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Home and Garden calendar of events

Sept. 26

What: Country Fresh farmers market

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

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

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.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: 702-822-7700

Sept. 27

What: Downtown3rd farmers market

Where: Off U.S. Highway 95 and Casino Center Drive

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: Vendors only accept cash

Info: 702-953-4321

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 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.com

What: Home Expo Las Vegas

Where: Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North

When: noon to 6 p.m., also 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Cost: $8, free for senior citizens 60 and older on Friday, children 12 and younger, military personnel with identification

Info: www.homeexpolasvegas.com

What: Fresh52 farmers market

Where: Town Square Las Vegas, 6689 Las Vegas Blvd. South

When: 3-7 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

Sept. 28

What: Fresh52 farmers market

Where: Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

What: Garden workshop

Container gardening will be the focus of the session. Participants will create their own container garden, with herbs and vegetables, as well as learn the basics and advantages of container gardening.

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

When: 8:30-10:30 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $10 for members; $15 plus general admission for nonmembers

Info: 702-822-7700; advance registration required

What: Kids Gardening Club

Designed for children ages 3-11; parents or guardian must attend. “Jack and the Beanstock” is the title of the session.

Where: All Star Nursery locations, including Pahrump

When: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: starnursery.com; advance registration requested

What: Gardens guided walk

Join Springs Preserve experts for a guided walk through the botanical gardens.

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

When: 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: Free for members; included with general admission

Info: 702-822-7700

What: Lady Bug release

Release lady bugs, one of nature’s helpful friends, in the botanical gardens, then create a craft in the activity center to take home.

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

When: 1 and 3 p.m.; also Sunday

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

Info: 702-822-7700

Sept. 29

What: Fresh52 farmers market

Where: Sansone Park Place, 9480 S. Eastern Ave.

When: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

Oct. 1

What: Las Vegas farmers market

Where: Garden Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 702-562-2676 or www.lasvegas farmersmarket.com

Oct. 2

What: Las Vegas farmers market

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

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 702-562-2676 or www.lasvegas farmersmarket.com

Please email calendar events to hsaylor@reviewjournal.com

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