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North Star African Violet Council
Saturday, October 3 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, October 4 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to the public
Bachman’s is hosting the North Star African Violet Council Twin Cities is having its fall Judged Show and Sale at Bachman’s Saturday, October 3 and Sunday October 4. Exhibits included beautifully flowering African violets and other blooming plants part of the gesneriad family. Take home award-winning beauty by purchasing African violets and other gesneriads from our plant sale. Choose between starter plants or full-grown beauties, as well as, leaves and cuttings. We also have related educational materials and local experts to answer your questions.

Modern Succulent Garden
Tuesday, October 6, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

It’s easy to see why succulents are popular. Their unique texture and color, as well as their low-maintenance, are great reasons to celebrate succulents! If you want to showcase your favorite succulents in a modern container garden, this workshop is right for you. Learn from our experts, how to create a stylish piece for your home. Ticket cost covers all materials used in your take-home creation.

A Gathering of Friends Antique Market
Thursday, October 8
| 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, October 9 | 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, October 10 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, October 11 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Garden Greenhouse
Cost: Free and open to the public

A Gathering of Friends offers a fine selection of antique pieces, furniture, décor, vintage wares, accessories, collectables, and pottery. You’ll find a diverse collection of items, interjected with the personality of each antique dealer. The fall market hosts a revelry of unique finds you won’t see anywhere else. New items will be stocked throughout the sale. Discover new treasures each day!

North Star Lily Society
Saturday, October 10 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to the public
So many lilies, so little time! Plan ahead now and plant for beautiful flowers come spring. Bachman’s is hosting the North Star Lily Society as they share their fall bulb sale. Choose from a wide selection of lily bulbs for fall planting. All bulbs are neonicotinoid free. You can’t go wrong with easy to grow Asiatic lilids or plant martagons in a shady spot. Find these lily species and more available for sale through the North Star Lily Society.

Harvest Designs with Pumpkins & Gourds as Vessels
Thursday, October 15, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Saturday, October 17, 2-4 p.m.
| Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Carving pumpkins is great for kids, but what about the grownups looking to join the spirited celebrations? Using pumpkins and gourds as containers to hold floral arrangements is a great way to decorate your home. You’ll pair seasonal flowers and products that complement the festive décor for a truly fun piece. Ticket cost covers all materials used in your take-home creation.

Mpls St Paul Magazine Harvest Beer Festival
Saturday, October 17, 1-5 p.m. | Buy Tickets
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Garden Greenhouse
$10 Designated Driver, $30 General Admission, $50 VIP 
Come celebrate the finest craft breweries of the Twin Cities as they gather for Mpls St Paul Magazine’s 2nd Annual Harvest Beer Festival. Local brewers bring their best as they compete in a Fresh Hop Throwdown of brews crafted from freshly harvested hops. Judges and attendees vote on their favorites and crown a new local champion. Our beer garden setting provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy a festive gathering of hop aficionados. There will be no shortage of appetizing delights to satisfy your pallet; from food truck vendors to Lotzza Motzza Brew Pub Pizza, the chance to make your own pretzel necklace, and sample a variety of local craft beer. Cider, kombucha, and soda will also be on tap. Save $5 when you purchase your ticket at Bachman’s on Lyndale, at the greeting card counter, by October 16.

Kid Friendly Halloween Mini Garden
Saturday, October 24, 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Nothing says Halloween like adding a little “boo” to your room. Join us at Bachman’s, as we guide you in creating a mini garden to celebrate. Even little ghosts and goblins enjoy their time in the garden! Bring along your child (ages 6+), grandchild, niece or nephew for our Halloween inspired workshop. Now that makes for a sweet treat! Ticket cost covers all materials used in your take-home creation. Only one ticket per pair necessary, if bringing a child. Adults may attend alone.

Spruce Top Container Workshop
Sunday, November 1, 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Saturday, November 7, 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Tuesday, November 10, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Tuesday, November 17, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Tuesday, December 1, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Spruce tops are just the start to fabulous outdoor containers. With some expert direction, learn how to design, plant, and embellish a spruce top container that can be transitioned from Thanksgiving to holiday using the finest product from Bachman’s. You’ll leave this workshop with new design skills and tips for creating different themes, in addition to your own spruce top container. Ticket expense covers all materials.

2015 Inspiration Night
Wednesday, November 4, 4-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman's on Lyndale
Cost: $10

Parties, cocktails, and festive holiday evenings are just around the corner. Let us help you prepare for easy, inspired entertaining. Collect simple decorating tips that will take you from harvest to holiday season. The evening includes multiple seminars led by Bachman’s experts, as well as inspiration stations and gourmet food tasting, so you can garner all sorts of ideas to enrich your own joyful gatherings of family and friends. Tailor your experience by attending one or all of the four 30-minute seminars, repeating throughout the evening at 4:30, 5:15, 6:00, and 6:45 p.m. View seminar details here.

Artists in the Garden 2015
Saturday & Sunday | November 7 & 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale | Garden Greenhouse
Cost: Free to attend! Art prices vary.

As a member of the community for over 130 years, Bachman’s is proud to support local talent of the Twin Cities. Our initial launch last year was such a hit we are inviting local artisans and handcrafters to join us again at Bachman’s. Get a jump start on holiday shopping among a lux collection of fine jewelry, ceramics, photography, home décor, and gallery art. View vendor info here.

Harvest to Holiday Floral Design
Thursday, November 12, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $75

Get the most out of your holiday décor with a long-lasting arrangement that you can use from pre-Thanksgiving celebrations through the Holiday season. By utilizing the base, a few permanent stems, and evergreens create a display that will continue to radiate a festive spirit in your home. Ticket expense covers all materials needed for your floral creations.

Thanksgiving Floral Design
Sunday, November 22, 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Set your table with a floral presentation that will satisfy your botanical appetite. Wow your guests with a fresh arrangement that resembles a turkey, created with Bird of Paradise, Wheat stems, Mums and large Croton leaves. Ticket expense covers all materials needed for your floral creations.

Horticultural meetings at Bachman's on Lyndale:
- Orchid Society of Minnesota – Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, April 18, May 23, June 20... 2015
- Minnesota Peony Society – Feb. 28, 2015
- Daylily Society of Minnesota – March 1 & Nov. 1, 2015
- Minnesota Hosta Society – Feb. 7, 2015
- North Star Lily Society – March 29, 2015

Flower Shows hosted by Bachman's:
- Daffodil Show – May 2015
- Rose Show – June 27 & 28, 2015
- Iris Show – May 30, 2015
- Peony Show – June 13 & 14, 2015
- North Star Lily Show –July 11 & 12, 2015
- Hosta Society Cut Leaf Show – July 25 & 26, 2015
- Daylily Flower Show & Sale – June 6, 2015
- Dahlia Show – April 11 & Sept. 19 & 20, 2015
- African Violet Show – October 3 & 4, 2015

Sales hosted by Bachman's:
- Bulb Sale of the North Star Lily Society – April 25 and October 10, 2015
- Tuber Sale of the MN Dahlia Society – April 11, 2015
- Orchid Sale – Septemeber 12, 2015
- Root Auction of the MN Peony Society – September 26, 2015
- Daylily Sale (Bare Root) of the Daylily Society of MN – June 6, 2015

*Meetings and events subject to change. Please check back closer to date.

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