Best of the Northwest Fall Art Show: November 14 - 16, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. -5 p.m. All types of locally made art including garden decor. $6 at the door, various discounts on-line. Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.
Deck the Halls at Molbak's: Saturday, November 15, 7 p.m. to 9p.m. Meet popular NW garden authors, enjoy delicious treats, raffle prizes; plus save 10% on your purchase that night. $20 admission. 13625 NE 175th St., Woodinville.
Make Your Own Holiday Wreath at Windmill Gardens: Friday, November 21 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Saturday, Novemeber 22 at 11:30 a.m. Additional Fridays and Saturdays through Dec 13. Create holiday wreath using an array of fragrant greens, cones, and berries. Fee of $36 plus tax includes supplies. 16009 60th Street East, Sumner.
Heronswood benefit Lecture by Dan Hinkley: "Recent Plant Exploration in Myanmar, Vietnam and China": Saturday, November 22 at 2:00 p.m. $20, $15 in advance, $5 Heronswood garden members. Port Gamble S'Klallam Longhouse, 31964 Little Boston Road NE, Kingston.
Piper's Creek Salmon Celebration: Friday, November 28, 11 a.m. -1 p.m. On the day after Thanksgiving all ages are invited for activities to welcome the salmon home. Celebrate with hot drinks, music, good food, and activities throughout the park. Volunteer Salmon Stewards will be on hand to answer questions. 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd., Seattle.
Tips & Tricks for Making Your Own Festive Wreaths & Swags at Molbaks: Saturday, November 29 at 10 a.m. Jodi Burkland and Leesa Deter will share their secrets to designing the perfect holiday wreath or swag using fresh-cut and everlasting greens.
Garden D'Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden: November 29 through January 3. Features over a half million lights transforming the garden into a blossoming wonderland. $5, age 10 and under free. Free nights listed on web. Buy your ticket in advance online to avoid lines (and be assured of actually getting into the event). The garden is at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. Free parking available at Wilburton Hill Park (124th and Main St). After 5 p.m., free parking also at Bellevue School District offices, 12111 NE 1st St.
Vermicomposting lecture at UW Botanic Gardens (click on the month arrow to get to December): Monday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. Crescent Calimpong explains the steps to build and keep your own vermicomposting bin, aka "worm bin". Free but RSVP online or call 206-685-8033. Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle.