Tour: Sensational Succulents
Where: Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, Arboretum, UC Davis
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5
Admission: Free; free parking along Garrod Drive
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This guided tour spotlights hundreds of colorful and easy-care succulents featured in the drought-tolerant Storer Garden. Discover some new favorite water-wise plants.
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon Saturday, Aug. 5
Learn the basics of orchid care including how to make them rebloom. Call ahead to reserve a seat.
94th semi-annual Vintage Glass, China and Pottery Show and Sale
Where: McClellan Conference Center, 5411 Luce Ave., North Highlands
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 and 6
Admission: $6 Saturday, $3 Sunday
Attention china and glass collectors: Step back in time with the Sacramento chapter of the International Depression Glass Club as it hosts its annual summer glass showcase and sale. Find unusual Depression-era and midcentury pieces as well as a wealth of expertise from 18 dealers. In addition, shop sterling silver, jewelry, linens and other household collectibles.
Where: Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights
When: 9 a.m. next Saturday, Aug. 12
How do you care for a river-friendly landscape after the lawn is gone? This three-hour seminar tackles many of those issues including how to “grow” a drip-irrigation system, care of ornamental grasses and pest prevention. Register in advance via website.