Events

Regular, annual events are planned throughout the year at Alden Lane to allow as many people as possible to enjoy the unique and beautiful setting amongst the oaks here at Alden Lane. We would be happy to help plan your private, family or company event as well.

Classes – Children’s “Funshops” – Weddings
Quilting in the Garden


It’s A Fall Fun Kid’s Tour!

It’s an hour of pure fun for your kids. They will . . .
Take a hayride
Plant a seed
Tour the farm
See the ­Pollinator Barn
Learn about owls and their special role at the farm
Go apple fishing
Visit the pumpkin patch to choose the perfect Jack O’ Lantern
Get a goodie bag . . . all for $10.00 per child.

Minimum group size is 15. The maximum is 25.

Call to reserve a spot early as this books up quickly!

Our tours will be held on

Tuesday, October 10
Wednesday,  October 11
Thursday, October 12

Tuesday, October 17
Wednesday,  October 18
Thursday, October 19

Tuesday, October 24
Wednesday,  October 25
Thursday, October 26


Come & Enjoy Our Annual Fall Rose Show

This show is co-sponsored by the Mt. Diablo Rose Society & Alden Lane Nursery

Saturday, October 7th, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Sunday, October 8th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Awards to be given out at 3:00 p.m. More information.


Fall Festival

October 14th and 15th.
Enjoy live music, 4-H animals, classes, apple tasting, a Rose Show and Scarecrow building contest.  View the schedule here.


Alden Lane’s Annual Scarecrow Building Contest

October 14th & 15th from 10am-4pm

scarecrowThis contest is for anyone who has an imagination and loves to have fun! You can enter as a group or individually. Families are encouraged to have fun building together. We provide the frame and the straw; you provide the garnish and imagination. It is tons of fun for everyone. If you really don’t want to build, just come to watch and enjoy the fun. Warning! You’ll want to join in….so please call ahead to register to reserve your frame:
We have four fun categories to choose from. Read more here.


 Holiday Open House

November 10th, 11th, & 12th
Join Alden Lane Nursery and seven other downtown merchants to celebrate the beginning of the gift-giving season! We’ll make cider and have some wonderful munchies to help keep up your shopping energy! We can’t wait to show you our new themes for the year. We are celebrating the nostalgia look and have some wonderful games and ornaments to help you decorate.

We also have a Swedish Delight Theme, filled with red and white holiday fun. We have something for beach lovers, gardeners, sports fans, and much more. Come and check us out . . . don’t miss the Open House!

Pick up a passport at any one of the participating stores, and then visit all eight stores, have your passport stamped and you can deposit it to win a Gift Card from all of us!
Need more reasons to shop at Alden Lane this season?

We are happy to provide shopping and gift selection assistance to each ­customer
We offer gift wrap as a courtesy with purchase. Gift Selection guaranteed to be unique.

Give us a challenge! We are happy to help you ­brainstorm the perfect gift for your list

Participating stores include Alden Lane Nursery, In Between Stitches, Main Street Designs, Main St. Christmas Store, OutSide in, Etc., Divine Boutique, Cooleykatz Toys (remember Cooleykatz is closed Sundays, so ’get your passport stamped early), and Proctor’s.

(Check with stores for operating hours and each store may have items where restrictions apply.)

 


Passport to Spring

Save the date! Mark your calendars for February 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate the emerging Spring Season. Re-energize your weary garden spaces by attending a morning of super seminars designed to help you see your garden in a fresh new light.

We will start your day with a “wake up coffee” followed by three seminars and a scrumptious lunch to help you digest all the great information you have received.
There will also be fun door prizes, free garden demos, and a 20% OFF Coupon to use that day for each paid ticket.