Gourds get a mention in this article from CentreDaily.com. Patricia Tweardy displays her wares under the name "Out Of Your Gourd" (a familiar term, no?)
If you're in the area today and tomorrow, go check it out: PA Military Grounds, Rt. 322, Boalsburg, PA. Admission is free.
(Coincidence? We've considered moving east, and State College, PA has come up as a possible choice (listed #1 Least Stressful City in the US!). More on this later...)