This year's Gourd Goddess is Eleanor

We have our own NEW banner:

The festival is at the newly designed town lot. No grass yet, but we're used to red dirt. We're happy it isn't windy though. 

The welcome-gourd-puppets made by Annie 

The arrival of the Gourd Goddess on a tractor in the parade 

and Gourdy, here with Paula (left with Bianca) and creator Annie

Portrait of Goddess and Gourdy

We love it when people dress up....in gourds of course

Introduction of the gourd tile, to form a gourd curtain

who doesn't recognize Michael's work

Kid's table

 Musical instruments

For more pictures go to: Gourd Festival 2005 slide show