Solar Fest: Saturday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Great Exhibits, Presentations, Urban Farm, Transportation Zone, Solar Cooking Demonstrations, Live Music, and Food. The free event takes place at Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue North. Metro Route 5, 331 and 345 serve the college on Saturdays.
Dunn Garden Mallets in Wonderland: Sunday, July 27 from noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of croquet on the lawn, children's activities, music, food, and fun for everyone! Members $40, nonmembers: $50, family: $100.
Snohomish Garden Club's 30th Annual Garden Tour: Sunday, July 27 from noon to 5 p.m. Tour 8 urban and suburban gardens located in and around historic Snohomish. Tickets $12, age 13 & under free (available online, at retail locations or on day of tour at 506 4th St. in Snohomish.
Northwest Horitcultural Society 10th Annual Meet the Board Tour: Sunday, July 27 from noon to 5 p.m. Join NHS because this free tour of six gardens (including my NE Seattle garden) is open to NHS members and guests only. Individual annual membership starts at $35 (various discounts exist).
Ballard P-Patch's 14th Annual Art in the Garden & Garden Tour: Saturday, August 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Works by local artists, live music, children's activities, silent auction and beer garden. Held at Ballard P-Patch, 8527 25th Ave NW in Seattle. No charge to attend event.
All-American Selection Winners Talk and Tour at the Snohomish Master Gardener Demonstration Garden: Monday, August 4 at noon. Plants that have been designated 'All-American Selection Winners' will be discussed in the AAS garden within the Snohomish County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden at Jennings Park (6915 Armar Road) in Marysville. No charge.
Heronswood "Talk, Walk & Weed" with Dan Hinkley Bring your garden gloves and your favorite hand tool and join Dan for a fun volunteer Saturday at Heronswood Garden. Upcoming event dates: July 26, August 9 and August 23.