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Home and garden events around the Charlotte area

Saturday

Hummingbird Festival

Mecklenburg County Master Gardeners will answer questions from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the free Hummingbird Festival at Reedy Creek Park, 2900 Rocky River Road.

Volunteers will host a plant sale and offer information on gardening to attract hummingbirds. Details: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org.

Aug. 22

First-time homebuyers

The Allen Tate Mooresville/Lake Norman office will host a first-time homebuyer workshop, 7-8 p.m. at 634 River Highway, Mooresville. The workshop will address topics such as the home buying process; variety of loan programs; the difference between pre-qualifying and pre-approval and more. Advance registration is requested: 704-651-8777.

Ongoing

Football Saturdays

Parking at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will be affected by football games on six Saturdays this fall.

On Aug. 31, Sept. 7, Sept. 14, Oct. 5, Oct. 12 and Nov. 9, visitors will not be permitted to park adjacent to the greenhouse from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On these home game Saturdays, visitor parking will be available at the East Visitor Deck for $1 per half hour.

The walk from the greenhouse to the parking deck takes about four minutes. Details: bit.ly/17q0IbC.

Hilary Trenda

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