Oct 24th, 2013

Goblins & Gourds is Sunday, Don’t Miss it!

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra

Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra

We have so much fun planned for you this Sunday at Goblins & Gourds.

Celebrate harvest-time in the Children’s Garden with a concert by the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra, pumpkin painting, seasonal food tasting, hoop dancing and more! It’s a great chance to get outside, be active and enjoy the beauty of the season.

 Activities include:
  • Parade around the Children’s Garden with the GardenKeeper and the Butterfly Fairy 2 p.m.
  • Gourd Petting Zoo provide by RIGO
  • Fresh and seasonal food tasting provided by Edible Education
  • Paint a pumpkin to take home (while supplies last)
  • Pumpkin, Gourd and Stick carving demonstrations
  • Hoop demonstrations and instruction for the whole family provided by RVA HoOp HOuse
  • Tree Climbing demonstration, Riverside Outfitters 
  • Gourd Quest available at Garden Cart and admissions desk.

Hope you can make it!  Never been to Goblins & Gourds before? Here’s a video to give you an idea of what  you’ll see:


Jonah Holland is Digital Content Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, where she has worked for 14 years overseeing social media, the blog, and the website. She is also a mom, yogi, open water swimmer, gardener, and seeker. She's been known to go for a walk in the Garden and come back with hundreds of plant photos, completely inspired to write her next blog post.

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