Anaheim/Orange County Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events provides a comprehensive look at what’s happening in and around Orange County. Enjoy special events, concerts, festivals, sporting events, art exhibits, exclusive sales and more on your visit to Orange County.

Also, be sure to check out our list of top annual Anaheim/Orange County Events.

September 2014

Thu, 06/12/2014 to Thu, 09/18/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
It's summer when the Sunset Series begins! The famous sail boat races have been a popular event for many years and draws hundreds of spectators... read more
Thu, 06/12/2014 to Thu, 09/18/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
When work feels a little heavy, lighten things up on Hornblower’s Wednesday Night Sights & Sips Cruise. Available from June through... read more
Sat, 06/14/2014 to Thu, 10/16/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Bowers Museum, located in the heart of Orange County, is pleased to present its latest exhibition of “Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years... read more
Sat, 06/14/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
Five years in the making, MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition has come to life with myths and experiments that push the boundaries of museum... read more
Wed, 06/18/2014 to Wed, 09/17/2014
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Family Fun, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
It's summer when the Sunset Series begins! The famous sail boat races have been a popular event for many years and draws hundreds of spectators... read more
Tue, 07/01/2014 to Wed, 12/31/2014
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Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Join the number 1 rated Orange County whale watching company for daily dolphin and whale watching trips aboard high-tech catamarans. Summer is blue... read more
Thu, 07/10/2014 to Sun, 09/28/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Traditional paper of Japan, known for centuries as washi, is used for everything from furniture to toys, clothing, and origami. It is also a... read more
Fri, 07/11/2014 to Sat, 09/13/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
The summer season is underway, and for Anaheim families and friends, that includes Pearson Park Amphitheatre’s “Summer Nights Under the... read more
Thu, 07/17/2014 to Fri, 10/10/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Festival of Arts presents foaSOUTH’s newest show “Marks on the Land: Aerial Photography by Tom Lamb.” Through his acclaimed... read more
Tue, 08/26/2014 to Mon, 10/20/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Renowned professional photographers Pasquale Ferazzoli and Mick Victor invite you to the grand opening and reception of their photography... read more
Wed, 09/03/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Dinosaurs once again roam the earth when the spectacular production, Walking with Dinosaurs the Arena Spectacular, based on the award-winning BBC... read more
Thu, 09/04/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Special Events
FULLERTON, Calif. ­­– The summer has always been a time for Fullerton to slow down and relax, and the Muck Roots Music Series... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events, Sports
Longest Polynesian canoe race in the continental U.S, 26 miles from Newport Beach to Avalon. Enjoy Hawaiian festivities, music and beer garden in... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Learn the art of bookmaking with Cal State Fullerton Professor Betsy Holster! In this one day workshop, students will learn to make three different... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Sports
Longest Polynesian canoe race in the continental U.S., 26 miles from Newport Beach to Avalon. Women race over to Catalina on Saturday; Men race back... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Live Music Cruise breezes into town in June!   Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as inside seating... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014
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Annual, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities
Long Beach, CA— On Saturday, September 6, 2014, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its third annual Molina 5K Run/Walk along the... read more
Sat, 09/13/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
September Welcomes Chef Yves Fournier of Adrei's Irvine.   Paris-born Yves Fournier enrolled at Paris's prestigious Ecole Gregoire-... read more
Sat, 09/13/2014
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Culture and History, Food and Wine, Special Events
This 19th annual fundraiser features over 80 wineries, delectable hors d'oeuvres and smooth jazz. Net proceeds help support mentoring and... read more
Sat, 09/13/2014
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Annual, Concerts, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Celebrate the 12th Annual Microbrew Fest on the beach in Two Harbors. Sample a selection of microbrews while listening to live music. Tickets go on... read more
Sat, 09/13/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Live Music Cruise breezes into town in June!   Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as inside seating... read more
Sat, 09/13/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
The National Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China have entertained audiences worldwide for more than 60 years with astonishing feats of... read more
Sun, 09/14/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Outdoor Activities, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Come enjoy art making with a sleight of the hand inspired by OCMA's current exhibition Sarkisian & Sarkisian. Food trucks will be onsite... read more
Tue, 09/16/2014 to Wed, 09/17/2014
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Concerts, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
International superstar Katy Perry, will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR on June 22nd, with stops at... read more
Thu, 09/18/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Special Events
The legendary Jethro Tull frontman returns to Segerstrom Center with concert that spans his groundbreaking career as one of rock’s most... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Live Music Cruise breezes into town in June!   Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as inside seating... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Academy Award® winner, singer, dancer, writer and activist Shirley MacLaine makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut in her remarkable one-... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014 to Sun, 09/21/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Food and Wine, Special Events
In just three short months, food and wine enthusiasts can get excited about attending the first annual Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival at the... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014 to Sun, 09/21/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
In celebration of the local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its tenth annual Moompetam Festival. This weekend... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
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Concerts, Live Entertainment, Special Events
The “King of Romance” makes his Segerstrom Center debut with an evening filled with classic songs from his vast catalogue of hits. A... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014 to Sun, 09/21/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
In just three short months, food and wine enthusiasts can get excited about attending the first annual Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival at the... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
Categories:
Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Joyce Woodson has been awarded both Best Song of the Year from the Western Music Association and Best Female Performer from the Will Rogers Academy... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
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Concerts, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Academy Award®-winning actress, dancer and author Shirley MacLaine will share with the audience a montage of memorable film moments and private... read more
Sun, 09/21/2014
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Culture and History, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new... read more
Sun, 09/21/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
A phenomenal composer and live performer, Yanni has brought hundreds of millions of fans and fellow world citizens together via his concerts, with... read more
Thu, 09/25/2014
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Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Special Events
Calling all Dapper Dans and Debs!   Join us for an opulent evening filled with live music by the vibrant and evocative Janet Klein and Her... read more
Thu, 09/25/2014
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Culture and History, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Party in Gatsby Style   PLUS! 2014 Dr. James Young Arts Legacy award winner   
Dancing ladies, magical marvels, scrumptious... read more
Thu, 09/25/2014 to Sat, 09/27/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Carl St.Clair, conductor Joshua Bell, violin Williams: Sound the Bells! Rouse: Supplica (West Coast Premiere) Glazunov: Violin Concerto... read more
Sat, 09/27/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Live Music Cruise breezes into town in June!   Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as inside seating... read more
Sat, 09/27/2014 to Sun, 09/28/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its thirteenth annual Baja... read more
Sat, 09/27/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Visit the Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair to shop for one of a kind, handmade items, from local crafters and artists and for antiques and vintage... read more
Sun, 09/28/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Carl St.Clair, conductor Joshua Bell, violin Program includes: Glazunov: Violin Concerto   A true classical music superstar, Joshua Bell... read more
Thu, 05/01/2014 to Tue, 09/30/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Outdoor Activities, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring/summer to the waters off Newport Beach.  Over 860... read more
Sat, 04/26/2014 to Sun, 12/28/2014
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Family Fun
The free Kids Fun Zone events are held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month near Goodwill at Anaheim Town Square, located at... read more
Thu, 05/22/2014 to Thu, 09/25/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events
The McFadden’s Wharf Open Air Market located at the base of the Newport Beach Pier, takes place on the 4th Thursday of the month from May -... read more
Sat, 05/24/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events
Pack your bags and join the WEEBLES on a make-believe adventure across the United States at Discovery Science Center! With a giant US map and touch... read more
Sat, 06/14/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
Get ready to spend a day as a MythBuster at Discovery Science Center and uncover the truths behind the myths straight from the Emmy®-nominated... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014 to Sat, 10/25/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Learn about the exciting luminous underwater world just waiting to shine! The Ocean Institute will offer evening Bioluminescence cruises on August 22... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014 to Mon, 09/29/2014
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Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Blue whale watching season is coming to Southern California; join Ocean Institute scientists in the search for the world’s largest animal! The... read more
Fri, 08/08/2014 to Tue, 09/09/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events
Exercise with your baby at DLYN Inspired’s Yoga, Baby & Barre class held inside SOCO’s Granola Babies — every Monday and Friday... read more
Tue, 09/02/2014
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Special Events
You are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation! Learn more about Habitat OC's mission and how you can get involved in making a difference in... read more
Tue, 09/02/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
School days may be on the horizon, but there is still plenty of time left to enjoy Indian Summer nights at SOCO Collection in Costa Mesa, Orange... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014
Categories:
Annual, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities
The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is hosting its third annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The scenic course will take... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Join SusieCakes, a home-style bakery with a wide collection of dessert favorites, on Saturday, September 6 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. to celebrate the... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
Categories:
Convention Center, Family Fun, Special Events
Cold-blooded creatures return to Anaheim the weekend of September 6th with the North American Reptile Breeders Conference & Trade Show. Don... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014
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Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Surfrider Foundation Newport Beach presents “WASTE-LESS” an art show and fundraiser, hosted by DAX Gallery. Our goal is to raise funds... read more
Fri, 09/12/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Food and Wine, Special Events
Please join us for the Scott's Restaurant & Bar Summer Wine Tour, as we travel the globe, sampling wines and cuisine from every established... read more
Sat, 09/13/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
The National Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China have entertained audiences worldwide for more than 60 years with astonishing feats of... read more
Sun, 09/14/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
SuperMax's Loom-A-Thon 2 is a family-friendly charitable music festival and Rainbow Loom event. This event is all about kids uniting to have a... read more
Sun, 09/14/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
Hey Barbie Doll fans this doll show is for you! Unique Doll Show featuring vintage, modern and newly-released Barbie Dolls plus rare collector dolls... read more
Mon, 09/15/2014 to Mon, 09/22/2014
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Special Events
During the week of September 15th, the Alzheimer’s Association will GO Purple OC and feature the color purple on Orange County’s well-... read more
Thu, 09/18/2014
Categories:
Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
The legendary Jethro Tull frontman returns to Segerstrom Center with concert that spans his groundbreaking career as one of rock’s most... read more
Thu, 09/18/2014
Categories:
Food and Wine, Special Events
You're invited to join LCA Wine at SOCO, the experts in wine tasting, wine education, and retail wine sales, on Thursday, September 18 from 6-8pm... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
Categories:
Outdoor Activities, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles (PEVs) and... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
Categories:
Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
The “King of Romance” makes his Segerstrom Center debut with an evening filled with classic songs from his vast catalogue of hits. A... read more
Sat, 09/20/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Academy Award-winning actress, dancer and author Shirley MacLaine will share with the audience a montage of memorable film moments and private... read more
Sun, 09/21/2014
Categories:
Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
A phenomenal composer and live performer, Yanni has brought hundreds of millions of fans and fellow world citizens together via his concerts, with... read more
Thu, 09/25/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events
The McFadden’s Wharf Open Air Market located at the base of the Newport Beach Pier, takes place on the 4th Thursday of the month from May -... read more
Thu, 09/25/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
The McFadden’s Wharf Open Air Market located at the base of the Newport Beach Pier, takes place on the 4th Thursday of the month from May -... read more
Fri, 09/26/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Food and Wine, Special Events
Please join us for the Scott's Restaurant & Bar Summer Wine Tour, as we travel the globe, sampling wines and cuisine from every established... read more
Sat, 09/27/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Anaheim Craft & Vintage Fair September 27, 2014 Visit the Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair to shop for one of a kind, handmade items, from local... read more
Sat, 09/27/2014 to Sun, 09/28/2014
Categories:
Outdoor Activities, Special Events
A great photo opportunity! The beautiful outdoor "Green" at South Coast Plaza Village will be the scene of an orchid show & sale... read more
Sat, 09/27/2014 to Mon, 09/29/2014
Categories:
Outdoor Activities, Special Events
A weekend of exotic orchids is on tap for the last weekend of September.. Here over 20 companies from the USA, South America and Asia will be... read more
Sun, 04/06/2014 to Sat, 10/04/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events, Sports
Up to bat at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is a new showcase that displays the colorful history between our Presidents and the... read more
Fri, 04/18/2014 to Mon, 02/01/2016
Categories:
Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Performing Arts
The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States,  now running public and... read more
Tue, 08/19/2014 to Thu, 10/02/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Performing Arts, Special Events
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, ONCE is a truly original... read more
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Mon, 09/01/2014 to Tue, 09/30/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Sports
Friday, September 12: 7:05 p.m. vs. Astros  Saturday, September 13: 6:05 p.m. vs. Astros (Promotions: Post-Game Fireworks... read more
Tue, 09/02/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
You are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation! Learn more about Habitat OC’s mission and how you can get involved in making a difference in... read more
Sat, 09/06/2014 to Mon, 09/08/2014
Categories:
Annual, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
The West Coast's largest annual gathering of tall ships celebrates its 30th anniversary. Nine tall ships from up and down the California coast... read more
Sat, 09/13/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
This year's event will feature the inclusion of a Women’s Highland Games Championship and expanded Strong Man Competition.   The... read more
Thu, 09/18/2014
Categories:
Food and Wine, Special Events
Follow Fido to Yappy Hour, a monthly cocktail party for canines and their companions at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Pooches, hounds and pups... read more
Thu, 09/18/2014
Categories:
Food and Wine, Special Events
Follow Fido to Yappy Hour, a monthly cocktail party for canines and their companions at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Pooches, hounds and pups... read more
Sat, 09/27/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities
Make a Succulent Container Garden: Part lecture, part workshop, this garden class will first teach general identification, care and propagation... read more

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