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Festival time celebrates harvest

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

Details: www.mandarinfestival.com

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.”

Harvest Festival

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

Details: www.harvestfestival.com/sacramento.html

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

Admission: Free

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.

Debbie Arrington