NorCal Art by Fire fall sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31
Support local artists while getting a jump on holiday shopping. Find hundreds of handmade pieces of pottery, glass or metalwork at affordable prices.
Storytime Through the Seasons: Under the Redwood Tree
Where: Arboretum Wyatt Deck, UC Davis; rain location: 146 Environmental Horticulture
When: 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1
Details: (530) 752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
Join the Arboretum Ambassadors for a reading program exploring the culture and natural world of American Indians native to what is now California. All ages welcome.
Open Garden Day
Where: Demonstration Garden, DeWitt Center, 11477 E Ave., Auburn
When: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4
Join the UC master gardeners of Placer County during this lunchtime event. Learn about winter vegetable gardening and many techniques. Bring questions (and samples) for expert advice.