ROMANCE AND LEGEND: ROSES OF THE STORER GARDEN
Where: Storer Garden, Garrod Drive, UC Davis campus; meet at the gazebo
When: 8 a.m. today
Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880
As part of UC Davis' annual Rose Day, this bilingual Cinco de Mayo tour shares the lore of America's favorite flower.
UC DAVIS ROSE SALE
Where: UC Davis Foundation Plant Services, 455 Hopkins Road, Davis
When: Noon-5 p.m. today
Details: http://ccuh.ucdavis.edu/ events/rose-sale
Free Cinco de Mayo floribunda rose bushes in 4-inch pots will be handed out while supplies last (one per family, no purchase necessary). Hundreds of full-size bushes will be offered for sale; cash or check only.
52ND ANNUAL SACRAMENTO CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY SHOW AND SALE
Where: Shepard Garden and Art Center, McKinley Park, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Details: www.sacramentocss.org, (916) 808-8800
See hundreds of specimen plants; take some home, too.
PENCE GALLERY GARDEN TOUR
Where: Start at Pence Gallery, 212 D St., Davis, or 631 Oak Ave., Davis
When: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday
Details: www.pencegallery.org or (530) 758-3370
This 21st annual tour celebrates eight art-filled gardens in central Davis.
LAND PARK GARDEN TOUR
Where: Start at Holy Spirit Parish School, 3920 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today
Details: www.hs-ps.com, (916) 446-7605
Eight gardens in Sacramento's Land Park neighborhood showcase artistic themes with local ties such as the Crocker Art Museum's upcoming Norman Rockwell exhibit and a salute to painter Wayne Thiebaud's artistic family. A boutique of handcrafted and garden items will be open at Holy Spirit Parish School.
40TH ANNUAL CAPITAL WOODCARVERS ASSOCIATION SHOW
Where: Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Details: (916) 783-5477
This large show features woodcarving competition, judging and displays, woodcarving demonstrations, hourly door prizes, whittling contests, carving supplies for sale, food, silent auctions, soap carving for the kids and more.