• CEMETERY ADVENTURES FOR YOUNGSTERS
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. today
Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com, (916) 448-0811
Designed for third-grade children and younger, this special guided family tour explores the cemetery’s flora and fauna from a kid’s perspective.
• ANNUAL FALL NATIVE PLANT SALE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today and Sunday
The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society offers a wide range of native plants including many local varieties. The plants are grown by Elderberry Farms Native Plant Nursery and Cornflower Farms. In addition, find native bulbs from Far West Bulb Farm.
• EL DORADO MASTER GARDENERS FALL PLANT SALE
Where: Veterans’ Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville
When: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today
Foothill gardeners flock to this sale, geared toward fall and winter gardening. Find many cool-season veggies plus herbs, flowering annuals, perennials, houseplants, bonsai, native plants and more. Also get expert advice from master gardeners.
• NATURE ADVENTURES:
Where: Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum
When: 11 a.m. Sunday
Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880
On this special tour for all ages, join naturalist Steve Daubert and explore the ecological relationship between the arboretum’s flowering plants and butterflies.
– Debbie Arrington