MASTER GARDENER SPEAKER SERIES: Join the Master Gardeners of Skagit County for presentations on varieties of topics related to gardening at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Central Skagit Sedro-Woolley Library, 802 Ball St., Sedro-Woolley.

AT CHRISTIANSON’S: Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon,, hosts numerous activities. RSVP: 360-466-3821, 800-585-8200 or at the nursery.

 Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival and Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21.

 Bat’s Incredible!: 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Learn about the role of bats in the regional ecosystem.

AT AZUSA: Azusa Farm & Gardens, 14904 Highway 20, Mount Vernon. or 360-424-1580. RSVP: or at the garden center.

 Know Your Dirt!: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Tia LaMontagne will delve into the topic of soil heath and its importance to the garden.

 The Art of Saving Seed: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Join local ethnobotanist Samantha Martinez for an afternoon of seed conversation and demonstration.

— Submit home and garden information in the Events Calendar at or to or call 360-416-2155.

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