DIY orchids workshop
Where: Relles Florist, 2400 J St., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23
Learn about different orchid species and their care as well as about decorating your home or office with these beautiful plants. Limited class size available; call to register in advance. Attendees will receive a $5 coupon good towards an orchid plant.
Rose pruning classes
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 9 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 23 and 30
Admission: Free; donations welcome
Details: 916-715-7294, oldcitycemetery.com
Learn how to prune all sorts of roses, big or small, modern or old. Jan. 23 hands-on workshop is dedicated to repeat blooming roses including hybrid teas. Jan. 30 focuses on spring-blooming old garden roses. Bring gloves and pruners.
9th annual Galt Winter Bird Festival
Where: McCaffrey Middle School, 997 Park Terrace Drive, Galt
When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23
Details: 209-366-7115, ci.galt.ca.us
This family-oriented festival is a bird lovers’ paradise with loads of activities exploring the Pacific Flyway and our feathered friends. Dozens of vendors, speakers and workshops aim at better understanding and appreciation of migrating birds. Online, sign up in advance for tours to local preserves to watch birds in their wild habitat.