Today Native American Contemplative GATEways Garden public tour led by UC Davis Arboretum docents and students. 2-3:30 p.m. Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, UC Davis. Free. (530) 752-4880.
Sunburst Projects plant sale benefiting the Sunburst Projects Adopt a Child program. Over 1,500 pots of perennials will be available. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 3072 24th St., Sacramento. (916) 617-7516.
Sunday "Storytime Through the Seasons: Under the Redwood Tree" with the UC Davis Arboretum Ambassadors. Enjoy traditional stories, games and arts. 1-3 p.m. Wyatt Deck, Old Davis Road, UC Davis, Davis. Free. (530) 752-4880.
Thursday Luminaria Night at Green Acres. Includes kids' crafts, hands-on bulb workshop, live music, and a raffle. 5-9 p.m. All locations: 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville; 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento; 205 Serpa Way, Folsom. (916) 673-9290.
Next Saturday Christmas Around the World Festival. See cultures and cuisines from Armenia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hellenic Greek Center and Hall, 614 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento. (916) 456-9794.
Next Saturday-Nov. 11 Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts presents the "Art to Wear and More," fashion show and sale. Featuring creations by Northern California textile and jewelry artists, and hand-produced home and gift items. 10 a.m. show Saturday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. sale next Saturday-Nov. 11. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. Free. (916) 731-4410.
Pioneer Quilt Show with a gift boutique, quilts for sale, basket raffle, vendors and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11. Roseville Sports Center, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $7. (916) 771-2527.
Monday "Herb Gardening and Cooking" will be presented by Rose Loveall of Morningsun Herb Farm at the Sacramento Geranium Club meeting. 10 a.m. Shepherd Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. (916) 419-0130.
Wednesday "Good and Bad Plants for Skin Care," will be presented by Dr. Tim Rosio at the El Dorado Hills Garden Club meeting. 1 p.m. EDH Fire Station, 1050 Wilson St., El Dorado Hills. Free. (916) 358-5759.
Thursday Landcape designer Cheryl Buckwalter presents "River-Friendly Landscaping" to the Sacramento Rose Society. Public welcome. 7:30 p.m. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. Free. (916) 799-6199.
Classes and workshops
Today Vegan Thanksgiving with instructor Matthew Russell. Learn several recipes including chickpea cutlets, mashed potatoes with mushroom gravy, cranberry sauce and more. 2-4 p.m. Davis Food Co-op Teaching Kitchen, 537 G St., Davis. $25. (530) 758-2667, ext. 139.
Learn secrets to growing and reblooming orchids with Kifumi Keppler's orchid workshop. Noon-1:30 p.m. Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Suite 165, Sacramento. (916) 922-4769.
Next Saturday "Dazzling Year-Round Color," gardening workshops. Including: "Composting Basics to Improve Your Soil Health." Learn how to turn kitchen scraps and yard waste into a free, natural amendment. 8:30 a.m.- 10 a.m.; "Designing for Year-Round Color." bring year-round color to your garden through paving materials, fencing, plants, and other features. 10:30 a.m.-noon.; "Winterizing Your Irrigation System." Learn how to determine your landscape's water needs. 12:30-2 p.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Sacramento. $6 Roseville residents, $8 general. (916) 746-1550.
"All Dried Up! Basic introduction to safe dehydration techniques," presented by the Sacramento County UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preservers. 10 a.m.-noon. Sacramento Cooperative Extension Office, 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento. Free. (916) 875-6913.
Holiday craft fairs
Today Home for the Holidays craft fair featuring more than 45 booths with handmade gifts and holiday items. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Lakeview Village Clubhouse, 6211 Summerset Lane, Citrus Heights. Free. (916) 725-0223.
The Crafty Ladies of Centerpoint Community Church holiday craft bazaar. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Church Annex, 515 Sunrise Ave., Roseville. (916) 782-3186.
Holiday craft fair and bake sale with more than 50 crafters with handmade holiday gifts. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lincoln Hills Community Church, 950 E. Joiner Parkway, Lincoln. (916) 408-3800.
Golden Goose Craft Show. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave., Placerville. (530) 642-2240.
St. James Women's Guild Holiday Bazaar with quilts, paintings, jewelry and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. St. James Parish Memorial Center, 1375 B St., Davis. (530) 756-3636.
Sunday Holiday Shopportunity and Craft Fair with crafters, vendors, snacks and raffles. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., Folsom. (916) 355-7299.
Today-Sunday St. Ignatius Parish Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Sunday. Parish Center, 3235 Arden Way, Sacramento. (916) 482-9666.
Wednesday Holiday bazaar with a variety of handmade items, jewelry, ceramics and more for sale. 3-5 p.m. Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright St., Sacramento. (916) 484-1724.
Next Saturday Holiday vendor fair hosted by Allegiant Battle for Veterans. See vendors, silent auction and live music while benefiting war veterans and their families. 6-9 p.m. Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. (916) 622-9643.
Sixth annual Pleasant Grove High School fall festival and holiday bazaar. Includes over 40 crafters, artists, and home-based retailers. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pleasant Grove High School, 9531 Bond Road, Elk Grove. (916) 947-8562.
Alternative Christmas market featuring crafts from developing nations. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Drive, Sacramento. (916) 452-7132.
Stop and Shop craft fair featuring handmade gifts and crafts, jewelry, cosmetics, home goods, and more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Terraces of Roseville, 707 Sunrise Ave., Roseville. (916) 786-3277.
Citrus Heights Lions Club Holiday Craft Show with 70-plus handcrafted vendors. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights. Free parking and admission. (916) 721-7487.
Lincoln Hills holiday craft fair and bake sale with handmade ceramics, needle arts, jewelry and more. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 965 Orchard Creek Lane, Lincoln. (916) 203-1370.
Thursday-next Saturday Christmas to Remember fall show with handmade holiday decorations and gifts. 3-8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday. Serbian Hall, 7777 Sunset Ave., Fair Oaks. Free. (916) 726-1672.