Cash & Carry Day
Where: City Hall, 7115 Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights
When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
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Details: (916) 725-2448, www.citrusheights.net/civicalerts.aspx?AID=111
Everything must go! In preparation of demolition of its City Hall campus, Citrus Heights is offering plants, pottery, fountains, benches and other items for sale at extreme bargain prices. The catch? Buyers must pay cash and remove their purchases by 5 p.m. That includes digging up mature rosebushes ($5 each), shrubs ($10) and trees ($20).
California State Fair
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: Through July 26; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday
Admission: $12; seniors (age 62 and up), $10; youths (ages 5-12), $8; children ages 4 and younger admitted free; parking, $10
Visit the UC master gardeners at the fair’s Farm for advice on growing just about anything. Check out the new water-wise gardens as well as chefs’ demonstrations at the outdoor kitchen stage.
Annual bearded iris sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Details: (916) 264-8800
Find scores of unusual and drought-tolerant bearded irises at this sale, hosted by the Sacramento Iris Society. Plants are sold as bare-root rhizomes, ready to plant now. Get advice on growing irises, too.