Local events

April 26

What: ARTchitecture

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.

Cost: Free

Info: lvdesigncenter.com

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.

Info: 822-7700

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.

Cost: Free

Info: 257-5555 or email lvmaster gardeners@unce.unr.edu

April 27

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

Info: 953-4321

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. drabicki@winderfarms.com

April 28

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

Info: 822-7700

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.

Cost: Free

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.

Cost: Free

Info: 599-3093 or email lvdc@lvdesigncenter.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.

Cost: Free

Info: President Melva Hildt, 616-3589

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