23rd Annual Garden d'Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden: Starts on Saturday, November 25 and runs through December 31. Hours: 4:30pm to 9:00pm (the lights go out at 9:30pm), every evening, including holidays. Visit website for ticket information, free days, parking information, etc. 12001 Main Street, Bellevue.
Gifts and Greens Galore: Saturday, December 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring a great selection of botanical decorations and nature-inspired gifts, including many local, seasonal specialty items. Graham Visitors Center, Washington Park Arboretum Free parking and admission All sales benefit the Arboretum!
"Collective Highlights of 2017" lecture by Dan Hinkley: Sunday, December 3 at 2 p.m. (light refreshments, plant sale and raffle items for review at 1 p.m.) Cost: $5 for Heronswood Garden Members; $20 for non-Garden Members; Free entry for Heronswood Garden members at the Enthusiast, Sponsor and Patron levels, and for Port Gamble S?Klallam Tribe community members (tickets go on sale November 11). Location: Port Gamble S?Klallam ?House of Knowledge: 31964 Little Boston Road NE, Kingston.
Washington Native Plant Society Central Puget Sound Chapter Lecture: Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:00pm (doors open at 6 pm for the Native Plant Identification Workshop). T. Abe Lloyd, Ethnobotanist, presents 'Coast Salish Ethnobotany and Lessons for Food System Resiliency'. Mountaineers Program Center, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.
Heronswood Garden Upcoming 2017 Weed, Walk, & Talk events: This event is scheduled on the second Wednesday and the fourth Saturday of each month under the direction of co-founder, Dan Hinkley. See website for exact dates. The day includes hands on fun in the Garden and either a presentation related to horticulture or a walk through the Garden with discussions on what is observed. These volunteer work days run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and there is no charge.