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Nature Workshop:
Out of My Gourd!

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Presented by Wisteria Perry, Interpretation and Community Outreach Manager
$10 Member, $20 General Admission

Come march to the beat of your own drum (literally!) at The Mariners’ Museum and Park as Wisteria Perry, manager of interpretation and community outreach, shows how to make a musical instrument using… gasp!… gourds.

Gourds are not only used for cooking delicious meals, but some varieties such as pumpkins, summer squashes, and some winter squashes can also be transformed into beautiful and unique musical instruments. Join Wisteria as she demonstrates how to create one-of-a-kind drums from gourds.

The Nature Workshop Series are family-friendly workshops to introduce every one of all ages how to make beautiful creations using natural resources inspired by The Mariners’ Museum Park.

The workshops are held on the first Saturday of each month, and meets in the Monitor Classroom B. Pre-registration is suggested.



November 2, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222