A weekly roundup of home and garden classes, tours and more.
Pullen & Sertoma Arts Centers Fall Arts Fair
Enjoy demonstrations, try out class samplers and take tours of the studios. This is an opportunity to meet teaching artists and learn about their creative processes, class offerings and various local projects with which they are involved. While enjoying the center, visit the gallery marketplace featuring original artwork from our instructors and other great local artists. There will be food vendors, arts activities, demonstrations, and original art for sale. 10 a.m. Nov. 14. Free. Sertoma Arts Center, 1400 W. Millbrook Rd, Raleigh. 919-996-2329,
Holiday Terrarium Workshop
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Make the perfect holiday gift for either Thanksgiving or Christmas. Bring your own container or select one as staff shows you how to make a terrarium, then supplies you with the gravel, activated charcoal, moss and soil to build your own. 3-4:30 p.m. Nov. 15. $25. Garden Supply Company, 1421 Old Apex Rd., Cary. 919-460-7747, gardensupplyco.com.
Handmade Hanukkah Market
Thirty local Jewish artisans in the Triangle area will exhibit crafts and artwork for sale in a variety of media including textiles, jewelry, pottery, photography, paintings, glass, wood, handmade children’s clothing, Judaic themed gifts, specialty baked goods and more. Shop local and purchase unique gifts just in time for the holidays. This event is free and open to the public (you do not need to be Jewish to attend). 10 a.m. Nov. 15. Free. Temple Beth Or, 5315 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. 919-781-4895, tboraleigh.org.
Discover how to reduce your ecological footprint by turning your food and yard waste into fertilizer. 2-4 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville. 919-460-3390, wakegov.com/parks/lakecrabtree/Pages/default.aspx.
National Geographic Photography Seminar
National Geographic has been documenting the world through the lenses of its photographers’ cameras for nearly 125 years. In conjunction with National Geographic Traveler magazine, photographers and editors will share their expertise in The Travel Assignment seminar. For $179 per person, regularly $199 (use discount code CHDISCOUNT20 at checkout), take part in this all-day experience. The event takes place Sunday, November 15, at The Friday Center, University of North Carolina, and requires no special equipment -- just an interest in learning from professional travel photographers. Lunch will be provided.9 a.m. Nov. 15. $179. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill â€" Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill. 866-441-3683, fridaycenter.unc.edu.
What makes soil more than just dirt? Be prepared to get your hands dirty as you examine this amazing substance that is vital to our survival. Analyze soil samples and sow your own seeds that you can take home and watch grow. 1-3 p.m. Nov. 17. $8. Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville. 919-460-3390, wakegov.com/parks/lakecrabtree/Pages/default.aspx.
The Green Chair Project’s Grateful Living Porch Sale
The Green Chair Project is opening its secondary showroom to the public for its Grateful Living Porch Sale. This quarterly shopping event offers ready-to-be-used housewares and furniture, including vintage finds, antiques and even brand new accessories donated by local stores and designers. Event proceeds will go towards renewing the lives of participants in area programs transitioning to stability after homelessness, crisis or disaster. 6-9 p.m. Nov. 19 $20. The Green Chair Project, 1853 Capital Blvd., Raleigh. 919-322-0474,
Floral Design Class at Weathervane
Southern Season’s talented Floral Designers will introduce you to the art of floral design and floral arranging while you enjoy light hors d’ oeuvres and a glass of wine. You will then have the opportunity to create your own table arrangement to take home. To make a reservation, please call 919-929-9466. Reservations are required. 3 p.m. Nov. 19. $49. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.
Holiday Wine & Design Workshop: Accent Bows
Accent bows can be added to almost anything: wreaths, gifts, Christmas trees, holiday venterpieces, and planters-inside and out. Bows add an element of glamor to your creations. Join several designers as they show you how to make an accent bow. 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. $15. Garden Supply Company, 1421 Old Apex Rd., Cary. 919-460-7747, gardensupplyco.com.
Habitat Wake Holiday Home Tour
Celebrate Habitat Wake’s 30th anniversary at our annual Holiday Home Tour. We hope to see you at the Raleigh ReStore on Nov. 22. Buses leave the store at 5 p. for a tour of Habitat Wake homes. You’ll have the chance to meet homeowners and hear their stories. At 6 p.m., you’ll return for dinner, music and a silent auction. Become a Bus Tour sponsor for $250! Your sponsorship includes registration for two and signage at the event. General tickets are $50. Can’t make it? You can still support Habitat Wake and the Holiday Home Tour by participating in our 50-50 cash raffle. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets are 1 for $20, 6 for $100. To register and purchase raffle tickets: habitatwake.org/holidayhometour 5 p.m. Nov. 22. $50. Habitat Wake Restore, 2420 Raleigh Blvd., Raleigh. 919-833-6768.
Pop-Up Sunday Vintage Market
Pop-Up Sunday is an open air event in downtown Raleigh that has vintage and art shopping, food trucks, beer, kids crafts, vinyl records and more. On the 4th Sunday of each month, April through November, 25 vendors pop up temporary shops full of vintage clothing, housewares and more. This is a FREE community event and kids and pets are welcome. Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 22 Free. Ornamentea, 509 N. West St., Raleigh. 919-834-6260, ornamentea.com.
NC State Fairground Flea Market
Each weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings, the Shoppes at Dorton, and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. Free. N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh. 919-733-2626, ncstatefair.org.
HappymessART Open Studio
HappymessART opens its studio for relaxed art-making alone or with company. Staff will be on hand to assist and offer inspirational material. Use the studio’s supplies, tools and space., but you are welcome to bring anything of your own that you want. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays. $25. HappymessArt, 718B Iredell St., Durham. 919-286-9763, happymessart.com.
Free Expression Tuesdays
Bring your work crew out to Art Bar all day Tuesday for this special, relaxing, expressive, free-flowing painting experience. Wine is 10 percent off all day. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesdays. $25. Art Bar Raleigh, 6109 Maddry Oaks Ct., Raleigh. 919-307-8107, artbarraleigh.com.
Well Fed Community Garden
Come and work in the garden and then sit down to a shared meal. Bring a hat, bottle of water and dish to share. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays. Free. Well Fed Community Garden, 1321 Athens Dr., Raleigh. 919-833-8898, irregardless.com/garden/.