ASSISTANCE LEAGUE GARDENS OF THE HILLS TOUR
Where: Start at Pottery World, 1006 White Rock Road, El Dorado Hills
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Tour inspiring gardens in El Dorado Hills and enjoy presentations by designers Michael Glassman and Bob Langan, champagne tasting at Cielo Estate Winery and miniature gardens at Green Acres.
53rd ANNUAL SACRAMENTO CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SHOW
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
See hundreds of interesting specimens. Free plant each day to first 100 guests.
67th ANNUAL SACRAMENTO BONSAI CLUB SHOW
Where: Sacramento Buddhist Church, 2401 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento
When: Noon-5 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
This large show and sale features many "little trees." Demonstrations at 2 p.m. both days by bonsai master Boon Manakitivipart.
30th ANNUAL ST. JOHN'S GARDEN TOUR
Where: Start at the church, 2341 Floral Ave., Chico
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today
This benefit tour includes five gardens in Chico and Paradise, plus lunch.
AAUW GARDEN TOUR
Where: Start at Yuba Sutter Regional Arts Council, 624 E St., Marysville
When: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today
Details: (530) 743-0306
Artists are featured in each garden on this tour, hosted by the American Association of University Women's Marysville-Yuba City chapter.
ORCHID ARRANGEMENT WORKSHOP
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon today
Details: (916) 922-4769
Learn how to make flower arrangements with orchids just in time for Mother's Day.
PENCE GALLERY GARDEN TOUR
Where: Start at Pence Gallery, 212 D St., Davis
When: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $25 in advance, $28 day of tour
Details: www.pencegallery.org, (530) 758-3370
See artists at work during this benefit supporting the gallery's education program.
CAPITAL WOODCARVERS SHOW
Where: Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St., Sacramento.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $5; children admitted free
Details:http://capitalwoodcarvers.com, (916) 783-5477
Discover woodcarving and much more with workshops and beautiful displays. Kids can learn soap carving