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See Sacramento’s historic cemetery in fall bloom

• WHAT’S BLOOMING IN THE CEMETERY

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com, (916) 264-7839

Take a guided tour of the cemetery’s world-famous gardens; rain cancels.

• NATIVES AS THE NEW FRONT YARD

Where: Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, UC Davis campus

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: arboretum.ucdavis. edu, (530) 752-4880

Learn how to use California native plants in water-efficient landscaping, then tour the Mary Wattis Brown Garden to see examples.

• ORCHID FESTIVAL SHOW AND SALE

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 264-8800

Hosted by the Orchid Forum of Sacramento, this event features scores of exotic orchids in full bloom plus demonstrations on their care.

Take home plants and supplies, too.

• FALL PLANTING AND PERENNIAL BENEFIT SALE

Where: 3072 24th St., Sacramento (near Curtis Park)

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Sunday and Monday

Admission: Free

Details: www.sunburstprojects.org

Hosted by perennials expert Bob Hamm, this sale features hundreds of unusual perennials and 2014 introductions, just in time for fall planting. Proceeds benefit Sunburst Projects’ holiday programs for children and family living with HIV and AIDS.

– Debbie Arrington

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