form Registration Forms; On-site registrations for workshops will be accepted as space permits)

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.           Gourd entry tags available. Exhibitors may place entries.

12:00 p.m                  Gourd Show open to the public. Workshops and Vendor sales.   Special activities include “make it and take it” gourd crafts.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.           Workshops (advanced registration form Registration Forms; On-site registrations for workshops will be accepted as space permits).

5 p.m.                        Show closes for the day.

5:15 p.m.                   OGS Membership Meeting (check OGS website and watch notices at the Show for the location).

Saturday, October 2

9 a.m.                        Gourd Show open to the public. Workshops and Vendor sales.  Special activities include “make it and take it” gourd crafts, musical entertainment, and demonstrations.

9 – 11 a.m.                Gourd entry tags for competition available.  Exhibitors may begin place entries

9 – Noon                    Workshops (advanced registration form Registration Forms; On-site registrations for workshops will be accepted as space permits).

11 a.m.                      Gourd entries close.

11:30 – 1 p.m.            Judging of competitive entries. All, or portions of the exhibit hall may be closed for judging.

12 – 12:30 p.m           Musical Entertainment by Mbira Ohio

1 p.m. – 5 p.m            Workshops (advanced registration form; On-site registrations for workshops will be accepted as space permits).

1:00 – 1:30 p.m          Demonstration – Gourds in Culinary and Healing Arts, Satya Jonnalagadda.

2:00 – 2:30 p.m          Musical Entertainment by Mbira Ohio

5 p.m.                        Show closes for the day.

6 p.m.                        Gourd Dinner and Awards (advanced registration form Registration Forms)

Sunday, October 3

9 a.m.                        Christian worship service. All are welcome.

10 a.m.                      Gourd Show open to the public. Vendor sales.  Special exhibits include “make it and take it” gourd craft, Betty Finch gourd marionettes and masks, demonstrations and information exchange.   Special “Kids and Family Day” crafts, games and activities (see schedule below).

1 pm – 4 p.m             Open demonstration/information exchange.  Please check back for updates and schedule.

Sunday, October 3, Kids and Family Day Activities

10:00 – 12 p.m           Gourd crafts; games; Scavenger Hunt; touch table, Betty Finch Gourd Marionnette and Mask display.  Gourd Touch table.  Youth program display.

12:30 p.m                  Musical entertainment by Ramirez family

1:00 p.m                    Gourds as musical instruments, featuring Mbira Ohio and John Martin.

2:00 – 4 p.m.              Gourd crafts; games; Scavenger Hunt; touch table.

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