Thanksgiving Point is offering a series of classes on flower bed design, Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2-4 p.m. or 6-8 p.m., and a series of classes on basic landscape design Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10 a.m.-noon. The cost of each series is $40. To register, call 768-7443 or log on to www.thanksgivingpoint.com.

Join Ray Tolman and Kenny Blair as they talk about growing giant pumpkins at the free Garden Talks in the Park, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., at the Brigham Young Historic Park, North Temple and State Street.

The Salt Lake County Fair runs Wednesday through Saturday at the Equestrian Park, 11400 S. 2200 West. Cost is $5 per car. Exhibitors book and fair schedule are online at www.countyfair.slco.org.