Educating the public about the importance of gourds.

The South Carolina Gourd Society and Ghost Creek Gourd Farm

are sponsoring their  10th Annual Gourd Fest  Saturday    April 18, 2015 in Laurens SC.  Activities  will be at 2108 Ghost  Creek Road, Laurens SC from 8:30am - 5:00pm. 

  Join us for a fun day on the gourd farm. We have published a listing of workshops with cost and registration form. Lunch will also be available as well as vendors with gourds, crafting tools and supplies, along with crafted gourds for sale. Children's activities will also be available.   The Soth Carolina Gourd Society will have a fundraiser Raffle to be held during the lunch break at 12 o'clock.    For more  information call 864-682-5251 or contact Andrea Pulliam the Workshop Registrar at 864-862-5617 or e-mail at

The SCGS will have a Make-n-Take Tent where you can try your hand at making a "Birdie" gourd to take home for only $5.00 with help from Cass Meinardi.                                 

Afternoon Workshops

Workshop Registration Form

Directions to Ghost Creek Gourd Farm

Hotels in the area/ approx. 20 minute drive to the farm ( I-385 Exit 10)

Quality Inn  864-833-5558   Hwy 56 N at Exit 52 on I-26  $59.00 +tax

Comfort Suites 864-833-1800 Hwy 56 N at Exit 52 on I-26  $69.00 + tax

These rates are offered for folks attending the 2015 Ghost Creek Gourd Fest April 18th. Let them know when you check-in.