MASTER GARDENERS OPEN GARDEN
Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks
When: 9 a.m.-noon today
Details: http://cesacramento.ucdavis.edu, (916) 875-6913
Talk with Sacramento County master gardeners as they finish pruning dormant fruit trees and ornamental grasses.
EARLY SPRING IN THE TERRACE GARDEN
Where: Arboretum Terrace Garden, UC Davis
When: 2 p.m. today
Details: http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu (530) 752-4880
During this guided tour, look for signs of spring in the arboretum's Terrace Garden.
89th ANNUAL SACRAMENTO CAMELLIA SHOW AND SALE
Where: Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sacramento
When: 3-6 p.m. next Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 3
In the Camellia Capital, see thousands of cut camellias at their height of bloom.
FIFTH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY CYMBIDIUM SOCIETY SHOW AND SALE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday
These easy-care orchids thrive outdoors in Sacramento. Debbie Arrington
AFRICAN AMERICAN QUILTING
Where: Brickhouse Gallery, 2837 36th St., Sacramento
When: 1 p.m. today
Details: http://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 fabric portrait quilts since 1988. See examples of quilts and learn techniques and stories behind these colorful cloth masterpieces.
32nd ANNUAL SACRAMENTO HOME AND GARDEN SHOW
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: Noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. next Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 3
Admission: $7 general; free for children 12 and under
Here's a sure sign of spring. This large show emphasizes renovation and renewal with hundreds of exhibitors and vendors. Among the guest speakers are radio host "Farmer Fred" Hoffman and "Lighting Geek" Tommy Herren.