▪ A VINTAGE HARVEST
Where: Maple Rock Gardens, 100 Clark Tunnel Road, Penryn
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today
Admission: $10; children age 13 and under admitted free
Never miss a local story.
One of the area’s finest private gardens opens its gates for this fall celebration. In addition to garden tours, a large antique and vintage show and sale will feature more than 30 vendors. See Maple Rock’s famed miniature railroad. Farm-grown produce and food will be offered for sale. Live music and entertainment rounds out a full day. Get advance tickets via High Hand Nursery website.
▪ 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
Find the area’s largest selection of drought-tolerant, attractive plants and water-wise California natives that are perfect for today’s landscapes, including many Arboretum All-Stars and New Front Yard selections. Get there early for best choice.
▪ SACRAMENTO TREE TOUR
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. today
Learn about the generations-old trees in the city’s historic cemetery. Led by experts from the Sacramento Tree Foundation, this tour focuses on trees planted by early Sacramentans. Learn tips to identify trees and how trees help the community. Wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers.
▪ PRUNING CLINIC
Where: Belle Coolidge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento
When: 11 a.m. next Saturday
Admission: Free, but advance registration required
Sacramento Tree Foundation offers this clinic on how to help your shade trees look their best through careful winter pruning. Tools and materials provided. Due to popularity of this clinic, advance registration is required; sign up online via SacTree.com website.
▪ SACRAMENTO CHRYSANTHEMUM SHOW AND SALE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 1-4 p.m. next Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2
See hundreds of colorful and fascinating mums in many unusual varieties. Take some home, too. This year’s show includes a salute to beloved mum expert Ted King.