Events Calendar

March 12, 2006

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

HERB WORKSHOPS

Learn to create a container herb garden with naturalist Glenda Weber, sample foods made with fresh herbs and share recipes at a workshop at 10:30 a.m. Friday or Saturday at Cylburn Greenhouse, 4915 Greenspring Ave. There will also be a workshop on using herbs in cooking, for soothing or for scent, 1 p.m. Saturday. Each workshop costs $20 per person. Reservations recommended. 410-367-2217 or cylburnassociation.org.

SATURDAY AND MARCH 19

ORCHID FESTIVAL

There will be a show and sale of exotic orchids, information on growing them and help in repotting them, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 19 at Brookside Gardens Visitors Center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400 or brooksidegardens.org.

THROUGH MARCH 19

RUG-HOOKING EXHIBIT

See works by fiber artists Roslyn Logsdon, John Flournoy, Marie Sugar and Abby Vakay at a rug-hooking show in the Main Gallery, and paintings by David Fried in the Window Gallery, at the Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 410-730-0075.

MARCH 20 THROUGH MARCH 22

CHAIR-CANING CLASS

Learn all about chair-caning in a three-session class, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 20, 21 and 22 at the Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster. Cost $60. 410-386-3880 to register.

THROUGH MARCH 26

VIEWING STONES

Japanese viewing stones collected from around the world by members of the Potomac Viewing Stone Group are on display through March 26 at the U.S. National Arboretum, National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, 3501 New York Ave. N.E., Washington. Free. 202-245-4523 or usna.usda.gov for hours.

PORCELAIN SHOW

The exhibit Porcelain -- Three Ways, featuring pieces by Tom Coleman, Elaine Coleman and Frank Boyden, will be on display through March 26 at Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Ave. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 410-578-1919 or baltimoreclayworks.org.

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Send notices of garden and home decor events to harry.merritt @baltsun.com.

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