Gardening with Ciscoe - Upcoming Events

Gardening with Ciscoe ( ) Upcoming Events

Garden Events (Sales, Tours, Speakers, etc)

Listed here are upcoming garden events and sales. Some are one-time events and are listed in order of date. Others are ongoing events or go on for a period of time.

I include mainly events that people and organizations ask me to mention along with some of my personal favorites. Note some events are free, many tours charge admission. If I do not mention a fee, please don't assume that it is free. Visit the websites to determine if there is a fee.

One-Time Events

  • Garden d'Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden: Opening night is Saturday, November 26 and is open through December 31. Adults are only $5 and childgren 10 and under are free! There are some free days too! The event runs from November 26 through December 31, 2016.

  • Holiday Art, Craft, and Gift Sale: reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, December 2. Exhibit and sale runs through December 23rd. Selection of locally made arts and crafts available for purchase at the Elisabeth C. Miller Library: 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle.

  • Arboretum Foundation's Annual Gifts & Greens Galore Sale: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 3. Fresh-cut greens, handmade wreaths, arboretum honey and more. Graham Visitor Center: 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle.

  • "A Trip to Remote NE India; Still Unknown Plants for Pacific NW Gardens" with Dan Hinkley: 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 4 (plant sale from 1 to 2). Dan will share stories and images of his plant exploration trip to the remote and mountainous Indian province of Arunachal Pradesh. Tickets $20, $5 for Heronswood Garden Members. Port Gamble S'Klallam "House of Knowledge": 31964 Little Boston Road NE, Kingston.

  • Holiday in the Park Sponsored by Volunteer Park Trusty: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 8. 600 luminaries line the main concourse. Music, hot cocoa, and cookies. The Conservatory will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. Free. 1400 East Galer Street, Seattle.

  • Green Lake Pathway of Lights: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 10. Rain or shine, join others in a "walk of Lights" around the lake. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lights and candles. Free, non-perishable food items accepted for local food banks. Location: Green Lake, Seattle.

  • 2016 Solstice Stroll at Dunn Gardens: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, December 11. Celebrate the season with hot chocolate, mulled wine, cookies, and a walk around the Celtic Spiral. Free, donations accepted, register online. 13533 Northshire Rd NW, Seattle.

Ongoing Events