Saturday, November 9, 2002

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Krohn sale: Mums, coleus, phlox, spider plants and other plants from Krohn Conservatory's Gardens for the Birds fall floral show will be sold 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday in Eden Park. Information: 352-4080.

Radko signing: Steve Benton of Christopher Radko collectibles will sign ornaments 7-9 p.m. Friday at Story Book Kids, 10725 Reading Road, Evendale. He will have his ornament "Toboggan Steve," $34, the third in a series, available only during this event. There will be additional discounts on Radko ornaments through next weekend. Information: 769-5437.

Pottery holiday: Throwing Clay Pottery, a ceramics studio and gallery, will open the holiday season with a reception 6-9 p.m. Friday. The date also marks the one-year anniversary of the business. The holiday collection by local artists includes sculptural clay and functional pieces, as well as pottery with and without holiday motifs. The gallery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 4719 Vine St., St. Bernard. Information: 242-7687.

Planting for kids: Children will decorate a pot and plant paperwhite bulbs 10-11:15 a.m. Friday at the Civic Garden Center in Avondale. Fee: $6 center members, $8 non-members. Information: 221-0981, Ext. 17.

Museum shop-around: Ten Dayton museums will gather their holiday best at the Marie S. Aull Education Center 9 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday. Everything from children's science kits to American Indian objects, live plants and blown glass will be offered by Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Carillon Park, Centerville-Washington Township Historical Society, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Piatt Castles, Sunwatch Village, Waco Museum and Wegerzyn Gardens. Free admission. Information: or (937) 890-7360.

Candle-dipping: At 2:30 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in November (except Nov. 30, when it will be at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.) the Aullwood Farm in Dayton will have candle dipping, using the traditional beeswax method. Fee: $4 adults, $2 children (members free) plus $1 for each candle made. Information: (937) 890-7360 or

Crafts at Washington Court House: The juried Show of the Season, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday at Fayette County Fairgrounds in Washington Court House, will benefit students at Chaffin and Wilson schools. Baskets, candles, clothing, tin, pottery, birdhouses, rugs, dolls, primitives, furniture and collectors' items will be offered by 75 exhibitors. There will be artisans dressed in period clothes, food and dulcimer music from Mountain Mist. Admission: $1 Information: (740) 335-1791. Washington Court House is near the outlet malls just off Interstate 71.

MainStrasse holiday: The shops at MainStrasse in Covington will kick off the holiday season Friday with a gallery hop from 7-9 p.m. followed by a 11 a.m.-6 p.m. open house and entertainment the next Saturday and Nov. 23 and noon-5 p.m. Nov. 17 and Nov. 24. The Salvation Army Band will play 7-9 p.m. Nov. 23. Information (859) 491-0458.

York Street art: York Street CafÈ in Newport will have a Bazaare Bizaar 6-11 p.m. Friday with paintings, jewelry, glass, wreaths, frames and crafts by local artists. There will be a wine tasting by Horizon. Eighth and York streets. Information: (859) 261-9675.

ANRI tour: A master carver from ANRI will be at Saxony Imports, 542 Race St., downtown, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m. next Saturday to sign ANRI purchases. The carving tour pieces include ornaments, figures and a special-event piece in red, white and blue (shown). Information: 621-7800.

Kinderklaus Market: The 27th Annual Craft Show to benefit Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center will be 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. next Saturday at Sharonville Convention Center. More than 8,000 handcrafted items, including toys, gourmet baskets, wreaths and mantels, will be spotlighted, as well as a Santa's Lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Admission: $4. Information: 636-7700).

Real estate auction: The May House, a French Renaissance-inspired mansion built for merchant David May around 1910 at 3723 Washington Ave. in North Avondale, is scheduled for auction 2 p.m. Nov. 17 by Coldwell Banker/West Shell. The home is on the National Register of Historic Places and in Great Houses of the Queen City. Information: 321-9944 or 483-7776.

Contact Joy Kraft by phone: 768-8467; fax: 768-8330; e-mail:

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