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                             NOVEMBER 2017                
 
CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 EVENTS     GARDEN TOURS      GARDEN & HOME SHOWS     CLASSES / LECTURES      LOOKING AHEAD

 Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.

Check back for additions.

   
EVENTS            
  Please note:  Events are subject to change.  Please call or check event website in advance to verify information. 
Nov. 4 - 5 Holiday Open House
Lafayette Florist and Greenhouses in Lafayette; Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Hors d'oeuvres, hot cider and champagne; ornaments, holiday decorating and gift giving ideas; 20% off Christmas decor during this event; 303-665-0771
   
Nov. 7 Free Day
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720.865.4346
   
Nov. 10 - 11 Winter Gift Market/Free Days
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; 720-865-3501
   
Nov. 11 - 12 Holiday Debut Weekend
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: Store hours; 303-424-7979
   
Nov. 16 Party with a Purpose: Girlfriends Night Out
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 5 - 8 p.m.; Enjoy seasonal music, door prizes, food/wine sampling, special vendors, and more.  Fee: Tickets are $20 includes 2 drinks (wine or beer), with proceeds going to Ralston House. See website for details.  Call 303-424-7979 to purchase tickets, which should be purchased in advance.
   
Nov.18 $5 Day at Butterfly Pavilion
Butterfly Pavilion & Insect Center
, in Westminster;  Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; See Events page at www.butterflies.org  for details.
   
Nov. 18 Holiday Open House
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 10 am - 3 pm; See www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984
   
Nov. 24 - 26 Holiday Open House
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 am - 5 pm; Live music, refreshments, locally made gifts; 303-939-9403
   
Nov. 24 - Dec. 24 on F, S & S Santa's Village at Chatfield Farms
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Time: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.; Open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; Holiday lights, craft with Mrs. Claus, 1880's decorated, restored homestead, photos, hayride, vendors; Fee: Adults & Children - $20, Military and Seniors - $15, Children under 3 free; See www.botanicgardens.org for details; 720.865.4346
   
Nov. 24 - Dec. 24 on TH, F, S & S Holiday Gift Market
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 am - 5 pm on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; Gifts for gardeners and non-gardeners; 303-939-9403
   
Nov. 24 - Dec. 24 Blossoms of Light
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 5:00  - 9:00 p.m. nightly; Thousands of holiday lights adorn the trees and plants; refreshments available for purchase; Entertainment on selected evenings; Fee: Advance purchase at reduced rates, prices higher at the door; See www.botanicgardens.org for details; 720-865-3501
   
Nov. 24-25, Dec. 1-3, 8-10,15-24, 26-31 A Hudson Christmas 
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 5 - 8 pm; Enjoy holiday lights, visits with Santa, refreshments, and more; See website for ticket information and details or call 303-797-8565.
   
Nov. 25 Holiday Preview
Fossil Creek Nursery in Fort Collins; Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Get decorating ideas, see demonstrations and enjoy refreshments; 970-226-4924
   

 

GARDEN AND HOME SHOWS        
   
   
GARDEN TOURS      
   
   
CLASSES/LECTURES            
Please note:  Classes are subject to change.  Please call or check class website in advance to verify information.  Check back for additions.
 
NOTES:  Denver Botanic Gardens Center for Continuing Education offers numerous classes throughout the year.  You will find something for everyone -- adults, families, and kids.  For information on classes visit www.botanicgardens.org.
               Tagawa Gardens offers many classes for both adults and children.  Because the list is so extensive they are listed here only occasionally.  Please see www.tagawagardens.com.
 
Ongoing Read and Seed
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10 -  10:45 a.m. or 11 - 11:45 a.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays;  A drop-in program for 2 - 4 year olds; Story time plus a hands-on activity; Parents are asked to participate; Fee: $3 per child; See http://fcgov.com/horticulture  for information on weekly topics; 970-416-2486.
   
Nov. 6 "Fall Floral Design and Tablescapes"
Sturtz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouse in Boulder; Time: 1 pm.; Free, does not include materials; Call 303-442-6663 to register.
   
Nov. 13 "Making Cornucopia Arrangements"
Sturtz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouse in Boulder; Time: 6 pm.; Fee for class, does not include materials; Call 303-442-6663 to register.
   
Nov. 18 "Create Your Own Indoor Bonsai" by Richard W. Bender, Author
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Fee: $45, includes materials; Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Nov. 19 "Classic Miniature Gardening"
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm and repeated at 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.; Fee: $40 per spot, includes materials; For adults and a child accompanied by an adult; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
DECEMBER  
Dec. 1 - Jan 7 Garden of Lights
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 5 - 9 p.m.; Fee: $5 suggested donation per adult, $2 per child, ages 2 and under free. Enjoy lights, shopping for gifts, entertainment and more. Weekend nights include additional features; See www.fcgov.com/gardens for details.
   
Dec. 2 "Create a Christmas Wreath" by Nancy Frank
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 3 p.m.; Fee: $30, includes materials; Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Dec. 2 - 3 Poinsettia and Champagne Open House
Lafayette Florist and Greenhouses in Lafayette; Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Champagne, hot cider & holiday breads; holiday decorating and gift giving ideas; ornaments, trees, wreaths, garlands, poinsettias and more; 303-665-0771
   
Dec. 4 "Holiday Wreaths"
Sturtz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouse in Boulder; Time: 10 am.; Free, does not include materials; Call 303-442-6663 to register.
   
Dec. 10 "Holiday/Classic Miniature Gardening"
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Holiday) and repeated at 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. (Classic); Fee: $40 per spot, includes materials; For adults and a child accompanied by an adult; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   

 





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