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Winter Farmers' Market
February 27 and March 26 | 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Garden Greenhouse
Cost: Free to attend.
Come in from the cold and enjoy an indoors farmers' market! Local growers, craftsmen, and food artisans from Fulton, Kingfield, and Nokomis farmers' markets will have produce, breads, meats, cheeses, canned goods, and beautiful handmade items for sale. Enjoy beer and wine available for sale by the glass, and live music while you shop indoors in the greenhouse at Bachman’s on Lyndale. Highlights of the January market include honey, maple syrup, salmon, kimchi, sauerkraut, hot sauce, jams, fruit syrups, pickles, doughnuts, cold pressed juice and chocolates!

Terrarium Design Workshop
Saturday, February 20 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 | SOLD OUT

Terrariums are unique ecosystems, constructed in a clear glass container. Natural elements meet creative aesthetics, to bring an alluring environment to life. Put together your own creative vision with a little guidance from a Bachman’s expert and learn how to design a terrarium with miniature plants and a mix of natural materials evocative of the sea. Practical considerations and design elements will be discussed. Ticket cost covers all materials needed, participants may bring small objects of interest to personalize their botanical creation. One person may attend class workshop per ticket.

Orchid Society of Minnesota February Meeting
Saturday, February 20 | 1-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to public.

The Orchid Society of Minnesota serves to share their knowledge and appreciation of orchids. They’re involved in developing improvements in growing and hybridization of orchids. Through culture, public exhibition, and publications the Orchid Society wishes to preserve and promote this beloved plant species. Join the Orchid Society as they host guest speaker Steve Gonzalez and hear all about the orchids he uncovered on his trip to Brazil.

February Floral Design Workshop
Saturday, February 27 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 | Register Now

Celebrate the longer days ahead, as winter's end is within reach! Embrace bright colors, as you create a fresh arrangement of bulbs and early spring blooms. This educational, hands-on workshop is led by award-winning Bachman’s floral designer Diane Enge. Ticket expense covers all materials used in your floral creation. One person may attend class workshop per ticket.

Minnesota Peony Society Educational Event
Saturday, February 27 | 1-3 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to public.

Joe and Hazel Cook of Blossom Hill Nursery in Selwyn, Ontario, Canada, have operated a family owned business with their daughter Amy since 1994. Joe and Hazel will cover topics such as; choosing peonies for your landscape, all-season foliage, fragrance, cut flowers and extended blooms. They will also discuss topics surrounding how to plant and care for peonies, as well as, sustainable gardening. The Cook’s have an extensive peony collection, with over 600 peony varieties.

March Mini Garden Workshop
Saturday, March 12 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 | SOLD OUT

Create your own miniature landscape in this interactive workshop led by a Bachman’s designer. Participants may bring their own container (no more than 12-14” opening), or use the provided vessel. Learn how to construct an enchanting space and put together a personalized creation using provided plants, natural objects, and fairy garden miniatures. Ticket cost covers all materials used. One person may attend class workshop per ticket.

March Floral Design Workshop
Saturday, March 19 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 | Register Now

It’s time to celebrate spring’s pending arrival and add vibrant color and jubilance to our homes! Learn how to create a stunning seasonal arrangement that is well suited for Easter celebrations and spring gatherings. This educational, hands-on workshop is led by a Bachman’s floral designer. Ticket expense covers all materials used in your floral creation. One person may attend class workshop per ticket.

Spring Ideas House
March 17 - April 17 | Hours vary
Bachman's Historic Family Home | 5936 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls.
Cost: $5 | Friends of the Institute - Minneapolis Institute of Arts (non-profit partner)

Each season, designers transform the historic Bachman’s home on Lyndale Avenue by repainting, refurnishing, and redecorating the entire house with their signature mix of new items, repurposed pieces, and a touch of vintage. Seasonal décor, handcrafted pieces with a local flair and fresh arrangements unite, where you'll enjoy spring's bright blend of materials and inspirations.Tickets available soon!

Macy's Flower Show with Gardens by Bachman's
Sunday, March 20-Saturday, April 3, 2016
Macy's Downtown Minneapolis
| Free to attend, during store hours
Join us in the 8th Floor Auditorium for the annual Macy’s Flower Show with Gardens by Bachman’s. Check back for details!

A Gathering of Friends Antiques Market
March 31 - April 3, 2016
Thursday & Friday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Garden Greenhouse
Cost: Free and open to the public.

A Gathering of Friends is a twice yearly antiques market with 18 quality dealers held at our flagship store on Lyndale Ave. Come shop wonderful primitives, architectural pieces, pine and oak furniture, cottage décor, vintage wares, great accessories, collectibles, and pottery. Dealers continually restock throughout the sale, so you can find new things all four days! Learn more about Gathering of Friends.

Art in Bloom Floral Design Workshop
Thursday, April 21 | 6-8 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $60 | Register Now

Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of fresh floral arrangements inspired by fine art, presented by the Friends of the Institute at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Attend this special evening for a closer look at one of this year’s signature pieces, “Laurel Tree of Carolina” by Mark Catesby, and then learn how to create an arrangement inspired by that very artwork. Ticket expense covers all of the evening’s activities and instruction, light bites, and the materials used for your take-home floral creation. One person may attend class workshop per ticket.

Succulent Container Design Workshop
Saturday, April 23 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 | Register Now

Easy to care for and great for adding style to your home, succulents are wildly popular plants. Give your green thumb a jumpstart to spring by creating a succulent planter that can be moved outdoors once summer arrives. Consider shape, texture, and color as you group succulents, incorporate natural objects, and create a dynamic statement. Ticket expense covers all materials used in your take-home creation. One person may attend class workshop per ticket.


Horticultural meetings at Bachman's on Lyndale:
- Orchid Society of Minnesota – January 16, February 20, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, August 20, October 15 and November 19, 2016
- Minnesota Hosta Society – February 6, 2016
- Minnesota Peony Society – February 27, 2016
- Daylily Society of Minnesota – February 28 and November 2016
- North Star Lily Society – March 12 and November 12, 2016

Flower Shows hosted by Bachman's:
- Gesneriad Show and Sale – April 30-May 1, 2016
- Daffodil Show –May 14 & 15, 2016
- Iris Show – June 4, 2016
- Peony Show – June 11 & 12, 2016
- Rose Show – June 25 & 26, 2016
- North Star Lily Show – July 16 & 17, 2016
- Hosta Society Cut Leaf Show – July 23 & 24, 2016
- African Violet Show – October 1 & 2, 2016

Sales hosted by Bachman's:
- Tuber Sale of the MN Dahlia Society – April 9, 2016
- Bulb Sale of the North Star Lily Society – April 23 and October 8, 2016
- Orchid Sale and Educational Event – September 10, 2016
- Daylily Sale (Bare Root) of the Daylily Society of MN – May 22, 2016
- Root Auction of the MN Peony Society – September 24, 2016

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

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