• LODI HOME AND GARDEN SHOW
Where: Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi
When: Gates open 10 a.m. today and Sunday
Admission: $3; seniors $2 on Friday only
Details: www.metroexpositions.com, (209) 941-1880
This popular show features lots of ideas (plus products and services) to get things done in your home and garden.
• NORTHERN CALIFORNIA HOME & LANDSCAPE EXPO
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: Noon-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. next Saturday and Jan. 26
Admission: $7 general; children age 12 and under admitted free; $2 seniors special (age 60 and up) Friday only; parking, $10
The granddaddy of Northern California home shows returns to Cal Expo with hundreds of vendors and a full workshop schedule. Among the highlights is the annual Landscape Showcase, filled with inspirational designs. For a full list of speakers and clinics, check the website.
– Debbie Arrington