Tumac to host Demo Days

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In the market for a mower? Feel like testing a tractor?

Tumac Machinery hosts its Demo Days on Saturday. The farm, landscaping and outdoor equipment retailer will showcase its inventory in a public event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tumac, 3037 Melrose St., is the region's exclusive John Deere dealer. It also carries STIHL Power Equipment, Honda Power Equipment and Traeger Grill products.

The event is intended as a kickoff to mower season, so lawn and small power equipment will be part of the focus. The celebration runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and includes a barbecue featuring Traeger grills, a display by Wenzel Nursery and another by TumacOutdoorSupply.com . Master gardeners from the Washington State University Extension Office will be onsite. A bouncy house for children will be available, as well as ice cream from Schwan's.

Participants at the event can enter to win a new Traeger Grill. For more information call 525-4550 or visit www.tumacmachinery.com .

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Bring a touch of spring indoors with flower arranging classes at Weeds Wicker Flowers.

Owner Irita Entze is starting up spring classes, teaching design and arrangement for centerpieces, wreaths, topiaries, swags, garlands, hats and more.

Supplies are available for purchase, but there is no charge for instruction. Class size is limited to six people, but the two-hour classes run multiple days from 7 to 9 p.m. at 248 N. Bellevue Ave.

Entze said she's also accepting signups for Flora Design Wedding Flower classes for those interested in designing and arranging their own wedding flowers. Those classes run 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

To learn more, call 525-0153.

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Impress Salon will be hosting renowned Seattle makeup artist Michael Bride next week.

Bride will work with Jane Iredale Skincare Makeup for group and individual makeup sessions. For details or to sign up, call the salon at 529-3534, or visit its Facebook page and click on "events."

The visit comes on the heels of recent and upcoming training for staff members at the Plaza Way salon. Five of the team's stylists -- Sierra Zamora, Theresa Rencken, Melissa McCowen, Tania Mendiola and owner Jan Corn -- worked for two days with the team at Toni amp; Guy Academy in Boise.

Rencken and McCowen will leave for TIGI in New York City on Saturday for a four-day course on Modern Classics.

Strictly Business is a local business column. Vicki Hillhouse can be reached at vickihillhouse@wwub.com or 526-8321.

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