"Louisiana Gourd Society Inaugural Gourd Retreat
May 15, 16, & 17, 2015Camp HardtnerPollock, Louisiana
Louisiana Gourd Society’s Gourd Retreat will start on Friday, May 15th in the afternoon with 1, 4 hour class. We will offer 2 classes or…"
"Well Kate, the Gourd Show was great & you certainly poured your heart & soul into it & it showed. We were traveling for over 8 weeks so I am just now catching my breath & getting ready for our summer vacation.
It was a lot of fun…"
"The dust has settled on our 1st Louisiana Gourd Show. I am still in awe of the beautiful gourd art that was on diplay. Thanks to all who entered the ribbon competition, our wonderful vendors, our volunteers, and all who helped us in our…"
"Nedra: I can't wait to see everyone's reaction to Evangeline and Angelique, the two masks you've created for the event- they are absolutely fantastic and so impressive when you see them actually exhibited as you had them at the Wuertz…"
"Kate, & Hellen, I am getting really hyped up about this. Kate, I have my fingers crossed that you are going to win that Razertip burning kit.
This is the Louisiana Gourd Society's FIRST official Gourd Festival. I hope everyone that can…"
"I've signed up to take your woodburning class Hellen! Can't wait for the show--I'll be able to create all kinds of new gourd art with techniques learned in your class with the Razortip kit I'll probably win!! "
"I’m personally inviting you to the Louisiana Gourd Society’s 1st Annual Show that will be held April 19-20, 2013 at the Claiborne Parish Fairgrounds located at 1563 Fairgrounds Drive in Haynesville, LA.
They will have…"
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I love to grow gourds. I have just recently started crafting in earnest. Won my first blue ribbon at a juried show this summer.
Hi, Kate, I added your fest to my master list. I'll put a new copy on the discussion page in the next few days. Time for bed right now and posting it usually takes me awhile. As to using the Gourd Gems, it will be OK to use them for the fest but they should only be copied once for that event's display. I do them for the Gourd Magazine but I sell reprints myself so copying them for more than the event wouldn't be right. I definitely don't mind if you use them for the event. I'm glad you enjoy them! Thank you for asking, Bonnie
Hi Kate, my name is Christine Rebert and I live in Houma La. I'm VERY interested in the gourd festival in May. It is needed here so badly! Please feel free to check out the photos of my work. thanks, Christine
Hi, I am coming that way Sunday, the 26th, plan on coming back Monday evening, would very much like to drive over to your place and see your gourd farm, and meet you, Monday if it is possible. Hope you had a good trip to Miss. I wish I had been able to go. But, I am planning on going to the one in Texas next month. My tele number is 318/645/2464. Hope to hear from you. Mary Martinez. Do you want me to bring you some tamales?
You will not believe it but, I was planning coming that way this weekend, and something come up to alter my plans. So, now it will have to be the end of the month before I can get there. But, I have your number . thanks, I will call you. Do you want me to bring you some tamales? I usually paint windows in town for the Fiesta so I am going to busy after the 1st. Mary Martinez
Did you have a good crop of gourds this year? Mine have done nothing. I guess it eas just tooo hot and no rain for a long time. I plan on going to Lafayette at the end of the month, my great grandaughter is turning 1. maybe I could swing by there, not really sure have to wait and see how the weather is and everything else. mary Martinez
yes, the tamales are great. They are the old indian style. they do not have chili powde r in them like they make in old Mexico.Where near Arcadia? I have a very good friend lives in between R ingold and Doyline. Hate to say it but, I have not been that way very much lately, between the gas so high and the weather so very hot. Give me a call if you are this way. 645/2464. Mary martinez
Welcome, Kate. We’re glad you’ve joined us. Please feel free to add a profile picture – and, of course, your own gourd photos. There are many activities and discussions for you to participate in. Look around and join in. And have fun! Darlene