Digging in: April 26

April 25, 2014 

Natural Bridge State Resort Park, 2135 Natural Bridge Rd., Slade. (606) 663-2214.

■ Natural Bridge Trail Trek Series. 9 a.m. April 26. $8.

■ Herpetology Weekend. 9 a.m. May 9.

Arboretum on Alumni Dr., 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. www.ca.uky.edu/Arboretum. (859) 257-6955

■ Arbor Day. 10 a.m. April 26. The Arboretum's Kentucky Children's Garden. Free.

■ Tree Identification. 5 p.m. April 30. $5.

■ Spring Plant Exchange. 10 a.m. May. 10. $2, free for Friends of the Arboretum Pre-registration required. Dmbast0@uky.edu.

■ Adopt-A-Plot Volunteer Orientation. 10:30 a.m. May. 10. Free.

■ Master Gardeners at Play. 1 p.m. May 18. Free.

■ Spring Herb Gardening. 6:30 p.m. May 22. $10. Pre-registration required.

■ Dusk Bird Adventure. 7 p.m. May 29.

A Garden Day in the Park. 10 a.m. April 26. Royal Spring Park, 104 S. Water St., Georgetown.

Earth Day Celebration. 10 a.m. April 26. Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman's Ln., Frankfort. Activities free with general admission ($4 adults, $2 ages 5-18, free ages 4 and younger). Fw.ky.gov/Education/Pages/Salato-Wildlife-Education-Center.aspx.

Recycled Seed Starters. 3:30 p.m. April 26. Good Foods Market & Café, 455 Southland Dr., Lexington. 4 owners, $6 others; $4 materials fee paid to instructor. (859) 278-1813. Goodfoods.coop.

Wildflower Walk. 2 p.m. April 27. Cove Spring Park, 127 Holmes St., Frankfort. Free.

Birds of the Bluegrass. 8 a.m. May 3. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, 5888 Jacks Creek Pike, Lexington. Free. Lexingtonky.gov. (859) 272-6105.

Guided Interpretive Walking Tour. 10 a.m. May. 3. Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesboro Rd., Richmond. (859) 527-3131 or ftboone@bellsouth.net.

Bluegrass Birding Festival & Craft Fair. 8 a.m. May. 10, 8 a.m. May 11. Jacobson Park, 4001 Athens Boonesboro Rd., Lexington. Bluegrassbirdingfestival.com.

Field to Fork Festival. 9 a.m. May 10. Halcombs Knob Farm, 430 Wallacetown Rd., Paint Lick. General admission $5, workshops $10. (859) 925-9936. Fieldtoforkfestival.blogspot.com.

Monarch Butterfly Gardens, sponsored by Lexington Council Garden Clubs. 10 a.m. May 17. Morning Pointe, 150 Shoreside Dr., Lexington. $5. e.pattengill@gmail.com, Lexgardenclubs.org.

The Little House Plant Sale. 10 a.m. May 17. The Little House, 247 Lexington St. (next to Dollar Store), Versailles.

Woodford County Rain Barrel Workshop. 9 a.m. May 31. Agriculture Resource Building, 180 Beasley Rd., Versailles. $10; tickets required. Bggreensource.org.

Community Plant Swap. 10 a.m. May 31. Old Fort Harrod State Park, 100 S. College St., Harrodsburg.

Lexington in Bloom Contest, sponsored by the Lexington Council Garden Clubs. Entry forms available through May 31 at area nurseries, public library branches or at Lexgardenclubs.org under "2014 Lexington in Bloom entry form." All entries must be within Fayette County and visible from street. Categories: residence, front yard, amateur design; residence, front yard, professional design; business, large garden; business, small garden; miscellaneous. Email lexingtoninbloom@gmail.com or call (859) 223-4362.

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