23rd annual Mountain Mandarin Festival
Where: Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20
Admission: $8; seniors (age 62 and up), $5; children (age 12 and younger) admitted free; parking, $6
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Celebrate all things mandarin (as in citrus) during this locally grown food festival. Placer County master gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions and sell their 2017 calendar/gardening guide, “Healthy Habitats for People, Plants and Pollinators.”
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20
Admission: $9; seniors (age 62 and up), $7; youths (age 13-17), $4; children (age 12 and younger) admitted free
Billed as “the original arts and craft show,” the beloved Harvest Festival returns to Cal Expo with hundreds of vendors selling handmade wares and decorative items.
Tour: Fall Color in the Cemetery Gardens
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19
Details: 916-448-0811, www.oldcitycemetery.com
Get two gardens in one tour. Join rose garden docent Judy Eitzen and perennials expert Leslie Hurlburt to see late blooms, brilliant foliage and colorful rose hips.