BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS
Where: Government Center Hearing Room, Building C, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville
When: 9 a.m.-noon today
Details: ceeldorado.ucdavis.edu, (530) 621-5512
Learn how to raise bees and handle them safely.
GRAPE PRUNING WORKSHOP
Where: Woodland Community College greenhouse orchard area, 2300 E. Gibson Road, Woodland
When: 10 a.m.-noon today
Details: http://ceeldorado.ucdavis.edu (530)666-8143
Yolo County master gardeners demonstrate both spur and cane grape-pruning techniques in the college's vineyard. Learn how to start your own grapevines from the cuttings.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY TOUR
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. next Saturday
Admission: Free; donations welcome
Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com, (916) 448-0811
Meet runaway slaves, Buffalo Soldiers, restaurant owners, deacons and gamblers from early Sacramento during this guided tour of the cemetery and its gardens.
EARLY SPRING IN THE TERRACE GARDEN
Where: Arboretum Terrace Garden, UC Davis
When: 2 p.m. next Saturday
Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880
This guided tour seeks signs of spring in the arboretum's Terrace Garden. Take home ideas for containers and plant combinations to use in your own garden.
AFRICAN AMERICAN QUILTING
Where: Brickhouse Gallery, 2837 36th St., Sacramento
When: 1 p.m. next Saturday
Details: www.thebrickhousegalleryoakpark.com, (916) 613-7401
As part of Black History Month, the Sisters Quilting Collective presents quilt artist Alice Beasley, who has been creating portrait quilts since 1988. See examples of quilts as well as learn techniques and stories behind these colorful cloth masterpieces. "A Stitch in Time: The Past, Present and Future," a show at the gallery highlighting African American quilts, continues through Feb. 28.