15th annual Capital City bonsai show and sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24-25
All four Sacramento-based bonsai clubs participate in this large show, featuring the best of the best bonsai. Learn about the art of “little trees” with 1:30 p.m. demonstrations both days. Vendors and club members offer trees and supplies for sale, too.
Vintage Harvest Festival at Maple Rock
Where: Maple Rock Gardens, 100 Clark Tunnel Road, Lincoln
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24
Dozens of antiques and collectible dealers will gather in a 30-acre spectacular garden setting. Also enjoy Maple Rock’s farm-stand produce, self-guided garden tours, garden railroad, live music, food and more.
Arboretum Fall Plant Sale
Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24
Details: 530-752-4880, http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu
This public sale focuses on Arboretum All-Stars, tough and beautiful choices for water-wise gardens. Find thousands of drought-tolerant plants, proven for the Sacramento area.