Local events


Oct. 27

What: Country Fresh farmers market. Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, grocery and milk delivery service, and other artisans and vendors.

Where: Downtown Events Plaza, 240 Water St., Henderson

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 579-9661 or bob. drabicki@winderfarms.com

What: Fremont East Entertainment District farmers market.

Where: Azul nightclub, 115 N. Seventh St.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 672-0222

What: South Valley Rose Society. Backyard Rose Expo judges will explain the dos and don'ts of exhibit during this meeting co-sponsored by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Those attending are asked to bring roses to share.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

When: 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 702-257-5555 or email lvmaster gardeners@unce.unr.edu

Oct. 28

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

Oct. 29

What: Composting with worms workshop. Participants will learn how to use compost and earthworms to create a lush, healthy garden.

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: Tricks and Treats: Plant Projects. Join master gardeners for this session where they will share a few tricks and treats designed especially to introduce children to fun and festive plant projects.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 9-10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000

What: Plant markers. Stop by the Gardens to create tags for your plants that will add pizzazz to your garden.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $2 members; general admission plus $3 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Heritage tree tour. Participants will tour the Gardens, learning about the planting history, highlights and adventures of the heritage trees on site.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 10:30 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Basics of composting. Learn how to turn kitchen waste into compost along with techniques for creating a green garden.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 1:30 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

Nov. 1

What: Las Vegas farmers market .

Where: Garden Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 562-2676, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

Nov. 2

What: Las Vegas farmers market .

Where: Bruce Trent Park, 1600 N. Rampart Blvd.

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 562-2676, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

Nov. 5

What: Design Center 101: How to Shop the Las Vegas Design Center. This workshop will offer an overview and tour of the downtown facility along with information about how to shop and make purchases.

Where: Las Vegas Design Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, Suite C176

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: www.lvdesigncenter.com; reservations requested

n Please email calendar events to hsaylor@reviewjournal.com

 

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