Midlands home and garden calendar

October 24, 2013 

An entry from last year's Scarecrows in the Garden contest. See this year's entries at Family Day on Saturday.

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Richland County Master Gardener Association Presentations: “Color in the Winter Garden,” 7 tonight at Richland Library Sandhills Branch, 1 Summit Pkwy., (803) 699-9230; 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6, Richland Library Wheatley Branch, 931 Woodrow St., (803) 799-5873; 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9, Richland Library Blythewood Branch, 218 McNulty Road, Blythewood, (803) 691-9806

Scarecrows in the Garden Family Day: Autumn activities and games for children, noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the Robert Mills House Grounds, 1616 Blanding St. Cost is $6 for first child and $3 for each additional child. Admission is free for members. Scarecrows in the Garden “People’s Choice Award” and “Best Class Crow” winners will be announced at 1:30 p.m. (803) 252-1770, ext. 23; reservations@historiccolumbia.org

Columbia Garden Club Fall Plant Exchange: 10 a.m. Saturday at Forest Park Shopping Center, 4711 Forest Drive. Bring a plant to exchange and take one home with you. Free. (803) 261-7471

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