Category Archives: Featured



“Putting Your Garden to Bed” Lecture with Sue McIntyre ~ Saturday, Sept. 22nd at 10 am

Learn what perennials to cut back this fall and many other other tips to prepare your garden for the upcoming winter. Registration not required.

Hart to Hart Petting Zoo ~ Saturday, Sept. 29th ~ 10 am – 4 pm

Our friends from Hart to Hart Organic Dairy Farm will be here with some of their farm animal friends! Other free kids’ activities will be available throughout the day.


Channel Your Inner Artist with Marie Spaulding ~ Saturday, Oct. 6th ~ 1 pm – 4pm

Looking for something creative and different to do?
Come and “Channel Your Inner Artist” with Marie Spaulding! Not an artist? No problem!
No experience needed and all materials are provided for you to create your own painting with acrylics. Just a little bit of creative art instruction and a whole lot of fun!
This class is a positive environment where people can have fun and be creative. It’s all simple and completely stress free! Marie will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about three hours. At the end of the class you will be amazed at what YOU have created.
Marie also provides everything you will need: canvas, paints, brushes and even an apron. You just bring yourself and she will make sure your inner artist is unleashed!

Cost is $42 per person. Registration required.

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Longfellow’s Autumn Craft Show ~ Saturday, Oct. 13th ~ 10 am – 4 pm

Join us for our Autumn Craft Show featuring over 25 local crafters showcasing their homemade talents. Some items include: jewelry, maple products, bath & body items, knit hats & mittens, pottery, wooden products, pepper jellies, books, cards, holiday ornaments, screen printed t-shirts, alpaca fiber products and much more! Lunch will be available for purchase from the Kennebec Valley Garden Club.

“Create a Succulent Birdhouse” Workshop with Kerri Day ~ Saturday, Oct. 20th at 10 am

Create a charming green roof atop a wooden birdhouse using a colorful selection of easy-to-care for succulents. This project makes for a unique and trendy centerpiece. Kerri will assist you with easy instructions ans will also cover basic succulent care. Cost is $50. Limited to 12 spots. Please call 622-5965 to register and prepay.

“Growing Garlic” Lecture with David Fuller ~ Saturday, Oct. 20th at 1 pm

In this informative lecture, you will learn all aspects of garlic culture and how to deal with challenges including disease management. Registration not required.

“Testing the Limits of Growing Succulents in Maine, the Year in Review” Lecture with Hannah Todd ~ Saturday, Oct. 27th at 11 am

What a season for succulents, from a cold start to the winter to a warm February, to the high heat and humidity during the summer. Hannah Todd, owner of Brick House Succulents, will talk about how to recover stressed plants and how to ready your succulents for the upcoming winter. Registration not required.