July 14-August 13   Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa, CA

August 2-13            Ventura County Fair, Ventura, CA

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. 

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 - Look for more details in the coming months.

*Official CGS Event

updated 08/08/17