Sacramento County Fair
Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, May 29
Admission: $6; children age 12 and younger admitted free; parking $10
This Memorial Day weekend tradition returns with a patriotic-themed celebration and plenty of family fun. Find hundreds of vendors and agriculturally themed exhibits. A tractor pull (featuring monster tractors) highlights Monday’s entertainment schedule.
Where: Murer House and Gardens, 1125 Joe Murer Court, Folsom
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday, June 3
Celebrate all things lavender at this colorful (and fragrant) event. Greg Gayton of Green Acres Nursery & Supply and Tenley Martinez of Sea Dreams Lavender Farm will be the featured speakers.
Basic composting workshop
Where: Carmichael Library, 5605 Marconi Ave., Carmichael
When: Noon next Sunday, June 4
UC master gardeners will teach how to turn garbage into garden gold. Learn how to set up a compost bin and tips for success.