GRAND LAKE GOURD PATCH

Grand Lake Gourd Patch
(Gourd Club)

Dates: Every Tuesday in 2024 (4pm-7pm)
Cost: $25 per year (this is the membership payment which includes paints, wood carving and burning tools. Gourds are available for purchase through Linda Troute, or you can bring your own).
Level: Intermediate
Location: 315 Pitkin Dr, Grand Lake, CO 80447

*Note: initial gourd class is required to join the Gourd Patch (Club).

Are you passionate about gourding and looking to deepen your craft while connecting with fellow enthusiasts? The Rocky Mountain Folk School’s Gourd Patch (Club) Membership is the perfect opportunity for you. For just $25 per year, membership grants you access to a vibrant community of gourders who meet every Tuesday from 4pm-7pm at the folk school.

This informal gathering is more of a hangout than a class, providing a relaxed environment to work on your gourd projects. The membership fee primarily contributes to stocking up on essential materials such as gourds, bedazzles, paints, wood burning and carving tools, ensuring you have everything you need for your gourding endeavors. Whether you’re a seasoned gourd artist or just starting, the Gourd Patch (Club) welcomes you to join in and create beautiful gourd art together.

The GourdCraft 101 class runs concurrently with the club meetings and serves as a fundamental introduction to gourd art. Led by the experienced gourd instructor Linda, GourdCraft 101 provides one-on-one guidance, teaching you the basics of tool usage and gourd design. The class fee includes one gourd, ensuring you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills to fully enjoy your time in the Gourd Patch (Club). Secure your spot in this exciting community by registering for the GourdCraft 101 class and dive into the world of gourding with the Rocky Mountain Folk School!


GourdCraft 101: Your Gateway to the Gourd Patch (Club)

*Note: This class is only available for someone who wants to join the Gourd Patch (Club).

Date: Pick one Tuesday in 2024 (4pm-7pm)
Cost: $100 (includes materials and 1 gourd)
Level: Beginner
Instructor: Linda Troute
Location: 315 Pitkin Dr, Grand Lake, CO 80447

Missed a gourd class in 2023 but eager to join the Gourd Patch (Club)? No problem! Enroll in GourdCraft 101, our one-time personalized 1-on-1 session with options available during Gourd Patch (Club) hours every Tuesday from 4pm-7pm. Following this unique class, you’ll gain the skills needed to seamlessly integrate into the vibrant Gourd Patch (Club) community, allowing you to participate whenever you like on Tuesdays (with Gourd Patch membership). Plus, with your registration, enjoy a bonus of one free gourd to kickstart your crafting journey. To jump into the world of gourding and secure your spot, simply register online below.

Questions? Contact us at rockymountainfolkschool@gmail.com or call 970-531-1395. Let the gourd adventures begin!