Tacoma Fall Home & Garden Show: Thursday through Sunday at the Tacoma Dome, 2727 E. D St., Tacoma. Featuring more than 400 exhibitors. $8 general admission, $6 for seniors, and ages 12 and younger get in free. Call 253-756-2121 or go to www.otshows.com.
The Barn’s Customer Appreciation Day: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17, The Barn Nursery, 9510 Old Highway 99 S.E., Olympia. Featuring a free tool sharpening by Lowell Cordes and other classes and events. Free. Call 360-943-2826.
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Energy efficient doors and windows: 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at The Home Depot. There are two reasons to upgrade doors and windows this fall – to reduce your energy bill and take advantage of federal tax credits. Free. For more information and the location of the nearest Home Depot, call 800-430-3376 or go to www.homedepotclinics.com.
Plan it … then plant it! class with Lowell Cordas: 1 p.m. Oct. 18, The Barn Nursery, 9510 Old Highway 99 S.E., Olympia. Lowell Cordas of Lowell’s tools will discuss types of soils, amendments, soil testing and reducing compaction. Free. Call 360-943-2826.
Free Home Buyer Education SEminar offered by The Washington Homebuyer’s Association: 2-7 p.m. Oct. 21, Lacey Timberland Regional Library, 500 College St. S.E., Lacey. To register, call 253-682-1157.
Seattle Home Show 2: Oct. 22-25, Qwest Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle. For details, go to www.seattlehomeshow.com.
Puyallup Home and Garden Show 2: Jan. 8-10, Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. S.W., Puyallup. Go to www.puyalluphomeshow.net.
South Sound Fruit Society meetings: 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, Organic Farmhouse at The Evergreen State College, 2712 Lewis Road, Olympia. Meetings are open to the public. For news on upcoming events, call 360-480-5383 or go to www.wcfs.org.
Interior Painting workshop: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays in October at The Home Depot. Free. Call 800-430-3376 or go to www.homedepotclinics.com.
Tiling Floors and Walls: 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays in October at The Home Depot. Free. Call 800-430-3376.
Moulding Workshop: 1 to 2 p.m. Sundays in October at The Home Depot. Free. Call 800-430-3376.
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