Museum Day garden tours
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6
As part of the 18th annual Sacramento Museum Day, the cemetery will offer guided tours of its famous gardens including its heritage rose, perennial and native plant collections. More than two dozen local museums and attractions will offer free or half-price admission during this family event. For a complete list and details, see SacMuseums.org.
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11
Details: 916-799-6199, sactorose.org
Join the Sacramento Rose Society for its annual fund-raising auction of new rose introductions, many not yet available in nurseries. This year’s auction features three of the “Downton Abbey” roses inspired by the popular TV series. The auction is open to the public; cash or check only.
Walk with Warren
Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis campus
When: Noon Wednesday, Feb. 10
Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
Join storyteller and plantsman Warren Roberts, UC Davis Arboretum’s superintendent emeritus, for an entertaining stroll through the arboretum’s gardens in winter.