Farmers’ markets opening – Farmers’ markets are starting up for the season, including:
• Moscow Farmers’ Market is on Saturdays from 8 a.m.-noon at Friendship Square, downtown Moscow. Free admission. Call (208) 883-7036.
• Spokane Farmers’ Market and Artisan Village is held Saturdays from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Spokane MarketPlace, 809 N. Washington. Free admission. Call 456-0100.
• Sandpoint Farmers’ Market is held Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 3-5:30 p.m. at Farmin Park, Sandpoint. Call (208) 265-7987
Garden party, gift show - Assistants, a group of Spokane women who assist in the development and progress of music, art, literature and other civic endeavors, will hold the fourth annual Garden Party and Gift Show today from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Moran Prairie Grange, Palouse Highway and 62nd Avenue. The event will feature exhibitors from a variety of home and garden products and services, antiques, garden items, boutique items, herbs, metal sculptures, outdoor furniture and more. Admission is $4, available at the door, with children age 12 and under admitted free. Call 255-5681 or 536-1961.
Blooms on the Bluff - 2004 wine and plant event, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Gardeners of Spokane will be selling annuals, perennial flowers, vegetables and herbs at Green Bluff orchards. Call 467-9804 or 238-5164 for more information, or visit www.greenbluffgrowers.com
African violet show, sale - This event will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Northwest Seed and Pet, 7302 N. Division. Free admission. Call 327-6626 for more information.
Plant sale - Gardeners of Spokane will sell annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays through May 22 at the Hutton Settlement greenhouse on Upriver Drive in Millwood. Call 467-9804.
The Art of Bonsai - Talk sponsored by The Inland Empire Bonsai Society on Saturday from 11 a.m.-noon, with a demonstration by Lee M. McCleron using traditional silk embroidery, from 1-2 p.m. at the Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh. Free admission. Call 625-6677.
Spokane Orchid Society - Monthly meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Manito meeting room.
Flower, plant sale - Sponsored by Delta Gamma Alumnae, this fund-raising event will benefit organizations that provide aid and education for the blind, the primary recipient being the Lilac Blind Foundation, Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Camyn’s Greenhouse, 4317 S. Garfield St. Call 533-1134.
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