▪ PIONEER QUILT SHOW
Where: Roseville Sports Center, 1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $7, children 12 years and younger free
Never miss a local story.
Details: (916) 390-2272, www.pioneerquiltersguild.org
See scores of beautiful handmade quilts and get inspired to make your own. Boutique features quilt-related crafts. Also find vendors and a chance at raffle baskets and door prizes.
▪ GOLDEN STATE BONSAI CONVENTION AND SHOW
Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento
When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today
Admission: Show and vendors are free; seminars and workshops, $80 and up
Details: (530) 622-9681, www.gsbfconvention.org
Bonsai enthusiasts from throughout the nation gather to talk (little) trees and display their skills. Show featuring more than 80 trees and large vendor hall are open free to the public.
▪ SOIL BORN FIELD DAY
Where: American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova
When: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today
Details: (916) 363-9685, www.soilborn.org
Experience life as a farmer in this hands-on opportunity. Join other Soil Born volunteers as they weed, harvest and maintain this working farm.
▪ HOLIDAY DECORATING WORKSHOP
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon today
Details: (916) 922-4769
Learn how to create centerpieces and other holiday decorations using terrariums, birch, twinkle lights, orchids, green foliage, decorative containers and more.
▪ NATIVE AMERICAN USES OF CALIFORNIA PLANTS
Where: UC Davis Welcome Center
When: 2 p.m. Sunday
Details: (530) 752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
This family-friendly tour focuses on the UC Davis Arboretum’s Native American Contemplative Garden. Discover traditional uses for a variety of California plants.
▪ ART TO WEAR AND MORE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9
Members of the Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts present their annual show and sale of wearable art. Find one-of-a-kind pieces in all sorts of materials. Fashion shows presented at 10 a.m. each day.