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Area Events

Throughout the year, we will post events of interest to gardeners that are presented by other organizations in the metropolitan area.

If you are looking for events presented by the Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City, just click on MG Events.

*If you would like to get your organization’s gardening related event listed please email submissions to: mggkc.webmaster@gmail.com (Please keep submissions to 130 words or less)
Lake Quivira Holiday Bazaar
Fri, Nov 22, 1-8pm and Sat, Nov 23, 9am-4pm. Fifty local vendors featuring boutique home décor, jewelry, gifts, pet items, clothing/accessories & more! Monster community bake sale, raffle, wine pull. Holiday entertainment Friday evening. Bar open during shopping hours; dining available. All in our festively decorated 1930 stone clubhouse overlooking Lake Quivira. Free and open to the public. Cash, check and credit cards are accepted. Lake Quivira is located 1 mile East of I-435 on Holliday Drive (Exit 8A). The Clubhouse is located at 100 Crescent Blvd.
 
Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge (formerly Squaw Creek)
Sun, Nov 24, 7am-4pm; at Backyard Bird Center, 6212 NW Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO 64154. Join us on our annual trip to see the eagles! We should see many species of waterfowl, hawks and of course, eagles. This is an all day trip with the departure time greatly influenced by the number and diversity of birds we see. Pack plenty of snacks and your favorite warm beverage. We will take a lunch/restroom break at McDonalds in Mound City around noon. Meet at the store at 7am or the refuge at 8:45am. Questions? Contact Backyard Bird Center, 816-746-1113, info@backyardbirdcenter.com; backyardbirdcenter.com
 
Holiday Home Décor Workshop: Wreath-Making
Sat, Nov 30, 10am-noon AND 1-3pm; at Colonial Gardens, 27610 E Wyatt, Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64014. Join guest instructor David Breedlove, Powell Gardens’ seasonal display specialist, for a hands-on workshop that will provide ideas for integrating a variety of materials into a wreath you can display on a door or use as a focal point of a centerpiece. All materials are included in the $55 fee. This workshop is in partnership with Powell Gardens, hosted at Colonial Gardens. Powell Gardens members receive a 10% discount. Registration required by Nov 25. Space is limited to 30 people per workshop. https://powellgardens.org/homepage/events-programs-exhibitions/adults-2/adults/
 
Holiday Home Décor Workshop: Holiday Container Display
Sat, Nov 30, 10am-noon AND 1-3pm; at Colonial Gardens, 27610 E Wyatt, Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64014. Learn how to arrange greenery and other festive elements to create a show-stopping outdoor container. Enjoy mimosas while you work! Materials provided will accommodate a 14” container. You can bring a container from home or purchase one in the store. Workshop cost is $55; additional greens and decor items are available for purchase if desired. This workshop is in partnership with Powell Gardens, hosted at Colonial Gardens. Powell Gardens members receive a 10% discount. Registration required by Nov 25. Space is limited to 30 people per workshop. https://powellgardens.org/homepage/events-programs-exhibitions/adults-2/adults/
 
Kansas City Garden Club Annual Holiday Auction Fundraiser and Luncheon
Mon, Dec 9, live auction begins at 10am; at Central United Methodist Church, 5144 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64112. Everyone is invited to join in on the fun and bargains. Up for sale are a wide range of garden items, baked goods, and a grand selection of merchant donated items and gift certificates. We usually have over 200 lots-of-fun items to bid on and buy. After the auction at 12:15pm there will be a potluck luncheon with the club furnishing meats, drinks and tableware. Park on the southwest corner of the church parking lot off of Brookside Boulevard, and come in the west entrance. 913-341-7555
 
 
 
 

 

   
 

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