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

  • Small Business Saturday: Nov. 28.: Support your local small business including nurseries on this busy shopping day. Most local nurseries have holiday themed events.

  • Holiday Wreath-making at Christiansons Nursery: One hour classes starting at 11 a.m, Last class 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28. Use wreath-making machines and get help from designer Karen Harper. $8 plus extra for supplies. Reserve at 360-466-3821 or 1-800-585-8200. 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon.

  • Garden D'Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden: 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (last entry at 9 p.m.). November 28 through January 2. Over a half million lights transform 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. The garden is at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue (parking directions online).

  • St Nicks Night Out at Molbaks: Friday, December 4 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. A special 21 and older after-hours event showcasing 30+ Woodinville Wine Country wineries and their latest vintages along with delicious hors d’oeuvres. Tickets: $55. 13625 NE 175th St., Woodinville.

  • Arboretum Foundation's Annual Gifts & Greens Galore Holiday Sale: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, December 5. an expanded selection of nature-inspired gifts from the Arboretum Shop, including local, seasonal specialty items. You’ll also find a fabulous selection of handmade wreaths and centerpieces, and unique fresh-cut greens donated by local gardeners and the Arboretum staff. Graham Visitor Center: 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle. Also, this is your first chance to buy tickets to the Opening Night Party at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show that takes place on Tuesday, February 16.

  • "Magic and Miracle" with Dan Hinkley: Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. Learn a bit about the mystery surrounding many of the plants you are already growing in your garden, or discover a few you will want to include in the near future. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of event, $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 Trust: Thursday, December 10, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. 600 luminaries line the main concourse. Music, hot cocoa, and cookies. Conservatory and Seattle Asian Art Museum will be open with more Holiday cheer! 1400 East Galer Street, Seattle.

  • Luminaria at the Yakima Area Arboretum: Friday and Saturday, December 11 & 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. both days. Take a magical candle-lit walk through the wintry wonderland of the Yakima Area Arboretum during the annual Luminaria walk. Free, donations accepted. 1401 Arboretum Drive, Yakima.

  • Green Lake Pathway of Lights: Saturday, December 12 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Rain or shine, join others in a "walk of Lights" around the lake. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lights and candles to add to the ambiance. Free, non-perishable food items accepted for local food banks. Location: Green Lake in Seattle.

Ongoing Events