Saturday, November 22, 2003

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Open House and Christmas Walk: Jack Herb Florist, noon today, 7848 Hamilton Ave., Mount Healthy. Decorations, gifts and flowers. 522-2222.

Holiday Boutique: 9 a.m. today, Christ Presbyterian Church, 5657 Pleasant View Drive, Milford. Free admission. 831-9100.

Holiday Open House: H.J. Benken Florist, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday, and next Saturday and Nov. 30, 6000 Plainfield Road, Silverton. Plants, holiday decor and gifts. Discount (15 percent) during Open House days. Free. 891-1040.

Holiday open house: Rustic holiday decorations and ornaments with themes including wildlife, camping, fishing, cowboys, retro kitchen; refreshments and discounts on select items, starting 11 a.m. today and Sunday. Rustic Comforts, 120 Main St., Milford. Free. 965-8944.

Sycamore High School Arts & Crafts Show: 9 a.m. today, 7400 Cornell Road, Montgomery. Live music, concessions. Proceeds benefit the Sycamore Band & Orchestra Boosters. Free. Information: 489-0405.

Harvest to holiday decorating: Delhi Garden Centers has scheduled two free sessions offering tips for decorating from fall through winter holidays:

• 2 p.m. today, Springdale store, 135 Northland Blvd., 771-7117.

• 10 a.m. today, Delhi Township store, 5222 Delhi Road, 451-5222.

Sessions offering tips on decorating with fresh-cut greens:

• 10 a.m. next Saturday, Delhi store.

• Noon next Saturday, Springdale store.

Natural Christmas ornament class: Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, 9:30 a.m. today, 2715 Reading Road, Avondale. A dozen ornaments will be explained and demonstrated. Appropriate for adults and children over 10. $10 center members, $15 nonmembers. 221-0981.

Christmas Walk: Creations Unlimited, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Dec. 15, 6251 West Fork Road, Green Township. 574-2933.

Holiday Boutique and Open House:, 10 a.m. today, Women's Connection, 4022 Glenway Ave., Price Hill. Free. 471-4673.

Holiday festival and sale: Workshops of David T. Smith, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 3600 Shawhan Road, Morrow. The 20th annual holiday festival and tent sale offers 20-60 percent discounts on furniture, redware pottery, chandeliers, handmade gifts. Free admission. 932-2472.

Ladies Night Arts & Crafts Bazaar: Chateau Pomije Winery, 5 p.m. today and. Sunday, 25043 Jacobs Road, Guilford, Ind. (800) 791-9463.

A Cincinnati Holiday: 10 a.m. today through Jan. 4, Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Eden Park. Hundreds of poinsettias, cyclamen and holiday plants in unusual colors, plus outdoor Nativity display, crafts, menorah display, a visit from Santa, music and Kwanzaa celebration. Call for December hours. Free, but donation requested. 421-5707.

Metamora Christmas Walk: Tree lighting today at dusk, then weekends through Dec. 21. Historic canal town in Indiana with more than 50 shops decorated for the holidays with carolers, Santa Claus and candle-lit walkways weekend evenings. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Many shops closed Monday. (765) 647-2109.

Final Friday Bazaar: Gifts under $100 by artists and designers plus items from the Dutcher Collection and Feng Shui Annex, noon-10 p.m. Friday and noon-6 p.m. next Saturday at 222 E. 14t St., downtown. Information: 361-0933.

Christmas card class: Making holiday cards with stamping, 1 p.m. Sunday, Stamp Your Art Out, 9685 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash. $24. 793-4558.

Tracy DiSabato-Aust Design Seminar: Cox Arboretum and Gardens MetroPark, noon Sunday, 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton. Tracy DiSabato-Aust, author of The Well-Designed Mixed Garden and The Well-Tended Perennial Garden, will present a two-hour design seminar. Free, but tickets limited. (937) 434-9005.

Lost Arts, Spindle Spinning: Learn how to spin your own wool 7 p.m. Monday, Scheben Branch Library, 8899 U.S. 42, Union. (859) 384-5550.

Ewe Knits Knitting Club: Instruction for all levels, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Main Library, 800 Vine St., downtown. For adults and teens. 369-6900.

Erica Glasener Gardening Workshops: HGTV's Erica Glasener, host of Gardener's Diary, will have two gardening workshops, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Cox Arboretum and Gardens MetroPark, 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton. Free. (937) 434-9005.

Hometown Holidays: Old Milford Merchants Association, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. next Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Nov. 30, Old Main Street, 174 S. Main St., Milford. Free horse-drawn carriage rides, Christmas carols, strolling musicians, train display at Davis Trains, holiday events at Promont Museum. 897-8855.

Scrapbooking: Christmas card class, 1-3 p.m. next Saturday at Scrapbook Central, 9405 Cincinnati-Columbus Road, West Chester Township. $15 in advance. Reservations: 777-2777.

Children's fairy garden: Belle Maison-Madeira, 1-2 p.m. Saturday, 7710 Shawnee Run Road. Children will create a magical fairy garden using woodland materials and miniature plants. $18, $5 instruction fee. 561-5105.

Ukrainian Egg Dyeing: Art on Symmes, 10 a.m. next Saturday, 1000 Symmes Road, Fairfield. Ukrainian egg dying class for parent/child or individual adults with kit provided. $35 for parent/child team or individual adults. 844-2787.

12th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show: More than 45 craft booths, 9 a.m.-3 :30 p.m. next Saturday, Sharonville Community Center, 10990 Thornview Drive. 563-2895.

Warehouse overstock sale: Solid mahogany home and office accessories, tables, lamps, mirrors, magazine racks and teak and mahogany and rattan furniture, 10 a.m. next Saturday. Proceeds benefit LaSalle swim team. La Salle High School, 3091 North Bend Road, Monfort Heights. Free admission. 522-2222.

To get a home, garden or craft-related class listed, send the date, time, cost, location and information number to Joy Kraft 10 days before the event by fax: 768-8330; e-mail:

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