Out of My Gourd!

July 10, 2020 - 10:00 amJuly 10, 2020 - 12:00 pmNovember 2, 2019, 10am - 12pm
The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
United States 100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606


  • Exhibit Free with Admission: $1.00

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.