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North Carolina Gourd Society

Website: http://www.ncgourdsociety.org
Members: 34
Latest Activity: Aug 15, 2014

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Taking Gourds to Events in NC 5 Replies

Putting final touches on some gourd instruments and display art for two upcoming festivals in the Sandhills of NC: The Buggy Festival in CarthageSaturday, May 7th…Continue

Started by Dan DeBruler. Last reply by Dan DeBruler May 2, 2011.

nc gourd member 5 Replies

I am a member of the nc gourd soc. I would like to be on this site

Started by Naomi Jean Foust. Last reply by Naomi Jean Foust Nov 8, 2010.

A Great Success 2 Replies

Well the North Carolina Show was a great success.  We were in the smaller venue at the State Fairgrounds and I think it was a very wise decision because it was "size appropriate" (in other words we…Continue

Started by Shelly Nowik. Last reply by Catherine Devine Sep 15, 2010.

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Comment by Shelly Nowik on January 16, 2010 at 9:52am
Edna,
Carolina Gourds and Seeds has some very nice gourds. Harry Hurley is the owner of the business but alas he has decided to ease his way out of the business and is not growing anymore but he has many gourds still in his sheds. He is located in Fuquay Varina (about 45 minutes south of Raleigh). Cherokee Gourd Gathering will be in your area the first weekend in June and Ghost Creek will be a vendor there. Ghost Creek is in South Carolina and has some wonderful gourds that match your description. The Martins are wonderful to do business with and you can call them to describe what you are looking for and be assured that they will not send you an awful gourd. I do not know any professional growers in your part of the State but maybe someone who sees this post can answer better than I have done so.
I sell gourd crafting supplies: Fiebing leather dyes, Memories alcohol inks, gourd mini saws, gourd crafting books, gold leafing and small embellishments. My business name is: Gourdamental. I do not yet have a website but I will be traveling to gourd shows/festivals in the Southeast. If you need any of those supplies I can provide you with more information. My email is: gourdamental@earthlink.net. Phone: (919) 382-8260.
Happy gourding: Shelly
Comment by Edna Lamberson on January 16, 2010 at 8:47am
Shelly, I live in the southwestern mountains in Tuckasegee. I have a real challenge in purchasing gourds. Presently, I go to Georgia to get my gourds. I prefer 45"+ bowl gourds, curley dippers and large/medium gourds. Do you know of any suppliers in NC? Thanks.
Comment by Shelly Nowik on January 8, 2010 at 4:01pm
Greetings North Carolina gourders,
I am the newly elected president of the Alpha Chapter of the gourd society. This years festival will be September 11-12 (as always the weekend after Labor Day). Our theme is Woodland gourds. We will be moving from the Kerr Scott building to Holhouser Building at the NC State Fair Grounds.
Shelly Nowik
 

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