Classes & Events

Classes and events are scheduled throughout the year ranging from gardening and plant care to craft classes and themed Open Houses and parties. Scheduled events are always family friendly. Check back often -this page is always updated with our most recent event information - or call us and we’ll be happy to let you know what’s coming up.

Most classes are FREE, open to the public and held at Casey's unless otherwise noted. Supply fees are often extra.

  • Holiday Open House
  • Gild the Pumpkin Class
  • Bandana Pumpkin Class


October 17 : Gild the Pumpkin


Fee: $15

Back by popular demand!
The Casey’s staff will guide you as you learn to apply metallic paint and make beautiful gilded pumpkins.
Fee includes instruction, paint and one large or two small pumpkins to gild and take home.

Sign up HERE >


October 26 : Bandana Pumpkin Make-it Take-it Class


Fee: $20

Learn how to make adorable stuffed bandana pumpkins! Fee includes everything you need to make 2 pumpkins in a variety of fabrics.

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November 10-12 : Christmas Open House - Forever Friends

Forever Friends, One Fabulous Weekend Holiday Tour of Bloomington-Normal Garden Centers

Hours :
Friday November 10, 5:00 - 8PM
Saturday, November 11, 8:00AM - 6PM
Sunday, November 12, 9:00AM - 5PM

Three Bloomington-Normal garden centers invite you to One Fabulous Weekend. Bring you friends and family and share the spirit of the holiday season with us!

Visit all three garden centers for a chance to win a $300 Grand Prize Gift Certificate and three second place drawings. Receive a punch card at any participating garden center.

  • Casey's Garden Shop & Florist : 1505 N. Main
  • Greider Garden Center : 1804 Towanda Barnes Road
  • Growing Grounds : 1600 S. Main

Punch cards may be obtained beginning Friday evening, November 10 at 5PM and must be returned by close of event Sunday, November 12.