Events, Programs and Workshops

Annual and Seasonal Events

Annual and seasonal events occur once a year or for a seasonal timeframe. For example, the Farmers Market runs each year from May to September.

  1. Winter Maker Market - Saturday, Dec. 3

Winter Maker Market

On Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., join Chesterfield County Farmers Market, Chesterfield County Public Library and Cooperative Extension for a winter maker market at Central Library. Enjoy over 40 vendors that include crafts, food, giftwrapping and more!

The market will feature youth vendors, a fiber art presentation, bath and beauty products, and sweet treats. Come shop local and support your community.

For more information, contact Chris Allen.

  1. Bumblebee Jamboree
  1. Farmers Market

Programs

Cooperative Extension offers both one-time and annual programs and services that assist with educating attendees about topics such as landscaping, lawncare and well water testing.

  1. Demonstration Garden

Demonstration Garden

Master Gardeners are developing gardens to teach homeowners, gardeners, youth, green industry professionals and others about a range of issues including water conservation, pollinator preservation, food production, sustainable maintenance practices and locally adapted plants.

  1. Grass Roots
  1. Learn Your Landscape
  1. Well Water Testing

Workshops and Classes

Cooperative Extension offers workshops and classes taught by staff and trained volunteers. If you would like to suggest as topic for a class or workshop, email Cooperative Extension.

  1. Sustainable Landscaping: Your Soil and Water - Wednesday, Nov. 16

Sustainable Landscaping: Your Soil and Water - Wednesday, Nov. 16

The foundation of our home landscaping is the soil and water elements. Whether you grow fruits and vegetables or landscape flowers, shrubs and grass, the key to your success is your soil and water along with the sun/shade and space or shape. Learn about the type and makeup of your soil and water uses for optimal growth. Instructed by Rick McCormick, Master Gardener for more than 10 years.

View the county calendar for time, location and registration details.

  1. Festive Wreath Making - Thursday, Dec. 1 
  1. Sheep and Goat Club Meeting - Friday, Dec. 9
  1. Houseplants for the Hopeless Gardener - Tuesday, Jan. 17 
  1. How to Grow a Community Garden: Planning to Planting - Wednesday, Feb. 8 
  1. Intro to Spring Gardening - Saturday, Feb. 18 
  1. Sustainable Landscaping: Your Soil and Water - Saturday, Feb. 18
  1. Gardening with Native Plants - Wednesday, Feb. 22 
  1. Gardening 101: Gardening for the New Homeowner - Saturday, Feb. 25
  1. Gardening 101: Gardening for the New Homeowner - Wednesday, March 1
  1. Straw Bale Gardening - Saturday, March 4
  1. Sustainable Gardening: Planting with Purpose - Saturday, March 18 
  1. Beneficial and Beautiful: Creating Your Own Pollinator Patch - Saturday, March 25
  1. What if There Were No Bees - Saturday, April 8

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