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Fun With Foliage

Nov. 10

Learn how to prune trees for fall at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden with Arborcare's Joel Koci. Watch demos, ask questions and prepare to prune. The cost is $40 ($30 for members). 9 a.m.-noon. Call Beth Monroe at 262-9887 or visit www.lewisginter.org for details.

Nov. 13

Invent new ways to fill your cornucopia with fruits, vegetables and flowers at the Thanksgiving centerpiece workshop at Maymont's Stone Barn. Bring your own clippers and container. $49. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register by Nov. 6. Contact University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies at 287-6331.

Nov. 27-29

Get professional wreath-making advice at Maymont's Stone Barn and create two original wreaths: one for yourself and one for Maymont. Bring your own clippers. $22-$25. Nov. 27, 6 p.m.; Nov. 28-29, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Register by Nov. 27. Call 358-7166.

Holiday Shopping

Nov. 14

Area vendors present everything from jewelry, food items, clothing, pottery, scrapbooking, organizing tools, luggage, unique giftware, cookware, wreaths and more at the Trinity Holiday Bazaar at Trinity United Methodist Church, 903 Forest Ave. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call 360-1503 for details.

Nov. 16-18

Visit the 43rd Wachovia Securities Craft and Design Show 2007, featuring 56 artists from 20 states, with high-quality arts and crafts made from clay, glass, fiber, jewelry, wood and other media. Tickets range from $12 to $20. Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Nov. 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Science Museum of Virginia. Visit www.visarts.org or call 353-0094 for more information.

Nov. 17

Visit a loft space at the corner of Brook and Marshall for the Holiday Artorama in Jackson Ward, with works from artists formerly exhibiting at the Craft & Design Show. A portion of the proceeds from the local art, jewelry and crafts will go to the Richmond SPCA. Free. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. 401 Brook Road, Loft #2. Call 387-7089 for details.

Shop at the Richmond Waldorf School Holiday Bazaar while your children enjoy storytellers, games and craft-making. You'll also find European toys and cooperative games, musicians, a cakewalk, hand-knit stockings, natural gifts and a lunch cafe. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Richmond Waldorf School at 1000 Westover Hills Blvd. Free. Visit www.richmondwaldorf.com or call 377-8024, ext. 92, for details.

Nov. 29-Dec. 2

Get your Santa on at The Bizarre Bazaar's 32nd Christmas Collection. The market includes over 500 exhibitors selling fine arts, crafts, decorative home accessories, gourmet foods, holiday decorations, clothing, toys, antiques, painted home furnishings, books and jewelry. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Richmond Raceway Complex. For more information, visit www.thebizarrebazaar.com or call 673-7015.

Dec. 1

Enjoy the fourth annual Ginter Park Fine Arts and Crafts Show with over 20 artisans' works for sale, inlcuding knitwear, jewelry, fiber arts, photography and much more. Come do all of your holiday shopping here. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Lewis Ginter Recreation Association, 3421 Hawthorne Ave. Free. Call 353-5462 for more information.

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