Events & Workshops

Learn about our expert-led seminars & hands-on workshops scheduled for the coming months.
Most of the events are FREE, do not require registration and are held in the Events Area.

Please note: While we are a dog-friendly store, dogs are not allowed in the Events Area or the Garden Cafe. Working service dogs are an exception and are always welcome. Please refer to our Pet Policy for more information. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Gardeners Yoga

June 25, 10- 11am

Veronica D’Orazio, author, Gardener’s Yoga

Veronica will discuss her new book, Gardener’s Yoga. a beautifully written and illustrated book on the connections between yoga and gardening. Organized by season, Gardener’s Yoga includes four practices you can do throughout the year, regardless of your experience level. Veronica will also teach a brief yoga class showing you how to make your body more flexible and pain-free, making your gardening time more fun! Wear comfy clothes and bring a blanket! Books will be available for sale and signing. 

Sprouts Session for Budding Gardeners – Spring Crafts!

June 25, 12-1pm

It's time to get crafty ! In this Sprouts Session for Budding Gardeners, we will be making a Pollinator Pot and listening to a story while the paint dries! 

Garden Reads Book Club

June 26, 4-5pm

Molbak’s is pleased to partner with the University Bookstore to bring you a monthly gardener’s book club!  Garden related titles will be chosen from the categories of fiction, non-fiction and memoir and a lively discussion will be facilitated by Deb, from University Bookstore, Millcreek. Please support our independent bookstore friends at UBooks by purchasing the titles online at or instore.

Our June title is: The Sea Garden by Deborah Lawrenson

Romance, suspense, and World War II mystery are woven together in three artfully linked novellas—rich in drama and steeped in atmosphere—from the critically acclaimed author of The Lantern. 

Welcome to Subirdia

July 9, 10-11am

John Marzluff, author, UW Professor of Wildlife Science

We all know that human development is threatening our environment. Runoff pollutes our streams. Homes and businesses encroach on wilderness habitat. Energy use warms the planet. Too many species are in decline. And yet, for some of our most charismatic wild creatures, suburban and urban habitats offer surprising opportunities to thrive. Welcome to Subirdia reveals that our suburbs and city parks are often remarkably rich in bird diversity, and gives concrete suggestions on how we can continue to support and protect our winged neighbors.

Woodinville Garden Club Tour of Gardens

July 16, 10-4pm

various sites throughout the Woodinville area

The Woodinville Garden Club's seventeenth annual Tour of Gardens will be held on Saturday, July 16th, 2016 from 10am to 4pm. This year we move further west to explore six carefully curated properties located close by in the Woodinville, Bothell, Kenmore and Lake Forest Park area. 

You'll discover secret gems tucked into the woods and gardens that share grand Northwest views. From productive urban landscapes to places that evoke exotic locales, this year's tour gardens offer something to suit every taste.

Tickets $20 on sale at Molbaks 

Molbak's 60th Anniversary Classic Car Show

July 16, 10-3pm

Molbak’s Garden + Home is celebrating 60 years in the Woodinville community! Join us for a day of spectacular in-store sales, local artisans selling their wares, lively music and delicious food trucks in addition to our classic car show.  Registration fee of $15 per owner, sales tax inlcuded. Registration fee includes t-shirt and 10% off day of show purchases at Molbak’s.  Awards for Best 1956 entry, Viewer’s Choice, Best Farm Equipment/Vehicle and more!