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Blooming bonsai, vintage tractors in spotlight

The Satsuki Aikokai Bonsai Show is dedicated to blooming bonsai, particularly azaleas.
The Satsuki Aikokai Bonsai Show is dedicated to blooming bonsai, particularly azaleas.

28th annual Satsuki Aikokai Bonsai Show

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

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 20; 10 a.m.-4 p.m Sunday, May 21

Admission: Free

Details: 916-428-8505

Dedicated to blooming bonsai, this beautiful show features flowering azaleas and other shrubs, artfully trained to stay small. Demonstrations by bonsai master Yuzo Maruyama at 1:30 p.m. each day. Also find plants and supplies for sale.

23rd annual Farm and Tractor Day

Where: Historic Dry Creek Ranch House, 6852 Dry Creek Road, Rio Linda

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 20

Admission: $3 per car

Details: www.RLEhistorical.org

Celebrate life on the farm at this 145-acre historic ranch. See vintage tractors, mule teams, draft horses, farm animals and more. Tractor parade at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Vendors and crafters offer items for sale in addition to a tool and farm equipment swap meet.

Tour: End of Watch

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com

This guided history tour focuses on the pioneer lawmen buried in Sacramento’s oldest cemetery and their famous cases. Also, catch the cemetery’s famous gardens in late spring bloom.

Workshop: What’s the Buzz and Hum?

Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis

When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday, May 21

Admission: Free

Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu

Join the Arboretum Ambassadors for a family-friendly exploration of the roles bees and hummingbirds play in the arboretum’s gardens. Bring a camera or phone for a flower scavenger hunt.

Debbie Arrington

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