ART, PLANT & CRAFT SALE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Sunday
Support the dozens of clubs that call the Shepard center home. This huge sale features plants, pottery, books, gardening and craft supplies, original art and much more.
BACKYARD AND WORM COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
Where: Woodland Community College horticulture area (on west side of campus), 2300 East Gibson Road, Woodland
When: 10 a.m. today
Details: http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu, (530) 666-8143
Yolo County master gardeners show how to turn kitchen waste into garden gold with the help of red wiggler worms. Woodland residents can receive a free compost bin and a free kitchen food scrap bucket.
MORE ON COMPOSTING
Where: Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento; and Sylvan Oaks Library, 6700 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights
When: 10:30 a.m. (Sacramento) and 3 p.m. (Citrus Heights) today
Details: cesacramento.ucdavis.edu, (916) 875-6913
Sacramento County master gardeners host two composting workshops; the morning clinic focuses on using worms, the afternoon on composting basics.
SAN FRANCISCO FLOWER SHOW
Where: San Mateo Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo
When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $20; seniors, age 65 and up, $18; children 16 and under admitted free; parking, $12
Details: www.sfgardenshow.com, (888) 695-0888
This gigantic show wraps up this weekend. See 20 major display gardens plus 30 small-space gardens created by innovative designers. The marketplace doubles last year's space with a huge selection of orchids, bulbs, perennials and herbs. Lots of food and gardening seminars, too.
QUILT, CRAFT AND SEWING FESTIVAL
Where: Cal Expo Exhibit Halls C and D, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today
Admission: $10; discount coupon available online
Details: http://quiltcraftsew.com, (916) 263-1477
Find a wide variety of sewing, quilting, needle art, scrapbooking and craft supply exhibits and vendors. Also check out "make and take" workshops and free educational seminars.