EVENTS CALENDAR
Saturday, September 14
, 2019

Art in the Garden
July 14–September 22, 2019
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR


Enjoy stunning art installations, created by local artists, on display throughout the Garden. The event kicks off with an opening reception and opportunity to meet the artists. www.oregongarden.org

Bonsai Jamboree
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 9:00am-4:00pm
Milwaukie Community Center, Milwaukie, OR


There will be a market place (plants, pots, supplies, tools, soils, etc. for sale), Lectures, Displays of Bonsai trees at all levels of development and refinement, Hand’s on Classes, Demonstrations and more. Activities are available for all levels, beginners to advanced, and activities for children. Admission is $5.00 per person, 12 and under Free. Additional fees are charged for hands on classes which include plants and materials. The location for the event will be the Milwaukie Community Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, Oregon.

Autumn Moon Festival
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 10:00am-5:00pm
Lan Su Garden, Portland, OR


Most cultures have a harvest festival and China is no exception. Zhong Qiu Jie, the Autumn Moon Festival, has roots back to ancient times and is an important traditional Chinese holiday. Traditionally taking place on the fifteenth day of the eight month of the lunar calendar, the Autumn Moon Festival is usually on or close to the time of the “Harvest Moon” when the moon appears at its fullest during the autumnal equinox. events0914.htm



WCGMA Learning Garden Open House
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 10:00am-1:00pm
Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, Beaverton, OR


Tour the Learning Garden for planting and growing ideas covering natives, small fruits, perennials, herbs and vegetables. Master Gardeners available to answer questions. Free workshops, see following. Activities for families. washingtoncountymastergardeners.org



Fall Garden Fair
Saturday & Sunday, September 14 & 15, 2019 • 10:00am-5:00pm
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR


The Oregon Garden is so excited to once again partner with the Oregon State Federation of Garden Clubs to present the second annual Fall Garden Fair! Join us for an event that invites visitors of all ages to engage with and learn about gardening in the state of Oregon. Peruse a horticultural showcase to learn more about the plants that grow in our region, attend a judged floral show, find a new addition for your own garden from local nurseries and garden artists at the plant sale and get inspired at one of our educational demonstrations. Above all, enjoy the thriving gardening community we’re so lucky to be a part of!

Activities: Plant and garden sale, floral showcase, horticultural showcase, judged floral design show, educational demonstrations, hands-on workshops, live bee demonstration hive, free gardening book and magazine swap, children’s crafts and activities, hourly raffle drawing… and more! www.oregongarden.org



Planting a Water Wise Garden for Fall and Winter Interest*
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 10:00 am-11:00 am
Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, Beaverton, OR


Presenter: Carolyn Adams and Jacque Myers, Master Gardeners. Create fall and winter interest in your Waterwise garden. Learn the plants and care that will give your fall and winter garden zing, no matter what the weather, with color, blooms, berries and birds. * Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit. washingtoncountymastergardeners.org

Fall Event
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Terra Gardens Nursery & Bark, Salem, OR


Join us for a "leaf-changing" experience! We will be hosting the Home Orchard Society for apple/fruit IDs and the Salem Audubon Society who will be doing a birdhouse building class. There will also be a seasonal cooking demo, as well as a number of other local vendors (a Salem brewery, gourmet cheese, pie, cake, food truck, coffee, local artists, Marion County Master Gardeners Association) plus some modest games for kids and an hourly raffle. And on top of it all, our BIGGEST SALE of the year! Check our Fall Event webpage for more info (including the cooking demo schedule). www.terragardens.net/fallevent

Hoyt Arboretum Guided Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, April 6-October 27, 2019 • 11:00am & 1:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR


To better accommodate the public, Hoyt Arboretum is now offering two tours on Saturday and Sunday. Tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and last up approximately one and one-half hours every weekend through October 27. Trained guides take pride in their knowledge of the 2,000 species and the unique history of the area. Information regarding each day's tour is available on the website.

Tours are free for Hoyt Arboretum Members and $3 for non-members. Registration is not required, just show up to learn about the collection and have a nice walk in the trees. Attendees should be prepared for all types of weather conditions; boots or sturdy shoes are recommended and bring a jacket, camera and water. There are several hills in Hoyt Arboretum and sometimes large inclines on trails. Transportation to the Hoyt Arboretum is available via MAX, followed by a short walk up the hill or a ride on the Washington Park free shuttle to the arboretum visitor center. Paid parking in adjacent lots and limited free spaces are available on the street. http://hoytarboretum.org/events

Plant a Bulb
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 11:00am(S)
Saturday, September 21, 2019 • 11:00am(G)
Saturday, September 28, 2019 • 11:00am(V)
Al’s Garden & Home, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR


Don't miss this fun event! In this class we learn all about the magic of bulbs. We will be planting tulip bulbs that will bloom in the spring as well as a lovely flower on top, to provide color through fall and winter. The surprise and excitement in spring when you see your tulips begin to emerge is well worth the wait! Cost: $7.50. www.als-gardencenterevents.com



Authentic Salsa
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Guest instructor, Nohemi Valencia, owner of The Portland Salsa Co.will be demonstrating her favorite authentic salsa recipes including salsa verde, salsa roja, and guacamole. She’ll also share her freezer method; yielding delicious fresh tasting salsa all year long, even when there are no fresh ingredients to be had! Enjoy samples ranging from somewhat mild to definitely wild.
Cost: $12/person. www.bloomingjunction.com



Year-Round Landscape Ornamentals Pruning*
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 11:30am-12:30pm
Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, Beaverton, OR


Presenter: Sandy Japely, Master Gardener. Confused about when and how to prune your trees, shrubs and perennials? Learn when, how and where to prune to get the results you want. Does not cover pruning of fruit trees. washingtoncountymastergardeners.org

Location: Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed. Event is held rain or shine, under cover, if needed. * Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit. washingtoncountymastergardeners.org



Fall Rose Show
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 12:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday, September 15, 2019 • 11:00am-5:00pm
Lloyd Center, Portland, OR


The Portland Rose Society presents its annual Fall Rose Show on September 14 & 15, 2019, at Lloyd Center. Join us to explore the variety of roses from the quarter-inch micro-minis to the 8 inch standard blooms. from the exotic green rose to the red rose hips, from the calm colors of the "Peace" rose to the raucous shades of "Ring Of Fire". You can find us on the second floor near Ulta Beauty. The show opens to the public at noon on Saturday, September 14, and is available for viewing until the Mall closes at 8 p.m. On Sunday, September 15, the show opens at 11 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m. when the remaining blooms will be distributed to the public. Entries will be accepted Saturday morning from 6:30am to 9:30am New entries are encouraged and welcomed and there will be designated people to help new exhibitors prepare their roses. Our aim is to help Portlanders learn more about roses, their care and beauty, and just maybe, find a new rose to plant this fall. At Lloyd Center on the second floor by Ulta Beauty. www.portlandrosesociety.org



Plant Swap with Summer Rayne Oakes
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 1:00pm–4:00pm
Al’s Garden & Home, Sherwood, OR


Join us for a Plant Swap and Q&A with author and plant guru Summer Rayne Oakes! Author and plant guru Summer Rayne Oakes and Al's have joined together to present a Plant Swap, Saturday, September 14th from 1PM - 4PM at Al's of Sherwood! Bring pest-free plant(s)—potted or bare root—for trade. Limit 5 plants. Additionally, if you are a potter/ceramicist or someone who makes macrame plant holders, for instance, then feel free to substitute your plant(s) for your work! www.als-gardencenterevents.com



Lantern Viewing
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 7:00pm
Lan Su Garden, Portland, OR


As a finale to the celebration of the Autumn Moon Festival, Lan Su Chinese Garden presents a special Lantern Viewing Evening beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 14 after the day-long Autumn Moon Festival in the garden. *Special ticket required. www.lansugarden.org

 
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