This weekend, area artists will gather in Chattooga County to present their latest original creations at the Rattling Gourd Arts Festival. Rattling Gourd is a juried show of fine arts and fine crafts. Named fora Native American resident of this area before it became Chattooga County, this festival honors a rich tradition of creativity and appreciation of the arts and artists in this community.

The Rattling Gourd Arts Festival, filled with lots of visually appealing activities for even the most finicky of art critics. From wine tables to iron works, pottery to photography, paintings to sculptures, there is something for everyone at Rattling Gourd. Limited to a juried selection of artists. Bring your appetite becasue food will be provided by the Chattooga Garden Club.

The event will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Chattooga County Civic Center located across Highway 48 from BB&T Bank in Summerville.