Local events

Sept. 15

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 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

Sept. 17

What: Las Vegas farmers market .

Where: Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 562-2676, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

What: Autumn plant sale. Purchase unique and hard-to-find desert-adapted plants, or choose from plant grouping selected by experts . Also, the eight-acre demonstration gardens will be open .

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

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: Varies by plant. Admission to sale is free, but regular admission prices apply for access to museums and galleries.

Info: 822-7700

What: Fall gardening workshop. Participants will learn how to get their vegetable and herb gardens started .

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: Upgrade to Water Smart Landscaping. For those who want to convert their lawns to Water Smart landscaping, this overview will show how it can be done. Information about earning a rebate from the Southern Nevada Water Authority will be provided.

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

When: 9-11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 862-3760; advanced registration required

What: Personalized garden gloves. Stop by the gift shop/library and create a pair of personalized gloves so you can garden in style .

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 .

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: Ladybug release and craft activity. Participants will release ladybugs, nature’s most charming natural form of pest control, and paint ladybug rocks to decorate their gardens.

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

When: 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.; also Sunday

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

Info: 822-7700

What: Garden – Mind, Body and Soul. Learn the basics for planting a cool-season vegetable garden, and how gardening not only nourishes the body, but nurtures the mind and soul.

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

Sept. 20

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

Sept. 21

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

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