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                    OCTOBER 2019                
 
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. 
   
Ongoing to Oct. 27 on Fri., Sat., & Sun. Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton
Times: 10 am - 6 pm
Fee: $12 member/$14 non-member adult, $13 students, seniors (65+), military, $9 member/$11 non-member ages 3 - 12; Price includes a hay ride. Other activities are available free or at an additional fee.  Mini-maze available for ages 10 and under. Food vendors will be on-site. Note: Masks and costumes are not permitted. Additional events will be available this month.
For details please visit
www.botanicgardens.org or call 303-973-3705.
   
Oct. 11 - 13 Pumpkin Festival
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Time: 9 am - 5 pm; Fee: Includes admission to pumpkin patch, live music, food trucks and lots of activities; The Corn Maze is an additional fee. For details please visit
www.botanicgardens.org or call 303-973-3705.
   
Oct. 12 Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off and Fall Jamboree
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm; Games, activities and more; See www.fortcollinsnursery.com for details. 970-482-1984.
   
Oct. 19 Bounty & Brews Beer Dinner
Fossil Creek Nursery in Fort Collins; Time: 5 - 9 p.m.; The nursery hosts this dinner to benefit The Growing Project; See website for details and to purchase tickets: www.fossilcreeknursery.com or call 970-226-4924.
   
Oct. 21 - 25 Glow at the Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.; Fee: $21 adults, $17 ages 3 - 15, Ages 2 and under free, discounts for DBG members; Displays, music, hands-on crafts, activities, and more; For more information see www.botanicgardens.org.
   

 

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.
 
Oct. 15 "Preparing Your Garden for Winter"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m. Fee: $18 non-members, $15 members; Register on line or call 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Oct. 19 "Putting Your Rose Garden to Bed" by Peggy Williams, Denver Rose Society
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9 - 11 a.m. Fee: $21 members, $24 non-members; Register online or call 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Oct. 20 "Spooky Miniature Gardening"
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $40 per spot, includes materials; Create a Halloween or classic garden; For adults and a child accompanied by an adult; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Oct. 26 "Pumpkin Arrangements" by Jeannette
Sturtz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouse in Boulder; Time: 2 pm.; Free, materials not included; Call 303-442-6663 to register.
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
NOVEMBER  
Nov. 5 Free Day
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720.865.4346
   
Nov. 8 Ikebana Society Show
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720-865-3501
   
Nov. 9 "Thanksgiving Tablescapes" by Stefany
Sturtz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouse in Boulder; Time: 10 am.; Free, materials not included; Call 303-442-6663 to register.
   
Nov. 11 Free Day at Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720-865-3501
   
Nov. 16 "Fall Harvest Centerpiece" by Nancy Frank
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: Offered twice: 10 am - Noon (register online) or call for the time of the additional class; Fee: $30; You will create a miniature pumpkin centerpiece - all supplies provided; Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Nov. 19 "Thanksgiving Centerpiece Arrangements" by Mandy
Sturtz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouse in Boulder; Time: 12 pm.; Free, materials not included; Bring or purchase a container; Call 303-442-6663 to register.
   
Nov. 21 - 23 Winter Gift Market/Free Days
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: Nov. 21 - 4 - 8 pm, Nov. 22 & 23 - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; 720-865-3501
   
Nov. 23 Holiday Open House
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 10 am - 3 pm; Music, treats, Santa and holiday specials; See www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984
   
Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 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. 29 - Dec. 22 on Wed. - Sun. Holiday Gift Market
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 am - 5 pm on every Wednesday through Sunday, November 29 to Dec. 22; Gifts for gardeners and non-gardeners; 303-939-9403
   
Nov. 29 - Dec. 22 on various evenings Santa's Village at Chatfield Farms
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Time: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.; Holiday lights, stories and songs with Mrs. Claus, 1880's decorated, restored homestead, photos, hayride, play in snow globe, watch a movie, vendors; Fee varies; See www.botanicgardens.org for dates open, details and ticket prices; 720.865.4346
   
Nov.29 - Jan. 3 Blossoms of Light
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 5:00  - 9:00 p.m. nightly - Note: Timed tickets are issued to avoid overcrowding; Thousands of holiday lights adorn the trees and plants; refreshments available for purchase; Fee: Varies; See www.botanicgardens.org for details; 720-865-3501
   
Nov. 30 "Holiday Wreath Class" by Stefany
Sturtz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouse in Boulder; Time: 11 am.; Free, materials not included; Techniques, design and bow making are some topics covered; Select and purchase a fresh mixed evergreen wreath and bring or purchase decorations; Call 303-442-6663 to register.
   

 





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