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The Northern Gardener: From Apples to Zinnias

Join us for the book release event complete with a presentation based on Mary Lahr Schier’s new book. The book brings together a rich and varied collection of wisdom for cold-climate gardeners. The tips, tricks, and lore were gleaned in part from the pages of MSHS journals. This book provides insights into gardening traditions, time-tested how-to advice for gardening in the north, and a peek into Minnesota’s history. The book will be for sale at the event.

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Gardening Gals Get-Together

Join us for a fun evening– sample wine at the Cellars Wine and Spirits next door, then decorate a wreath for your front door, or to give as a gift. We will all work on the same wreath kit from Mickman Brothers. Enjoy tasty hors d’ voeuvres and holiday shopping for the gardeners on your list. Please bring your own wire cutter and ribbon scissors if you have them.
$35 members, $43 non-members

Registration Deadline: December 1

Event is Tuesday, Dec. 5th or Thursday, Dec. 7th from 6-8 p.m.

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Gardening Gals Get-Together

Join us for a fun evening– sample wine at the Cellars Wine and Spirits next door, then decorate a wreath for your front door, or to give as a gift. We will all work on the same wreath kit from Mickman Brothers. Enjoy tasty hors d’ voeuvres and holiday shopping for the gardeners on your list. Please bring your own wire cutter and ribbon scissors if you have them.
$35 members, $43 non-members

Registration Deadline: December 1

Event is Tuesday, Dec. 5th or Thursday, Dec. 7th from 6-8 p.m.

Click here to register.

Bachman's Floral Santa and Elf

Bachman’s Holiday Open House

Kick off your holiday season at Bachman’s! Be there when Santa and Albert the Elf arrive from the North Pole at 9:30 a.m. in a reindeer-drawn sleigh. Watch their annual holiday play, participate in a sing-along, enjoy live Christmas music, take part in kids’ crafts, meet Santa’s reindeer, snack on cookies from the North Pole, and have plenty of festive fun!

Create a Thanksgiving Cenerpiece

Create a beautiful, fresh floral design using the abundance of fresh autumn flowers. You will be revitalized with the textures and colors. This design could be a hostess gift or used to adorn your table for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Holiday Food + Wine Pairings Class

MAKE MERRY THIS SEASON!
with Holiday Food + Wine Pairings
Friday, November 17 / 6:00-8:30pm
The holiday season is nearing! Prep for it with this fantastic class centered on food food and beverages fill your next appetizer party (and we’ll even pamper YOU a bit, too!)

THE MENU:
– Amuse-Bouche: Green grape wrapped in Bleu cheese rolled in candied pistachios on a rosemary skewer. Pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon
– Sage aoli crostini with turkey, brie and cranberry chutney
Pairing: Flower Valley’s “Cranberry Cosmo”
– Mini quiche. Pairing: La Crescent
– Mini Brats cooked in Apple Berry Bloom wine, apple butter bbq sauce. Pairing: Apple Berry Sangria
– Mulled Wine Truffle. Pairing: hot mulled wineI will have the recipes for the food printed for them. We are doing 2 make and take 1 hand, foot or face scrub 2 aroma epsom salt
Please note, we are unable to acommodate food allergies

And the pampered part? We’ll have FREE massage by River Valley Chiropractic, plus you’ll make and take 2 bath products: a scrub, and epsom salt. Perfect for relaxing this season!

Girls scouts posing for photo with Santa at Eagan Market Fest

Meet Santa at Eagan Market Fest

Santa will be at Eagan’s indoor farmers’ market from 10am-noon on Saturday, December 2!

There will also be 15-20 vendors will have evergreen arrangements, winter vegetables, frozen pork, German sausage, bakery items, frozen strudel, apples, canned goods, soap, barbeque sauce and more. We also have an American Red Cross blood drive during the market and we accept SNAP/EBT. Visit www.cityofeagan.com/marketfest or find us on Facebook at City of Eagan, Minnesota-Government for more information.

Meet Santa at a Christmas Tree Farm

On December 3rd you can meet Santa at these Minnesota Grown Christmas Tree farms.

  • Turck’s Trees (Litchfield) from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Peterson Christmas Tree Farm (Clear Lake) from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Cornerstone Pines (Grey Eagle) from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Enzenauer Evergreens (Wanamingo) from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.