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.


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This is our annual FREE opportunity for REWARDS MEMBERS* to take your children's picture with Molbak's own Santa.  By RESERVATION ONLY. *ONE  reservation per family, no exceptions. Must be a REWARDS member. 

Check for available times HERE

Holiday Caroling

Weekends in December

What is better than shopping our gorgeous holiday displays while listening to beautiful holiday music! 

Dec 10  11-1pm Emerald City Voices  2-4 pm Dickens Carolers

Dec 11  12-4 pm Dickens Carolers

Dec 17  11-1pm Ajoy Singers  2-4 pm Dickens Carolers

Dec 18  2-4 pm Dickens Carolers


December 31, 11-3pm

We are kicking off our spectacular annual indoor plant sale with a do-it-yourself planting bar in Center Court!

1.     Choose one of our gorgeous indoor plants  - on sale 30% off   

2.     Choose an indoor plant container from our huge inventory - on sale 30% off

3.     Visit our planting bar for free soil and planting assistance (no mess at home!!)  

4.     Voila! You now have a unique and healthy new look for your home!


And if you have questions our spectacular team of indoor plant experts are always on hand to help! 

Enhancing Your Property with Landscape Design

January 14, 10-11am

Gretchen Fowler, Molbak’s Inspired Designs

Ever wondered if you could benefit from a landscape designer? Learn how good design can create a more beautiful and livable outdoor space from our Head of Design Services, Gretchen Fowler. She will also provide hints on choosing the right plants, talk about the latest design trends and share insider tips on design basics! 

Inspired Design Mini Consultations

January 14,12-3pm

Molbak's Inspired Designs team

Do you have a specific question for a landscape designer?  Attend our Enhancing Your Property With landscape Design seminar and get your question answered in a free 15 minute consultation with a designer afterwards!  By appointment (sign up available at the seminar), one per customer. 

Spouts Session: Goin' Batty!

January 28, 12-1pm

Barbara Odegaard, Bats Northwest

Bats affect our lives in more ways than you realize! Join us to learn the facts and myths about bats, presented by Barbara Ogaard, bat specialist. In this session just for kids, Barbara will tell us how to become “bat friends” and help protect these adorable flying mammals. 

Garden Reads Book Club: The Forgotten Garden

January 29, 4-5pm

At University Bookstore, Mill Creek Town Center, 15311 Main St, Mill Creek, WA

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 HERE or in store at their Mill Creek, Seattle, Bellevue or Bothell locations.

In Kate Morton's The Forgotten Garden, Cassandra is lost and grieving the death of her much-loved grandmother, Nell. But an unexpected and mysterious bequest from Nell turns Cassandra's life upside down and challenges everything she thought she knew about herself and her family.