Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm. Oct. 14-20 Events Seattle Home Show 2 THROUGH SU.S.owcase of hundreds of...
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Seattle Home Show 2
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THROUGH SUN Showcase of hundreds of products and services homeowners can use to improve and maintain their homes. 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Qwest Field Event Center, 1000 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; $3-$9 (425-467-0960 or www.seattlehomeshow.com).
Art + Architecture tour
TODAY Visit projects around the city that have helped weave art and architecture into everyday lives, tour includes the Washington State Convention & Trade Center and Central Library; registration required. 10 a.m.-noon; Rainier Square Atrium (tour start), 1333 Fifth Ave. (Level 3), Seattle; $10-$12 (206-667-9184 or www.seattlearchitecture.org).
Grand Tour of Homes
THROUGH SUN More than 100 homes on tour represent new construction throughout King and Snohomish counties in many price ranges. Noon-6 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, at various homes in both counties; free (425-451-7920 or www.mba-ks.com/gtoh.cfm).
Everett Fall Home Show
FRI THROUGH OCT 22 View hundreds of home-improvement, remodeling and decorating exhibits and a gift court at Snohomish County’s largest home show. Noon-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Everett Events Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; $7.50-$8 (425-322-2600 or www.everetteventscenter.com).
Microscope slide pins
TODAY Turn microscope slides into wearable art in less than 60 minutes. 10-11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvage Studio, 650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; $15 (425-330-5425 or www.thesalvagestudio.com).
TODAY Learn how to transform a ordinary glass-topped patio table into a stained-glass jewel. Practice by making a coaster; registration required. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Glass Expressions, 648 S.W. 152nd St., Burien; $65 (206-242-2860 or www.seymourstainedglass.com).
WED Learn to coordinate color, find paint samples, buy the right tools/paint and organize your interior painting; registration required. 7-9 p.m., Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $20-$25 (206-783-2244 or www.phinneycenter.org).
WED Make a table runner, place mat and napkins decorated in different colors at this two-session class; registration required. 1-3 p.m., Pacific Fabrics, 6000 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., Issaquah; $25 (425-392-6696 or www.pacificfabrics.com).
Intro to green remodeling
THU Class covers the basics of green home remodeling as students learn to combine health, efficiency durability and beauty in a single design. 7-9 p.m., University Heights Center, 5031 University Way N.E., Seattle; free (206-615-0731).
Wrapping up the holidays
THU or SAT Find a look, then see how to mix-and-match papers and trim for the holidays; registration required. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Packaging Specialties, 515 S. Michigan St., Seattle; free (206-762-0540 or www.ps-stores.com).
TODAY Update the exterior of your home (11 a.m.), prepare your lawn for fall and winter (noon), save money and energy (1 p.m.). All Lowe’s locations (call to confirm); free (www.lowes.com).
Home Depot clinics
TODAY, SUN, THU Family fire safety (10 a.m. today), creating an energy-efficient home (1 p.m. Sunday), painting touch-up and technique (7 p.m. Thursday ), all Home Depot locations (call to confirm); free (www.homedepotclinics.com).
Ikea laminate-flooring installation
TODAY In-store experts demonstrate floor installation each Saturday. Demonstrations take place in the rug-and-flooring department. Noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays (call to confirm), Ikea, 600 S.W. 41st St., Renton; free (425-656-2980 or www.ikea.com).
American clay earth plaster workshop
OCT 21 Learn about American clay earth plaster, an alternative for wall coverings. Hands-on workshop with a demonstration and opportunity to perfect your technique by applying the clay, registration required. 11 a.m.-noon or 2-3 p.m., Environmental Home Center, 4121 First Ave. S., Seattle; $20 (206-315-1956 or www.environmentalhomecenter.com).
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