The 2013 Novi Home Remodeling Show at Suburban Collection Showplace
2-9 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun. Adults ages 13 and older, $9; seniors, $8; children ages 12 and younger, free. 46100 Grand River, Novi. (586) 752-6381.
Antique Show and Sale at Pleasant Ridge Community Center
Presented by the Pleasant Ridge Historical Commission. 6-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. $6 today (special preview) and $3 Sat. and Sun. (one admission good for entire weekend). 4 Ridge Road. (248) 541-2900.
Third annual Guided Walking Tour of Palmer Park’s Historic Apartment District at Detroit Unity Temple
Tours leave every 15 minutes from Detroit Unity Temple. Last tour at 3 p.m. Tours last two hours. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. $15 advance; $20 door. 17505 Second, Detroit. (313) 757-2751 or for advance tickets visit http://palmerparktour2013.eventbrite.com/.
Gatescape Tour at Cranbrook Art Museum
Historical and contemporary uses of gates, the relationship between designer and fabricator, and how the gates (literally and figuratively) fit into the architectural landscape. 1 p.m. Sat. $30. 39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 645-3320.
Sixth annual Antiques & Collectibles Appraisal Fair at First United Methodist Church-Troy
Includes appraisals of furniture, housewares, paintings, engravings, glass, needlepoint, military items, toys, sports memorabilia and other items. Bring photos (include closeups that show how the piece was assembled and images of identifying marks) of items too large to transport. 1-4 p.m. Sun. Free admission; verbal appraisals, $5 per item; written appraisals, $20 per item. 6363 Livernois. (248) 524-3570.
Mid-Century Modern Architecture Tour at Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Presented by the Southfield Historical Society. Tickets available at Southfield City Hall lobby, 26000 Evergreen. Tour bus leaves at 2 p.m. from Congregation Shaarey Zedek. 2-4:30 p.m. Sun. $20. 27375 Bell, Southfield. (248) 569-4286 or (248) 796-4154.
In Full Bloom: Flowers and Plants in Art at Spicer House
Farmington Garden Club meeting. Presentation by the Detroit Institute of Arts. 12 p.m. Mon. 24915 Farmington, Farmington Hills.
What to Do in the Garden at the End of the Season at Congregational Church of Birmingham
Hardy Plant Society meeting. 7 p.m. Mon. 1000 Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills. (248) 709-4326.
Introduction to Permaculture Design at St. Clair Shores Public Library
Create a low maintenance, resilient, perennial landscape. 7-8:30 p.m. Mon. Free. 22500 E. 11 Mile. (586) 415-7110.
Shade Gardening, a Practical Approach at Oakland County EOB Conference Center
Critical points including plant selection through shade specific design and maintenance strategies, plus techniques for preparing a bed and planting among tree roots. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tues. $20. Ages 18 and older. 2100 Pontiac Lake, Waterford Township. (248) 858-0887.
Drying Up Your Basement: A Homeowner’s Workshop at Ferndale Public Library
The 10 things a homeowner should know about wet basements and how to fix problems at the cause without using expensive waterproofing systems. 7-8:30 p.m. Tues. Free. 222 E. Nine Mile. (248) 546-2504.
BULBS Plus! at Big Beaver United Methodist Church
Troy Garden Club meeting. 11:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Wed. $7 guests. Ages 18 and older. 3753 John R, Troy. (248) 642-7277.
Hydroponics: Indoor Growing and What You Need to Get Started at Warren Community Center
Presented by the Warren Garden Club. 7 p.m. Wed. 5460 Arden. (586) 758-1238 or (586) 264-9407.
Haute House at Michigan Design Center
Top designers create beautiful, realistic room settings in 30+ showrooms, transforming MDC into the ideal dream house. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thurs. Bring unwrapped toys for ages 5-12 to benefit the Troy Fire Department’s annual Children’s Holiday Party. 1700 Stutz, Suite 25, Troy. (248) 649-4772 or michigandesign.com.
What’s Going On in Your Autumn Garden at Kulick Community Center
Ferndale Garden Club meeting. 7 p.m. Thurs. 1201 Livernois, Ferndale. (248) 541-6427.
Project Grow Garden’s 2013 annual meeting at Leslie Science and Nature Center
7 p.m. Thurs. 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor. (734) 997-1553 or www.projectgrowgardens.org.
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