HEIRLOOM GARDEN SHOW
WHERE: Garfield Farm Museum, five miles west of Geneva, just north of Route 38 on Garfield Road, Campton Hills
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25
COST AND INFO: $6 donation for adults, $3 for children age 12 and younger; 630-584-8485, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT: Gardeners show off their favorite heirloom flowers, herbs, fruits and vegetables, important to promoting historic genetic diversity. There are no fees for exhibitors in the Heirloom Garden Show, and lectures are welcome. Visitors can check out the museum’s own antique flower garden. There will be tours of the 1846 teamster inn and tavern and the museum’s prairie.