Kappa Chapter of the American Gourd Society

The purpose of the Texas Gourd Society is to promote interest in and appreciation of gourds, both to our membership and to the general   public.    We will do this by sharing information through education, meetings, festivals and shows related to the culture, history, uses,  crafting and artistry of  gourds.


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The 2014 Lone Star Gourd Festival was a huge success!!!

Mark your calendar for 2015!  Show dates are July 29 - August 2.

We want to thank all of our vendors, teachers, members, volunteers and the visitors and residents of New Braunfels who came out to see us and support the show!  Thank You!!

Molly Block featured The Lone Star Gourd Festival in an outstanding article in the Herald-Zeitung.  Read the article and all the exciting events at the festival here.

Emily Spicer with the San Antonio Express News also visited the festival.  See what she had to say!  And be sure to check out her interview with Mike Ford.

We are beginning to plan the 2015 festival and expect it to be even bigger and better!  Check back soon for the winner photos and news of next year's event.

2014  Membership is Due!
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