The season of autumn plant sales will open on Saturday, September 6, right here in Wedgwood at the Nature Shop of the Seattle Audubon Society at 8050 35th Ave NE. Local plant nurseries who will be represented will include Botanica, Discovery Gardens, Fairmeadow Nursery, Madrona Gardens, and Tadpole Haven Native Plants. Come to the sale from 10 AM to 4 PM on September 6, support local businesses and get a good start on your fall plantings.
Sustainable NE Seattle will sponsor a Community Barter Fair and Cider Pressing festival on Saturday, September 27, from 1 to 4 PM. Bring your home-grown and homemade goods to barter with others at the Fair, to be held at The Gathering Place at Hunter Tree Farm, 7744 35th Ave NE, next to the Wedgwood Post Office.
You and your neighbors can collect the apples from your yard trees and bring them to the Fair to be pressed into cider. Please bring all the containers you will want to use, such as washed milk or juice containers, and bring extra to share. Bring the kids to see how food can be conserved and shared.
Saturday September 27th, 2014
11 AM to 2 PM
Magnuson Children’s Garden & Demonstration Orchard/behind the Brig
The 2014 Scarecrow Mini Fest at Magnuson Park features a free concert, a scavenger hunt in the Community Garden Orchard, Children’s Garden exploration and nature art, garden games, kids activities, a ride-on kiddie tractor corral, and of course, making scarecrows!
You bring the clothes for your scarecrow and a pillow case for the head. The straw and frame materials can be supplied to you for $10. Put your scarecrow on display during the Mini Fest and see if you win the grand prize!
Fun for the whole family! Admission to the Mini-Fest is free; $10 fee for scarecrow-making.
Package thefts from porches in Wedgwood. . . . → Read More: Crime Alert: Package Thefts
Library resource directory for nonprofits seeking funding – workshop on Tuesday, August 26. . . . → Read More: Grantseeking Basics
Play indoors at the Tennis Center Sand Point, August 28-31. . . . → Read More: Beat the Heat on Labor Day Weekend
At the Northgate Branch Library on Monday, August 25. . . . → Read More: Sing-a-long at the Library: Frozen
Seattle Schools will open on Wednesday, Sept. 3. . . . → Read More: Back to School and Traffic