PA Gourd Society
2016 Calendar of Events


Download and print the calendar, all items may be subject to change. 
Please check your current newsletter or contact Reagan Bitler  to confirm.

All meetings and workshops begin at 10 AM unless otherwise noted.

What to bring to a gourd meeting (optional, of course):
   1. Please bring a dish to share if you plan on staying for lunch.
   2. A finished gourd craft for Show and Tell
   3. Members Only Workshop tools and supplies (if needed) - remember to rsvp!
   4. A name tag - or pay $.25 to the (newbies exempted).
   5. $ to purchase raw gourds or supplies. **Each meeting will have a drawing where one attending member will win $25.00 in gourds!**

April 16 –
9 am Business meeting /10 am demo by Helen on dyes, or harvest gourds (must be 18 years old to harvest) at Smucker’s Gourd Farm 317 Springville Road, Kinzer, PA 17535

May 21 –
Workshop at TBA York area location, Reagan Bitler presenting mini bowl cutouts. RSVP to

May 31-
Gourd Society membership dues due!!

June 12 –
Set up road signs for the Gourd Gathering. Volunteers needed near Lebanon area. Contact Claudia Hill

June 15 -
Gourd Gathering set up @ Lebanon Expo and Fair Center, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042

June 16-18
PA GOURD GATHERING: Lebanon Expo and Fair Center, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA 17042

June 28-
Newsletter submission deadline

July 16-
Workshop at Brenda's with Linda Cancelliere presenting creative embellishments RSVP

Aug 20 –
Summer Business meeting/demo Stoltzfus’s Gourd Farm, 1151 Landisville Road, Manheim, PA 17545

Sept 17-
Workshop in the Pocono’s, Project TBA, RSVP to

Sept 30 –
Fall Newsletter deadline: finished, proofed articles to Susan Zanella,

Oct 15-
Fall Business meeting w/ demo@ Eastern Lancaster County Library, 11 Chestnut Drive, New Holland PA 17557

Nov 12- 11 AM;
Annual Holiday Dinner w/ optional Ornament /Gift exchange at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 300 West First St., Birdsboro, PA 19508. Contact Sylvia at regarding food.