Fashion, photography and art-centric designs created by interior design, landscape and architecture students from University of Nevada, Las Vegas will be showcased and auctioned to benefit a scholarship fund for incoming architecture students. There also will be a silent auction.
Where: Las Vegas Design Center, atrium of Building A, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway.
When: 6-8 p.m.
What: Bet on the Farm! farmers market
Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., upper level of Desert Living Center
When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: Varies by product; vendors only accept cash.
What: Companion planting
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and South Valley Rose Society will jointly present the class featuring master gardener Richard Cutbirth. He will discuss vegetables and fruits that grow well in the desert, soil preparation, warm vs. cool crops and beneficial plants for roses.
Where: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension demonstration gardens, 8050 Paradise Road
When: 7 p.m.
Info: 257-5555 or email lvmaster email@example.com
What: Downtown3rd farmers market
Where: Off U.S. Highway 95 and Casino Center Drive
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: Free admission. Varies by product; vendors only accent cash
What: Country Fresh farmers market.
Where: Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Varies by product
Info: Dave Star at 579-9661 or bob. firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Gardens workshop
Learn desert gardening techniques from top horticulturists. This weekend's topic is summer gardening, focusing on how to prepare your garden for triple-digit heat and how to deal with common summer woes.
Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.
When: 8:30-10:30 a.m.; also Sunday
Cost: $10 members; $15 nonmembers
What: Kids Gardening Club
Designed for children ages 3-11; parents or guardian must attend.
Where: All Star Nursery locations, including Pahrump
When: 9 a.m.
Info: starnursery.com; advance registration requested
What: Design Center 101
Participants will learn about the Las Vegas Design Center through a brief overview and then walking tour of the downtown facility.
Where: Las Vegas Design Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, Suite C-176
When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Info: 599-3093 or email email@example.com; reservations requested
What: Standard Flower Show
Sunset Garden Club presents its 20th annual show. The theme will be "Le Cirque de Jardin (Garden Circus)." Numerous floral designs will be on display as well as different varieties of horticulture that grow well in the Las Vegas area.
Where: Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson
When: Noon-4 p.m.
Info: President Melva Hildt, 616-3589
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