▪ 91ST ANNUAL SACRAMENTO CAMELLIA SHOW
Where: Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sacramento
When: 3-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
See thousands of colorful camellias in bloom. Shop for plants and garden-related items. Sunday also features watercolor artists at work.
▪ 34TH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO HOME & GARDEN SHOW
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $7 general; children ages 12 and younger free
Need ideas? Spring into action with this large home show, featuring three halls of vendors and displays.
▪ MEMBERS-ONLY ARBORETUM PLANT SALE
Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today
Details: (530) 752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
Friends of the Arboretum get first crack at new plants propagated and popularized by the UC Davis Arboretum. Join the Friends at the door and get extra discounts.
▪ WORKSHOP: VEGGIES IN RAISED BEDS
Where: Green Acres, 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento; 205 Serpa Way, Folsom; and 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville
When: 9 a.m. today
Learn the secrets of success to creating a raised-bed vegetable garden.
▪ BONSAI WORKSHOP
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon today
Details: (916) 922-4769, www.exoticplantsltd.com
Learn the basics of bonsai during this popular workshop; call in advance to reserve a seat.
▪ WINGS AND WINE WILDLIFE BENEFIT
Where: High Hand Nursery and Conservatory, 3750 Taylor Road, Loomis
When: 5:30 p.m. tonight
Admission: $25 advance only; no tickets at door
Details: (916) 652-2065, www.highhandnursery.com
Spend an evening in the nursery with spectacular birds of prey and help the Wildlife Care Association. This unique benefit combines wine sipping with a chance to see owls, hawks, falcons and an eagle up close. Proceeds help support injured wildlife.
▪ MASTER GARDENERS’ OPEN GARDEN
Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks
When: 9 a.m.-noon next Saturday
Details: (916) 875-6913, ucanr.edu/sacmg
Sacramento County master gardeners are ready for your garden questions. Get expert advise and watch demonstrations on worm composting, vegetable gardening, water-wise landscaping, controlling orchard pests and home vineyard management.