Saturday, September 16, 2000

Home and garden notes




Show time

Another man's treasure: The Burlington Antique Show returns 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds, Ky. 338, five miles west of the Florence Mall. $3, children under 12 free. $5 early bird admission 5-8 a.m. 922-5265.

        Wishing weekend: Saxony Imports will host the “Jiminy Cricket Wishing Weekend” 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today at the store, 542 Race St., downtown. Disney enthusiasts can purchase an exclusive sculpture of Jiminy Cricket available only today for $85 along with other special offers from the Walt Disney Collectors Society. 621-7800.

        Year-round gardening: The staff of White Oak Garden Center will present “Fall Planting: Bulbs and Perennials” 7 p.m. Monday at West Fork Branch Library, Monfort Heights. 385-3313.

        Fiesta! Collector Kathy Due will discuss “All About Fiesta Ware” 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hyde Park Public Library, 2747 Erie Ave. Original Fiesta dinnerware was produced by the Homer Laughlin China Co. from 1936-1969 in 11 standard colors with concentric circles and brilliantly colored glazes. 369-4472.

        CiTiRAMA: The fourth annual CiTiRAMA new-home showcase will open its doors weekends from next Saturday- Oct. 8 at St. Ann's Common in the Betts Longworth Historic area on Weninger Circle, downtown Cincinnati. The showcase will feature eight single-family homes priced $197,000-$235,000. Hours: 4-9 p.m. Friday and noon-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cost: $5 adults; accompanied children under 12 are free. Parking will be available off Court Street. 851-6300.

        Great Houseplants: Tim Porter, greenhouse manager and buyer for Delhi Floral and Garden Center, will discuss the best houseplants for various conditions and their care 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. next Saturday at Smith & Hawken in Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. Fee: $5. Reservations advised: $5. 731-3133.

        Got it covered: See woven coverlets from Hillforest Historical Foundation's collectors collection displayed in various rooms of the Victorian mansion today through Oct. 29 at Hillforest in Aurora, Ind. Hours:1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $4, children 7-18 $2. (812) 926-0087.

In print

        Provencal decorating: Author Nina Williams will discuss and sign her book, The Illustrated Cottage: A Decorative Fairy Tale Inspired by Provence (Hearst Books; $30) 7 p.m. Thursday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Norwood. Ms. Williams will talk about the creative process of transforming her home into a life-size French storybook, circa 1918. 929-2350.

Earth smart

        Buy a forest: Ten trees will be given to those who join the National Arbor Day Foundation this month. The trees: American redbud, white pine, sugar maple, white flowering dogwood, pin oak, red maple, birch, silver maple, red oak and Colorado blue spruce. Send a $10 membership to Ten Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410 by Sept. 30.

        Send items for In the Know to Shauna Scott Rhone, Tempo at Home, Cincinnati Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati 45202; fax: 768-8330.

       

       



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