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BMX Tricks, Glow-In-The-Dark Golf And More This Weekend

BMX tricks and bags of books this weekend.

TGIF, Patchers. If you need ideas for your weekend, we’ve got them. This time around, we suggest book shopping, an amazing garden tour and lots of ways to get involved in our community.

Our goal is to make the Get Out planner as reliable as possible, but keep in mind, some events change at the last minute. We advise calling ahead just in case.

When/Where: Through this Friday at

Why Go: Fill an entire bag with children’s books for the price of a latte. Proceeds benefit the library and its great programs.

Pricing: $4

When/Where: 5 p.m.-11 p.m. this Friday at the

Why Go: hosts this fun night of glow golfing, dining and dancing. Enjoy a buffet dinner, a moonlight golf tournament with contests for "Closest to the Pin" and "Longest Drive," and then a post-golf dance party with a DJ.

Pricing: $90 for a single player, $340 for a foursome, reservations required

When/Where: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday at

Why Go: If you have been meaning to donate items to the Goodwill lately, Saturday is a great time to do so. Proceeds will help the Elsinore High School football team get championship rings for their first CIF section title.

Pricing: Free

When/Where: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. this Saturday at 6 estate properties along the borders of the

Why Go: This special tour not only features a great look at some beautiful gardens, there will also be live music, art, organic gardening seminars at certain locales, an opportunity to have “Lunch in the Garden” provided by and opportunity drawing for fun prizes like a helicopter ride over the reserve. Proceeds will benefit the organization’s educational programs.

Pricing: Garden Tour and Seminars $15 in advance, $20 day of event; Garden Lunch $10 advance, $12 day of event; Opportunity Drawing: 1 Ticket for $5, 5 Tickets for $20

When/Where: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. this Saturday at

Why Go: A professional BMX trick team will perform at the Kid’s can learn about bicycle safety and complete an obstacle course as well.

Pricing: Free

Blogging this weekend? Maybe you should share your blogging talents with Patch readers. We are on the lookout for compelling bloggers with a local voice. If you are interested,

Did we miss anything? If so, please share your best weekend ideas in the comment box below.

J Carabine April 29, 2011 at 02:43 PM
Caitlin, Thank you for all your good ideas this weekend. I had forgotten about the garden tour ;( and I have some things to donate to the goodwill drive. I was just about to post about the bike safety event. :):):)

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