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.
Dragon Arts and Crafts Fair. Hawaiian artists present unique items made from fused glass, washi papers, Asian fabric and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Riverside Elks Lodge No. 6, 6446 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento. Free. (916) 383-6783.
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 Saturday-Sunday. 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. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Roseville Sports Center, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $7. (916) 771-2527.
Walk with Warren. Explore collections of the UC Davis Arboretum. Noon1 p.m. UC Davis Arboretum, One Shields Ave., Davis (meet at gazebo). $7 parking. (530) 752-4880.
Explore autumn sages blooming in the Southwest on a guided tour at the UC Davis Arboretum. 2-3 p.m. UC Davis, One Shields Ave., Davis (meet in front of arboretum headquarters, Valley Oak Cottage on La Rue Road). $7 parking. (530) 752-4880.
Fall Color in the Rose Garden tour. See late-season rose blooms, colorful leaves and bright rose hips. 10 a.m. Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free. (916) 264-7839.
Classes and workshops
"Dazzling Year-Round Color," gardening workshops. Includes: "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.
Learn how to preserve persimmons, pomegranates, pumpkins and kiwifruit at the Sacramento County UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preservers demonstration. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sacramento Cooperative Extension Office, 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento. $3 material fee. (916) 875-6913.
Holiday craft fairs
Annual craft fair with vendors, raffle, dance clinics, bake sale and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Creative Connections Arts Academy High School, 6444 Walerga Road, North Highlands. Free. (916) 566-3470.
Holiday craft boutique hosted by the Moms Club of Rocklin-South, featuring more than 40 crafters and vendors. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. City of Rocklin Event Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin. Free. (916) 625-5000.
Holiday vendor fair hosted by Allegiant Battle for Veterans. See unique vendors, a 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 more than 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 Third World countries. 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 more than 70 vendors of hand-crafted goods. 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.
Christmas to Remember fall show with handmade holiday decorations and gifts. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Serbian Hall, 7777 Sunset Ave., Fair Oaks. Free. (916) 726-1672.
Christmas boutique with crafts and gifts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. St. Joseph Marello Church, 7200 Auburn- Folsom Road, Granite Bay. (916) 786-5001.
The Greater Napa Valley Lion's Club will host its 40th annual 'Gifts 'n Tyme Holiday Faire featuring 85 booths of crafts, art, and gourmet food samples. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday -next Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 18. Napa Valley Expo, Chardonnay Hall, 575 Third St., Napa. (707) 260-2810.
Sacramento Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show with hundreds of vendors. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. next Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18. Cal Expo Hall A, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento. $9 general, $7 seniors, $4 kids ages 13-17. (800) 346-1212.
The third annual Rocklin High School craft fair benefiting Rocklin High School's boys and girls golf programs. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 5301 Victory Lane, Rocklin. Free. (916) 632-1600, ext. 6210.
Annual Holiday Craft Faire Extravaganza. 9 a.m-3 p.m. Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 6365 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. Free. (916) 791-4661.
Old Fashioned Christmas Craft Faire. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park. Free. (530) 677-2231.
Next Saturday-Nov. 18
Senior Center of Elk Grove holiday bazaar with handmade crafts, baked goods, and raffle prizes. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. next Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 18. Elk Grove Senior Center, 8830 Sharkey Ave., Elk Grove. Free. (916) 685-3160.