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Home and garden: Events and gatherings

May 16, 2014 

Battlefields and Birds. 8 a.m. May 17. Perryville Battlefield, 1825 Battlefield Rd., Perryville. Free. (859) 332-8631. Perryvillebattlefield.org.

Plant Swap and Pancake Brunch. 9 a.m. May 17. High Bridge Fire House Community Center, 4665 High Bridge Rd., Wilmore. (859) 858-3895, woolumsjc@gmail.com.

Oxford Antique Market. 9 a.m. May 17. Oxford Antique Market, 2758 Oxford Village Ln., Georgetown. (502) 863-5193, lcox@spadecorp.com. Georgetownky.com.

Spring Plant Sale. 9:30 a.m.-noon May 17. Liberty Hall Historic Site, 202 Wilkinson St., Frankfort. (502) 227-2560. Libertyhall.org.

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., Versailles.

Bluegrass Iris Society Flower Show. 1 p.m. May 17. The Mall at Lexington Green, 161 Lexington Green Cir., Lexington. Free to public. Bluegrassiris.org, Facebook.com.

The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. (859) 257-6955, www.ca.uky.edu/Arboretum.

■ 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. $4, $3 children and Friends.

Plant Sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 22. Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, 2050 Versailles Rd., Lexington

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.

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.

Midway Community Garden Work Day. 10 a.m. May 31, June 7, June 14. Midway Presbyterian Church, 107 N. Turner St., Midway. (859) 846-4751. Midwaypresbyterian.org.

Windows & Doors & Trim, Oh, My! historic preservation workshop. 10 a.m. May 31. Hopewell Museum, 800 Pleasant St., Paris. Free for members, $10 others. (859) 987-7274. Hopewellmuseum.org.

Discovery Night: Chemistry in Your Garden. 6 p.m. June 5. Living Arts & Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington. (859) 252-5222. Lasclex.org.

Natural Bridge Trail Trek Series. 9 a.m. June 7. Natural Bridge State Resort Park, 2135 Natural Bridge Rd., Slade. $8.

Guided Interpretive Walking Tour. 10 a.m. June 7. Fort Boonesborough State Park, 4375 Boonesboro Rd., Richmond.

Herb Gardening. 6:30 p.m. June 10. Woodford County Library, 115 N. Main St., Versailles. Free. Registration: (859) 873-5191.

Little Explorers Walk. 10 a.m. June 14. Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, 5888 Jacks Creek Pike, Lexington. Free.

Living in History Home & Garden Tour. 10 a.m. June 14. Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission, 100 Capital Ave., Frankfort. $15 tour, $15 luncheon: $15. (502) 875-8687. Visitfrankfort.com.

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