The Pioneer Museum is the site of the Lone Star Gourd Festival October 18-20. This nationwide gourd art competition includes classes for beginners through advanced and a kids’ gourd craft area. Event hours are Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The admission price of $5 covers all three days. For more information, visit www.texasgourdsociety.org.