Events Calendar

September 03, 2006

TODAY

CATHEDRAL TOUR

Hear stories about the stained-glass windows on a tour of the Washington National Cathedral, 1:30 p.m. today. The tour is geared to visitors age 10 and older. Meet at the west-end docent's station of the cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues Northwest, Washington. $5 per person. 202-537-2223.

BALTIMORE ANTIQUES SHOW

Today is your last chance to visit the 26th annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show at the Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt St. More than 550 exhibitors from the United States and around the globe will show and sell rare and unusual fine art, porcelain, furniture, textiles, decorative accessories, jewelry, books and various other items, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $8. 561-822-5440 or baltimoresummerantiques.com.

THURSDAY THROUGH OCT. 28

MARYLAND ART FURNITURE

See and shop for art furniture made by Maryland craftsmen at the exhibit Made in Maryland, Thursday through Oct. 28 at Meredith Gallery, 805 N. Charles St. Opening reception 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. 800-753-3575 or meredithgallery.com.

SATURDAY

PLANT SALE

Unique plants, other perennials, trees and shrubs will be on view and for sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday outside the Visitors Center at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400 or brooksidegardens.org.

FALL NATIVE PLANT SALE

You'll find more than 250 varieties of shrubs, trees, wildflowers, grasses, vines and other plants for sale at the event, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Admission $1-$3. 410-634-2847 or adkinsarboretum.org.

SATURDAY THROUGH OCT. 3`GARDENFEST'

Visitors to Longwood Gardens, U.S. 1, Kennett Square, Pa., can celebrate the harvest season at "GardenFest," Saturday through Oct. 3. There will be harvest-themed craft-making activities, tours of the Conservatory Exhibition Hall with its seasonal flowers, plant walks, gardening tips and advice and more. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Admission $2-$14 (free for ages younger than 6). 800-737-5500 or longwoodgardens.org.

SEPT. 12

HORTICULTURE MEETING

Nan Sinton, director of programs, symposiums and travel at Horticulture magazine, will speak at 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Horticultural Society of Maryland meeting at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church, 1710 Dulaney Valley Road, Lutherville. $15. 410-821-5561 or mdhorticulture.org.

SEPT. 15-17`GARDENFAIR'

Delaware's Winterthur estate and Horticulture magazine present their third annual "GardenFair -- A Total Gardening Weekend," featuring talks, lectures and demonstrations with garden experts, how-to workshops, a sale of plants, garden tools, art, crafts, furniture and more, Sept. 15-17, at Winterthur, Route 52, Wilmington. Fair admission $13-$15. Early-bird admission Sept. 15 and 16 and admission to an evening reception Sept. 16 is optional for an added fee. 800-448-3883 or winterthur.org.

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

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