Monroe Historical Society: Historic Homes Tour of six homes is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4. The event is a fundraiser for the society to maintain its museum and keep it operating as a free attraction and resource in the community. The self-guided event begins at the 1908 Monroe City Hall Building and Historic Museum, 207 E. Main St. A tour of the museum is the first stop. Tickets are $10. Most of the homeowners will be at their homes during the tour to answer questions about their restoration efforts. More at 360-217-7223 or www.monroe historicalsociety.org.
Holiday Home Tour: The Assistance League of Everett’s tour of homes in Mukilteo and Everett is 1 to 7 p.m. Dec. 4. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 the day of. The tour also has tastings from local chefs, carolers, raffle baskets, a gift shop and photos with Santa. Tickets are available at Stadium Flowers in Everett and Lynnwood, Barbara’s Floral in Mukilteo, Joyworks in Snohomish and J. Matheson Gifts in Everett, as well as the league’s thrift shop, 5107 Evergreen Way, Everett. More at www.assistance leagueofeverett.org.
Putting your garden to bed: Talk by master gardener John Marsh, noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 21, Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd. The talk covers what to do this fall to get your garden ready for winter, which perennials to cut back, how much to mulch and which plants should be dug up. More at www.evergreenarboretum.com.
SHOWS & FESTIVALS
Harvest Fest: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline. More at http://northwestperennial alliance.org.
Green Everett Day: 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 28, Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Help plant hundreds of native trees and shrubs in Forest Park to ensure that this wooded wonderland continues to thrive into the future. Gather family and friends to celebrate the kick-off of planting season with food and fun. More at https://everettwa.gov.
Focus on Farming: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Focus on Farming XIV: Ideas to Grow With features 24 workshop classes with six industry tracks, presented by some of the top experts in the country. Mix of topics, ideas and speakers focused on helping expand the opportunities, sustainability and economic viability of the region’s farms and forestlands. More at www.FocusOnFarming.org.
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