Red Butte Garden will host a Winter Solstice Festival, Dec. 22, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will feature yule log art, storytelling and crafts. Cost is regular garden admission plus $2 for adults and children. For more information, call 581-4747 or log on to

Thanksgiving Point will offer a course in advanced landscape design, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29, from 10 a.m.-noon. In order to take this course, you must have completed the basic landscape design course. Cost $40. To register, call 768-7443 or log on to

Utah State University's 2008 Master Gardener Volunteer Program will start on Jan. 30 and is scheduled on Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at the Davis County Courthouse, Farmington. Classes are ongoing for 11 weeks, including 40 mandatory volunteer hours at the Utah Botanical Center and Utah House, Kaysville, various demonstration gardens, local elementary schools, Davis County events and plant diagnostic clinics. Cost is $150. Registration forms are available at the Extension Office, 20 E. State (Room 20) or call Stacie at 451-3403.