A weekly roundup of home and garden classes, tours and more.
Green Hope’s FAB Mistletoe Market
Join us for the 2nd Annual Mistletoe Market, an old-time handmade craft and food market with modern appeal, located at Green Hope High School and sponsored by Green Hope’s Fine Arts Boosters. Proceeds from vendor table reservations will go toward Visual Arts Scholarships for Green Hope students. With more than 55 vendors, you won’t want to miss this great event! 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19. Free. Green Hope High School, 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Road, Cary. 919-380-3700.
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Enhancing Your Rock Garden with Year-round Green Mosses
Presented by Annie “Mossin’ Annie” Martin. 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Nov. 19. Free for North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) members and Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, otherwise $5. JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh. 919-515-3132, jcra.ncsu.edu/.
The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market
Start your holiday shopping tour at the Durham Arts Council. Work by over 200 artists, live music, food and fun! Nov. 19-20. Free. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham. 919-560-2787, durhamarts.org.
Holiday Centerpiece Workshop
Learn the basics of creating a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table. Whether it is for Thanksgiving or Christmas, bring in a special container from home, or purchase one from us. Let our design experts help you put together some magic. The cost of the workshop is $25 and your selection of plants or silks will be extra. 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 20. $25. Garden Supply Company, 1421 Old Apex Road, Cary. 919-460-7747, gardensupplyco.com.
Gifts from the Kitchen
Once again it’s time to come up with new ideas for gifts for the neighbors, babysitters, hostesses, secretaries,mail person, teachers and so on. Are you tired of banana bread and apple butter? Come to this hands-on workshop and leave with some unique ideas for gifts that no one else will be handing out this holiday season. You will take home one of each gift and the recipe to recreate them at home. Gifts: Apricot Mustardo; Sorghum Bourbon Butter; Shortbread Bites; Chai Tea Mix; Chocolate Salami; Australian Chicken Skin Salt 2 p.m. Nov. 20. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Fall Harvest Table Arrangement
Decorate your Thanksgiving tables with a beautiful fall harvest arrangement. Beth will demonstrate how to fashion a vase from pumpkins or other gourds and fill it with the colors of autumn in flowers, foliage, berries and pods for a table centerpiece. Each participant will then select gourds to create their own centerpieces to take home. Please bring a pair of hand pruners and any embellishments you would like to include. 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 21. Gardens members $55; general public $65. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Anderson St. and Erwin Rd., Durham. 919-684-3698, gardens.duke.edu.
Not sure the perfect wines to serve up with the bird? Come by Taylor’s Wine Shop and taste some wines for Thanksgiving with Deb Williams of Freedom Beverage Company. 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 22. Free. Taylor’s Wine Shop, 10005 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. 919-847-3069, taylorswineshop.com.
Downtown Garner Pop Up Market
Part farmer’s market, part craft pop-up, this event will feature fresh foods grown locally and handmade crafts from local artisans! Grab lunch at a food truck while you’re there. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 26. Free. Garner Recreational Park, 221 E. Garner Rd., Garner. 919-773-4442.
A local coworking space, Perch Studios is delighted to announce their annual indoor/outdoor Holiday Handmade Pop-up Market. The market will showcase a diverse range of work by local makers including, terrariums, pottery, jewelry, stationary, artisan foods, scarves, toiletries, tailored skirts, and much more. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 26. Free. Perch Studios, 204 W. Main St., Carrboro.