Events, Classes & Workshops

Grow your gardening knowledge & skills with Dennis’ 7 Dees! View free classes, hands-on workshops and seasonal events coming up this month. Check back for monthly updates and new postings!

Garden Classes & Workshops

Grow your gardening knowledge with Dennis’ 7 Dees! Our five garden centers in SE Portland, Lake Oswego, Cedar Hills, Seaside, and Bethany, OR offer free seminars and hands-on workshops every week throughout the year to help you succeed in your garden. Whether you’re first trying out your green thumb or are a seasoned gardener, our classes and events will give you lots of great ideas and unique ways to express your creativity.

At Dennis’ 7 Dees, we have a passion for plants, and we want to share it with our friendly neighbors and communities. From learning how to care for roses to growing your own edible garden and everything in between, you’re sure to find something fun and educational for you and your family.

Check back regularly for new events and schedule updates at Dennis’ 7 Dees Garden Centers in SE Portland, Lake Oswego, Cedar HillsSeaside, and Bethany. We look forward to growing with you.  

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Holiday Wreath Making

  • Date:December 2, 2017
  • Location: Seaside

Join us for an afternoon of festive crafting where you'll learn to create a 12" mixed green holiday wreath perfect to adorn your front door. We will have a broad selection of cut greens, ribbon and pine cones but suggest guests bring their own gloves and clippers and any other notions they'd like to include in their wreath design.

Event Info

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: Seaside

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Dec
02

Reindeer Magic Returns to Dennis’ 7 Dees Lake Oswego

  • Date:December 2, 2017
  • Location: Lake Oswego

Bring the whole family to meet Santa and and his Reindeer for a magical holiday memory. Due to the growing popularity of this event we are controlling crowds by charging $5 per person excluding children under 1 year old. Tickets go on sale starting October 19th at 6am and are available while supplies last. Ticket price gets you access to view and take pictures with the reindeer, ride the holiday train, sit on Santa's lap, enjoy holiday music by the Dauman Brothers and other fun event's happenings. Vendor activities such as face painting, food, beverages & professional photo with Santa are additional costs and handled through our vendor partners. Don't forget your camera to capture fun photo ops of the reindeer, Santa and and all the happenings! Bring new or used blankets to donate to Human Solutions winter shelter.

Event Info

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: Lake Oswego

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Dec
03

Reindeer Magic Returns to Dennis’ 7 Dees Cedar Hills

  • Date:December 3, 2017
  • Location: Cedar Hills

Bring the whole family to meet Santa and and his Reindeer for a magical holiday memory. Due to the growing popularity of this event we are controlling crowds by charging $5 per person excluding children under 1 year old. Tickets go on sale starting October 19th at 6am and are available while supplies last. Ticket price gets you access to view and take pictures with the reindeer, ride the holiday train, sit on Santa's lap, enjoy holiday music by the Dauman Brothers and other fun event's happenings. Vendor activities such as face painting, food, beverages & professional photo with Santa are additional costs and handled through our vendor partners. Don't forget your camera to capture fun photo ops of the reindeer, Santa and and all the happenings! Bring new or used blankets to donate to Human Solutions winter shelter.

Event Info

Date: December 3, 2017
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: Cedar Hills

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Meet Instructor Nicole Forbes

Nicole has lived & gardened in Portland for more than 20 years and started working for Dennis Seven Dees in the late 1990s. She has experience in nearly every retail garden center job position that exists but has found her niche in teaching gardening classes and hosting events like our Annual Tomato Tasting. Nicole's love of plants and people is evident in her fun and energetic teaching style. She also writes many of our blog articles and helps with employee training at the garden centers.