Home Expo

Is a home-improvement project on your 2019 to-do list? Gather resources and ideas at the Minnesota Home Expo at Target Field. The show will feature exhibits and demonstrations on everything home-related, from cabinets and countertops to flooring and energy-efficient windows. 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 18, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 19, 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Jan. 20. Admission is $3 for adults, free for children under 18. Discounted tickets and details are available at www.MNHomeExpo.com. Target Field is located at 1 Twins Way, Mpls. Expo will be held in the Delta Sky360 Legends Club.


Evergreen foraging

Evergreens are not just for beautifying your yard. They are also a source for medicine and food. A course on foraging evergreens for tea and edibles will share how Nordic cooks have used these plants to brighten flavors and experiment with recipes. Participants will make pine-infused vinegar, juniper salt and hot tea. Founder of Four Season Foraging, Maria Wesserle, also will warn about which evergreens to avoid, and which ones are good for harvesting. 1 p.m. Jan. 19. $40, to register call 612-729-9333. Norway House, 913 E. Franklin Av., Mpls. ingebretsens.com.

Winter farmers markets

Get fresh produce, homemade food products and locally made goods at two new indoor Bachman's farmers markets. The markets rotate throughout the greenhouses of all Bachman's stores, with the newest additions being Fridley and Maplewood locations. Markets are held 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays. For a complete schedule go to bachmans.com.

Tidying up

The beginning of a new year is a popular time for organizing your home. Ikea is offering assistance with a one-day event to help customers get the most out of their space. Experts will be on hand to demonstrate the best ways to keep clutter and chaos to a minimum. Workshops will focus on closet clutter, kitchen junk drawers, linen closets and storage made easy. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 19. 8000 Ikea Way, Bloomington. ikea-usa.com.