Explore evergreens of the UC Davis Arboretum in the Arboretum conifer collection during a guided tour. 2-3:30 p.m. Tour leaves from Arboretum headquarters on La Rue Road, UC Davis. Free. (530) 752-4880.
Eight decorated homes will participate in the Vacaville Museum Guild's Holiday Home and Hearth Tour's fundraiser. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $25. (707) 447-4513.
Dec. 29, Jan. 1
Gold River's Boy Scout Troop 281 will help recycle your Christmas tree. Pickups will be accepted from Gold River, Anatolia, Sunridge Park, Kavala Ranch and Stone Creek areas. $15-$25 suggested donation. (916) 668-9281 to register.
Classes and workshops
San Juan irrigation experts and guest speaker Jim Robertson provide information on how to prune, care for and irrigate Japanese maples. San Juan Water District, 9935 Auburn-Folsom Road, Granite Bay. Free. (916) 791-2663 to register (walk-ins welcomed).
Kitchen remodel seminar will cover choosing the right remodel strategy for your budget, selecting the best products for your lifestyle, and what to expect from the design and remodeling process. DreamBuilders Home Remodeling Showroom, 893 Embarcadero Drive, No. 103, El Dorado Hills. Free (register at dreambuildershome remodeling.com). (916) 933-7371.
Bathroom remodel seminar topics include design, cabinetry, tile and surfaces, water-saving plumbing fixtures, and more. DreamBuilders Home Remodeling Showroom, 893 Embarcadero Drive, No. 103, El Dorado Hills. Free (register at dreambuildershome remodeling.com). (916) 933-7371.
The deadline for the Sacramento County UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver Volunteer training course is Jan. 9. Classes will be held at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 23-May 4, at the Sacramento County Cooperative Extension, 4145 Brnach Center Road, Sacramento. Course fee is $75. (916) 875-6913.
Square Tomatoes Craft Fair featuring handmade items, inlcuding jewelry, paper crafts, hand-spun yarns. Live music and dancers. Gangnam-style spoof. Hands-on instruction booth for guests to make gift boxes and holiday cards. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Central Park, Fourth and C streets, Davis. Free. (530) 758-4903.