Fall orchid show and sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18
Details: 916-264-8800, sgaac.org
Sacramento Orchid Forum presents this beautiful show featuring scores of unusual orchids. Take some home, too, from the event’s sale, which features orchids and supplies from Gold Country Orchids and Paph Paradise as well as expert advice.
Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, all locations
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17
Celebrate the season with carnival games, face painting, raffles, pumpkin patches, live music and more.
Tour: Among the oaks
Where: Arboretum gazebo, UC Davis
When: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17
Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
During acorn season, explore oaks from around the world in the arboretum’s Peter J. Shields Oak Grove.