Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, UC Davis
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday
Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880
This sale's theme: "Copy & Paste: Transferring Arboretum Style to Your Landscape." Learn how to replicate the arboretum's colorful beds.
Where: Green Acres, 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento; 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville; and 205 Serpa Way, Folsom
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today
Celebrate the change of season with food, music, games, face painting, plants, pumpkins and more during this family fest at three locations. Local food trucks will open for lunch at 11 a.m. Music starts at 3 p.m.
ORCHID MARDI GRAS
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Details: (916) 207-1428
The Orchid Forum of Sacramento presents this large fall show and sale.
WORM COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
Where: Colonial Heights Library, 4900 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. today
Details: http://cesacramento.ucdavis. edu, (916) 875-6913
The UC master gardeners present this hands-on workshop for the whole family.
BENEFIT FALL PLANT SALE
Where: 3072 24th St., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today and Sunday
Details: (916) 617-7516
Perennials expert Bob Hamm offers a large selection of hard-to-find perennials, with proceeds benefiting the Sunburst Projects for children and families living with HIV/AIDS.
SACRAMENTO'S FALL HOME SHOW
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $6; children 12 and under admitted free.
Details: http://sachome andgardenshow.net.
Find hundreds of vendors plus loads of ideas at this large home and garden show.
HEART OF THE HOME TOUR
Where: Homes in Davis, Woodland and Winters
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday
Admission: $25, available at the Gifted Penguin, 716 Main St. Suite A, Woodland; the Avid Reader, 617 Second St., Davis; and other locations
Details: www.elderlynutrition .org, (530) 662-7035, ext. 207
In support of Yolo County's Meals on Wheels elderly nutrition program, this unusual tour features six kitchens in action. This year's tour has a twist: Chefs will compete in a cookoff with patrons voting for "Top Chef."