Local gourd artists Ron and Deb Stallings will host the fourth annual Michigan Festival of Gourds at Eastern Michigan Fairgrounds. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
This event celebrates gourds, wood carvings, gourd art, food, music and community.
Proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation.
Admission is $5 and free for children 12 and younger.
Eastern Michigan Fairgrounds is located at 195 Midway St., Imlay City. Call (810) 724-6135.
Also, a “Harvest Dinner” will be held Saturday at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds beginning at 6:30 p.m. as a tribute to the community, its farmers and products produced by the region. Seating is limited. Tickets are $20 each. Visit www.michiganfestivalofgourds.com.