Merry tabletop

Looking for a festive arrangement for a table? Make one yourself at Bachman’s Floral Design workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8. Learn how to use fresh flowers, holiday accents and a spruce top to decorate a table. Cost is $50 and includes materials. Bachman’s is at 6010 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. Register at or call 612-861-7600.


Poinsettia power

See where Gertens grows more than 100,000 poinsettias each year during a tour at the Poinsettia Open House. Holiday workshops on ice lanterns, lighting, fairy gardens and decorating are scheduled during the Open House, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4, 5500 Blaine Av., Inver Grove Heights. The greenhouse tour is at 11 a.m. Dec. 3. Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with their reindeer, will appear both days at Gertens. Preregister for workshops and the tour at

Crazy for crafts

American Craft Council artisans will offer their one-of-a kind creations at the free ACC Holiday Craft Sale and Open House, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 3. The event features a variety of crafts, including jewelry, ceramics, apothecary, textiles and other wares, at the American Craft Council Library, 1224 NE. Marshall St., Mpls. ACC members and clients are welcome from 10 to 11 a.m.


Holiday pop-up

Ciel Loft & Home is holding an Art a Go Go Holiday Pop-Up sale featuring jewelry, soaps, ceramics and other works by local artisans, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Ciel Loft & Home Warehouse, 4950 W. 35th St., St. Louis Park.