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The week ahead: home and garden activities

Published: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 2CALIFORNIA LIFE
Last Modified: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 - 8:29 am

GARDEN-RELATED ACTIVITIES

• ROSE PRUNING WORKSHOP

Where: Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson

When: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday

Admission: Free

Details: www.motherloderose.org, (209) 256-4636

Presented by the Mother Lode Rose Society, master rosarians Muriel Humenick and Beverly Rose Hopper demonstrate their techniques for getting the most out of any rosebush.


• PLANT PROPAGATION WORKSHOP

Where: Veterans' Memorial Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville

When: 9 a.m. next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: http://ceeldorado.ucanr.edu, (530) 621-5512

This three-hour, hands-on workshop covers many of the ways to start new plants from seeds, cuttings, roots or other propagation.


• NATIVE AMERICAN USES OF PLANTS

Where: UC Davis Arboretum; meet at Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center

When: 2 p.m. next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880

Take a guided tour of the Native American Contemplative Garden to learn about traditional uses of native plants.


• NATOMAS ROSE GARDEN DANCE PARTY BENEFIT

Where: American Legion Post 447, 720 Santiago Ave., Sacramento

When: 6:30-9 p.m. next Saturday

Admission: $15; children age 12 and younger, $5

Details: www.natomasrosegarden.org, (916) 359-7411

Featuring dance performances and a live DJ, this benefit supports Natomas' new public rose garden.


HOME-RELATED ACTIVITIES

• 42ND ANNIVERSARY GLASS, CHINA AND POTTERY SHOW AND SALE

Where: Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H St., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $6

Details: (916) 456-2280

The Sacramento International Depression Glass Club presents this huge show and sale. Find scores of experts and vendors. Some proceeds will benefit the Sacramento Alzheimer's Association and the Sacramento Public Libraries.


• SACRAMENTO ANTIQUE FAIRE

Where: 21st Street between X and Y streets, Sacramento

When: 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 10

Admission: $3; free for ages 16 and younger; free parking.

Details: (916) 600-9770 or www.sacantiquefaire.com.

Thousands flock to this huge outdoor marketplace, rain or shine. The fair, which must move to make way for construction, is staying put at this location under the freeway at least this month. Find more than 300 vendors and a wealth of vintage merchandise.

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