Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden Fall Foliage Festival & Plant Sale: Saturday, October 18 through Saturday, October 25, 10 to 4 p.m. each day. The festival features fall color tours, speakers, demonstrations and excellent deals on outstanding species rhododendrons, companion plants and ferns. 2525 S. 336th Street, Federal Way.
Best of the Northwest Fall Art Show: Friday, Oct 24 and Saturday Oct 25 (10 to 6) and Sunday, Oct 26 (10 to 5). All types of locally made art including garden decor. $6 st the door, various discounts on-line. Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.
2014 All About Fruit Show: Saturday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tree fruit, berry and preserves tasting, kiwis, medlars and quince, cider pressing, mason bee display, apple ID, lectures, tool sharpening, kids' activities, insect and disease information, apple sales. $10 admission, free to WCFS and STFS members and kids. Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood. $10, free for kids, free for WCFS and STFS members.
Chase Garden Fall Color Guided Tour: Saturday, October 25 at 1:30 p.m. Docent-led tour including history and plant lore: $5. Plants for sale too! 16015 264th Street East, Orting.
Puget Sound Mycological Society Annual Wild Mushroom Show Sunday, October 26, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Over 200 varieties of wild mushrooms will be displayed, identified and classified. Visitors can bring in mushrooms for experts to identify. Exhibits, lectures, items for sale, & mushroom tasting. $10, $5 students, under 12 free. 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.
Dunn Garden Fall Foliage Festival Sunday, October 26, 1 p.m. -4 p.m. Enjoy autumn colors, story-telling, vendors, childrens activities, silent auction, and refreshments. Complimentary for members, $10 for non-members / $20 for the whole family. Dunn Gardens is located at 13533 Northshire Rd. NW, Seattle. RSVP online or call 206-362-0933.
The Evergreen Chrysanthemum Association's Mum Show Friday, October 31 (2-5 p.m.); Saturday, November 1 (9 to 5); Sunday, November 2 (1-3 p.m.). This free show features hundreds of large exhibition English Mums & amazing plant culture. 21215 International Blvd, Des Moines.
Art's Alive 5 -9 p.m., Friday, October 31 (5-9 p.m.); Saturday, November 1 (10 to 6); Sunday, November 2 (10 to 4). Many local artists display their works at this free celebration held throughout the La Conner area. Christianson's Nursery takes part Saturday and Sunday with live music by Laurel Bliss & John Clark, cheese tasting from Samish Bay Cheese and apple cider served from their antique cider press.
Sue Goetz lecture presented by The Northwest Perennial Alliance Sunday, November 2 at 1 p.m.. Sue will speak on "Landscaping for Winter Color and Beauty" showing how to add texture and color with bark, berries, foliage and evergreens for year-round color. Free. Held at Molbak's: 13625 NE 175th Street, Woodinville.