Sept. 1-25               Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona, CA

Sept. 20 - Oct. 1     Kern County Fair, Bakersfield, CA 93307

Sept. 23-24             Silver State Art Festival, Carson City, NV   

Sept. 29 –Oct. 1      *Northern Gourd Art Competition and Gourd Exhibit - Hosted by the Folsom and Amador Gourd Artists -Orangevale Community Center, Orangevale, CA - Double Click to download & print How to Enter Handout for the Orangevale Competition - Double click for Gourd Classes

Oct. 5-8                   *CA Bay Area Gourd Art Competition and Gourd Exhibit - Hosted by  The Calabash Club of Silicon Valley 6th Annual Gourd Festival  -  Uesugi Farms, San Martin, CA - Double Click to download & print How to Enter Handout for the CA Bay Area Competition - Double click for complete festival and gourd class details. Please note you are leaving the CGS website. Updated 091917

October 14-15        *Southern Gourd Art Competition and Gourd Exhibit - Hosted by the Orange County Gourd Society in collaboration with Orange County Carvers Guild - Elk’s Lodge, Santa Ana, CA - Double Click to download & print How to Enter Handout for the Southern Competition

November 8-9          9th Annual Yucca Valley Gourd Art Festival - Yucca Valley, CA


April 27 - 29          Baskets and Gourds - Containers of Our Culture VII - Visalia, CA

August 9-12           *CGS 2018 Retreat - Oakhurst, CA - We will begin taking deposits October 1st. Look for more details in the coming months. This link is being worked and will become active when we begin taking your reservation on October 1st. Please check back.

*Official CGS Event

updated 08/08/17