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Thursday, 26 May 2011 04:34

Gourd artists celebrate 9th year in Cherokee

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The Cherokee Gourd Artists Gathering, themed “Gourds in the Wind,” will take place from Friday, June 3, to Sunday, June 5, at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds.

Classes, demonstrations, displays of finished art, vendors and contests fill the schedule for the weekend event. Some early activities begin on Thursday, June 2.

The gathering is free to attend and the classes are volunteer-taught, though there may be a fee for supplies. Sign-up for classes like bowl carving, gourd basketry and primitive pyrography continue through Sunday, May 29.

828.497.9131, ext. 238 or visit gourdgathering.net.

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