Local events

Aug. 25

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

Aug. 27

What: Drip irrigation; learn complete system installation from the street to the plants, including how to select and assemble components in this class from the Southern Nevada Water Authority Conservation Division. Build a drip system in class.

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

When: 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 862-3760; advance registration requested

What: Becoming a Desert Gardener workshop. Sharpen your skills just in time for fall planting.

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: Make Your Own Vinaigrette. Stop by the gift shop/library and make a vinaigrette using fresh herbs from the Springs Preserve’s gardens. Stop by anytime for this activity.

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: Garden tour. Participants will discover new and unusual Mojave native and Desert Southwest plants for their landscapes.

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: Challenges of Desert Gardening. This condensed, one-hour workshop will teach participants how to overcome the challenges of gardening in the desert.

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

Aug. 30

What: Las Vegas farmers market. Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, along with artisan wares are showcased in the event sponsored by the Summerlin Council.

Where: Garden Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 562-2676, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

Aug. 31

What: Las Vegas farmers market. Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, along with artisan wares are featured at the event co-sponsored by Las Vegas Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services.

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

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 562-2676, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

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