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  • Bringing in the Harvest
    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    09/08/17

    1020 W. Riverside Ave.

    1020 W. Riverside Ave.

    The Spokane Edible Tree Project organization, whose mission is to harvest unused produce from fruit and nut trees and distribute it to those in need, is presenting their fourth annual fundraising event. Event includes a silent auction, local food, live music and local libations. Cost: $30. Tickets can be purchased from Brown Paper Tickets through the website link provided. For more information, call (509) 209-2890.

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  • Friends of Manito Fall Plant Sale
    8:00 am-3:00 pm
    09/09/17

    4 W 21st Ave, Spokane, WA, United States

    4 W 21st Ave, Spokane, WA, United States

    This fabulous plant sale features thousands of perennials, shrubs, vines and houseplants grown and tended by volunteers from the Friends of Manito. It’s free and open to the public. If you are a member of TFM, you will receive a 10% discount on your plant purchases; you can also join TFM during the sale and receive a discount as well. The sale is held in the lath area directly east of the Gaiser Conservatory in Manito Park. All proceeds from the sale go right back into the park.

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  • 2018 Basic Beekeeping Class
    9:00 am-5:00 pm
    09/10/17-02/10/18

    This is a hands-on beekeeping course with 80% of the instruction being held outside during the field days. The class is open to anyone interested in becoming a beekeeper, as well as those already involved in the art and science of beekeeping. Classes will be taught by experienced Inland Empire Beekeeper Association members and special invited instructors. Topics include the honey bee and her products, beekeeping equipment, making a start in beekeeping, life in the honey bee colony, flowers for bees, spring management, swarming, honey production, fall management, disease and pests, and honey bee mites.

    Class materials provided include the basic beekeeping syllabus, a mentor list and equipment dealer list. Students successfully completing the class will receive an Inland Empire Beekeepers Association certificate of completion. Bee suits will be required by your first field day in May. Plan on investing approximately $550 for a bee suit, necessary tools and equipment for one bee hive.

    Class dates are Feb. 10, 2018 (classroom instruction; note that if class fills, they will do a second instructional class on Feb. 24, 2018). Field days: Apr. 14, May 5, June 2, July 7.

    For more information, contact Joan Nolan by phone at (509) 924-3602 or via email at joan1422@msn.com. Or contact Anna Kestell at (509) 477-4195 or akestell@spokanecounty.org. To register online, go to the provided link. Cost: $50.

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  • Pickling
    6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    09/12/17

    305 E Main St, Fairfield, WA, United States

    305 E Main St, Fairfield, WA, United States

    Pickling – the term used for preserving food with acid and salt.  Come and learn the ins and outs of quick or fresh-pack pickles, pickled fruits, pickled vegetables, and relishes. This class is brought to you at no charge by Fairfield Library.

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  • Mushroom Foraging
    6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    09/19/17

    How many kinds of mushrooms are growing in yards and parks nearby? See in-season mushrooms for hands-on learning, including how to identify and forage for mushrooms. You can bring your mushrooms for identification as well. Presented by Lynda Foreman. Free.

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  • Art in Bloom
    12:00 pm-6:00 pm
    09/22/17

    507 W 7th Ave, Spokane, WA, United States

    507 W 7th Ave, Spokane, WA, United States

    Set inside the historic Corbin Art Center, this event features fine art paired with floral designs. There will also be vendors, a raffle and live music. Docent-led tours of the Moore-Turner Gardens will be available as well. Cost: $7. 

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  • Natural History of Two of Idaho’s Rarest Plants
    9:45 am-11:30 am
    09/23/17

    Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation present “Natural History of Two of Idaho’s Rarest Plants: Water Howellia (Howellia aquatilis) and Idaho phlox (Phlox idahoensis).” Juanita Lichthardt is part of the Idaho Natural Heritage Program. Free. For more information, visit www.NativePlantSociety.org.

  • Children’s Renaissance Faire
    11:00 am-2:00 pm
    09/23/17

    Come to Spokane’s Manito Park to enjoy this free delightful annual event for kids. It includes storytelling, games, face painting, balloon animals. Dress in a Renaissance costume and become a Knight or Lady of the Court! Event takes place in the Manito Park Meadow, 2134 S. Tekoa St., Spokane.

  • Art in Bloom
    12:00 pm-6:00 pm
    09/23/17

    507 W 7th Ave, Spokane, WA, United States

    507 W 7th Ave, Spokane, WA, United States

    Set inside the historic Corbin Art Center, this event features fine art paired with floral designs. There will also be vendors, a raffle and live music. Docent-led tours of the Moore-Turner Gardens will be available as well. Cost: $7. 

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  • Fresh Greens in Winter
    9:00 am-1:00 pm
    09/30/17

    The fall harvest can be extended even further by providing protection from early frosts or by planting in cold frames or hotbeds. With a proper set-up fresh greens can be yours all winter long. Cost: $12. For more information or to register, go to provided link or call Anna Kestell at (509) 477-2195.

 

 

 

 

Find upcoming gardening events in the Inland Northwest here. While every effort has been made to provide accurate listings, it’s a good idea to check with the organizations sponsoring the events in case of changes or cancellations.