The festival features gourd workshops, gourd displays, and vendors of gourd seeds, crafts, art, books, t-shirts, crafting supplies, and gourds! Competitive categories awarded ribbons and prizes. Live auction on Saturday at noon and a gourd crafting table for kids. Details about the festival, safety protocols, a listing of gourd crafting workshops, and information on how to enter the competitions are on our web site: www.ncgourdsociety.org/festival. For more information, call (919) 996-9192.