Bellevue News Garden Calendar | August 9

Summer Celebration and Children’s Fair: 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 9. Event features garden activities for the whole family. Cost: Free. King County Master Gardener Foundation Demonstration Garden, 15500 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue. 425-485-5942.

Events

Summer Celebration and Children’s Fair: 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 9. Event features garden activities for the whole family. Cost: Free. King County Master Gardener Foundation Demonstration Garden, 15500 S.E. 16th St., Bellevue. 425-485-5942.

Celebration of Flora Garden Party Fundraiser: 4-7 p.m. Aug. 10. Features wine and hors d’oeuvres, garden celebrities, and strolling in the garden. Proceeds benefit the Bellevue Botanical Garden’s new Ravine Garden. Cost: $50 donation; registration required. 3340 Evergreen Point Road, Medina. 425-451-3755 or www.bellevuebotanical.org.

King County Iris Society Bearded Iris Sale: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 16. Features unusual and hard-to-find irises. Proceeds benefit the King County Iris Society. Crossroads Bellevue Shopping Center, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue. www.kcis.org.

Seattle Rose Society’s Rose Show: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 16. Bring roses for staging, 9:30-10:45 a.m.; public voting, 11 a.m.-noon; noon, Seattle Rose Society picks Best In Show Bloom. Molbak’s, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville.

Eastside Fuchsia Society Show and Sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 16; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 17. Features selection of plants from Eastside gardeners. Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue. 425-885 2107.

Bellevue Botanical Garden Society 2008 Gala Auction: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Enjoy dinner and auction in support of the botanical garden. Theme is “Monet’s Garden.” Cost: $100; registration required. Westin Bellevue, 600 Bellevue Way. 425-451-3755.

NPA Plant Sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 4. Fundraiser sale features plants from the Bellevue Botanical Garden’s NPA Perennial Border. Proceeds go toward renovating the border. Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St. 425-452-2750 or jmock@bellevuewa.gov.

Gardens

Bellevue Botanical Gardens: Events: 1 p.m. Aug. 9 and Sept. 13, plant ID tour. Garden includes 36 acres of perennial borders, Japanese, Waterwise, ground cover and alpine rock gardens and trails through native woodland and wetland areas. Free tours, 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through October. Hours: Dawn-dusk daily. Visitors’ center hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: Free. 12001 Main St., Bellevue. 425-451-3755 or www.bellevuebotanical.org.