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
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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
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
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
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.