BENEFIT PLANT SALE
Where: 3072 24th St., Sacramento
When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. today and Sunday
Details: (916) 617-7516
Perennials expert Bob Hamm hosts this huge clearance sale with more than 1,500 unusual plants, all half-price and ready for fall planting. Proceeds benefit the Sunburst Projects' Adopt A Child program. Cash or checks only.
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon today
Details: (916) 922-4769
Tropical plants expert Kifumi Keppler leads this popular workshop on orchid care. RSVP to save a seat.
NATIVE AMERICAN CONTEMPLATIVE GARDEN
Where: Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, Old Davis Road, UC Davis campus
When: 2 p.m. today
Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu (530) 752-4880
Learn about the campus' Native American garden featuring plants used by the Sacramento Valley's first residents.
Where: Green Acres nurseries, 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville; 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento; and 205 Serpa Way, Folsom
When: 5-9 p.m. Thursday
Details: www.idiggreenacres.com, (916) 381-1625
Tour the nurseries at night by the light of luminarias while enjoying free refreshments, demonstrations and fun including kids' crafts, a hands-on bulb workshop and live music.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Where: Bushnell Gardens, 5255 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday
Details: www.bushnellgardens.com, (916) 791-0756
Get into the holiday decorating mood garden-style at Bushnell's annual open house, featuring plenty of holiday sparkle with refreshments.
ART TO WEAR AND MORE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m Nov. 11
Details: (916) 731-4410
Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts presents its annual fashion show and sale, featuring creations by Northern California textile and jewelry artists, and handmade home and gift items. A fashion show at 10 a.m. next Saturday kicks off the two-day event.
PIONEER QUILT SHOW
Where: Roseville Sports Center, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11
Details: (916) 771-2527
This large show features dozens of handmade quilts and accessories, plus a large gift boutique, quilts for sale, basket raffle, vendors and more.