FRUITS AND FLOWERS
Where: Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville
When: Today; composting basics, 8:30 a.m.; Arranging cut flowers, 10:30 a.m.; pruning basics and selecting bare-root berries and trees, 12:30 p.m.
Details: http://www.roseville.ca.us/explore (916) 746-1550
The Exploration Center kicks off its series of monthly gardening workshops with three in one day, all devoted to fruits and flowers.
WINTER BIRDS IN DAVISWhere: Room 146 Environmental Horticulture, UC Davis
When: 1 p.m. today
Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880
On the Pacific flyway, Davis annually is winter home to thousands of feathered visitors. During this presentation, see photos of some of these winter birds and learn more about them. Then, take a guided walk while looking for birds in the arboretum.
WINTER CARE WORKSHOP
Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks
When: 9 a.m.-noon next Saturday
Details: cesacramento.ucdavis.edu, (916) 875-6913
Sacramento County master gardeners will demonstrate pruning techniques, tool care and selection, composting and other winter tasks. Have a garden dilemma? Bring a sample in a sealed plastic bag for identification and diagnosis.
SACRAMENTO ANTIQUE FAIRE
Where: New location: 2300 Front St., Sacramento
When: 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $3; ages 16 and younger admitted free; free parking
Details: www.sacantiquefaire.com, (916) 600-9770
A favorite for treasure hunters, this event starts the new year in a new location on Front Street (just south of Old Sacramento) near the California Automobile Museum. Find more than 300 vendors and a wealth of vintage merchandise.
CITRUS: SUNSHINE OF WINTER
Where: UC Cooperative Extension, 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento
When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Details: (916) 875-6913
The UC Master Food Preservers show how to make the most of oranges, lemons, grapefruit and other citrus as well as how to preserve it for enjoyment year round.