Events


Create a Succulent Centerpiece

Bring your pals and learn how to use any pumpkin or gourd to make a succulent holiday centerpiece. Class fee includes instruction and all the supplies you'll need. Tools will also be on hand. Bring gloves if pumpkin guts gross you out. And BYOB (we'll open the bottles after we're done with the knives... #safetyfirst).

Must be 21 to participate.

$45 Small/Medium Centerpiece

Date & Time
Sunday October 20
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Flower Crowns & Cocktails

Learn the basics of flower crown making with Kerry Laing from Victor & Vines. Wear your harvest themed crown and enjoy complimentary Fall-inspired cocktails from our friends at Todd Appel Bar and Cocktail. A photographer will be on hand to capture your harvest beauty. Class fee of $45 includes all flowers and supplies.
Must be 21 to participate.

Date & Time
Wednesday October 23
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Grow Great Garlic

Garlic is planted in the fall, just like flower bulbs. Except this bulb offers the most delicious treat the following summer... Join Peterson Garden Project garden educator, Michael Mutolo, to learn everything you need to know about this tasty bulb - from how to plant and, just as important, WHEN to plant.

City Grange has a variety of heirloom seed garlic for purchase so you can get started immediately.

Date & Time
Saturday October 26
10:00am - 11:00am

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Bulbs 101

Bulbs are a great way to "set it and forget it" now for Spring color later. Many blooming bulbs provide much needed early fodder for pollinators as well. There are various methods for planting depending on what you want to accomplish as well as strategies for timing. Learn it all from our Plant Boss, Joan Murray. We'll even discuss using bulbs in containers. Class attendees will get 25% off bulb purchases after class.

Date & Time
Sunday October 27
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Forcing Bulbs for Holiday Decorating

Did you know that flower bulbs can be grown indoors? Or that they make beautiful gifts or decor for the holidays?

Bring your pals and learn how to force bulbs for holiday decorating. Class fee includes instruction and all the supplies you'll need including a variety of beautiful bulbs and vessels to select from. Must be 21 to participate.

  • BYOB
  • $45

Date & Time
Saturday November 2
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Create a Succulent Centerpiece

Bring your pals and learn how to use any pumpkin or gourd to make a succulent holiday centerpiece. Class fee includes instruction and all the supplies you'll need. Tools will also be on hand. Bring gloves if pumpkin guts gross you out. And BYOB (we'll open the bottles after we're done with the knives... #safetyfirst).

Must be 21 to participate.

$75 Super Size Centerpiece

Date & Time
Thursday November 7
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Holiday Evergreen DIY Swags & Sprays

Holiday season is an extra-fun time to get your craft on, and there's so much more to create beyond the traditional wreath. The scent of evergreens brighten any space and arrangements make terrific gifts. Good news - they’re surprisingly easy to make!

If you’ve never worked with live evergreens before, you’ll be a confident creator by the end of this class. It’s fun, relaxing, and satisfying. Plus, BYOB... #extrarelaxing

Class fee includes instruction and all the supplies you'll need. If your hands are sensitive, please bring gloves (as form-fitting as possible). Must be 21 to participate.

  • BYOB
  • $45

Date & Time
Sunday December 1
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Holiday Evergreen DIY Swags & Sprays

Holiday season is an extra-fun time to get your craft on, and there's so much more to create beyond the traditional wreath. The scent of evergreens brighten any space and arrangements make terrific gifts. Good news - they’re surprisingly easy to make!

If you’ve never worked with live evergreens before, you’ll be a confident creator by the end of this class. It’s fun, relaxing, and satisfying. Plus, BYOB... #extrarelaxing

Class fee includes instruction and all the supplies you'll need. If your hands are sensitive, please bring gloves (as form-fitting as possible). Must be 21 to participate.

  • BYOB
  • $45

Date & Time
Sunday December 8
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Holiday Evergreen DIY Swags & Sprays

Holiday season is an extra-fun time to get your craft on, and there's so much more to create beyond the traditional wreath. The scent of evergreens brighten any space and arrangements make terrific gifts. Good news - they’re surprisingly easy to make!

If you’ve never worked with live evergreens before, you’ll be a confident creator by the end of this class. It’s fun, relaxing, and satisfying. Plus, BYOB... #extrarelaxing

Class fee includes instruction and all the supplies you'll need. If your hands are sensitive, please bring gloves (as form-fitting as possible). Must be 21 to participate.

  • BYOB
  • $45

Date & Time
Wednesday December 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Location
5500 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625