Home & Garden

Home and garden briefs: Koi and pond club to meet Tuesday

The Mid-Columbia Koi and Pond Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Don and Joann Sayler, 2718 S. Everett St., Kennewick.

There will also be a potluck meeting at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Mid-Columbia Library, 1620 S. Union St., Kennewick. A free class on winterizing ponds will be held after the potluck. Handouts will be available.

Anyone interested in ponds and fish are welcome to attend either meeting. For more information, contact Ron Boedeker at 375-6108 or e-mail Ron.koi@charter.net, or Carmen Stafford at 586-6465 or e-mail castafford@charter.net.

Tour historic Dayton homes, buildings Oct. 11

DAYTON -- Step back in time Oct. 11 and tour some of Dayton's restored historic buildings and private homes including the Boldman House Museum, Dayton Library and the Historic Dayton Depot.

Tickets for the tour are $10 per person and include a guidebook with directions and details of the featured homes and buildings. The tour runs from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

To purchase tickets in advance, call 509-382-2026. Or buy them the day of the tour at the Depot, 222 E. Commercial St. The depot will open at 11 a.m. Sunday.

The tour is a fundraiser to benefit the Dayton Historic Depot. The depot, built in 1881, is the oldest surviving passenger train station in Washington. It's been restored and is now a museum.

For more information, contact the Dayton Chamber of Commerce at 800-882-6299 or on-line at www.historicdayton.com.

Seattle Home Show 2 scheduled Oct. 16-19

SEATTLE -- Want a "one-stop shopping" experience in home products and services? Plan to attend 2008 Seattle Home Show 2.

The show runs Oct. 16-19 at Qwest Event Center, 1000 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle.

You will find a wide range of products for the home, from the smallest kitchen gadget to the latest flooring materials. Or check out the latest appliances, paint colors and more at "Idea Street," a community of furnished and landscaped model homes showcasing the newest building, design and decorating techniques.

Admission is $9 for adults, $6 for seniors 60 years old and older, $3 for youths 7-15 years of age, and children 6 and younger are free. Pay at the door or purchase e-tickets at www.seattlehomeshow.com.

Home show hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, and from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

For more information, go to www.seattlehomeshow.com, or call 425-467-0960.