President's Note, Cecile Garrison 
Thanksgiving . . . Jim Story Award and Annual Artistry Award contests . . .elections


Nativity Scene
by Corliss Kent
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2016 People's Choice Award
2016 Judge's Choice Award
Idaho Gourd Show

Articles in the Winter issue:
  • Kids' Komer: Hot Air Balloon Ornament 
  • Gourd Crafting Contest 
  • Featured Artist: Chris Peters 
  • Tutorial: Christmas Gourd Hanging Ornament 
  • Product Review: Measuring Tools & Templates 
  • Gourds of the Cherokee 
  • Tutorial: Just Clowning Around 
  • Melwood Gourd Project
  • Tutorial: Whoo Hoot 
  • From the Heart 
  • Chapter News 
  • AGS Judging Certification Program 
  • Featured Chapter: Arizona Gourd Society 
  • Gourd Show: Texas "Lone Star" Gourd Society 
  • Gourd Show: Mountain Gathering, NC 
  • Gourd Show: Mississippi Gourd Society 
  • Gourd Show: Georgia Gourd Society 
  • Poem: Ode to the Cucumber Beetle 
  • I Finally Tied the Knot & Mastered Green Cleaning 
  • Jim Story Award News 
  • Calendar of Events 
  • Gardening: Let's Get Serious About Raising & Manipulating Gourds 
  • Election Announcement & Ballot
  • Classified Ads 
  •  In Memoriam: Everett W. Gibson, D.O. 

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