Gourd decorating classes coming to Carson City | NevadaAppeal.com

Gourd decorating classes coming to Carson City

The chance to learn a new craft is being offered as part of the Silver State Art Festival, coming to Carson City's Fuji Park Sept. 22-24.

Featuring three days of gourd and basketry classes, the festival offers 19 classes covering skills like carving, beading, weaving and wood burning.

The classes feature experienced instructors versed in working with dyes, tools and gourds.

The deadline to sign up is Aug. 15. For information and to register, call 619-995-2475 or 775-301-8230, or go to http://www.NevadaGourdSociety.org.