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Sacramento County Fair returns to Cal Expo

A honeybee lands on some culinary lavender in Yolo County. Folsom’s Murer House will be celebrating Lavender Day on Saturday, June 3.
A honeybee lands on some culinary lavender in Yolo County. Folsom’s Murer House will be celebrating Lavender Day on Saturday, June 3. Sacramento Bee file

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

Details: www.sacfair.com

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.

Lavender Day

Where: Murer House and Gardens, 1125 Joe Murer Court, Folsom

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday, June 3

Admission: Free

Details: 916-985-3250, www.murerhouse.org

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

Admission: Free

Details: 916-876-5338, sacmg.ucanr.edu

UC master gardeners will teach how to turn garbage into garden gold. Learn how to set up a compost bin and tips for success.

Debbie Arrington

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