All events are free unless a fee is indicated.  Please pay any required fee at the time of registration.  Spots are not guaranteed unless payment is made. All events are hosted at our Garden Center unless otherwise noted.

For more information, please email Lynn, our Director of Fun at lynn@fgsdurham.com.

SEPTEMBER

SIP AND SHOP

Saturdays, 11AM – 4PM

Every Saturday in September and October, our bar will be open so you can sip while you shop! We’ll have Mimosas, wines, or hard ciders to choose from.  Enjoy a beverage while you walk around our beautiful Garden Center, or simply take a moment to relax down by the pond.  Our Garden Center is the perfect spot to enjoy a morning or afternoon.

 

SUCCULENT GARDEN WORKSHOP

Saturday, September 21, 2019

10AM – 11AM

Succulents are all the rage! Enjoy low maintenance succulents in your home by learning about these easy to grow plants. Plant your own succulent garden to take home. Fee includes instructions, succulent plants, planting material and container.  Fee: $35 REGISTER NOW!

Presenter:  Debbi Barrett, For Garden’s Sake

Registration deadline: September 17

OCTOBER

FALL FUN DAYS

Saturday, October 5 and Saturday, October 12

10AM – 3PM

Join us as we welcome fall! The Garden Center will be fully stocked with pumpkins, mums, pansies, shrubs, trees, and perennials. The bar will be open with wine, hard cider, mimosas, and spiced mead.  We’ll have games, pumpkin carving, face painting, food truck and more!  Check out specifics and vendor details below:

Saturday, October 5

Crumbstruction Food Truck  11AM – 2PM

Buzzy Bakes Mobile Cupcakes and Coffee Bar 10AM – 2 PM

Fired Up Pizza and BBQ 11AM – 2PM

Party Paint by Miriam (Face Painting) 10AM – 2PM

Robertson (LIVE MUSIC!) 10AM – 1PM

Pumpkin Painting 12PM – 2PM

Apex Knife Sharpening 10AM – 2PM

Saturday, October 12

Kitoko Bites Specialty Donuts 10AM – 2PM

Fat Boys Kitchen 11AM – 2PM

Trickyfaces Face Painting 10AM – 2PM

Neville’s Quarter(LIVE MUSIC!) 11AM – 2PM

Pumpkin Painting 12PM – 2PM

Master Gardener Information Table 10AM – 2PM

FALL BOUQUET – BRING GREEN INDOORS!

Saturday, October 19, 2019 

10AM – 11AM

Learn flower arranging basics to create a lovely fall bouquet for your table using plants from your own landscape. Take home a lovely country mason jar arrangement that you have created yourself!  Fee includes mason jar and all plant material. Fee: $25 REGISTER here.

Presenter: Debbi Barrett, For Garden’s Sake

CANDLE MAKING CLASS

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 

6PM – 8PM

Join us as Rachel Latson with La Botella will be here to teach you how to make your own homemade candles.   Choose from a variety of scents and make your own 12oz soy candle.  Labels will be included as well.  We will have light snacks, and wine or cider will be available to purchase.  Limited space available, so don’t wait to register! Fee: $35 REGISTER here.

Presenter: Rachel Latson, La Botella

TRUNK OR TREAT

Saturday, October 26, 2019 

5PM – 7:30PM

Save the date! We will have Trunk-or-Treat here with fun for kids and adults.  We would love for you to sign up to decorate your trunk and hand out candy or other treats.  We’ll have celebrity judges, plus there will be prizes for the best decorated trunk and other categories.  Kids can show off their costumes in our costume parade.  You can plan to make an evening of it–Dang Good Hot Dogs will be here and our bar will be open.  More details to come!  Registration for trunk decorating will open soon.  Stay tuned!

NOVEMBER

BULBS AND PANSY CONTAINER GARDEN

November 7, 2019

10AM – 11AM

Make a cheerful pansy container garden that will last through winter into spring and delight you with blooming tulips, daffodils, or hyacinths in springtime!  Fee includes all supplies to create a 12” container garden. Fee: $35 REGISTER NOW!

Presenter: Debbi Barrett, For Garden’s Sake

DECEMBER

HOLIDAY DOOR WREATH

December 7, 2019

10AM – 11AM

Decorate a 20” Fraiser Fir Wreath with natural and festive elements to make it your own and finish it off with a red velvet bow. Fee includes 18-20” wreath, natural and artificial decorations, design instructions and bow making instruction or a premade bow.   Fee: $35  REGISTER NOW!

Presenter: Debbi Barrett, For Garden’s Sake